Veterinary Specialty Center ER

Pet emergencies don’t just happen during regular business hours. They can crop up at any moment. We know that a critical illness or unexpected accident is stressful for everyone in your household. That’s why our Emergency and Critical Care departments operate 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, providing urgent care for your pet when your primary care veterinarian isn’t available. As your emergency veterinarian, we’re proud to deliver specialized care whenever your pet needs it most.

Our facility in Buffalo Grove is equipped with a staff of highly trained veterinarians and a dedicated team of veterinary technicians and assistants providing around-the-clock emergency and critical care support. Our patients benefit from our emergency veterinarian’s ability to quickly make critical diagnoses and begin appropriate treatment by utilizing our sophisticated diagnostic and monitoring technology and support including:
Veterinary Specialty Center ECC

  • In-house laboratory testing
  • Continuous blood pressure measurement
  • Oxygen cages and nasal oxygen therapy
  • Blood gas/electrolyte monitoring
  • Pulse oximetry
  • End tidal CO2
  • Telemetry for continuous EKG monitoring
  • Central venous pressure monitoring
  • Advanced pain management
  • Continuous nebulization
  • Blood transfusion capability

Should your pet require emergency surgery at any time, day or night, our surgeons and emergency veterinarians are available, ensuring that your pet receives the best care available, no matter what the time. With a highly trained and on-call staff of emergency veterinarians, surgeons and specialists, you can be sure that your pet will receive optimal care 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. No matter the illness or injury, big or small, we’re here to help.

VSC at Illinois in Chicago

Our team of emergency veterinarians and specialists are also proud to staff and manage a second location – VSC at Illinois at 2242 West Harrison in the Medical District, just West of the Chicago Loop.

VSC is proud to serve pet owners from Chicago, Cook County, North Shore Chicago, Glenview, Northbrook, Buffalo Grove, and the surrounding area. Local residents from across the area look to VSC when they need emergency veterinary care.