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Shelter Animal Surgical Service

Veterinary Specialty Center has launched a new service aimed at expanding educational opportunities for veterinarians in training while providing much needed surgical services for shelter animals. The Shelter Animal Surgical Service (SASS) provides VSC’s rotating [...]

2018-07-03T02:54:17+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog, news|0 Comments

Veterinary Specialty Center Receives Certification as Level 1 Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility

Veterinary Specialty Center (VSC) has been certified as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. VSC is the first private practice in Illinois to receive [...]

2018-07-04T18:58:12+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Blog, news|Comments Off on Veterinary Specialty Center Receives Certification as Level 1 Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility

Should You Run Blood Work in Seemingly Healthy Older Dogs?

A study* conducted in Belgium evaluated the presence of abnormal findings on physical, ophthalmic, neurologic and orthopedic exams, as well as blood work and urinalysis among 100 older dogs (41 senior and 59 geriatric dogs) [...]

2018-07-04T18:59:00+00:00 January 29th, 2017|news|Comments Off on Should You Run Blood Work in Seemingly Healthy Older Dogs?

Good Outcome for Two Non-Surgical Spinal Conditions

Ischemic myelopathy and Acute Non-compressive Nucleus Pulposus Extrusion (ANNPE) are neurologic problems that share similar clinical symptoms in dogs. The diagnosis is made presumptively, based on the presence of typical clinical findings as well as [...]

2018-07-04T18:59:00+00:00 January 29th, 2017|news|Comments Off on Good Outcome for Two Non-Surgical Spinal Conditions

How Successful is Esophageal Surgery?

A study* investigated the outcome and complications of 63 dogs and 9 cats who underwent surgery for an esophageal lesion at seven US and Canadian veterinary schools. In dogs, the most common clinical signs observed [...]

2018-07-04T18:59:00+00:00 January 29th, 2017|news|Comments Off on How Successful is Esophageal Surgery?