In the News

K9 Riggs Released from VSC after Treatment for Gunshot Wound

Kenosha County Sheriff’s K-9 Riggs Gets Hero’s Reception As He Leaves Veterinary Hospital – CBS 2 Chicago

K9 Riggs gets a hero’s welcome as he is released from veterinary hospitalKenosha News

In praise of K9 Riggs and deputies in Benson Corners incident Kenosha News

4th of July Safety

Have a pet that’s afraid of fireworks? Here’s some advice from veterinariansDaily Herald

VSC’s Work with the Shedd Aquarium

An Ocean on the Lake: Inside Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium
Episode 1: Kiana the Sea Otter ABC 7 Chicago

Shedd’s famous 0tter Luna undergoes the knife to prevent cancer Chicago Tribune

Counseling Services

Need to make tough decisions about your pet? A veterinary social worker can help– Counseling Services

Advanced Imaging – 3 Tesla MRI

Veterinary Specialty Center’s 3 Tesla MRI – WCIU

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Services

Acupuncture for Senior Pets and Chronically Ill PetsChicago Tribune

VetCot Trauma Center Certification

Buffalo Grove veterinary clinic wins rare distinction for trauma treatmentDaily Herald

VSC certified Level 1 Veterinary Trauma Center – WCIU-TV

A look at VSC as a Level 1 Trauma Center WCIU-TV

Level 1 Trauma Pet Center Here in Chicagoland! – WCIU-TV

Animal ER – VSC Level 1 Trauma Center – Daily Herald Video

Shelter Animal Surgical Service (SASS)

New Program Gives Abandoned Pets Surgery/Care that They Need  – CBS 2 Chicago

Sick and Injured Animals Get Second Chance at Life – WGN-TV Chicago

Suburban Vet Clinic Helps Rescue Pets with Pricey Surgeries – NBC 5 Chicago

Veterinary Interns Get Chance to Help Pets in Need ABC 7 Chicago

New Rehabilitation Center – VSC Athletic Center

New Canine Athletic Center Aims to Keep Dogs in Shape  WGN-TV

Physical Therapy for Pets – CBS 2 Chicago

VSC’s Athletic Center – WCIU – You & Me This Morning

Why demand for upscale animal rehabilitation facilities is growing in suburbs  Daily Herald

Veterinary Specialty Center provides rehab facility for pets in Buffalo Grove area – Buffalo Grove Countryside/Pioneer Press

Walking, or hopping, the animal rehab road– Chicago Tribune

New Suburban Pet Rehab Center Has Underwater Treadmills, Exercise Gym, Massage Therapy  Buffalo Grove Patch

New Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility Targets Pet Obesity, Surgeries – WTTW Chicago Tonight Online


Rescue dog receives life-saving PDA procedure – WCIU-TV/The Jam

Pacemaker gives dog a second chance  WCIU-TV/You & Me This Morning


Leptospirosis Blamed for Deaths of Two Dogs in Buffalo Grove – ABC 7 Chicago

Vets Say Wet Weather Leading To Deadly Disease In Dogs – WBBM-AM Chicago

Lake Bluff Family Loses Dog To Fatal Bacterial – Gazebo News

WGN Radio – The Opening Bell

The Business of Pet Care – What Does it Cost to Own a Pet?

Specialty Medicine – Internal Medicine

WCIU – You & Me This Morning – Saving Cubbie’s Life

WCIU – You & Me This Morning – Saving Rosie’s Life at Veterinary Specialty Center

Summer Dog Flu Update

WGN-TV – Concerns Rise Again Over Dog Flu Cases in Chicago

VSC’s Open House

Daily Herald – Kids get peek at work of veterinary clinic

Hot Weather Tips

12 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer – Woman’s Day

Shout Out: Dr. Jennifer Herring, an emergency veterinarian with Veterinary Specialty Center – Buffalo Grove Countryside/Chicago Tribune

Press Releases

Veterinary Specialty Center Launches 5th Annual Holiday Pet Food Drive

Veterinary Specialty Center Honored as One of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces



Starting Monday, April 8th through the end of September, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will begin their road resurfacing project along Waukegan Road from Lake Cook Road to Half Day Road (IL 22). Please allow additional travel time to our hospital during the construction. Learn More: Waukegan Road Resurfacing Project