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Watch Lily Run After Her Second ACL Surgery

Check out these fantastic videos we received from Lily and her owners Gary and Cathy S. Lily had not one, but two ACL surgeries with Dr. Vinayak, one of our board-certified veterinary surgeons. We are so thrilled to see Lily happily running in the weeds and doing so well after her knee surgeries. Lily’s owners also sent us […]... READ MORE

Lucky is Breathing Quietly Following Surgery to Fix Her Tracheal Collapse

We received this great video from Lucky and her mom Leslie S. showing how well Lucky is doing after her surgery. Lucky was diagnosed with Tracheal Collapse last fall and soon after underwent surgery with Dr. Arathi Vinayak. Dr. Vinayak performed an Extraluminal Tracheal Ring Placement procedure to correct Lucky’s airway and help her breath […]... READ MORE

Stockings Follow Up: On the Road to Recovery

If you’ve been following the story of Stockings, a remarkable kitten born with severe birth defects in his rear legs and rescued by Tree House Humane Society, you’ll want to check out this great follow up piece by our friend Karen Meyer at ABC 7 Chicago. It’s hard to believe the story of this little […]... READ MORE

Surgery STAT: An overview of cutaneous mast cell tumors in dogs

The surgery department’s own Dr. Steven Neihaus contributes an article on mast cell tumors found in the skin of dogs to popular veterinary website DVM360. Click here to read the full article.... READ MORE

Kiko the Shiba Inu Returns to Agility Competition after Surgery

We received this wonderful video from Amy R. and her dog Kiko. Kiko and her mom participate in canine agility competitions, but after being diagnosed with a patellar luxation back in September, Kiko had to be sidelined.... READ MORE

Surgery Department in the News – One Kitten’s Incredible Story

The story of Stockings, a remarkable kitten rescued by Chicago’s Tree House Humane Society and treated by Dr. Steven Neihaus, one of our board-certified veterinary surgeons, is chronicled in this touching story by ABC 7 Chicago. Read on to find out how we were able to give this once deformed and abandonded kitten new legs, […]... READ MORE

New CVSG Satellite Office Opens

We are happy to announce that the Chicago Veterinary Specialty Group will be opening a newly renovated specialty satellite clinic in the Northshore in January of 2014! The practice is located at 1812 Skokie Blvd in Northbrook, with convenient access off of 94.... READ MORE

CVESC Fall CE 2013

Please join the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center for our Annual CE program featuring the following presentations:... READ MORE

Blastomycosis – What you need to now.

Dr. Ghantous on CBS News Fungus Attacking Chicago Area Dogs CHICAGO (CBS) — One tip led to another and another, and then more. CBS 2 has learned of a fungus is attacking dogs in Chicago. It’s an affliction once called Chicago disease–because it so often strikes right here. As CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, if […]... READ MORE

Dog found with broken legs in Elgin gets surgery.

Dr. Neihaus on CBS News. Dog Found With Broken Legs In Elgin Gets Surgery ELGIN (CBS) — A dog found with two broken legs last month in northwest suburban Elgin is recovering and may soon find a new home thanks to a suburban veterinarian’s generosity. Police are also seeking the dog’s owner on a misdemeanor […]... READ MORE