Locations MedVet Chicago

Chicago Emergency Vet & Specialty Care

Open 24/7
24/7 ER
24/7 Emergency
3305 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Comprehensive and Compassionate Care for Chicagoland Pets Every Day of the Year

MedVet Chicago is home to the most advanced 24-hour emergency, critical care, and specialty pet care in the Chicago area. Our comprehensive care is an extension of your family veterinarian.  

Serving more than 38,000 patients a year, our team is a trusted partner in care for family veterinarians and pet lovers. We know pets are an important part of your family, and we strive to provide exceptional care while showing compassion for you and your pet. Our team has the expertise and the resources in our state-of-the-art facility to diagnose and treat your pet, giving them the best chance for a positive outcome.  

If your pet is facing an emergency, you can come directly to our hospital – no appointment is needed. Our expert team is available for pet emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  

Our Leaders

Liz Ambrosius, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

Medical Director

Daniel Vargas

Hospital Director


What Pet Owners Are Saying

“Quality, specialty care for your pets from skilled doctors who not only know their trade but are skilled in kindness and compassion and talking in lay terms, so you understand.”
Terry P.

"We’re so glad to find experts here in Chicago to provide the best care possible for our pup. We will be going back to MedVet for all future emergency and specialty needs."
Lindsey M.

"The people at MedVet Chicago are professionals and know how to treat not only your animal with the best of care but also how to treat the parents of these animals and make them feel at ease."
Marie P.

Interested In Joining Our Team?

MedVet Chicago has career opportunities for doctors, specialists, credentialed technicians, clients service representatives, and more! Interested in learning more about our collaborative team of exceptional caregivers and what makes our Chicago hospital a great place to build a dream career? Flip through one of our digital magazines to learn more. If you like what you see, check out our current openings!