For more than 60 years, West Suburban Veterinary Associates, P.C., has provided expert veterinary care for pets in the Chicago suburbs. We believe that working with organizations in the community is vital to the health of all pets.
We provide veterinary care for many rescue organizations and shelters. Because our Dr. Jeff Vidt is an expert at treating Shar-Pei, we work with many local Shar-Pei rescue groups. In addition, we encourage the human-animal bond by visiting schools, giving tours to scout troops and giving generously to local charities.
Below are some of the rescue organizations that we are proud to work with:
- A Pack of Misfits Rescue
- Aaroooo Bassett Rescue
- Almost Home Rescue
- Animal Care League of Oak Park
- Bark from the Heart
- Catnap From the Heart
- Ducky’s Bravo Squad
- Grass Roots Animal Rescue
- Hinsdale Humane Society
- North American Shar Pei Rescue
- Northcentral Maltese Rescue
- Illinois Pug Rescue
- Pei Land Rescue
- Pei Pals Shar Pei Rescue
- Pit Crew IL Rescue
- As Good as Gold Rescue
- Second City Rescue
- West Suburban Humane Society
The Jordan Crist Memorial Externship
In partnership with the Hinsdale Humane Society, West Suburban Veterinary Associates offers the Jordan Crist Memorial Externship for veterinary students who have completed their second year of vet school. Named in memory of Jordan Crist, an exceptional young man who deeply cared for the wellbeing of animals, the six week paid externship is an invaluable opportunity for veterinary students.
The extern works side-by-side with our veterinarians and staff at our state-of-the-art facility. He or she gains experience working with the advanced medical equipment including digital radiography, ultra-sound, laser, digital dental radiography, laparoscopy and other systems.
The extern also works one day a week at the Hinsdale Humane Society caring for homeless animals where he or she learns breed identification, behavior counseling, animal handling skills, temperament assessment and customer service skills.
Through this program, a veterinary student can advance his or her knowledge as well as give back to the community just as Jordan Crist did. For more information, contact Janet Mazzocco at email@example.com or call West Suburban Veterinary Associates, P.C., at 630-968-4212.