We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched a new and convenient texting line in the hopes of reducing call wait times and making your jobs as busy pet parents a little easier. From now on, you’ll be able to communicate with members of our team by simply sending a text to the number (703) 420-3690. Texting … Read moreLet Your Fingers Do the Talking!
We have proudly served our community for over 21 years. Our vision has always been to provide a five-star experience to pets and people. The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has provided a set of challenges for veterinary hospitals that is unlike any we have weathered. Veterinary hospitals around the nation are experiencing a remarkable increase … Read moreKindness is Contagious!
For your convenience, we are now offering drop-off appointments! Your pets get to spend the day with us, and we’ll let you know when they’re ready to be picked up! These appointments are available for any non-emergency visits when our appointment calendar is full. While waiting for their exams, your pet will receive tons of … Read moreConvenient Drop Off Service!
To lower telephone wait times and better serve you, we’ve improved our telephone tree! The next time you call us at (703) 327-0909, you’ll be able to choose from these options: 0 = ER and referrals 1 = make an appointment 2 = pharmacy/food orders/prescription refills 4 = all other questions If you’re calling to … Read moreCan You Hear Me Now?
We carry many of your pet’s medications, prescription foods, flea and tick preventatives and more in our in-house pharmacy. There are many reasons to purchase your products through us directly versus a corporate online retailer: 1). Our prices are competitive2). You may qualify for additional rebate savings only offered through veterinarians3). You are supporting a … Read moreA Better Way to Get Your Pet’s Meds!
Fireworks can send your pet into a panic. If your best friend has an extreme reaction to the noise such as heavy panting, drooling, shaking, hiding, or trying to escape, or if your pet reacts negatively when loud noise is happening, you’re not alone: it’s estimated 40-50% of dogs suffer from this phobia. And, with … Read moreBark, Bang, Boom! Keeping Your Pet Comfortable This Summer
In our part of the country, ticks are an ever-growing problem—which means tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease are as well. We’ve already seen several patients come in with tick infestations, and that’s only going to get worse as the weather continues to warm up. In dogs, Lyme disease typically causes recurrent lameness, itself a result … Read moreTicks Really Suck. We Can Help!
We are pleased to share we are opening up our grooming services again, starting on May 10th. We will continue to offer curbside care for all services. We continue to be diligent in our handling and hygiene protocols to ensure as minimal exposure as possible. You will see our staff wearing cloth masks. Due to … Read moreCOVID-19 Update
It’s crucial that while we’re spending more time outdoors than ever that your pet is protected from pests like fleas, ticks, and heartworm. Fleas can transmit tapeworm and cause anemia, while ticks are well-known carriers of many harmful conditions, including Lyme disease. Heartworm is another – and even graver – threat, particularly in our corner … Read moreParasites Suck at Social Distancing
Pets who roam around on recently treated lawns or in landscaping that’s just been sprayed can bring those chemicals back inside on their fur and their paws, which they often then lick clean. That means that, in addition to skin irritation, pesticides and herbicides can cause gastrointestinal upset. Some signs that your pet has ingested … Read moreThe Whole Nine Yards: How to Keep Your Pet Safe Outside