Pet Information

This information DOES NOT replace professional veterinary care. It is solely for educational purposes. Your pet’s medical condition should be evaluated by our veterinarian before any medical decisions are implemented. If there is a potentially life-threatening emergency involving your pet, please call Dulles South Animal Emergency and Referral Hospital at (703)327-0871 IMMEDIATELY.

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How Can We Help You and Your Pet?

Heartworm Preventative – Once a Month!

Aldie Veterinary Hospital recommends giving your pet dog or cat its heartworm preventative monthly. Whether the preventive you choose is given as a pill, a spot-on topical medication or as an injection, all approved heartworm medications work by eliminating the immature (larval) stages of the heartworm parasite. This includes the infective heartworm larvae deposited by the […]

How To Avoid A Lost Pet

Unfortunately, pets get lost on a daily basis.  Microchipping your pet is the easiest and most likely way to ensure he will be returned to you.  While identification via a tag on your pet’s collar is great, most pets get lost due to an ill-fitting collar.  According to a study by the ASPCA; 50% of […]

Keep Your Pets Cool & Safe When It Is Hot Outside

Walking/Running with Your Pet  When the temperatures are high, do not over-exercise your pet and keep walks to a minimum. Don’t let your pet linger on hot asphalt. Being so close the ground, their body can heat up quickly, and sensitive paw pads can burn. A Shady Spot Pets can get dehydrated quickly. Give them plenty […]

Winter Tips to Keep Your Pet Warm

As the mercury starts to dip, we’ve put together some helpful tips on keeping your companion pets safe and warm this winter. While your cat may look longingly at the door the safest place for him is inside.  Cats that are allowed to stray can become lost, freeze, be hit by a car, and are […]