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.

Your New Pet!

Selecting Your New Pet! │ Home Care For Your Puppy │ Veterinary Care For Your Puppy │ Home Care For Your Kitten │ Veterinary Care For Your Kitten │

Pet Bereavement

Euthanizing Pets │ Grief and Mourning

Pet Conditions

Anal Gland Problems │ Arthritis │ Cataracts │ Ear Infections │ Food Allergies │ Gastrointestinal Upset │ Oral Healthcare │ Respiratory Problems │ Pet Care Library

How Can We Help You and Your Pet?

Outings to the Super Pet Expo

The Super Pet Expo is just a week away! This event has lots of fun things to offer both humans and canines.  For the humans, you can shop from many vendors of unique, pet-related products: beds, treats, collars, clothes, toys, etc. For the dogs, there are several activities: small and big dog play areas, a […]

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 […]

Neutering and the Cone of Shame

Skipper is now 6 months of age, a milestone which brings up an important conversation about the future of those two things between his hind legs. Does he really have to lose them? What health benefit is there to neutering my pet? When is the best age to part ways with them? Let’s go over […]

Core Vaccines: What Are They and Why Does My Puppy Need Them?

The first few months of your puppy’s life are filled with many important responsibilities. For you at home, that means lots of love, training, and teaching him to be a good pet. For us at Aldie Veterinary Hospital, that includes making sure we’re working together to make sure he’s healthy and protected against diseases and […]