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We are only accepting Credit/Debt Cards, NO Cash or Checks Please!

Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, concerns, or feel your pet needs to be seen, call us at 703-591-3304.

When you call the hospital, we appreciate your patience in holding as we are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times, 5-15 minutes. A member of our team will be with you as soon as possible. Please do not hang up; all calls are answered in the order they are received.


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Remembering Pets We Lost in 2015

Posted on January 26 by Kyle Wittenborn

Over 100 pet owners joined us for the 7th annual Pender Pet Caring Foundation Pet Remembrance Ceremony to honor and celebrate those we lost this year.

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Saving Milly

Posted on January 13 by Ruth Faulkner

We wanted to share the incredible story of Milly, an amazingly sweet Labrador Retriever, whom the staff at Pender had the joy of being able to help save on New Year's Day 2016.

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Alarming Rise in Canine Lyme Disease

Posted on April 2 by Kyle Wittenborn

Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing threats to dogs in Northern Virginia. Take these simple steps to ensure your dog is protected from tick-borne disease.

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I’m Pregnant, Do I Need to Get Rid of My Cat?

Posted on October 10 by Suzie Broadhurst

Being a veterinarian and currently pregnant with our second child, this topic came up quite frequently in discussions with my medical professionals. . . So do you have to give up your cat if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant?

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