Important Pender Emergency Room Update 5/5/2022 

Until further notice, our Emergency Room will be open 24/7 on select days starting 5/1/2022.

Please remember to call us if you and your pet are in need of medical assistance. If our facility is at capacity, our evening and overnight team has access to the status of other local emergency rooms and can better serve you if you call first to discuss your pet’s needs.

703-591-3304

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Annual Exams ARE For The Birds!

Posted on March 12

Birds are very skilled in hiding signs of illness.  Often times when we first notice signs they are not feeling well, they have actually been sick for a few days.  In the wild, birds socialize in flocks and are generally prey species.  In order to survive, they must act normally so they do not get cast out of the flock and become more susceptible to predators. 

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Senior Puppies

Posted on February 2

So your puppy isn’t exactly a puppy anymore…now what?  Senior status is dependent upon breed and size. Larger breed dogs reach seniority around 6-7 years old while smaller breed dogs and cats reach seniority around 8-9 years old.  A general rule of thumb is that your pet is considered senior when they reach half their […]

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Is My Dog’s High Cholesterol Cause for Concern?

Posted on March 20

Is high cholesterol as dangerous for dogs as it is for us?

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4 Reasons your Dog may be Scratching

Posted on March 7

Being itchy all day is a horrible feeling, yet many dogs suffer from just this. We owe it to our pups to try and alleviate their itching to help keep them as happy and comfortable as possible.

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