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2017 New Year's Resolutions for Pets - Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital’s New Year’s Resolution Tips For Pets

January 8, 2018

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018 – a time for a fresh start and a great opportunity to set up healthy habits for both you and your furry family members.   While you’re working hard at carrying out your New Year’s resolutions, also make a commitment to your pets to help them have their healthiest…

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Rescuing Local Dogs from Heartworm Disease

Rescuing Local Dogs from Heartworm Disease

January 4, 2018

As we near the end of 2017, we are looking back on a cause that was near and dear to our hearts this year.   In partnership with Zoetis, Leesburg Veterinary Hospital’s Dr. Jennifer Boyle helped dogs from local rescue organizations FOHA and Shenandoah Shepherd Rescue overcome heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a very serious…

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Leesburg Veterinary Hospital’s Winter Holiday Safety Tips

December 18, 2017

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is here. As you gear up for a season full of festivities and merriment, be sure to take your pets’ well-being into consideration. Curious critters may be enticed by shiny decorations and decadent foods, or get stressed by a house full of guests and changes to their…

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Shopping with dog Small Business Saturday

#ShopSmall in Loudoun County this holiday season

November 25, 2017

Thanksgiving is over and now we’ve all got one thing on our minds – holiday shopping!  Instead of getting stressed out battling the crowds at the malls and browsing the same old goods at big box stores, take advantage of the wealth of unique small businesses right here in Leesburg and all around Loudoun County. …

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Whiskers and Wine Loudoun Community Cat Coalition Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

Whiskers and Wine to Benefit the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition

November 14, 2017

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital was proud to sponsor and take part in the “Whiskers and Wine” fundraising event at 8 Chains North Winery this past weekend. This fun event brought together local veterinary and feline professionals, boutique vendors, and artists to help raise awareness and money for the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition – a local non-profit…

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Shelter Appreciation Week - Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

It’s Animal Shelter Appreciation Week!

November 5, 2017

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is excited to be celebrating National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week from November 5th – November 11th.  We are so fortunate to have many wonderful animal shelters and rescue organizations here in the Leesburg and Northern Virginia area, with countless volunteers, dedicating their time to help pets in need. Our local shelters and…

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Pet Cancer Awareness

Veterinary Cancer Awareness: Education and state-of-the art diagnostics help to prevent, treat, and cure pet cancers.

November 2, 2017

Sadly, cancer is the leading killer of pet dogs and cats in the United States.   Like human cancers, the disease is caused by the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells on or within the body. Luckily though many cancers are treatable and in many cases curable, with early detection and specialized care.1 At LVH, we believe…

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Senior Sweeties Rock! Consider Adopting an Older Pet.

November 1, 2017

According to a Petfinder survey, older pets in rescues are considered “less adoptable” and are the hardest group of shelter animals to find homes.   With November being Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, we’re here to say senior sweeties are the best! One of the benefits of adopting an older pet is that they are typically more calm and…

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Halloween Pet Safety Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 18, 2017

As we prepare for the spookiest night of the year, let’s take a moment to take our furry friends into consideration.  Nothing is more frightening than having to deal with a pet emergency in the midst of the seasonal festivities.  Get our veterinarian-approved tips to be pet-prepared this Halloween weekend. Furry friends beware – these…

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LVH gets out for National Walk Your Dog Week

October 1, 2017

October 1-7 is officially designated as National Walk Your Dog Week! If you ask us, there is no better time than the Autumn season to get out and enjoy all of our areas’ unique natural wonders and historical landmarks with your pup! The Benefits of Walking Your Dog Besides the special bonding time you’ll get…

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