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A Feline Frenzy: Leesburg Veterinary Hospital certified as a Cat Friendly Practice

September 11, 2017

The cat is king! There’s no doubt that Americans are cat people.  According to the American Pet Products Asociation’s 2017 National Pet Owners Survey,  there are an estimated 94.2 million pet cats in 38% of American households.   With this many furry felines a part of our families, it’s more important than ever to keep them…

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Purcellville Fire Department Leesburg Veterinary Hospital - Pet First Aid Training

Leesburg Vet Teaches Pet CPR and First-Aid at Local Fire Departments

September 5, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month.  As we’ve talked about in other articles, this is a great time to think about creating disaster and emergency preparedness plans for your entire family – including pets.   To further assist our community to be prepared for emergency scenarios, Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is proud to be working with Loudoun County…

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Be pet-prepared in the event of a natural disaster.

September 1, 2017

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. Would you know what to do to keep your pet safe in the event of a natural disaster?  None of us want to think about a natural disaster or emergency situation striking our family, but if and when a crisis does occur, it’s best to be prepared…

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Loudoun Community Cat Coalition Fundraiser Ellen Zangla Photography Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

A Feline Friendly Morning: Fundraiser benefits Loudoun Community Cat Coalition

August 25, 2017

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital was proud to host “A Feline Friendly Morning,” this past Sunday at our practice.  This special event brought together local vendors, artists, and LVH doctors and staff to raise money for the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition – a local non-profit organization whose mission is to save the lives of our local feral cat…

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Celebrating National Check the Chip Day: The Importance of Pet Microchipping

August 14, 2017

You are diligent about outfitting your dog with a collar and ID tags, and your cat remains indoors at all times – nothing to worry about then, right?  Unfortunately, accidents can happen to even the most conscientious pet owners.  Collars can break or fall off and doors can be left open.  The only permanent form…

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Service and assistance dogs work hard, help people lead fulfilling lives.

August 8, 2017

It’s International Assistance Dog Week – a time to recognize and honor all of the hardworking, specially trained animals that aide so many people in our communities!  Assistance Dogs are very special companions, helping to transform the lives of their human partners with physical and mental disabilities. While most of us are familiar with guide…

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Be pet prepared all summer long!

May 31, 2017

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. None of us want to think about a natural disaster or emergency situation striking our family, but if and when a crisis does occur, it’s best to be prepared as possible to safely and calmly get through the situation.  Since our pets are beloved members of our…

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LVH In the Community - Vet Med Course - Red Nose Day

LVH in the Community: ‘Red Nose Day’ sets the tone for educational and entertaining vet-med course.

May 27, 2017

Recently, LVH’s Dr. Jennifer Boyle organized an Introduction to Veterinary Medicine course for area middle schoolers.  Held over the course of two weekend sessions at our practice, about 20 local students between the ages of 10 and 14 took part in exciting and stimulating workshops – all giving them an inside look into the world […]

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Keeping dogs out of hot cars

Hot Dogs Are Meant for the Grill, Not the Car!

May 26, 2017

With warm weather finally on the horizon, we all have an excuse to get out and enjoy the beauty of Loudoun County and surrounding areas with our pets this summer.   But as the mercury rises, please take some extra consideration when planning trips with your pets.  While it is convenient to bring Fido along…

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Pet Garden Safety

Spring Garden Safety for Pets

May 9, 2017

The warmth and beauty of spring are finally here, calling us and our four-legged friends to the great outdoors.  For many of you, this means spending time beautifying your exterior living spaces and planting gardens.  For our furry friends, this probably means sniffing, eating, and digging their way into mischief!  As you embrace the changes…

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