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The Tale of Tula! Contains surgical/graphic images

September 30, 2019

Tula belongs to one of our amazing team members, Ashley. Ashley has been working at LVH for a very long time, and not only are we very lucky to have her, but any pet that she owns is also extremely lucky to have Ashley too. Ashley adopted Tula a few years ago, and they’ve been…

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The Importance of Spaying and Neutering Your Pet

February 27, 2018

For the pet population as a whole, spaying and neutering is the only way to effectively reduce overpopulation and unnecessary euthanasia in crowded shelters. Spaying and neutering also improves your pet’s health and longevity, and may help reduce unruly behavior.

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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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National Veterinary Technician Week: LVH’s techs wear many hats!

October 17, 2016

We are so excited to be celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week at LVH this week! Our entire team works hard every day to provide exceptional and compassionate care to our animal family. In honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, we want to take you behind-the-scenes with one group in particular – our licensed veterinary technicians…

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Buck Trauma Case - Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

The Buck Stops Here: A cautionary tale about a run in with a rock!

July 25, 2016

Dogs can get themselves injured when you least expect it… Buck is a 5-year-old neutered male German Shepherd.   He presented as a walk-in emergency the morning of February 11th.  Buck has always loved to chase the car up the driveway when his owners come home and today was no different.  However on this day something…

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Local Veterinary Community to the Rescue!

December 9, 2015

This past weekend, members of the local veterinary community came together to help a group of the sweetest Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.  Middleburg Humane Foundation contacted Leesburg Veterinary Hospital to aid in the care of these adorable dogs which were seized and saved from a regional backyard breeding/hoarding situation. Before the dogs could be adopted,…

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LVH’s Spay and Neuter Surgery Day – Part 2!

November 19, 2014

The first week of November sure was a busy time for the doctors and staff at LVH.   On Thursday November 5th, after months of planning, the practice underwent a major IT transformation, as all of our medical and communications software were switched to a more paper-light system. (Sayonara paper files!) One of our goals of…

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Tech Spotlight: Kimberly Shaffer

October 14, 2014

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week and our technicians are sharing some of their favorite patient and pet memories from the past year.  We’re starting off with a heart-warming story from our Senior LVT, Kimberly Shaffer. Kimberly Shaffer, LVH’s Senior LVT. Image Source: Ellen Zangla Photography   My favorite work memory was assisting Dr. Kloer with…

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Sunday Surgery Day For a Good Cause at LVH

September 4, 2014

Last Sunday, a group of LVH doctors, technicians, and assistants met bright and early at the hospital to spay and neuter pets up for adoption at a local rescue.  While many people were taking advantage of the weekend to sleep in or soak up some summer sun, our team was busy in the surgical suites,…

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Dental maintenance 101: Willow’s day at the vet!

March 1, 2014

Each February, the American Veterinary Medical Association sponsors Pet Dental Health Month in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of preventative oral health care by encouraging at-home teeth brushing and regular dental cleanings.   With February coming to an end, you may be thinking we’re a little late in promoting dental health awareness, however,…

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