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Pender Veterinary Centre

4001 Legato Rd
Fairfax, VA 22033 703-591-3304

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We have had enough with the poor quality of the examinations given by the Pender... - Sep 20, 2021

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Friendship Hospital For Animals

4105 Brandywine St NW
Washington, DC 20016 202-363-7300

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Sometimes you have to wait, sometimes you can't get through on phone,... - Sep 08, 2021

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Columbia Pike Animal Hospital & Emergency Center

4205 Evergreen Ln
Annandale, VA 22003 703-256-8414

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We've been going to Columbia Pike Animal Hospital ever since we got our... - Aug 19, 2021

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VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital

2660 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314 703-751-2022

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We have found Dr. Kristin Terrio to be readily accessible via emails we address... - Aug 20, 2021

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Laytonsville Veterinary Practice

5910 Sundown Rd
Laytonsville, MD 20882 301-948-0158

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We have been taking our pets to this practice for 20 years. We wouldn't... - Sep 18, 2021

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Gaithersburg Animal Hospital

280 N Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 301-948-2828

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I have used Dr. Mike, Dr. Dan and others for over 20 years and have always... - Sep 29, 2021

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VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center

8500 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031 703-752-9100

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Sad to say but they are the best place to go in Fairfax when you cat is critically... - Apr 22, 2021

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Parkway Veterinary Clinic

5743 Burke Centre Pkwy
Burke, VA 22015 703-323-9020

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Have used for over 35 years and 7 dogs. No finer vet clinic. We travel over... - Sep 29, 2021

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McLean Animal Hospital

1330 Old Chain Bridge Rd
McLean, VA 22101 703-356-5000

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Over the past year our aging dog was obviously nearing the end of her life.... - Aug 19, 2021

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Suburban Animal Hospital

6879 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22213 703-532-4043

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During the pandemic, it has been difficult to have a pet seen within a reasonable... - Aug 29, 2021

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Nebel St Animal Hospital

12100 Nebel St
Rockville, MD 20852 301-230-6595

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They take such good care of my dog at Nebel Animal Hospital. The staff is always... - Oct 16, 2021

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Fairland Animal Hospital

13425 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904 301-622-2115

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Dr Whalls competent diagnostician, professional manner, procedures performed... - Apr 07, 2021

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Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital

7515 Brooklyn Bridge Rd
Laurel, MD 20707 301-776-7744

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Started bring our pets to Dr. Pasekoff at Rocky Gorge after a house call vet... - Aug 23, 2021

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Town & Country Animal Hospital

9836 Fairfax Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22030 703-273-2110

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They have taken care of three of our toy poodles over the past 25 years. Dr.... - Sep 22, 2021

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Northside Veterinary Clinic

4003 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22207 703-525-7115

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We’ve had excellent experiences with both Dr Hahn & Drs. McClure... - Sep 18, 2021

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Kenwood Animal Hospital

5439 Butler Rd
Bethesda, MD 20816 301-654-3000

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Outstanding vet. Dr. Dougherty is wonderful. She's also the owner. Professional,... - Jan 17, 2021

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Beltsville Veterinary Hospital

4246 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705 301-937-3020

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These have been my vets since I arrived in Maryland in the 1980's. They... - Aug 10, 2021

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Ballston Animal Hospital

5232 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22205 703-528-2776

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We have relied upon Dr. Lynn Gallitz for over 20 years to take care of our... - Aug 19, 2021

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Vienna Animal Hospital

531 Maple Ave W
Vienna, VA 22180 703-938-2121

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I've been coming here for many years for my cat and later my dog. I can't... - Aug 23, 2021

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Del Ray Animal Hospital

524 E Mount Ida Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301 703-739-0000

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I’m recommending Del Ray with reservations. My 17 year old cat was ailing... - Aug 19, 2021

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