Leesburg Vet Blog
Rainy spring weather mosquitoes heartworm disease

Spring has sprung and with the increasing temperatures and seasonal rains, mosquitoes will soon be springing up too!  Mosquitos are the main transmitters of heartworm disease – a serious and potentially fatal disease that...

Easter Pet Poisons

Will the Easter Bunny be making a stop at your house? Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe amid baskets full of candy and springtime treats. Candy toxicity and...

Spring pests for pets - fleas, ticks, mites, mosquitoes

Spring time is finally here in Northern Virginia! While we’re all excited to get out and enjoy the season, the warmer weather and balmy temperatures are the perfect breeding grounds for...

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....

Over the past twelve days, we shared our tips for keeping your pets happy and healthy throughout the entire year.  As you prepare to enjoy the Christmas holiday with friends and...

I grew up with dogs as a part of my family for my entire life. However, our world changed when we met Elphie. There was something special about this little ball...

Last weekend, many runners and walkers came out to Ida Lee Park in Leesburg to take part in our first annual ‘Paws for your Heart’ 5K and 1K run. Paws for...

July 4th Pet Safety Tips

Wow, can you believe the Fourth of July is this Wednesday?  It feels like summer is just getting started!  We hope all of our two-legged and four-legged friends have a great...

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...

Treating medication poisoning in dogs - Leesburg Veterinary Hospital

Our pets are naturally curious creatures. Often times, if given the time or accessibility, some will take that curiosity as an opportunity to get into substances or materials that could be...

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

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.  ...

Rescuing Local Dogs from Heartworm Disease

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...