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...

Pet Garden Safety

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...

February – the month for love!  What better way to show your furry friend how much you love them than by contributing to a clean, fresh, and healthy mouth.  Periodontal disease is...

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...

December is always such a fun time at LVH.  Shortly after Thanksgiving, Dr. Strickland and his wife Kim deck the hospital halls with the colors and magic of the season, literally...

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...

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season and with it comes an abundance of parties and get-togethers with friends and family.  While many of us celebrate the season over great...

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...