What can we do to honor our pets’ lives? And to deal with our grief? One of the most important things we can do is seek comfort from those who share our feelings and understanding of the human-animal bond. Here in Loudoun County, we are fortunate to have an annual Pet Remembrance Candlelight Ceremony.  This special event provides a safe haven for us to express all of the feelings that come with… Read More

What a topic to talk about for Valentine’s Day, huh? While the thought of heartworms isn’t very romantic, we feel it’s an important subject to discuss to help prevent this disease in the pets we love so much! Being the middle of winter, we’ve also had some clients ask if heartworm prevention is still needed in the colder months when mosquitoes (heartworm transmitters) aren’t as prevalent. We’re here to tell you why… Read More

What is Vitus Vet? Vitus Vet is a free app designed to give you an easier way to connect with us but also give you access to your pets’ complete medical records 24 hours a day, seven days a week! How does VitusVet work?     After downloading the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, you will be asked to enter basic contact information.  This information will be… Read More

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is very excited to announce that many of our staff members recently became Fear Free Certified and the rest of the staff will be participating in the course in the coming months! Fear Free Certification is something we believe will further enhance the veterinary experience for your pets and your family! Developed by “America’s Veterinarian,” Dr. Marty Becker and a team of board-certified leaders in the veterinary field,  The… Read More

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 no joke.  Our pet’s dental health and oral hygiene is extremely important to their overall health.  Dental problems can cause or be caused by a myriad of other health problems (abscessed teeth, pain, bone infections, and possible life-threatening internal organ infections)…. Read More

It’s National Peanut Butter Day!  Whether you like it creamy or chunky, between two slices of bread with jelly or bananas, or even spread on some celery with raisins, peanut butter is a classic comfort food for us humans.  Peanut butter is also a popular treat for dogs.  What is cuter than watching our canine friends lick some peanut butter off a spoon or smack their lips as they lap it up….as… Read More

In honor of National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day on January 22nd, we asked our clients to take a moment and think about what their furry felines would want to know regarding their own behavior and health, and why their people act like they do.  Dr. Boyle has provided answers to some of the kitty queries.  We hope these questions and answers help you be more mindful of your cat’s behavioral and health issues. I’m… Read More

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017 – a time for a fresh start and a great opportunity to set up healthy habits for both you and your furry family members.   While you’re working hard at carrying out your New Year’s resolutions, also make a commitment to your pets to help them have their healthiest year yet! Below, the doctors from Leesburg Veterinary Hospital share their tips to help you stay on… Read More

We were so excited to have our very own Scout Elf, Ludwig Van Holly (LVH) visit us this Christmas season.  LVH and his Saint Bernard, “Barry,” spent the past couple of weeks keeping an eye on our doctors, staff, clients, and patients, and reported his observations back to Santa at the North Pole each night.  We hope you kept up with LVH’s elf shenanigans on our Facebook page.  If not, you can… Read More

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 family this weekend, take a moment to revisit our daily veterinary-inspired take on a holiday classic. On the 1st day of Christmas, my dear LVH vet gave to me… ONE MICROCHIP We recommend every pet patient have a microchip.  Microchips are… Read More