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

Whether you love the frosty temps or can’t wait for the first signs of spring, be pet-prepared to keep your furry friends safe, happy, warm, and cozy this winter season. As Dr. Strickland alluded to in our New Year’s Resolutions article, even though our pets don beautiful fur coats, animals are not as conditioned for the cold as you might think and are still susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia.   Shorten walks and… Read More

Last weekend, many decorated doggies (and a festive feline!) came out to the hospital to visit with our very own Santa Paws, Dr. Mike Strickland.  Our Client Care Specialist and resident photographer, Julee, always does an amazing job capturing the visits with the Big Man and this year was no exception!  Take a look at her beautiful photos and our crazy cute patients below. Our Pictures with Santa event is always extra-special… Read More

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. Curious critters may be enticed by shiny decorations and decadent foods, or get stressed by a house full of guests and changes to their routine. In general, we suggest keeping your pet’s daily schedule (eating, exercise, etc.) as close to normal… Read More

Thanksgiving is over and now we’ve all got one thing on our minds – holiday shopping!  Instead of getting stressed out battling the crowds at the malls and browsing the same old goods at big box stores, take advantage of the wealth of unique small businesses right here in Leesburg and all around Loudoun County.  Kick off your holiday shopping by getting out on Small Business Saturday this weekend.  Launched by American… Read More

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 food and drink, our festive spirit can be more stressful on our pets than we realize.  Like this cute kitty above, our furry friends may be in wide-eyed delight at the sight of a juicy bird, but their bellies will not… Read More