Dogs can get themselves injured when you least expect it… Buck is a 5-year-old neutered male German Shepherd.   He presented as a walk-in emergency the morning of February 11th.  Buck has always loved to chase the car up the driveway when his owners come home and today was no different.  However on this day something happened during his run. When the owner parked the car at the garage, she noticed Buck wasn’t… Read More

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is proud to be celebrating the first annual AAHA-Day, today Friday, July 22nd!  The American Animal Hospital Association is the only companion animal veterinary association in North America. It is well-known for its high standards in veterinary medicine and pet care and is currently the veterinary leader in providing industry benchmarks, business practice standards, and educational programs and publications. Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is one of only about 15% of… Read More

Last week, we welcomed 6 year old Olivia to our practice. Olivia gets to have a special day each year where she chooses just one thing to do with just her and her Mom.  This year Olivia told her Mom she wanted to see what it’s like to be a vet!  Her Mom posted the question on social media and we were able to set up Olivia’s special day.  Our Office Manager,… Read More

Leesburg Veterinary Hospital was proud to host another TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Clinic at our hospital this past weekend. The event brings together veterinarians from a variety of Loudoun County practices and numerous volunteer support staff – all in effort to reduce overpopulation and maintain the health of our local feral cat communities. A big thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who helped make the clinic a huge success!   In all,… Read More

Recently, LVH’s Dr. Jennifer Boyle organized an Introduction to Veterinary Medicine course for area middle schoolers.  Held over the course of two weekend sessions at our practice, about 20 local students between the ages of 10 and 14 took part in exciting and stimulating workshops – all giving them an inside look into the world of veterinary medicine and the day-to-day life at a full service companion animal practice.  From understanding the… Read More

These days it seems there are a plethora of advertisements and television commercials for online pet pharmacies where cute cartoon animals happily retrieve their monthly tick or heartworm preventatives right from the mailman at the front door.   It’s true, online pet pharmacies are a convenient way to purchase Fido’s or Fluffy’s preventatives, chronic medications, or even prescription foods without making an extra trip to the veterinarian.  And with enticing claims such as… Read More

This time of year we get many calls about pets that are scratching at themselves, licking their paws, having runny eyes, and are sneezing and coughing.  Pets can suffer from seasonal allergies, and if your pet is showing any of the above symptoms, we do advise a veterinary consultation.  Not every case is the same and certainly not every presentation is due to allergies – there are many other causes of itching… Read More

Springtime is the perfect time to get out in the fresh air and explore Loudoun County with our family and furry friends. But before you head out, take a look at your canine companion’s leash. Are you using a retractable leash? Retractable leashes are made out of a thin nylon cord attached to a spring-loaded plastic handle.  They have the ability to extend 15–25 feet as your pet walks away from you;… Read More

Did you know that March is Adopt a Guinea Pig Month? Guinea pigs, hamsters, and other exotic animals can be wonderful companions and family pets; however they do require special care to keep them healthy and happy.  LVH’s Dr. Lauren Kloer gives a little insight into owning and caring for these unique animals. ~ Exotic pets are very stoic compared to the average dog or cat, having the ability to hide their illnesses up… Read More

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016 – 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

As 2015 comes to a close, we wanted to share a positive story from this year.  This is the story of Django, a sweet little kitty who was brought into our hospital when he was only a few days old, nursed back to health by our doctors and staff, and adopted by one of our former Client Care Specialists, Emily. In late September, frisky Django escaped from his home by knocking out… Read More

As we settle down to enjoy the holiday season with our friends, family, and festive furballs, we wanted to take a moment to thank all of our gracious clients for their generosity and goodwill. Through a number of donation drives and events, we collectively helped both two-legged and four-legged members of the Loudoun County Community. Here’s a wrap-up: Pictures with Santa Paws On Saturday December 5th, we hosted our annual Pictures with… Read More