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Veterinarians and Animal Hospitals

These vets and clinics were recommended by readers of Washington Consumers’ Checkbook and by Washingtonians who took our online pet-care poll. We also surveyed vets who topped the voting in our 2006 pet-care poll as well as animal-welfare experts.

Those marked with an asterisk (*) received Checkbook’s top rating for low prices. Those with • have off-hours emergency service. 


Capitol Hill Veterinary Clinic, 520 Eighth St., SE; 202-546-1972;

CityPaws, 1823 14th St., NW; 202-232- 7297;

Collins Memorial Hospital for Animals, 1808 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-659-8830.

Dupont Veterinary Clinic, 2022 P St., NW; 202-466-2211;

• Friendship Hospital for Animals, 4105 Brandywine St., NW; 202-363-7300;

Georgetown Veterinary Hospital, 2916 M St., NW; 202-333-2140;

Dr. Dan Teich, mobile vet, 202-423-3623;

Union Veterinary Clinic, 609 Second St., NE; 202-544-2500; 


Alpine Veterinary Hospital, 7732 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John; 301-229-2400;

Animal Medical Center of Watkins Park, 60 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro; 301-249-3030.

* Belair Veterinary Hospital, 15511 Hall Rd., Bowie; 301-249-5200;

Bradley Hills Animal Hospital, 7210 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda; 301-365-5448;

Canal Clinic, 9125 River Rd., Potomac; 301-299-0880.

Cat and Dog Hospital of Columbia, 7276 Cradlerock Way, Columbia; 410-995-6880.

Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge, 10788 Hickory Ridge Rd., Columbia; 301-596-5549;

Countryside Veterinary Clinic, 4882 Montgomery Rd., Suite 3, Ellicott City; 410-461-2400;

* Diamond Veterinary Hospital, 17000 Longdraft Rd., Gaithersburg; 301-869-3990.

* Fairland Animal Hospital, 12711 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring; 301-622-2115;

• Frederick Emergency Animal Hospital, 434 Prospect Blvd., Frederick; 301-662-6622;

Gaithersburg Veterinary Clinic, 17 Firstfield Rd., Suite 100, Gaithersburg; 301-519-3456;

* Glenvilah Veterinary Clinic, 12948-E Travilah Rd., Potomac; 301-963-4664.

Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital, 1901 Generals Hwy., Annapolis; 410-224-3800;

* Hillandale Animal Hospital, 1900 Powder Mill Rd., Silver Spring; 301-439-9444.

Lake Forest Animal Hospital, 18645 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg; 301-948-6707;

Laurel Park Animal Hospital, 7401Van Dusen Rd., Laurel; 301-604-2526;

* Laytonsville Veterinary Practice, 5910 Sundown Rd., Laytonsville; 301-948-0158;

• Metropolitan Emergency Animal Clinic, 12106 Nebel St., Rockville; 301-770-5225;

Montgomery Village Animal Hospital, 19222 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg; 301-330-2200;

Norbeck Animal Clinic, 2645 Norbeck Rd., Silver Spring; 301-924-3616.

Olney–Sandy Spring Veterinary Hospital, 1300 Olney–Sandy Spring Rd., Sandy Spring; 301-774-9500;

Peachtree Veterinary Clinic, 18620 Darnestown Rd., Beallsville; 301-972-7010;

Pet Vet, 12186 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville; 410-531-6500.

Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital, 7515 Brooklyn Bridge Rd., Laurel; 301-776-7744;

St. Charles Animal Hospital, 11685 Doolittle Dr., Waldorf; 301-645-2550;

• VCA Veterinary Referral Associates, 15021 Dufief Mill Rd., Gaithersburg; 301-340-3224;

Richard A. Weitzman, 8924 Liberty La., Potomac; 301-762-2070.

* Wisconsin Animal Clinic, 9500 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda; 301-493-4808. 


Adams Mill Veterinary Hospital, 10205 Colvin Run Rd., Suite 10, Great Falls; 703-757-7570;

• Alexandria Animal Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Service, 2660 Duke St., Alexandria; 703-751-2022 and 703-823-3601 (emergencies);

• Animal Emergency Critical Care at the LifeCentre, 165 Fort Evans Rd. NE, Leesburg; 703-777-5755;

Animal Medical Center of Cascades, 20789 Algonkian Pkwy., Suite 160, Sterling; 571-434-0250;

Arlington Animal Hospital, 2624 Columbia Pike, Arlington; 703-920-5300.

Ashburn Farm Animal Hospital, 43330 Junction Plaza Blvd., Suite 172, Ashburn; 703-726-8784;

Ballston Animal Hospital, 5232 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-528-2776;

Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre, 1221 Belle Haven Rd., Alexandria; 703-721-0088;

Blooms Crossing Animal Hospital, 9471 Manassas Dr., Manassas Park; 703-361-1363;

Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic, 6214 Rolling Rd., Springfield; 703-569-8181.

Burke Veterinary Clinic, 6401 Shiplett Blvd., Burke; 703-455-6222;

Capital Cat Clinic, 923 N. Kenmore St., Arlington; 703-522-1995;

Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Arlington, 703-535-3100; Ashburn, 703-726-0446; Bristow, 703-368-7300; Centreville, 703-830-5700;

Cat Hospital of Fairfax, 3915 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 21-B, Fairfax; 703-273-5454;

Clifton-Centreville Animal Clinic, 13822-A Braddock Rd., Centreville; 703-830-8844;

Clocktower Animal Hospital, 2451 Centreville Rd., Herndon; 703-713-1200;

Colonial Animal Hospital, 6320 Springfield Plaza, Springfield; 703-451-5400;

Companion Animal Clinic, 10998 Clara Barton Dr., Fairfax Station; 703-250-4100;

Companion Paws Mobile Veterinary Service, Gainesville; 571-261-4116; Dr. Christine Foster makes house calls in Loudoun County and parts of Fairfax County.

Countryside Animal Clinic, 113 Edds La., Sterling; 703-444-1666;

Del Ray Animal Hospital, 524 E. Mount Ida Ave., Alexandria; 703-739-0000;

• Hope Center for Advanced Veterinary Medicine, 140 Park St. SE, Vienna; 703-281-5121; Formerly Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Northern Virginia.

Independent Hill Veterinary Clinic, 13444 Dumfries Rd., Manassas; 703-791-2083.

Kingstowne Cat Clinic, 5830 Kingstowne Center Dr., Suite 120, Alexandria; 703-922-8228;

Loudoun Veterinary Service, 1043-A E. Main St., Purcellville, 540-338-7118 (small animal); 1043-B E. Main St., Purcellville, 540-338-4118 (large animal).

Middleburg Animal Hospital, 23369 Sam Fred Rd., Middleburg; 540-687-6144;

Montrose Animal Health Center, 3883 Pickett Rd., Fairfax; 703-425-5020.

Northside Veterinary Clinic, 4003 Lee Hwy., Arlington; 703-525-7115;

Occoquan Animal Hospital, 14234 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge; 703-491-1400.

Old Mill Veterinary Hospital, 91 Lawson Rd. SE, Leesburg; 703-779-2903;

Parkway Veterinary Clinic, 5743 Burke Centre Pkwy., Burke; 703-323-9020;

• Pender Veterinary Centre, 4001 Legato Rd., Fairfax; 703-591-3304; Offers emergency and exotic-animal care through its affiliated partners, Emergency Veterinary Clinic of Fair Oaks and Eastern Exotic Veterinary Center, both at this location.

• Prince William Emergency Veterinary Clinic, 8610 Centreville Rd., Manassas; 703-361-8287;

• Regional Veterinary Referral Center, 6651 Backlick Rd., Springfield; 703-451-8900;

Seneca Hill Animal Hospital, 11415 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls; 703-450-6760;

• SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center, 8500 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax; 703-752-9100;

Tysons Corner Animal Hospital, 8496-E Tyco Rd., Vienna; 703-893-7030;

VCA Annandale, 7405 Little River Tpk., Annandale; 703-941-3100.

• Woodbridge Animal Hospital, 2703 Caton Hill Rd., Woodbridge; 703-897-5665;


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