Washington, DC’s Best Pet Care: Specialty Vets

CARE Veterinary Center.  Award-winning specialty and emergency animal hospital. Frederick; 301-662-2273; carefrederick.com

AcuVet. Dr. Jane Morse offers in-home holistic treatments, including acupuncture and herbal therapies. 703-980-2776; acupunctureforpets.org.

Animal Allergy & Dermatology Clinic. Dermatologist James Jeffers treats skin diseases in cats and dogs. Gaithersburg; 301-977-9169; aadconline.com.

Bush Veterinary Neurology Service. Vets with specialties in areas including neurosurgery, seizures, and brain tumors. Leesburg, 703-669-2829; Rockville, 301-637-4248; Springfield, 703-451-3709; bvns.net.

CVCA Cardiac Care for Pets. Cardiologists help dogs and cats with heart murmurs, valve disease, and other abnormalities. Multiple Maryland and Virginia locations; cvcavets.com.

Friendship Hospital for Animals. The general-care and emergency hospital is also a leader in oncology. Northwest DC; 202-363-7300; friendshiphospital.com.

Gunny’s Rainbow. Old, injured, arthritic, or postsurgical dogs get private, warm-water dog swimming therapy sessions.; Bethesda; 202-460-5377; gunnysrainbow.com.

Hope Advanced Veterinary Center. Specialists in ophthalmology, neurology, oncology, and other areas. Vienna, 703-281-5121; Rockville, 301-637-3228; hopecenter.com.

The LifeCentre. Specialists in such areas as oral surgery, cardiology, dermatology, neurology, and oncology. Leesburg; 703-777-5755; tlcvets.com.

NOVA Cat Clinic. In addition to general care for cats, also offers acupuncture. Arlington; 703-525-1955; novacatclinic.com.

Pet Rehab. Carol Wasmucky, an orthopedic and sports-medicine therapist, treats dogs and cats at VCA SouthPaws, Seneca Hill Animal Hospital, or in your home. 571-213-2624; petrehab.net.

The Regional Veterinary Referral Center. Specialists in dermatology, internal medicine, neurology, rehabilitative therapy, and other areas. Springfield; 703-451-8900; vetreferralcenter.com.

VCA SouthPaws. Oncology, internal medicine, radiology, neurology, ophthalmology, physical therapy, and acupuncture. Fairfax; 703-752-9100; vcaspecialtyvets.com/southpaws.

VCA Veterinary Referral Associates. Specialties include anesthesiology, neurology, oncology, internal medicine, and ophthalmology. Gaithersburg; 301-926-3300; vcaspecialtyvets.com.

Veterinary Internal Medicine Practice of Northern Virginia. Vets specialize in upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, endocrine and respiratory systems, kidneys, liver, and urinary tract. Manassas; 703-330-8809; vimpva.com.

Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group. Orthopedic surgeons, sports trainers, and rehab therapists plus a Spine Center that treats dogs with back injuries. Annapolis Junction; 240-295-4400; vosm.com.

VetVision. Dr. Kelley Corcoran treats eye conditions in dogs, cats, and exotic animals. Fairfax; 703-246-0009; vetvisionofva.com.


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