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Welcome to Cary Street Veterinary Hospital

Your Richmond Veterinarian


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Cary Street Veterinary Hospital is a full service, AAHA certified animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care. Our team is committed to bringing you and your pet better health by practicing the science of veterinary medicine. We strive to provide welcoming, informative, and supportive services to our clients, while maintaining a top quality working environment for our employees. CSVH offers the Richmond animal community medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care, as well as canine rehabilitation and acupuncture. Our in-house pharmacy, lab, and digital radiology enable you to make one stop for your pet's medical needs.

As a convenience, we offer boarding to our clients. One of the biggest advantages of boarding with us is the onsite medical team. Not only do we offer preventative care such as vaccine updates while your pet is staying with us, but should an emergency arise during boarding, you can be assured that your pet will be promptly and properly attended to.


JUNE 2016

Schedule your pet’s annual checkup today
to be sure your pet is healthy!
It’s summer! Time for BBQs, long hikes and refreshing water play! You and your pet
enjoy this time of year. It’s filled with activity, fun and food!
There are a few things we have to talk about. First, is your pet eating the right food for
their lifestyle? Meeting your pets’ nutritional needs is vital to their health and
happiness. So before you take your big hike with Fido or start your movie marathon on
the couch with Fluy, bring in your furry friend for their annual exam.
Second, if your pet is just 10% over their ideal body weight (that may mean 1 lb. for a
10 lb. cat), they are at risk for developing serious medical conditions. Who wants that
for their buddy? No way, you say! Come in for a checkup and a pit stop at the scale!
Third, most “people” food is not good for pets, especially from the grill! For example,
feeding your pet chicken bones can cause tooth fractures and tear up their digestive
tract during digestion.
Make an appointment for your pet’s annual checkup today – we’ll give them a
thorough physical exam from nose to tail! And we’ll talk about what they’re eating and
if we have to make any changes.

Who loves your pet besides you? Us! Book your pet’s yearly exam today so we can
keep your pet healthy and happy this summer!


Update on Canine Influenza

Recently, we’ve been receiving questions from some of our clients about a new dog virus called canine influenza. They were concerned about stories they had seen or read in the news about “dog flu” outbreaks. Although the canine flu has not been a problem in the Richmond area, we realize that all of our dog owners may have similar questions and concerns.

Canine influenza is a relatively new disease and can be caused by two different canine influenza virus strains, H3N8 and H3N2. Both strains of canine influenza virus cause respiratory disease in dogs. Affected dogs may develop coughing, nasal discharge, fever, lethargy and loss of appetite. The signs of infection are similar to those of other respiratory diseases in dogs. With proper medical attention, most dogs will recover. However, in some cases, canine influenza can progress to a more severe or even life-threatening condition, such as pneumonia.

Canine influenza is highly contagious, so visiting places where dogs socialize or congregate, such as doggie day cares, dog parks, boarding facilities and urban locations, places dogs at higher risk for becoming infected. Making the situation even more difficult to control is that dogs can spread the virus before signs of illness appear.

If you feel your companion is at risk, you might want to consider vaccinating against canine influenza.  Please call us to discuss any questions you might have and to set up an appointment. 

To learn more about canine influenza, you can visit www.doginfluenza.com


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AAHA-Accredited Hospitals: Champions for Excellent Care

We are an AAHA-accredited veterinary hospital. That means we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Pets are our passion. And keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. Here, we strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Because your pets deserve nothing less.

Learn more about AAHA accreditation and why our accreditation is important to you and your pet. Visit aaha.org/petowner.


Cary Street Veterinary Hospital
3210 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Tel: 804-355-9144 | Fax: 804-358-5501