Summer is officially here! For humans, that means better beach days and much needed vacations, but for your animals, the warmer weather can be dangerous. Even the healthiest pets can suffer fro ...View Article
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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.
Our team at CSVH truly believes in and embraces the human-animal bond. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality care and love to our animal friends, while providing compassionate guidance to our human friends. Our work is our love made visible.
October is a great month for animals.
It’s National Service Dog Month, National Animal Safety and Protection Month,
ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and there’s even a shout-out to cats this month
on National Cat Day, October 29. With all of these warm and fuzzy feelings circulating
in the autumn air, it’s a perfect time to take a good, hard look at your pet. How has
he/she been acting lately?
Nipping. Scratching. Litter box issues. Leash pulling. Meowing at night. Urinating on
the floor. Chewing shoes. Are these behaviors just part of being a “normal” dog or cat,
Some common behavior issues are due to underlying medical problems. These
illnesses are tough to recognize even for the most observant owners. For example, if
your dog started nipping at the kids, it may be a sign he’s in pain. Your cat may stop
jumping on your lap. Not because she’s being unfriendly, but because she has arthritis
and it hurts.
If these behaviors are left unchecked, it’s a triple issue. The behavior may worsen, the
underlying medical condition may progress (which puts your pet’s health at risk), and
most importantly, your pet’s quality of life as part of your family is compromised.
Here’s where we can help. We have the expertise when it comes to analyzing,
identifying and resolving behavior issues with your pet. At your pet’s yearly checkup,
we can talk about your pet’s behavior and help give your pet a “new leash” on life!
We are committed to your pet’s well-being…all the way! Schedule your pet’s yearly
For your convenience, we now offer City of Richmond pet licenses. The cost is 10 dollars per license and a current rabies certificate is required. The proceeds go to the City of Richmond Animal Care and Control for the care of homeless animals. Download & Print Form
What does it mean to be AAHA-Accredited? AAHA-accredited hospitals adhere to rigorous standards to ensure that your pet receives the highest quality care available. Click on the AAHA emblem to find out more.
Cary Street Veterinary Hospital
3210 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Tel: 804-355-9144 | Fax: 804-358-5501