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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.

We are now certified in Low Stress Handling!  Our goal is to make every visit an enjoyable one for your pet.  Beula is a very nervous dog, but she did well having her nails trimmed while we distracted her with treats. We have a lot of tricks up our sleeves to make every visit with us a happy one!

  Call us to schedule your low stress appointment today!


FEBRUARY 2017

Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats.
Does your pet have it?
It’s time to schedule their yearly checkup today and find out.
It’s that time of year again. Love, hugs and chocolate are on everyone’s mind. For your pet, the
first two come out way on top! (Chocolate is a no-no, but you already knew that!)
Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs and cats, affecting 78% of dogs and 68% of
cats over the age of three. Although most dogs and cats will develop some sort of dental disease,
small dog breeds, such as Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Dachshunds and Toy Poodles, are more
prone to developing periodontal disease than larger breeds.
If your pet has bad breath, it may mean there is a problem with their teeth and gums. This can
also contribute to more severe medical conditions. If dental issues are left untreated, you may put
your pet at risk for problems in their mouth (periodontitis) or with internal organs (heart disease).
The challenge most pet owners face is that even if their pet’s breath smells fine, some dental
issues are hard to spot.
Early preventive measures, such as at-home care and in-clinic teeth cleanings will help to reduce
the frequency and severity of dental disease later in life. At our hospital, we will perform a comprehensive
examination of your pet’s teeth and gums. Just like when you visit your dentist, we
use special tools to remove tartar from below the gum line and smooth the surface of each tooth
to prevent tartar buildup.
Keeping your pet healthy from toe to tooth shows the world how much you love them. The best
way to keep your pet in tiptop shape is to schedule your pet’s yearly checkup with us. We’re
committed to your pet’s well being every step of the way. (Because we love them too!)
Happy Valentine’s Day!


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