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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.
Before the holiday pounds sneak up on your pet,
schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today.
Holiday season is upon us— a busy time of year for festivities, socializing and of
course, lots of eating! And gaining those “holiday pounds” is not just a problem for
humans, but also for our four-legged friends! In fact, research shows that pets are
more likely to gain unwanted pounds during this holiday period than any other time of
year. What pet can resist juicy ham, yummy cookies or a perfectly cooked roast? And
what about the fruitcake? (Well, maybe they’d pass on that.)
But you say, “I just give him a bite or two.” The problem is that one or two bites from
each meal, every day, seven days a week can really add up the calories! Obesity is the
leading medical problem in pets. When a pet is too chubby, not only may they lack
energy and mobility, but also they can develop arthritis, diabetes, cancer, skin issues,
urinary tract problems and heart disease. Studies have even proved that pets who are
overweight may have a shortened life span. All of these problems because of extra,
How can you tell if your pet is at a good weight?
It can be hard to spot because for many pets, they don’t get a classic, big round belly.
Instead, the extra fat is well hidden inside your pet’s body, tucked between their vital
organs. The good news is our veterinary practice team has a trained eye to best assess
your pet’s weight. Bring your pet in for their yearly exam and we’ll check their body
condition and nutritional needs. If we determine your pet needs to lose a few pounds,
don’t worry. We’ll come up with a plan that will help you and your pet through the
Call us today to schedule your pet’s yearly checkup. Together let’s make this holiday
season a good, healthy one!
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