VCA University Veterinary Clinic

Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.

Pet Health and Lifestyle Information

We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.

Visit: Vetstreet.com


  • Fairfax County Animal Shelter

    Local Shelter Pet Adoptions

    Visit Fairfax County Animal Shelter


  • Washington Humane Society

    As the only open-access shelter in the Nation’s Capital, the Washington Humane Society provides comfort and care to nearly 30,000 animals each year through its broad range of programs and services.

    Visit Washington Humane Society


  • Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

    Since 1946, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria has made a commitment that if an animal is in need, they will provide the care that every animal so richly deserves. the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria places about 1,300 animals each year.

    Visit Animal Welfare League of Alexandria


  • Friends of Homeless Animals

    Visit Friends of Homeless Animals


  • ZoZo's Paw

    ZoZo's Paw is an effort aimed at raising awareness and support for rescue organizations that focus on saving dogs from high-kill shelters.
    ZoZo's Paw currently offers Collar Blossoms, fun and colorful accessories that attach to a dog's current collar without having to remove or permanently modify the collar. They are lightweight and comfortable for the dog, and utilize a unique attachment design to provide a secure and safe placement on the collar or harness. Each Collar Blossom is handmade and assembled from scratch. Most importantly, a portion of every purchase is donated to rescue organizations that focus on saving dogs from high-kill shelters.

     

    Visit ZoZo's Paw


  • Dr. David E. Jackson Memorial Veterinary Scholarship Fund

    We are proud to announce that a Veterinary Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of our beloved Dr. Jackson. Recognizing the continuing need for scholarships to support veterinary students at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, this fund was created by family, friends and co-workers of "Doc" as a way to honor him as a husband, father, friend, veterinarian and colleague.

    To donate, click on Virginia Tech’s secure website: https://webapps.es.vt.edu/givingto/academic/gift

    Using the drop down menu for area, select “College of Veterinary Medicine”, then click “yes” that it is a memorial gift, then select “in memory of”, and fill in “Dr. David Jackson”. Then in the “Comment” section write in the Fund account number #876087.

    Check out the Facebook page as well;

    https://www.facebook.com/drdavidjacksonscholarship

    Visit Dr. David E. Jackson Memorial Veterinary Scholarship Fund


  • Matter of Trust

    Hair for Oil programs-Helps clean up oil spills

    Visit Matter of Trust


  • A Dog's World Dog Training

    Positive reinforcement dog training and owner of The Amazing Leroy!

    Visit A Dog's World Dog Training


  • University Mall Updates

    Here you can find all the current updates and progress of the mall renovation.

    Visit University Mall Updates


  • Canine Influenza Information

    Canine Influenza-What I need to know

    Visit Canine Influenza Information


  • Off Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County

    Off Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County

    Visit Off Leash Dog Parks in Fairfax County

Pet Loss Resources

Losing a pet can be devastating, but you are not alone in your grief. The following online communities and resources can help you begin recovering from your loss.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 703-385-1054. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

- The Hope Center, 703-281-5121, 140 Park Street SE Vienna, VA 22180
 

- VCA South PAWS, 703-752-9100, 8500 Arlington Boulevard Fairfax, VA 22031
 

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