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Gail Weatherill
· November 2, 2017
I have trusted this crew with my critters' health care for many years. They are wonderful people which shows in their love of all their "guests". I can always g...et in quickly when needed. Seeing a different vet is never a problem because their record keeping is excellent. They always make me feel like their second patient, good news for a nervous furmom! See More
Jessica Jay
· February 21, 2017
I have consistently received professional caring thorough care for my pets who are like family to me. From the time I make the appointment to the time I leave e...veryone is helpful and kind . The doctors and staff are all great. I have been going to them for 30 years since they were Village Animal hospital.They are very good with the animals and get on the floor with them- that's love!
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Bronwyn Johnson
· October 14, 2016
I have always had great service here, but Dr. Moneyhun has elevated it to a new level. I have always struggled with my little exotics, and she has gone above and beyond to help me save my guinea pig. She is truly about the animals, and I would recommend her to anyone.
Jerri JerBear Taylor
· October 27, 2015
We took our daughters Chinchilla here with a broken leg, which unfortunately ended up needing to be amputated. Dr. Bellows was incredible. She called us multipl...e times before and after surgery updating us on how Chilla was doing. She was very friendly and did a fantastic job. All of the staff was super nice. They took wonderful care of our Chilla, and we are glad he is recovering well! See More
Jordan Leven
· February 21, 2015
Since my dad, sister-in-law, and brother are all veterinarians at our family practice, they're typically my go-to team for veterinary care. But since they're al...l in Michigan, I was searching for an AAHA-accredited practice I could take my pet down here in Virginia. I've brought my cat here twice so far, and I've had nothing but pleasant, friendly, and personable experiences. When I had to take my pet into an emergency animal hospital one night, I called Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital the next day for a follow up exam. Not only were they able to get me an appointment within an hour, they had already received all the paperwork from the emergency hospital and happened to be looking it over when I called! I saw Dr. Bergstresser, who was able to articulate everything going on in layman's terms and his recommended course of action. I left with a treatment plan and feeling of confidence that my pet was receiving the same veterinary care that he would've gotten back in Michigan with my family. The staff is very helpful and knew my pet by name when I went back to pick up some prescription food they were nice enough to set aside for me.

The price is very reasonable for the level of care you get here. When looking for a veterinary hospital, I always look for AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accreditation and also happened to notice they're also AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners) accredited. So, again, I couldn't be more confident going to Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital. Absolutely top-notch.
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Stefanie Eury
· February 3, 2017
We sought help after our beloved dog suddenly has seizures. The front desk team got us in ASAP. Dr. Luzaich was warm, compassionate, thorough, and knowledgeable. Though, after another visit, we didn't get good news, it was delivered with empathy and warmth. Thank you, Dr. Luzaich and Team
Beth Anne Lockwood
· March 22, 2017
I love Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital. The folks there are wonderful and my Lorikeet is always taken care of well.
Lin Arnette
· December 9, 2015
There are no words to express how thankful for the care everyone has given Rusty, Abby and me. Everyone is so friendly and knowledgeable. We love you all. Thanks for taking such good care of my babies and me. Merry Christmas and God Bless you all.
Danielle Troyer
· June 20, 2016
Nice vets, fine staff,and very convenient - but the office visit is $85 just for the doc to step in the door. YIKES!! I found another local vet:also nice, also nice office and progressive care for $58 office visit - I'm going there.
Jeanne McCusker
· December 13, 2013
The staff at Charlottesville Animal Hospital is amazing!!!
Everyone that works there is caring, compassionate and upbeat! I have 4 dogs (currently!) and a cat and would not go anywhere else! Thank
You for taking such good care of my family!
Sarah Moyer
· July 7, 2015
Extremely helpful to their animal patients, even if they are 2 hours away and have an emergency!!!!
Sarah Silverstone
· April 17, 2015
Dr. Bellows and Dr. Raab have been wonderful! They've provided great care and lots of compassion for my guinea pig Charlie.
Barbara Barry
· October 29, 2016
Wonderful, helpful staff. Great advice about pet care.
Ashley Van Hoven
· April 22, 2014
I absolutely love you guys!! Wonderful hospital and practice! The vets, techs and assistants are so compassionate!!
Tricia Johnson
October 27, 2012
I love the fact that Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital does so much for animal shelters and rescues in their community. Thank you, CVH!
Bobbie Sapin
· May 20, 2013
Cvh rocks!
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The CVH family took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! We challenge Virginia Veterinary Specialists, Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital, Sage Veterinary Specialists, and Georgetown Veterinary Hospital!
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The CVH Family, would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy, & happy Holiday & Christmas Season! We will be closed Saturday, December 24th. We will reopen on Monday, December 26th, for normal business hours.
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We would like to thank & honor all that have served whether animal or human this Veterans Day!
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Thanksgiving is almost here! Make sure you know what is not safe for your pets to eat!

Learn which foods are bad for dogs and cats this holiday season. We list the six most dangerous Thanksgiving foods for dogs and cats.
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We will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23rd, but will reopen for normal business hours on Friday, November 24th!

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Did you want to make your dog a special Thanksgiving meal or treat? Check out these dog-safe recipes!

If your dog wants to be a part of the Thanksgiving feast, these canine-safe recipes will help you prepare a doggy meal to remember throughout the holiday season.
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Does your cat vomit frequently? Vomiting frequently is not normal behavior, so if your cat does, make an appointment to have them examined.

Your cat vomiting should be regarded as a sign of potential health issues and addressed with your cat’s veterinarian immediately.
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Is everyone ready for Santa?! The annual Santa Paws event is happening December 3rd, stop by the CVH table and say hi!!

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Has your cat's grooming behavior changed? Read more to see what these signs could mean.

If you notice any of these behaviors (or lack of them) in your cat, you may have cause for concern.
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As some of you may know, the CVH family got a little bigger recently. We want to introduce Harper Harris to the family!! Congratulations to Christine and her growing family!!

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Here is sweet Beignet with Dr. Betts! She was spayed this week and is available for adoption through Green Dogs Unleashed!!

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Cat owners: Do you know how many litter boxes you should have in your house? Check out more great litter box tips!

Here are some key tips on designing the optimal litter box for your kitty.
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Here are some pics of Dr. Carlson, Dr. Bergstresser, & Shanna at the 10th Grade Biz Kid$ Career Pathways Expo, talking to some of the students about Veterinary Medicine!

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As the cold weather is setting in, make sure your pets are protected from fleas & ticks. Make sure you know what is in your cat's flea/tick prevention.

One of the most commonly reported poisoning in cats is permethrin, which can be found in some dog flea treatments, dog shampoos, and insecticides.
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Here is the update on Cooper! He's saying hello to his new family & saying goodbye to Dr. Betts & Carolyn! We are so happy that Cooper has found his new home!!!

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UPDATE JAKE (Now named Cooper) ADOPTED 🎉🎊👍💕👏😍🐾

Jake (Cooper from here on out) was adopted on Sunday by a wonderful couple who also happen to be dear friends of ...ours! He hit the jackpot and will be very well cared for and loved the rest of his life. Cooper has a new brother named Duke. They look very much alike but Cooper is half Dukes size. They are getting along wonderfully. We want to give a big thank you to Dr Betts and Carolyn Foreman Betts for fostering Cooper and donating his Vet care since he was their care. This was a very generous gesture and The HOWS Project appreciates it very much! Thank you to the amazing staff at VETSS for his initial emergency care. We would also like to thank the little girl who found Cooper laying on the side of a dirt road in Louisa gravely injured and went to get her mother for help. We want to thank this mother who called animal control, called The HOWS Project, and then drove Cooper to the Emergency Vet in Charlottesville. This mother and her child saved his life for sure! We also want to thank ACO Duke Grady for helping us work with the family to encourage his surrender.
Yay for Cooper! Thank you Ginger Brown Hanssen and Pat for adopting this sweet boy and giving him a second chance at life! We’re HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY 😍🐾😍🐾
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This is Cooper, Dr. Betts & wife fostered him. He was found in Louisa county. The HOWS Project got involved and he was transported to emergency vet, who reached out.
He was dehydrated & had an infection. Cooper also had radial nerve damage and dragged his front paw.
Dr. Betts had to amputate his leg & he has now found his furever home! These were some pics of Cooper living the life with Dr. Betts & his crew!

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Dr. Bergstresser & Shanna are at Newcomb Hall this morning at the 10th Grade Biz Kid$ Career Pathways Expo!

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Hopefully your pets will not partake of the Halloween candy tradition, but if they do, make sure you are prepared!

Is chocolate bad for dogs? YES! Chocolate is poisonous to dogs and cats. If your dog ate white, milk or dark chocolate, call Pet Poison Helpline 800-213-6680.
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