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    Now Serving Crozet!

    Now Serving Crozet!

    Old Dominion Animal Hospital is now serving patients in Crozet! We have merged with our sister hospital, Old Dominion Animal Hospital in Crozet, which has been serving our local community since 1982. Dr. Allison Kramer,... Learn More
    Cat Action Team

    Cat Action Team

    We work with the Cat Action Team (CAT) to help control our feline population in a safe, humane way. Every cat has the right to a life that is pain-free and that includes sufficient food,... Learn More
    COVID-19 Updates

    COVID-19 Updates

    We want to thank you for your patience and understanding as we try to navigate these uncertain times. The safety of our clients, community, and staff is the most important thing to us! 1- We... Learn More
    Rabies Outbreak in Fluvanna

    Rabies Outbreak in Fluvanna

    A Fluvanna dog was confirmed rabid and exposed at least 12 people, who are now undergoing treatment. A sad reminder to check your pet’s vaccine status. Learn More
    Save the Strays

    Save the Strays

    We know what it feels like - you look out your kitchen window to see a cat running through the back yard, or maybe searching around your trash can for food. When you step out... Learn More
    Kitten Explosion!

    Kitten Explosion!

    It's been a very mild year so far, and that means more kittens. Sadly, when the warm weather disappears in the fall, all these kittens will need warm homes to shelter in. That means that... Learn More
    Don’t Forget to Brush!

    Don’t Forget to Brush!

    Have you taken a look in your cat’s or dog’s mouth recently? About 85 percent of dogs and cats older than 4 have some degree of periodontal disease. A painful condition characterized by red, inflamed... Learn More
    Training Your Human

    Training Your Human

    Cinder, the blog dog, here! Bipeds spend a lot of time talking about how they can coerce us canines and felines into doing the things they like. It's cute, and I know they love me... Learn More
    Meet Cinder, the Blog Dog

    Meet Cinder, the Blog Dog

    Hi there! I'm Cinder, the Blog Dog. Mummy and the doctors take credit for most of the posts on this site, but sometimes I give them helpful advice and tips about what really matters to... Learn More
    Meet Dr. Hansen

    Meet Dr. Hansen

    We are excited to welcome Dr. Leti Hansen to Team ODAH!! Dr. Hansen is a UVA grad and has been practicing in the Cville area for the past 12 years. She enjoys working up complicated... Learn More
    The HOWS Project

    The HOWS Project

    HOWS stands for Houses of Wood & Straw- The HOWS Project constructs wooden dog houses and delivers them and provides bedding and other essential items to outdoor dogs in Charlottesville and surrounding area who lack... Learn More
    Vote for Your Favorite Veterinarian!

    Vote for Your Favorite Veterinarian!

    We have been nominated for the Daily Progress Reader's Choice Awards again in 2018! We have been really grateful for all your votes in the past and for being voted best veterinarian - help us... Learn More
    2018 Howl-n-Growl Pub Prowl

    2018 Howl-n-Growl Pub Prowl

    The Companion Animal Fund sponsors this annual event to help raise funds for local animal shelters and rescues. The pub crawl allows you to try some of the best and most interesting pubs in the... Learn More
    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    You may not realize that right near Charlottesville, we have a wonderful resource for wildlife education, rehabilitation, and conservation. Have you ever found an injured turtle and wondered how you could help it? Maybe you... Learn More
    Holiday Pet Photo Shoot 2017

    Holiday Pet Photo Shoot 2017

    Joygaba Photography returned again this year to take holiday pet portraits to raise money for local animal rescues and shelters. With the help of all the pet owners coming by for portraits, the Companion Animal... Learn More
    Dog Wash 2017 – A Barking Success!

    Dog Wash 2017 – A Barking Success!

    We raised over $3500 and washed over 68 dogs at our 6th Annual Charity Dog Wash! Thank you to everyone who brought out their sweet doggies and donated! If you weren't able to make it,... Learn More
    Chris Greene Lake Algae Alert

    Chris Greene Lake Algae Alert

    Harmful Algae Bloom Occurring on Chris Greene Lake – Albemarle Co., Va. Public advised to avoid water contact at swimming beach and boat ramp. (Charlottesville, Va.) – Chris Greene Lake in Albemarle County is experiencing... Learn More
    Canine Influenza

    Canine Influenza

    We have had a lot of questions recently about the canine influenza viruses, H3N8 and H3N2, which are affecting dog (and cat!) populations in many of the states surrounding Virginia. Attached is some great information... Learn More
    For Pets’ Sake: Pet Dental Care

    For Pets’ Sake: Pet Dental Care

    By Dr. Allison Kramer (Originally printed in The Daily Progress, Feb 5, 2017) Have you taken a look in your cat’s or dog’s mouth recently? About 85 percent of dogs and cats older than 4... Learn More

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