Fort Myer Veterinary Treatment Facility

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06/27/2016

It is getting hot outside, remember not to leave your pet in the car without the air conditioning running. Temperatures can rise to dangerous levels quickly.

06/14/2016

This is World Pet Memorial Day when we remember pets that have passed away but whose memory will stay with us forever. If you are grieving the loss of a pet remember there is support available online, by phone, or in person.

05/31/2016

We are closed today for Memorial Day in order to honor the sacrifices of all the men, women, and animals who have given their lives in the defense and service of our country.

05/16/2016

This is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Children are at the highest risk of being bitten by dogs because they often do not understand the proper way to interact with dogs. Teach your children how to safely interact with pets.

04/21/2016
Microchip IDs help return lost pets

This week is National Pet ID week, a perfect time to get your pet microchipped or make sure your registered contact information is up to date! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j-KAxujbPM

The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends the use of microchip identification implants for pets to help raise the likelihood that lost pets will...

02/23/2016

Preventative dental care is important for your pets’ health but can also save you money in the long run! Get your pets’ teeth checked by veterinarian today!

11/09/2015
Rabies and Kids | CDC

Several military installations on the east coast have recently had animals found on post test positive for rabies. In the US the most common carriers of rabies are bats, raccoons, skunks, foxes, and stray cats but any mammal can carry the virus. Keep all pets up to date on vaccines and remember to call qualified animal control officers to handle any wildlife or stray animals that you come across. (RabiesInformation image)

Did you know that worldwide, half the people who die from rabies are under the age of 15? Talk to your kids about the dangers of interacting with wildlife and stray animals. Get the facts at this interactive CDC website. http://www.cdc.gov/rabiesandkids/

09/21/2015

Cats age faster than you do, so an annual exam for them is similar to visiting your doctor every four to five years. Prevention is always safer and less expensive than treatment, which is why the American Association of Feline Practitioners recommends a minimum of one annual wellness exam for cats, with more frequent exams for senior cats, or those with medical conditions.

08/31/2015

7 Foods To Avoid Feeding Your Pets:
1.Xylitol-containing products (xylitol is an artificial sweetener often found in sugar-free candy and gum)
2.Chocolate (although some types of chocolate are not as toxic as others, it's safer to keep your pet away from all types of chocolate)
3.Onions
4.Grapes and raisins
5.Fatty and fried foods
6.Macadamia nuts
7.Avocados

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Online pet pharmacies that advertise cheap medications and no need for...
08/18/2015
Purchasing Pet Drugs Online: Buyer Beware

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Online pet pharmacies that advertise cheap medications and no need for a prescription may be selling counterfeit, unapproved products, according to the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. To ensure that your pet is receiving reliable medications, use accredited online pharmacies that work with your veterinarian’s prescription recommendations. To read more about FDA’s buyer warning, click on the link. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm048164.htm

Consumers should be cautious when buying pet drugs online and should not let Internet pharmacies

Does your cat scratch or claw at furniture? Furniture damage by your feline can be a frustrating and costly problem, and...
08/11/2015
Scratching on furniture and carpets | international cat care

Does your cat scratch or claw at furniture? Furniture damage by your feline can be a frustrating and costly problem, and is one of the most common reasons cats are returned to animal shelters. Click on the link to learn more about changing and redirecting your cat’s destructive habits.
http://www.icatcare.org/advice/problem-behaviour/scratching-furniture-and-carpets

Cats scratch to keep their claws sharp, keep their forelimbs strong and to mark their territory. When it occurs on your new carpet or sofa, it can become a problem. Find out how to tackle this problem.

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07/20/2015

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07/20/2015

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07/20/2015

Does your cat go into hiding when it sees the cat carrier? Make traveling and visits to the vet less stressful with these tips from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

06/30/2015

The temperatures are rising and so is the risk of heat injury for you pets. Be sure to provide your dog with plenty of cool, fresh water and a shady area and avoid activity during the hottest part of the day. If you dog shows signs of heat stress such as excessive panting and an inability to rise find the nearest emergency hospital as soon as possible.

06/26/2015

Is your dog an escape artist? A microchip is the best way for animal control officers to reunite you and your wayward pet. Call to schedule an appointment for a microchip today.

06/15/2015

Does your dog have bad breath? Bad breath is a result of bacteria building up on your pet's teeth and gums. Over time, this will cause an infection in the teeth, and may result in serious discomfort and illness. Regular teeth brushing and dental chews are the best ways to keep your pet's mouth healthy.

06/09/2015

Yearly checkups aren't just for people. As your pets age, they are at greater risk of developing diseases such as arthritis, diabetes and cancer. The goal of senior pet wellness exam is to spot early signs of these diseases. Call to schedule a senior wellness exam for your elderly pet today.

06/03/2015

Vaccinating your pets can protect your whole family from disease. Pets can acquire several serious diseases, such as rabies, leptospirosis and lyme disease which can also be transmitted to humans. Vaccinate your dog against these diseases to maintain a safe, happy family.

Address

101 Jackson Ave, Bldg 239
Fort Myer, VA
22211

General information

We welcome discussion, but always remember that OPSEC is a top priority. We ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. If you do not comply, your message will be removed. We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments or submissions. Nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization. We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotions or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agancy. We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity. You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. All information posted to social media sites will be unclassified. No For Official Use Only or classified information should ever be posted. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the Department of Defense. DoD Social Media User Agreement: http://www.defense.gov/socialmedia/user-agreement.aspx If you have a concern or complaint about our services or if you would like to compliment our staff on a job well done, please visit the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) website at https://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm to leave your remark. If you feel that your comment requires feedback or if you have a question whose answer may benefit other clients as well, please feel free to leave a Facebook message for us. Please DO NOT message or post to the page regarding your pet's medical information or to schedule or cancel an appointment. If your comment or concern is sensitive in nature you may email our Officer in Charge at [email protected] or our Noncommissioned Officer in Charge at [email protected]: or you may call the Public Health Command District-Fort Belvoir Commander at 703-805-1043/2717.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 15:00
Thursday 08:00 - 15:00
Friday 08:00 - 15:00

Telephone

(703) 696-3604

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