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We are pleased to announce
Beth Venit VMD
is joining our practice!
Fairfax Animal Hospital
5914 Seminary Road
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 820-2557 Fax (703) 820-8367
In the mid-1800's Fairfax Animal Hospital was a dairy farm. In the 1930's beside where we are residing now there was a country store, there were pony rides, and in the 1940's the airport was right across the street. In 1945 we became the first animal hospital in Fairfax County.
Fairfax Animal Hospital has served our community for over fifty years. The animal hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We provide top of the line care and personalized services at affordable prices. Fairfax Animal Hospital takes pride in treating all pets as one of our own.
Fairfax Animal Hospital excels in pet care and the science of veterinary medicine. We provide complete medical, surgical, dental, and preventative services to all house pets. We promise to take the time to listen to you about your pets' health and to fully explain the treatment options available. We also have an in-house pharmacy with access to specialists, making our veterinary facility a one stop shop for your pet's health and medical needs.
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