In Focus – Vet Notes from Dr. Heather Brookshire

  • 22 June 1962, White House - JFK, his children, John and Caroline, and pony Macaroni outside the Oval Office. Presidential Pets

    President’s Day seems the perfect holiday to honor the pets that accompanied their respective Commanders in Chief to Washington, D.C. After all, how many animals can claim an extended stay in the most famous American residence of all? From George Washington, who brought Snipe the parrot (and an array of … Read More

  • AVCVA_Pariser-Brookshire_Welcome-Dermatology Welcoming Dr. Marlene Pariser to Animal Vision Center of Virginia

    Have you met our new partner? Dr. Marlene Pariser, DVM, DACVD, is now operating Coastal Virginia Veterinary Dermatology out of our office. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of animals with disorders of the skin, hair, ears and nails, she brings a wealth of expertise in helping both her clients … Read More

  • AVCVA-Medicating-Tips_Pills How to Give Your Pet a Pill

    If only giving medications to your pet was as easy as waving a magic wand. Animals have an intuitive sense of reading our emotions. If we’re nervous about having to give them a pill or eye drops, they will become anxious, too. Over the years we’ve mastered the art of … Read More

  • AVCVA-TeleVet-Example-Luca_v2 web Save a Trip with Our New Telemedicine Consultations

    You don’t always have to travel to us for ocular evaluations. Animal Vision Center of Virginia is now offering telemedicine consultations for our veterinary partners and existing clients, and you can consult with our staff in real-time using the TeleVet mobile app. If you’re new to the concept of telemedicine … Read More

  • AVCVA_In-Focus_Powerhouse-of-a-Pet_beautiful-english-bulldog-id862476238 Powerhouse of a Pet! Meet the English Bulldog

    If you own or know an English bulldog, you understand what sweet and dependable pets they can be. Originally bred for working with bulls, this canine can be dogged in their pursuits, but are also known for their congenial temper and laid-back ways. That sweet flat face with all those … Read More

  • AVCVA_Team_2018_web Welcome to our Blog!

    I couldn’t have asked for a better job. I love what I do and look forward to coming to work each and every day. Seeing our pet patients, meeting their owners and conferring with their family veterinarians are the most gratifying aspects of owning and operating Animal Vision Center of … Read More