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6550 Hampton Roads Pkwy, #113
Suffolk, VA  23435      Google Map

Referral Portal

OPEN 24/7/365

(757) 935-9111

Visit ExpertVet for comprehensive veterinary information!

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What Pet Owners Need to Know About Pet Cancer

They’re four words that no pet parent wants to hear: “Your pet has cancer.” A cancer diagnosis is never easy, but it doesn’t always equal the end. Believe it or not, cancer treatment options for pets are incredibly advanced, and many cats and dogs do well, suffering...

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Help Us Celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - National Veterinary Technician Week! 🎉 This year, The COVE and veterinary clinics around the country will be celebrating veterinary technicians during the week of October 11, 2020. Although we value their hard work and...

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A Few Kind Words From Our Clients

As we enter the fall season, our team here at The COVE, reflects on our unprecedented summer. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, including providing socially distanced care and curbside services, our staff has worked tirelessly to continue to provide compassionate,...

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How To Know When Your Pet Is in Pain

It can be challenging to tell when your pet is in pain. Animals have an instinctual urge to hide discomfort and weakness, and they can be very good at it. It is essential to stay attentive and seek veterinary medical care if your pet is in serious or consistent pain....

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Why Your Pet Needs to Be on Heartworm Medication Now!

During your pet's wellness visits with their primary care veterinarian, you probably and hopefully always discuss heartworm prevention. While it might seem easy to opt-out of heartworm medication because: your cat is an indoor pet and doesn't get bit by mosquitoes...

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CPR and Emergency Preparedness for Pets

As a responsible pet owner, one of the best things you can do is to prepare for medical emergencies. Just like practicing fire drills at work or school, planning ahead can help save time and save lives - including those of your canine and feline friends. A pet medical...

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Exciting and Fulfilling Careers in Animal Health

When you think about working with purpose, does your mind jump to caring for animals? Veterinary professionals provide invaluable care and service by ensuring that our beloved animals stay happy and healthy. You'll be happy to know that there are many rewarding career...

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What Happens in the Back of our Animal Emergency Hospital?

You’ve brought your pet to an animal emergency hospital because of an illness or injury. Naturally, you’re concerned and you want your dog or cat to receive the best possible care. But what is really going on “back there” while you wait? Here at The COVE, take comfort...

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Surf’s Up! Pet Water Safety Tips

As the temperatures and humidity index rise, our thoughts naturally turn to water. This might be the perfect time for enjoying the backyard pool, boating on the ocean, or finally leaving the house and traveling to a favorite lakeside destination. Whatever you choose,...

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Happy 8th Anniversary Team COVE

In May of 2012, The Center of Veterinary Expertise (COVE) opened to offer 24/7 animal emergency and specialty care to the animals of Suffolk and beyond. Since then, they have had over 65,000 patient visits, grown the team to over 70, participated in dozens of...

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COVID-19 and Pets: Separating Fact from Fiction

Recent news reports about dogs and cats testing positive for the coronavirus may have you wondering if you’re at risk of catching COVID-19 from your pet. Let us set the record straight—and set your mind at ease. First, it’s believed that most domestic pets have caught...

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COVID-19 & What You Need to Know as a Pet Owner

In a continued effort to better protect our patients, staff, and fellow pet parents, we wanted to take a moment to let you know what we are doing to promote recovery, wellness, and provide a safe and clean environment for you and your pets during the Coronavirus...

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How to Prevent Your Dog or Cat from A Poisoning

To our pets, the world can be a giant playground filled with exciting places to explore, unusual things to smell, and surprising things to taste. While it's good for them to have an environment that satisfies their sense of adventure and mischief, however, an animal's...

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