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

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OPEN 24/7/365

(757) 935-9111

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Keep your Furry Friend Safe this 4th of July

The 4th of July is a day of celebration and festivities. While we might ooh and ahh over fireworks, it’s a completely different experience for animals. Fireworks can be frightening and disorienting to both cats and dogs, and can cause them to react out of fear. More...

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Count on The COVE in the Most Critical Moments

As a 24-hour emergency and specialty veterinary hospital, our primary purpose is to deliver advanced care for pets and their families whenever it is needed, day or night. Our emergency department often treats pets whose lives depend on immediate medical and critical...

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Keep Your Pets Cool This Summer: Heat Stroke Prevention Tips

Long summer days mean lots of outdoor activities, often with our pets. It also means its time to watch for signs of heat stroke. The combined heat and humidity of a Virginia summer is particularly dangerous for pets. Dogs and cats have to pant to cool their body,...

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Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Spring has sprung. The days are long, the grass is green, the flowers have bloomed, and for many of us, the sneezing has begun. You may be surprised to know that it’s not just humans that suffer from allergies but animals too. Yes, cats and dogs can also experience...

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Emergency treatment and first aid for pets should never be used as a substitute for veterinary care. However, it may save your pet's life before you can get your pet to a doctor. In support of Pet First Aid Awareness Month, here are our basic first aid...

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How to Become A Veterinarian

It’s National Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month and a perfect time to talk about the rise of women in veterinary medicine and the steps it takes to become a veterinarian. Veterinary science is one of the few STEM (Science, Technology,...

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Pet Poison Prevention Tips: How to Keep Your Pets Safe

Our beloved cats and dogs can be poisoned by a vast array of things around our homes—including human foods, plants, and many other items. Poisoning is life-threatening and requires immediate treatment. But the best approach is to prevent poisonings from occurring in...

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February is Heart Health Month!

Your pet loves you unconditionally, and now it’s time to return the favor by taking care of their heart! February is designated as American Heart Month. So, here at The COVE, we want to ensure that pet parents understand what a diagnosis of cardiac disease can mean...

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How To Successfully Brush your Pet’s Teeth

Keep your pet smiling by taking care of their dental and oral health! Daily teeth brushing and regular professional examinations by your primary care veterinarian will help keep your pet healthy and help avoid a range of oral health issues, from bad breath to...

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How to Avoid the Emergency Room

An emergency room visit for your pet can be frightening, overwhelming, and of course unexpected. However, there are important steps you can take to help your dog or cat avoid the ER. 1. Routine Exams Regular visits with your primary care veterinarian are critical for...

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12 New Ways to Engage with Your Dog or Cat

A new year is a great time to establish new routines for you and your furry family members – especially after the busy holiday season. Here, at The COVE, we encourage all of our pet families to focus on strengthening their bonds with their pets! Here are 12 ways to...

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Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

We’re lucky here in Virginia to have plenty of winter activities you can enjoy with your pet, from enjoying the outdoors to cozy evenings by a crackling fire. Knowing that winter weather may also be hazardous, we’ve compiled a few tips to help you keep your pet...

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Lumps and Bumps On Your Pet – Should You Be Concerned?

Finding a lump or bump on your pet can be scary. As a pet parent, you start to worry and might frantically search the Internet to find out what is wrong. If you do notice a bump on your dog or cat, first, take a deep breath. Next, read below and learn about the causes...

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5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner—the costumes, the deliciously scary stories, and the candy. It is a fun time for children and adults, but keep in mind that it can be a different story for your furry family members. Here are a few tips to ensure your pet has a safe...

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