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

Referral Portal

OPEN 24/7/365

(757) 935-9111

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

Food, family, fun – did we mention food? Thanksgiving Day is here, and we have a few tips to help you keep your furry family members safe and happy this holiday weekend. 1. Resist the temptation to share food with your pet With all those delicious aromas floating...

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Would You Know if Your Pet Had Diabetes?

Approximately 1 in 200 cats and 1 in 300 dogs have diabetes. But, cats and dogs with the disease can lead long, happy lives with proper management. For Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, here at The COVE, we’d like to educate pet owners on how to recognize the signs of...

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Keep Your Pets Safe from Rabies

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the risk of rabies to humans and animals around the world. Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system and is spread by contact with saliva or blood of an infected animal....

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How To Enjoy a Safe Road Trip with Your Pets

Labor Day Weekend is almost here – time for one last summer road trip! For many of us, no trip is complete unless our furry friends are with us. While many pets enjoy getting away as much as we do, keep in mind that some pets just don’t like car travel, or cannot...

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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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