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Bake Sale on August 4 for Their Choice Rescue

Come by Plaza Pet Clinic on Saturday, August 4th for a bake sale for a cause!

Treats for canines and their humans available - all proceeds go to Their Voice Rescue.  

Their Voice Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue serving Northern Virginia and beyond.  They concentrate on the rescue of high-risk dogs from kill shelters nationwide.  Their organization was founded o....

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Prescription Drug Policy Update

As of July 1, 2018, Plaza Pet Clinic is updating our drug prescription policy to comply with new Virginia regulations requiring monitoring of controlled substances and drugs of concern. 

Plaza Pet Clinic can only dispense 7 days or less of all controlled substances and all drugs of concern.  Commonly dispensed drugs in these categories include but are not limited to Tramadol, Gabapentin and Buprenorphine.

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Save Money While Saving Your Pets Heart

It takes one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart!

50% OFF a Heartworm Test when you purchase a 12-month supply of Heartworm Preventive

Buy 12 Months of Heartgard - Get a FREE Kong Toy & a $12 Rebate or combine with 12 months of Nexgard flea prevention and receive $50 rebate.  Each purchase of combined Heartgard & Nexgard is your chance to win a ....

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Offering Pet Endoscopy & Ultrasounds

Plaza Pet Clinic's Dr. Melivilu can provide your pet with ultrasounds and endoscopy services.

Your pet can have a condition that’s difficult to diagnose without actually examining an internal organ or obtaining a biopsy. While this is often accomplished with surgery, endoscopy can provide a less invasive alternative to surgery. For dogs and cats, endoscopy can provide a minimally invasive way to diagnose gastrointestinal (GI) conditions such as....

February is Dental Health Month

Is your pet experiencing bad breath or excessive drooling? Have you noticed him/her pawing at the mouth? Does your pet seem hesitant to eat or does chewing seem painful?

Besides just BAD BREATH, periodontal disease:

  • Releases bacteria in the blood stream

  • Increases risk for heart, liver and kidney disease

  • Can cause severe pain and problems for your pet

Pets need reg....

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Share the Care - $25 for Client Referrals

Thank you for being a part of the Plaza Pet Clinic family! We appreciate referrals to new clients to our animal hospital.

For each friend, coworker, neighbor or family member you refer to us - receive a $25 credit on your account!  

Your recommendation to others is valuable to us. As your partner in your pet's health, we say thank you!


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New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy & Happy Pets

Winchester pet owners - New Year's Resolutions to keep your pets healthy & happy! 

  1. Schedule two vet appointments this year- Pets need regular veterinary care to live long, healthy & happy lives.  The best time to bring your pet in is for a wellness exam. Seeing your pet when he or she is feeling good gives veterina....

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Welcome Dr. Marcelo Melivilu

Dr. Marcelo Melivilu joined the Plaza Pet Clinic family in 2018. Dr. Melivilu is a native of Chile and a 1993 graduate of Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia.  He served one year as an intern at the veterinary teaching hospital and the topic of his thesis was ultrasonography.  After graduation, Dr. Melivilu practiced veterinary medicine and pet surgery at one of the top veterinary hospitals in Chile for four years.  He and his family moved to Winchester, Virginia in 1997 and....

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New App & Portal for Pet Health Records & Appointment Requests

Winchester pet owners - thank you for allowing Plaza Pet Clinic to be your partner in your pet’s health!  Beyond providing your family with veterinary care, we offer you two options to view your pet’s medical records 24/7 and contact us to request appointments or prescription refills.

Through our NEW and upgraded mobile PetPage app or online portal, you can easily:


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How Old is My Pet in Human Years?

Winchester pet owners are you asking, "How Old is My Pet in Human Years?"

As your pet ages - their healthcare needs become greater.  Since pets age at a faster rate than humans, we recommend an exam every six months after your pet reaches age 7 in order to ensure your older pet is happy, healthy and pain-free.

Good senior pet health care requires attention to several factors:

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How Will the Solar Eclipse Affect Pets? Closing 2:30 - 3:00

How Will the Solar Eclipse Affect Pets?

Although there is little scientific evidence (due to the rarity of eclipse) to confirm the effects a solar eclipse have on your pets, we wanted to give you some insight and tips to keep your pets safe:

  • Animals may confuse the change in the light levels as nighttime and implement their pre-bedtime behaviors.

  • Pets, especially dogs, often mimic people.  If ev....

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August 15th is Check the Chip Day

Microchips greatly increase the chances your pet will be reunited with you if they are lost or stolen. However, a microchip will only work if the information linked to the chip is correct.  Stop by Plaza Pet Clinic on  August 15th to have your pet’s microchip scanned by one of our staff members to ensure its accuracy.

Why should you microchip?

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Why Should I Vaccinate My Pet?

Winchester, VA pet owners, are you asking yourself, “Why should I vaccinate my pet?”

  • Vaccinations are the key weapon against viral and bacterial infections in pets worldwide.

  • Millions of dog & cats worldwide have been saved through vaccines.

  • Vaccines are safe and well-tolerated by most dogs & cats.

  • Vaccines help your pet live a longer, healthier & happ....

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Have We Seen Your Cat Lately?

Cat owners in Winchester, VA - Your cats need annual veterinary care!

Common Incorrect Cat Myths:

  • Cats are naturally healthier with fewer problems than dogs

  • Feline health problems come from outside and don’t affect indoor cats

  • Cats will display visible signs of illness

  • Cats are self-sufficient and do not need veterinary care like dogs


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July 4th Pet Safety Tips


Winchester, VA pet owners - Fourth of July traditions like fireworks and picnics can be dangerous and scary for pets. Take precautions to keep your pets safe before, during and after July 4th festivities. More pets go missing in Winchester around July 4th than any other time of year – don’t let it happen to your family!

July 4th Pet Safety Tips – Prepare in Advance:

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Canine Influenza Vaccination

You may have heard about Canine Influenza virus in Virginia - there have been 6 confirmed cases with one being fatal. 

While most dogs are not at risk, we want pets to be protected and offer the Canine Influenza Vaccine.

What is Canine Influenza?  (Canine Flu)

Canine Influenza is a contagious respiratory virus transmitted between dogs, but does NOT infect people. Most dogs with this virus will ....

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Early Disease Detection: Simple Tests - So Many Results

Early Disease Detection: Simple Tests - So Many Results

Your pet cannot tell us how they feel - it’s usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible.

Annual (and bi-annual every 6 months as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the best ways to ensure that your pet lives a long, healthy and happy life.


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Itchy Pets? Pets Get Allergies Too

Winchester pet owners - Does your pet itch all the time? Notice a foul smell on their skin or in ears, balding spots or skin/hair discoloration? Is your pet scratching certain areas or licking paws obsessively?

Occasional itching in pets is common – especially for dogs. Frequent, recurring itching may be a sign of skin disease or pet allergies and can cause your pet hair loss or skin damage. Plus, it can be an annoyance to you, even keeping ....

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Do Not Let a Mosquito Break Your Pets Heart! Protect Them from Heartworms

It takes one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart!

Winchester pet owners - Heartworms are a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets. Foot-long worms live in the heart, lungs & blood vessels of infected pets, causing lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and can be fatal if untreated.

How does my pet get heartworms?  Heartworms living in an infected dog, ca....

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What is the Best Flea & Tick Prevention?  Protect Your Pet, Family & Home


Winchester area pet owners - Although a year-round problem, spring means we see an increase in fleas and ticks, which is bad news for your pets and your family.

Despite their tiny size, fleas and ticks can cause misery for your pet. They can stimulate allergies, cause infections and transmit infections and disease, not only&n....

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Ways to Help Reduce Pet Stress at the Vet

Winchester area pet owners – Regular vet appointments are important for pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! We recommend all pets, even indoor and pets that appear healthy, have two exams each year to help identify problems early.

Going to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you).  As well, boarding your pets while you travel can cause anxiety with unfa....

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Winchester pet owners - New Year's Resolutions to keep your pets healthy & happy! 

  1. Schedule two vet appointments this year- Pets need regular veterinary care to live long, healthy & happy lives.  The best time to bring your pet in is for a wellness exam. Seeing your pet when he or she is feeling good gives veterina....

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Free Ask the Trainer Event - Learn about Dog Obedience & Behavior

Winchester pet owners - January is “Train Your Dog” Month

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) promotes responsible dog ownership every year by helping families train the family dog! Are you ready for a better behaved pet in 2017?

Then join us for a FREE event - "Ask The Trainer"

Have a burning question to ask about training or dog behavior? Maybe a que....

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Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

To allow our hardworking animal hospital staff to enjoy the holidays with their families, Plaza Pet Clinic will be closed on Saturday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25th. 

You can still shop our online pet pharmacy & store 24/7 including on holidays. 

Avoid a pet emergency over the ....

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Exotic Pets, Small Mammals & Birds at Roseville Veterinary Clinic

Our sister animal hospital in Boyce, Virginia, Roseville Veterinary Clinic, accepts exotic pets, small mammals and small birds as patients.

Have or know someone who has rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, turtles, parrots or other birds?  Let Roseville Veterinary Clinic be your partner in their health!

Call Roseville Veterinary Clinic at 540-837-1334 for e....

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Shop 24/7 at our Online Pet Pharmacy & Store

Winchester, VA pet owners - Plaza Pet Clinic offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7!

Have pet prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Our online pet pharmacy & pet supply store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered to your ho....

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Winchester pet owners - avoid a pet emergency with these holiday safety tips!

Watch what you let them eat  Avoid giving pets turkey skin, dark meat, gravy or buttery side dishes. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea, vomiting or even pancreatitis.

Never give your bones – bones can get lodged in your pet’s intestine or throat.

Chocolate is toxic to pets so keep it out of reach and sight of your p....

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Traveling out of Virginia for the holidays?

Pet owners in Winchester and surrounding areas in Frederick or Clarke County, Virginia  - traveling for the holidays?

Our sister animal hospital, Roseville Veterinary Clinic, is accepting boarding reservations for the holidays remainig.

Do not delay in making your winter holiday reservations - or even Spring Break 2017 - so you do not miss out!

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National Veterinary Technician Week

It is National Veterinary Technician Week – created to recognize contributions technicians have on pet healthcare. Our technicians are watchful eyes and discerning ears, assisting the doctors to help diagnose and treat, collecting specimens & performing laboratory procedures, preparing animals, instruments, & equipment for surgery, assisting in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures, developing radiographs (x-ray....

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World Food Day - Food Drive Collection

If it is true that one in eight people face food insecurity, one of your neighbors is likely going hungry tonight. Food pantries are reporting decreased giving by as much as 50%, with needs increasing and resources diminishing.

World Food Day is an internationally observed event seeking to impact hunger and raise awareness of the needs of those in our communities who do not know where their next meal will come from.

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Share Your Thoughts

Owner satisfaction is important to us at Plaza Pet Clinic. Dr. Leahy and our vet staff take great pride in providing every pet in Winchester with the high quality veterinary carethey deserve. We believe that testimonials of our clinic from other Winchester area pet owners is great way to get to know more about Plaza Pet Clinic.

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1855 Senseny Rd Ste 7
Winchester, VA 22602
540 • 722 • 3200
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1855 Senseny Rd Ste 7
Winchester, VA 22602
540 • 722 • 3200
Veterinary Website Design by Cheshire Partners