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October 2018

Happy Fall! We hope you are enjoying the start of fall, despite the remnants of the muggy summer heat. We would like to thank you all for referring friends and family to our hospital. We have been able to help more pets in our community and continue our mission to provide compassionate medical care toRead More

Managing Chronic Pain in Veterinary Patients

2018 Rockbridge Community Festival We had a great time at the Rockbridge Community Festival. Thank you to all who stopped by to enter our raffle, get a paw print temporary tattoo, a face painted, or a treat for you and your pup! We look forward to attending next year. Dr. Ryan, Jesse, Caitlin, and HeatherRead More

Happy Anniversary

Lexington Animal Hospital just celebrated its first anniversary under Dr. Meghan Ryan. LAH, which has served animals in Rockbridge county for over 65 years, was led and owned by Dr. Sheryl Carls for the previous 34 years. We all hope Dr. Carls has enjoyed her first year of retirement! Dr. Ryan greatly appreciates all the helpRead More

Our Fear-Free Movement!

‘Fear Free Pets- Taking the Pet out of Petrified’ Lexington Animal Hospital would like to congratulate Ashley, our licensed veterinary technician, on her recent certification as a Fear-Free Professional. Ashley is helping lead the charge in changing how we examine and restrain animals at the hospital. Founded in 2016, the Fear-Free movement is designed toRead More

Spring is Here!

Spring Time Health Hazards to Avoid as You Get Outside: After our longer-than-usual winter and snowy start to spring, I am sure you are eager to get outside with your pets. With the warmer days, bright sunlight, and heavy spring rains, we will have an emergence of some spring-time health hazards that you will wantRead More