Your Guide to Veterinarians in Washington, D.C.
When it comes to your furry friends, you only want the very best. It can be overwhelming to find a veterinarian practice that is the right fit for you, though, and even more challenging to locate one that is close to home.
At DARO Apartments, we want you — and your pets — to stay happy and healthy. We’ve gathered a list of the top vet clinics in Washington, D.C., to simplify your search. Whether you need a reliable office for regular wellness checks or a local animal hospital to handle both emergencies and routine surgeries, this list features some local favorites — and all within a short walk or drive from your DARO home.
The Best Veterinarians in Washington, D.C.
D.C. is known as a very pet-friendly city with lots of restaurants and shops that welcome your furry friends. Before heading out to one of its many parks or pup-friendly lunch spots, consider making a stop at your local vet to make sure that your pet is happy, healthy, and ready for fun.
Georgetown Veterinary Hospital
Georgetown Veterinary Hospital is located adjacent to the Circle Arms Apartments and is a staple in the Washington, D.C. area. When you visit the Georgetown Veterinary Hospital, you will enjoy:
- Safe anesthesia practices
- Diagnostic and therapeutic services
- A full in-house laboratory
- Pet identification and microchip services
- Caring, compassionate staff
Georgetown Veterinary Hospital also offers a full range of products and pet food in the clinic, making it a central stop for all of your pet’s needs.
Home Care for Animals
A house call veterinary service that is located just around the corner from both Circle Arms Apartments and Dupont Circle Apartments, Home Care for Animals offers basic, affordable, and convenient pet care for your furry friends. Their clinic features:
- Quick lab turnaround
- Heartworm and pest control prevention products
- More than three decades of experience working with animals
- Ear infection management
Another popular veterinary clinic that is close to Dupont Circle Apartments is Dupont Veterinary Clinic, a full-service clinic that offers an online pharmacy, health certificates for moving, and boarding services.
Petworth Animal Hospital
Conveniently located near Crestwood Terrace Apartments, Petworth Animal Hospital is a highly rated practice offering a full range of services for all small pets. Discover services such as:
- Nail trimming
- Vaccinations and infections treatment
- Grooming services
- Emergency treatments
Petworth Animal Hospital is a smaller practice, but maintains a family feel that makes it the perfect option for DARO residents of all ages.
Banfield Pet Hospital
With extended hours, including Saturday appointments available, Banfield Pet Hospital is a versatile and convenient veterinary practice in Washington, D.C. The clinic is located just south of two DARO properties, The Vintage on 16th and Sixteen Hundred Apartments. Banfield Pet Hospital offers a wide variety of services, including:
- Dental cleanings
- Mass removals and other surgeries
- Nutritional and behavioral counseling
- Laboratory testing and x-rays
Plus, Banfield Pet Hospital is well-versed in the latest diagnostic technology, with the ability to handle serious, long-term illnesses as well as day-to-day, routine needs.
CityPaws Animal Hospital
An established practice in the heart of Washington, D.C., CityPaws Animal Hospital is a great choice for residents of The Parkway, The Rodman, and Sedgwick Gardens Apartments. The caring, compassionate services offered there are second to none, and taking your furry friend to this Washington, D.C., clinic gives you have access to services such as:
- Routine well checks
- Surgeries and dental services
- Nutrition and exercise consulting
It offers two locations to serve you better, and CityPaws Animal Hospital’s staff members are committed to treating you like family.
Friendship Hospital for Animals
Providing state-of-the-art animal care services for furry patients all around Washington, D.C., Friendship Hospital for Animals is a full-service clinic located close to Connecticut House Apartments. This highly rated and respected practice offers the following services for your pet:
- Dermatology services
- A full range of cardiology services
- Internal medicine
- Orthopedic and specialty surgery
Plus, Friendship Hospital for Animals features a veterinary internship program for students who would like to learn more about veterinary medicine.
Armour Veterinary Ophthalmology
If you are hunting for specialty eye care services for your pet, look no further than Armour Veterinary Ophthalmology. This eye care clinic is located inside Friendship Hospital for Animals and just west of Connecticut House Apartments. Their services include:
- Treatment for eye conditions such as cataracts
- Treatment for corneal ulcers
- Eye evaluations
- Vision checks
Armour Veterinary Ophthalmologist treats a variety of furry friends, from dogs and cats to exotic animals and pocket pets.
Sometimes you might need a question answered about your pet’s health without scheduling a full in-person visit. This digital solution to veterinary medicine allows you to book virtual appointments with your vet. Enjoy the following when you set up virtual TeleTails visits:
- Quick diagnosis
- Personal recommendations from the veterinarian that you trust
- High-quality care from the convenience of your laptop
- Access to prescription refills
No matter which DARO property you call home, TeleTails is a great option for convenient, top-notch veterinary care.
The DARO Apartments Pet Policy
Almost all of our apartment communities are pet-friendly, and each apartment home can have up to two pets (some breed and weight restrictions apply). Most of our properties welcome cats and dogs, and rabbits. All of our communities proudly welcome service animals.
If you have any questions about our properties and policies, or have further questions about the amenities in the area, contact us today! Our leasing experts are standing by to provide more information, schedule a tour, and help welcome you home to DARO Apartments.