Our Updated COVID-19 Policy:

Hybrid Service Announcement– Phase 1 – Starting July 6th!!

We are excited to announce the re-opening of our doors to our clients at all House Paws locations!

We do have a few guidelines and appreciate in advance your kindness, understanding, and cooperation with us, while we navigate through once again learning a new way of operating in order to continue to keep you, your pets, and our team safe.

Call when you arrive and we will get you checked in over the phone. Please stay in your car until we have a room available – we will come out and get you when it’s ready.

Masks must be worn over your nose and your mouth for the entire visit. No exceptions at this time, even if you are fully vaccinated.

1 person is allowed inside with your pet – if you have children with you we will do a curbside appointment and come out to get your pet as we have been doing this past year. We will allow up to 2 people in the room for end-of-life services.

All Technician appointments, surgery, drop-offs, and medication/retail pick up will continue to remain curbside. Please call when you arrive. A technician will come out and get your pet if you have an appointment, and if you are picking up medication/retail items they will bring these out to you.
If you prefer only curbside for your appointment please let us know when scheduling and we will accommodate.

Thank you again for your patience, we are so excited to see you all again!

House Paws Summer Hours!
House Paws is excited to announce “Summer Fridays” for all of our amazing, hard working employees so they can enjoy a little more relaxation time. After this past year of long hours, hectic schedules, and curbside service, they really do deserve it!

Starting June 25th all of our hospitals will be closing at 12:00 pm Fridays and will be re-opening Mondays at 8:00 am. If you need to get a message to us during these times (or after weekly closing hours), please download the PetDesk App for your House Paws location to send us a message, or send us an email and someone will respond when we return.

If you are experiencing an emergency during our closing hours please reach out to The Life Center at 703-777-5755.

We are ever so thankful to all of our clients and hope you all get to enjoy a Summer Friday or two, or three! 🙂

Emergency Veterinary Services

There when you need us most.


Are you experiencing an emergency?

ABC is vital for life: Airway, Breathing, Circulation. Make sure that your pets’ AIRWAY does not appear obstructed, that your pet is BREATHING, that the heart is beating and CIRCULATION of the blood is happening.

Apply compression to stop any flow of blood.

The gums of your pet should be pink – this indicates that ABC is functioning. Lift your pet’s upper lip and notice the colors, pink is good. You should do this often to establish what is normal for your pet. In this way, you will better be able to know what is NOT normal.

For our hospital clients:

During normal business hours CALL one of our hospitals. We can handle most urgent care conditions and in a true emergency, stabilize your pet for the trip to local pet ER – getting supportive treatment started sooner is better. Call first to ensure a doctor is available and will have the time to see your pet. We are NOT a 24-hour fully staffed emergency facility. We do NOT do emergency surgeries. All surgeries are scheduled!

For our house call clients:

If you believe your pet has a life-threatening condition, call or go directly to the nearest emergency hospital, here are some in our service area.

The Life Center - Emergency and Referral Center

Valley Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center

South Paws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center

The Hope Center for Advanced Veterinary Medicine

Artemis Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Services

Prince William Emergency Veterinary Clinic

Large Animal Emergencies:

House Paws Farm Calls sees large animal emergencies ANYTIME: Call 703-264-7879 for the number to reach the large animal on-call veterinarian.

Other options for especially important or valuable animals that require specialized medical and nursing care beyond what an owner in their own facilities are able to provide are:

New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania

An excellent choice for any farm animal, especially horses.

New Bolton Center is near Kennett Square, PA and can be easily reached from Loudoun County in about 3 hours with a trailer and is available 24/7 365 days per year. The range of specalties, supporting residents, interns, nursing staff and students is especially impressive.

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

The Virginia Tech Large Animal Hospital in Blacksburg, VA is another good choice for large animal hospitalization needs as well. Blackburg can be reached from Loudoun County is about 3 hours and 45 minutes.

We mention these options as many area private equine facilities only accept horses.

We have four locations and an in-home service.

We proudly serve pets in Lovettsville, Round Hill, Berryville, Winchester, and mobile services all over Northern Virginia. To contact us or request an appointment, find the location nearest you below.