Danville Family Vet opened the doors to their new practice in January 2018 after moving from the Mount Hermon area where they served the community for 25 years. The dedicated team at the veterinary practice has been excelling in their field and has received numerous certifications in their industry. Danville Family Vet was recently accredited […]
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Train your pet to like getting their nails trimmed Most of the time it is a struggle! We do this crazy dance around the room seeking to restrain pets with a gentle control that lets us safely trim their nails. They hate having their nails trimmed! We have to hold the foot still in order […]
Canine flu outbreak concerns local vets, pet owners Check out the full story on ABC 13!
Family Vet’s Dr. Jeff Smith recently did a segment on WSLS10 about what foods to avoid giving your furry friend, especially this holiday season. Check it out here:
Alphie is a very shy, sweet personality and is precious beyond words to his owner. He is a thin dog and only middle aged – to young to be walking with such a significant limp. It seemed that one of his rear legs or something in his rear end was painful. He had visited at […]
A Danville man was having trouble with stray cats accumulating around his house, it was hard to determine when the problem started, but it was definitely beginning to get out of hand. He had about 9 cats and springtime breeding season was approaching. He came to see us at The Family Vet and Dr. Smith […]
Iris is about 12 years old, her cataracts have rendered her completely blind, and her eyes have a beautiful pearlescent shine that mirrors her personality. She was found in Pittsylvanina County wandering in the middle of the road. We will never know what her life was like before she was found, but Iris’ story is […]
World Rabies Day is September 28, 2015, and Rabies Awareness Week is September 28 – October 3. This is a good time to remind everyone how important it is to keep your pet’s rabies vaccination up to date. Rabies is a deadly virus that attacks the nervous system of almost all mammals. It does not […]
by Sophia P. Decker, LVT Is your pet a “senior citizen”? If your pet is seven years or older, he is considered a mature or senior pet. Some people are surprised by this fact. Pets do age faster than we do, and as your pet ages, there are several medical conditions that can occur. Common conditions […]
Fall is a wonderful time of year to take your dog for walks or hikes. The temperature begins to drop, and the air is cool and crisp. The green leaves of summer begin turning into fall’s beautiful colors of red, orange, and yellow. There are many places available within an hour’s drive to take your […]
- Monday – Friday
- 7:00AM – 6:00PM
- 8:00AM – 2:00PM
- Family Vet
- 280 Piney Forest Rd.
- Danville VA 24540
- Phone: (434) 836-2499