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Reptiles + Emergency Situations

    • Iguanas have several unique disease problems; understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care problems.

    • Dystocia (difficult birth or egg binding) happens when the female reptile is unable to pass her eggs or fetus. It is a reasonably common problem in reptiles and can be life threatening. It is a problem seen with snakes, turtles and lizards. It is caused by a variety of factors.

    • Telehealth is a broad term that refers to the use of telecommunications to provide health-related services. Telehealth services can be delivered by a variety of methods including telephone, text messaging, internet chat, and videoconferencing. Teletriage is the act of performing triage remotely, via telephone or internet and helps determine the urgency of your pet’s medical concern. Telemedicine refers to the practice of medicine at a distance. In the context of veterinary medicine, telemedicine refers to a veterinarian formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan for your pet without an in-person examination. Telemedicine is typically only permitted within the context of an existing Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship. Given the current COVID-19 pandemic and social/physical distancing requirements however, some federal and local governments have relaxed the requirements surrounding telemedicine.

      Contact Us

      4122 Zulla Road
      The Plains, VA 20198

      Phone: 540-364-4950
      Fax: 540-364-4987


      Phone: 540-364-4954

      Location Hours for Equine
      Monday8:00am – 5:00pm
      Tuesday8:00am – 5:00pm
      Wednesday8:00am – 5:00pm
      Thursday8:00am – 5:00pm
      Friday8:00am – 5:00pm
      SaturdayClosed
      SundayClosed

      We are on call 24/7 for emergencies- please call 540-364-4950 anytime