Clinic Tour

Slideshow: Virtual Tour

Welcome!

We at Alexandria Animal Hospital would like to welcome you to our practice.  We invite you inside our office to take a look around on our virtual tour.  Of course we are always happy to give you a real tour of the hospital should you visit us.  Please do not hesitate to stop in and ask a receptionist the next time you are in the area!

Reception Area

Our friendly reception staff are happy to greet you and your pet, answer questions about their care or get them checked in for their appointment.  Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have.

Retail and Pet Food area

We stock a large variety of both maintenance and prescription pet foods as well as many pet care items.  Our staff would be happy to help you find a the right product for your pet.  Don't see what you are looking for?  Please ask a staff member.  Many times a special order can be made to accomodate your pet's needs.

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Large Dog Exam Room

This room contains a lift table enabling easier examination of large dogs.

Exam Room

All exam rooms are equipped with the necessities for a complete and thorough evaluation of your pet.  We do our very best to provide a stress free visit by offering a variety of treats, calming pheromone diffusers, and other tools to help keep your pet relaxed during their exam.

Small Dog and Cat Exam Room

The hospital has 2 additional exam rooms designed for cats and small dogs.   Here, Dr. Chastain examines a cat in one of these rooms.  Please let us know, if your pet has any special needs during your visit.  Our staff strives to make your pet's visit as comfortable as possible.

Fully Stocked Pharmacy

Medications necessary for your pet's treatment can be prepared right here during your visit.

Dr. Megan Phelps

Dr. Phelps holding her late Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Georgia, in the pharmacy/exam room prep. area.

Dental Cleaning

One of our technicians performs a dental cleaning on a patient in our treatment area.  Our dental unit is very similar to the units used in human dentistry.  We perform all dental cleanings under general anesthesia.  In the background you can see our anesthesia monitor keeping track of blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen levels, and EKG.  All pets are also placed IV fluids during their anesthesia to help maintain blood pressure and aid in their body's metabolism and elimination of the anesthetic agents.  Do not hesitate to ask a doctor or technician any questions you might have about the dental services we offer.

Treatment Area

The treatment area can be a very busy hub in the hospital during the day.  This is where we perform dental cleanings, laceration repairs, blood sample collection and many other procedures.

Surgery

We perform routine spays and neuters as well as a variety of other sterile surgical procedures in this area.  Your pet's anesthesia will be monitored by a trained technician, and specialized monitoring equipment is also utilized to keep a close eye on their anesthetic depth.  All surgical patients have an IV catheter placed and receive IV fluids and other medications as needed to ensure their safety and comfort during and after anesthesia.  Because core body temperature can drop during anesthesia, their temperature is monitored continuously and patients are actively warmed using a warm water circulating heating pad, warm towels, and warmed IV fluids.

Radiology

We utilize a digital radiology (x-ray) system.  X-rays can be taken, processed digitally, and shown to pet owners on computer monitors in the exam rooms.  X-rays can also be emailed to specialists for further interpretation and/or care.

Cat Condo

Cats can be boarded in "Cat Condos," which are located in a separate room away from dogs.  These special cages provide a window to view the outside world and ledges for purching.

Large Boarding Runs

We have a number of clean, spacious runs for boarding dogs.  If you have a vacation planned, be sure to make your boarding reservations early, as our boarding facility fills up quickly especially during peak times.