ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL

Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral (DCVR) is a specialty hospital and 24-hour emergency center providing advanced veterinary medical care to pets across the Washington Metropolitan Area since 2003.  DCVR was originally founded by Dr. Kathy Arrington and Dr. Luis Braz-Ruivo to provide specialized veterinary services in Cardiology and Internal Medicine.  At present, DCVR has grown to include 7 specialists, 5 emergency clinicians, and 5 interns.  We continue to strive every day to provide individualized, quality care from our entire team to our clients and patients, and look forward to continued growth and expansion of our hospital in the coming years.   

SPECIALTY DEPARTMENTS

Our team of specialists has the expertise and diagnostic tools necessary to diagnose and treat the most complicated medical and surgical problems.  Our Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) are available to receive referrals from your veterinarian every day of the week.  Please have your veterinarian’s orders on hand to help expedite scheduling your pet's appointment with the correct service.

EXPLORE OUR HOSPITAL

Want a behind-the-scenes tour of our facility?  Navigate your way through our lobby into the exam and operating rooms by clicking on arrows or dragging your cursor over the screen.