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We're pleased to offer the following services in our  Veterinary Clinic:


Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. We are open for scheduled appointments from:

  • Monday to Friday: 7am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 8am -3pm

Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

Emergency & Urgent Care

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We also have new urgent care hours Monday through Thursday 7 pm to 11 pm for emergencies and even non-life threatening cases.  Please call ahead to let us know you are coming and be prepared to show us an ID at the door for our safety late at night.

Types of Pets Seen

Because a large number of veterinarians practice at Aquia-Garrisonville Animal Hospital, we can care for many types of pets:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits*
  • Pocket Pets*
  • Reptiles*
  • Birds*

*Select veterinarians only. Limited services available. Call us for more information.

Penn Hip

Dr. Simeon Taft, VMD (https://agahvet.com/about-us/meet-our-team/dr.-simeon-j.-w.-taft.html), is certified to screen your dog's hips for early signs of hip dysplasia as well as degenerative joint disease (DJD) using the PennHIP program.  

What is PennHip?  PennHIP is the University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program. It requires a series of very specific radiographs (X-rays) to be taken and submitted for evaluation. The radiographs are carefully evaluated by a select group of radiologists, and a score is given to determine your dog's probability of developing hip dysplasia and DJD.

What is the benefit of PennHIP and how will it help my dog? This evaluation provides important information for dog owners and breeders alike! It is, to date, the most accurate means to predict, at a young age, the probability of that dog to develop hip dysplasia. This affects breeding decisions in many dog breeds, but also affects the canine pet. Adjustment of environmental factors, such as diet and exercise, can mitigate the progression and signs of hip dysplasia. And, with the right information on probability, we can counsel you on these factors.
Is my dog eligible for screening?  In order to be eligible, your dog must be 16 weeks or older. 
How is it done? To obtain the best quality radiographic images, it's important that the dog be completely relaxed.  To this end, they receive short-acting sedation. But don't worry, they are recovered quickly and able to go home shortly thereafter. While sedated, they are positioned several different ways to obtain the required radiographs.
How do we get results and what do they mean? We will call you with results, and Dr. Taft will discuss findings, what it means, and options.
Where do I sign up? Give us a call at (540) 659-8140 to speak with Dr. Taft to set up your appointment or answer questions. 
For further information, click on the below link:




Dr. Jody Grzybowski is Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture.

Acupuncture may be defined as the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to produce a healing response. Each acupuncture point has specific actions when stimulated. This technique has been used in veterinary practice in China for thousands of years to treat many ailments. The Chinese also use acupuncture as preventative medicine. Acupuncture is used all around the world, either along or in conjunction with Western medicine, to treat a wide variety of conditions in every species of animal. Clinical research has been conducted showing positive results in the treatment of both animals and humans, and the use of acupuncture is increasing. Acupuncture will not cure every condition, but it can work very well when it is indicated.

For Which Conditions is Acupuncture Indicated?

Acupuncture is indicated for functional problems such as those that involve paralysis, noninfectious inflammation (such as allergies), and pain. For small animals, the following are some of the general conditions which may be treated with acupuncture:

  • Musculoskeletal problems, such as arthritis, intervertebral disk disease, or traumatic nerve injury
  • Respiratory problems, such as feline asthma
  • Skin problems such as lick granulomas and allergic dermatitis
  • Gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea
  • Selected reproductive problems


Open Hospital

Aquia-Garrisonville Animal Hospital operates an open hospital. This means that our team welcomes owners to be with their animals during most medical out-patient procedures.


Aquia-Garrisonville Animal Hospital accepts payment via cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or Care Credit. So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.

We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.


Aquia-Garrisonville Animal Hospital offers discounted services to local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for the rescue group discounts, please call us for more information.

Request an Appointment
Sign-up using the form or call us at 540-659-8140 to make your appointment today!


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Office Hours

DayDr hoursby appt.
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
(no Dr. hours)
Day Dr hours by appt.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7am 7am 7am 7am 7am 8am 4pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
Urgent Care 7-11pm
7pm 3pm 6pm
(no Dr. hours)

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