Pet Care Resources

The Companion Animal Fund is devoted to helping animals throughout our community live better lives. That means that in addition to our efforts to help rescue organizations do the active work of helping pets find homes, we are equally dedicated to educating and helping owners to provide the best care for their pets. The following online resources are intended to help you find the services and products you need to share a happy, healthy life with your furry family:

Local Emergency Veterinary Care

Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital
370 Greenbrier Drive, Suite A-2
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Mon – Fri: 6pm – 8am
Sat, Sun, Major Holidays: Open 24 hours
Autumn Trails Veterinary Center
2407 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Open 7 Days a week
Mon – Sun: 8am-8pm
Verona Veterinary Emergency Services
465 Lee Highway
Verona, VA 24482
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Fri – Mon: 24 hours
Tue- Thu: open 12am – 8am & 6pm – 12am
Holidays: 24 hours
VETSS (Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service and Specialty)
1540 Airport Road
Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Open 8:00am – 8:00pm, 7 Days a Week, & Holidays (Please call ahead)

Local Veterinarians

The CAF works with veterinarians in our area to provide care for rescue animals, foster pets, and other animals in need. We do not endorse any veterinarian, and the following list has been compiled of reputable veterinarians in our area, but each pet owner should do their own inquiries to find the right fit for your family.

Health Care Links

Blue Ridge Poison Center

24 hour emergency hotline for poison control: 1-800-222-1222

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

24 hour emergency hotline for animal poison control: 1-888-426-4435

American Veterinary Medical Association

A good site to start researching pet care information and all the latest trends in veterinary medicine.

American Animal Hospital Association

This site created by AAHA offers pet care articles, fun stuff, Ask A Vet, and even has a kids club.

Idexx Labs Pet Health Network

Provides answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care. Pet Health Network is dedicated to the health and well-being of your dogs and cats.

Heartworm Disease

The American Heartworm Society site is a great place to help you understand heartworm disease.

Cat Health Tips

The American Association of Feline Practitioners offers cat health care information.

Pet Dental Health

Great site for dental information from our dental referral specialist, Dr. Ed Taylor.

ASPCA Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract – pictures included!

Hill’s Pet Food

A good source for dog and cat care articles on wellness through nutrition, including prescription diet product information.

Boarding & Grooming


Pet Paradise – 434-293-7387

Pet Hotel & Salon – 434-295-3679

Creatures Great & Small – 434-973-4437


Pet Paradise – 434-293-7387

Pet Hotel & Salon – 434-295-3679

The Dogg House – 434-975-3647

Dogtopia – 434-922-1500

Creatures Great & Small – 434-973-4437

All Things Pawssible – 434-972-7297

Wakefield Kennels – 434-973-5171

Local Pet Stores

Animal Connection

PawPrints Boutique

Crate & Marrow

General Information

American Kennel Club

The Spruce Pets



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