Hours of Operation
8AM-7PM Monday-Friday
8AM-1PM Saturday
9AM-10AM & 6PM-7PM Sunday*
*Boarding pick-ups only

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With the use of innovative veterinary practices we provide complete, compassionate care for your companion's overall health and wellness.

  • Team Effort

    Wonderful as usual! Jenni H.

  • Always Good Experiences

    My experiences are always good at CAC. Kaiya L.
  • Loving and Helpful

    Companion Animal Clinic is a loving, calm and helpful place to take our pet. They very kindly took us through the care of our first dog and lovingly helped us with her passing. Katie C.

  • Excellent Care for Infection

    Dr. Murphy and the staff took excellent care of Bella. She's at home and resting now. Donna B.

  • Great Care

    Always get great care at Companion Animal Clinic. Steve A.

  • Great Nail Trims

    I always feel the staff is very considerate and caring when we make appts, and when we come in for any treatment. Sheri M.

  • Best Care

    I've been taking my dog (and cat) to Companion for 15 yrs now and they always take the best care of them both! Fran A.

  • Gentle Treatment

    Our elder dog is treated gently and his needs are well taken care of by the staff at Companion. Pam M.

  • Positive First Visit

    Very positive first visit! The staff were all very professional and caring. Anonymous
  • Top Notch Boarding Service

    The doctors and staff go above and beyond to care for their patients. Meghan MH
  • Caring Touch

    I have been using Companion for many years. Diane M.

  • Thanks Dr. Murphy

    Once again, the care provided for 'Jack' the dog was highly professional and complete for his annual update. Ron L.

  • Cindy is Wonderful

    My Persian cat, Sam, gets her "lion cut" there and Cindy is wonderful along with the front staff. Michele S.

  • Expert and Loving Care

    I’ve been going there since 2008 and with their expert, loving care, they have helped my dogs live long lives. I currently have a 16-year-old mini schnauzer who loves going there. Pam P.

  • Praise for Dr. Murphy

    Dr. Murphy is terrific! Rose T.
  • Love It

    Love Companion Animal Center!!!! Steve W.

  • Great Clinic

    Always on schedule. Friendly and efficient from the greeting at the front desk to the weigh in, Vet check, and putting your pet at ease. Marianne & Timothy R.

  • Utmost Care

    Our pets have been going to Companion in Burke/Fairfax Station for over 20 yrs. Anonymous
  • Honesty and Compassion

    I appreciate the honesty and compassion of Dr. Margolis. Karen K.

  • I Love How They Treat My Dog

    As always, whenever I need anything for my dog, Companion is there for her. Kenny R.

  • Extremely Kind

    All of the staff was extremely kind. Erik & Cyndi O.

  • Always Friendly and Caring

    The veterinarians and vet techs to the front desk staff are always friendly and caring. Melanie MR

  • Supportive Staff

    The vet and staff at Companion are fantastic. Pam M.

  • Treat Us Like Family

    We adore companion animal hospital and their staff that always treats us like family. Barbara C.

  • Thank You

    As always, Dr Susan Christopher came through for me and my fur baby. Roya Z.

  • Loving Pack and Play

    Of course, Sam wasn't there yesterday to see the vet, he was there for Pack Play. Pat R.

  • Top Notch

    As always, top notch. Susan McC.

  • Welcoming Place

    It is a welcoming place. The reception is friendly and prepared for your visit. Diane B.

  • Always Welcoming

    Everyone is always so welcoming from the front desk to the nurses and dr's. Melanie K. 

  • Special Attention

    I always enjoy taking Boomer to the vet at Companion Animal Clinic. Arthur T.

  • Excellent Vet Clinic

    The staff is courteous, prompt and efficient. Diane B.

  • Love the Staff

    We saw Dr. Christopher today which is always a huge pleasure. Pamela P.
  • Proper Treatment

    Companion has been my family vet for all of my labs and I trust them to recommend the proper treatment for Tessa, my current best friend. David S.

  • Recommended to Neighbors

    We love Companion, we recommended them to our neighbors! Nicole R.

  • Excellent Trainer

    Staff is all friendly and helpful. Anonymous

  • Excellent Customer Service

    Always excellent customer service and you can tell the employees really care about the animals. Amy K.

  • Happy with Care

    Everyone in the office was very kind and friendly. Bonnie G.

  • Professional Expertise

    This really is a wonderful veterinary practice. Everyone here treats my dog and me with kindness, caring, and respect. Karen S.

  • Excellent Job

    Our dog had CCL repair. The vet and staff did an excellent job with the surgery and recovery overnight. Craig M.

  • Very Happy

    I left my cat Sailor with Companion while we went on vacation. Sailor has not been boarded and 14 years and I was very nervous about leaving him.  Pat L.

  • Best Vet Clinic

    Companion Animal Clinic is the best! Cindy C.

  • Happy Dog

    I'm happy. Edwin A.

  • Clinical Excellence

    Dr. Christopher is a great mix of being clinically excellent, kind, compassionate and practical in her approach to a solution. Anonymous

  • Loved the Training Session

    Wonderful training session. James M.

  • Great First Visit

    Initial visit was great!  Stacy R.

  • Super Friendly

    I always love meeting with Dr. Lemke! Carolyn S.

  • Love Dr. Christopher

    My two dogs love Dr. Christopher. She is a kind and caring person. Marsha P.

  • Great Kennel Stay

    Charlie was well cared for during a 2 week kennel stay, coming home happy and well adjusted. Rita H.

  • Dr. Lemke was Kind

    We always have a wonderful experience as Companion. Keri S.

  • Great Socialization

    We all love the PakPlay program!! Stacy R.
  • Comfortable Visit

    The visit to Companion Animal Clinic was timely, efficient and completed in a most comfortable manner. Ron L.

  • Always Good

    Always a good experience. Pamela M.

  • Charlotte’s Training is Great

    Charlotte saw my new adopted mini-schnauzer and put him through some training. Pam P.

  • Attentive Care

    I brought in Ellie. Everyone is so attentive to her. It is great to have this clinic for all my 4 girls. Sherry W.

  • Friendly Staff

    Friendly staff, careful and thorough veterinarian. Shauna S.

  • Love this Place

    I love this place and so do my dogs! The front desk staff is super friendly and thorough. Lauren E.

  • Top Notch Care

    Always top notch, professional care and treatment of my pets. Susan MC

  • Stress Free Grooming

    We were promptly received and taken care of by an exceptionally friendly, helpful and knowledgeable front desk. Diane B.

  • Competent and Professional

    As usual, the team at Companion did a WONDERFUL job.....loving, caring, competent, professional; there aren't enough words to describe how great this place and its people are. Keith MC

  • Best Vet in the Area

    Companion Animal Clinic is one of the best veterinary offices in the area! They are clean, efficient and have one of the most accommodating staffs around. Jenni H.

  • Dr. Murphy is Outstanding

    Dr. Murphy was outstanding; Francis knew he was in skilled hands and chilled out. John A.

  • Love this Vet

    We love companion animal clinic! Brett S.

  • Love It

    Friendly and professional staff. Carol H.

  • Impressive Dog Training

    I was very impressed with the dog training my dog, Sasha, and I received from Charlotte. Katherine & Thomas DiP.

  • A Tremendous Team

    I have been a regular with these group for the past 6-7 years and can honestly say they are a tremendous team! Jenni H.
  • Good Care

    I love the good people of Companion Animal Clinic. They take such good care of my furbaby. Patti & Robert P.

  • Good Advice

    We received good advice by phone and a quickly scheduled appointment for our sick dog. Mairim B.

  • Utmost Professionalism

    As usual, the Companion Animal Clinic team treated both my dog and myself not only with the utmost professionalism but with great compassion and thoughtfulness. Patricia MN

  • Hallmark Care

    Outstanding care for their patients and the patient's humans. Rita S.

  • Knowledgeable and Supportive

    The staff are very nice and helpful. Kelly K.

  • Puppy’s Happy Place

    This is Luke's happy place. Thank you for the great care. Anonymous

  • Grateful Patient

    Companion Animal Clinic always goes above and beyond to help their patients -- animal and human. Patricia McN.
  • The Best

    The doctors and staff are incredibly caring and have taken great care of my senior dog.  Anonymous

  • Great Care for Dogs

    We’ve been bringing our golden retrievers to Companion since 1988. Jon P.

  • Service with a Smile

    We have 7 animals in our home. When we come to the vet it is usually en masse. The staff is always friendly, move us quickly to an exam room, and treat our pets with loving kindness. Thomas F.

  • Best of Care

    The three Scotties are always given the best of care. Patrick D.

  • Love What They Do

    They are always attentative to my dog’s needs and truely love what they do. Kenny R.
  • Friendly Staff And Great Doctors

    Cannot say enough good things about this clinic. Anonymous

  • Highly Recommended

    We have take our pets there for a number of years and always had excellent service. Gary C.

  • Dog Training Session

    First dog training sessions that has worked! Brittany M.

  • Compassionate Care

    Compassionate care as always. Melanie K.

  • Wonderful Staff

    The staff is wonderful. Jill C.

  • Charlotte is Amazing

    Charlotte is an amazing trainer! She really knows dogs. Anonymous

  • Great People

    What a great place with great people. I always enjoy the friendly atmosphere and the sincere interest in my pets. Anonymous

  • Timely and Professional Service

    I can always expect service from start to finish to be timely and professional. Christine G.

  • Tremendous Expertise

    Tremendous expertise by the staff handling my German shepherd with an ear infection. Deborah K.

  • Day at the Vet

    Everything was great. Olivia is home and resting from her day at the vet. Anonymous

  • Professional and Compassionate

    Front desk staff Are always pleasant and helpful. The vet check was professional and compassionate. Jan S.

  • First Experience with Boarding Services

    When I came to the Clinic to take the Scottie’s home, the three calendar girls (April, May, June) wagged their tails excitedly and indicated they really enjoyed their four days. Anonymous 

  • Efficient and Friendly

    People at Companion are always polite, knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. Steve H.

  • Pleasure to Work With

    Entire staff was a pleasure to work with. Dianne V.

  • Friendly and Welcoming

    Front desk staff is always friendly and welcoming, everyone knows my pets by name and the care we receive is always thoroughly explained with options presented. Anonymous

  • Highly Recommended

    I highly recommend Companion to take care of your pet. Recently, I had a medical concern with my dog and I was quickly given an appointment with Dr. Christopher. Kristen S.

  • Happy Dogs

    All three of the dogs were happy and extremely well taken care of. Anonymous

  • Great Hands

    Had a very sick cat. The staff were friendly and very caring. Jan Y. 

  • Outstanding Care

    As always, outstanding care and concern for our pets.  Anonymous

  • Kind and Professional

    From the desk staff to the tech and Dr. Everyone was fabulous. Kind, professional and little wait time. Sharon & John A.

  • Dr. Murphy is Great

    I was referred by an existing patient and her recommendation was completely justified!! Cindy MB.

  • Staff is Kind

    Staff was kind. Heather M.

  • Pack Play

    Dixie participated in pack play - came home nice and tired! Greta G.

Our Wellness Programs

Playful Puppies & Kittens
Playful Puppies & Kittens program offers all the essentials your puppy or kitten will need in their first year including vaccinations, deworming, and more.
Playful Paws
Playful Paws program offers annual exams, vaccinations, another perks to keep your pet happy and healthy.
Silver Whiskers
Silver Whiskers Program offers all your senior pet will need to live a long and healthy life including tests for glaucoma, blood pressure, and more.

Mission Statement

We provide you and your pets with the personal
attention you deserve,
and the expert, compassionate care you expect.

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