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.

  • Supportive Staff

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

  • Always Welcoming

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

  • Great Care for Dogs

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

  • Great People

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

  • Cindy is Wonderful

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

  • Thank You

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

  • Compassionate Care

    Compassionate care as always. Melanie K.

  • 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.

  • Team Effort

    Wonderful as usual! Jenni H.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kind and caring staff

    From the moment you walk in you will find kind and caring staff, techs and Vets! Mary S.

  • Love What They Do

    They are always attentative to my dog’s needs and truely love what they do. Kenny R.
  • Top-Notch Staff

    Excellent communication and top-notch staff! Highly recommend! Rebecca C.
  • Good Advice

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

  • They Are Fantastic

    When my fur baby is sick, it's so upsetting! But everyone from Companion Animal Clinic makes me feel so at ease. Rachel S.

  • Very Pleasant And Professional

    Everyone at Companion Animal Clinic is always very pleasant and professional. Keith B.

  • 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.

  • Truly A Class Act

    I can't imagine taking my dog anywhere else. From the minute we step foot in the clinic the entire staff makes us feel welcomed and like family.  Anonymous

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Dog Training Session

    First dog training sessions that has worked! Brittany M.

  • Happy Dogs

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

  • Friendly And Professional

    Molly and I were greeted enthusiastically when we arrived. The receptionists were all very friendly and professional.  Sharon and John A.

  • Top Notch Care

    Dr. Christopher always gives all of our furry friends top notch care. Anonymous

  • 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

  • Recommended to Neighbors

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

  • Companion Is Exceptional

    Companion Animal Clinic is exceptional! Deb H.

  • Super Friendly

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

  • Professional Expertise

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

  • Great First Visit

    Initial visit was great!  Stacy R.

  • Very Positive Experience

    I got an appointment the day I called, was seen promptly, reception staff was courteous and friendly.  Ann M.
  • Professional and Compassionate

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

  • Loving Pack and Play

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

  • Helpful and Friendly

    Have taken our dogs to Companion for many years and have recommended them often. Anonymous

  • Impressive Dog Training

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

  • Honesty and Compassion

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

  • Competent And Kind

    Thank you for your wonderful grooming of our Bentley!  Sharon F.

  • Welcoming Place

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

  • Great Hands

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

  • Excellent Job

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

  • Tremendous Expertise

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

  • I Was Very Grateful

    I had to have my older cat put to sleep. Dr Murphy and the staff were very understanding. Cheryl M.

  • Happy Dog

    I'm happy. Edwin A.

  • Gentle Treatment

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

  • Great Care

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

  • Timely and Professional Service

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

  • 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.

  • Good Care

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

  • Extremely Kind

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

  • Great Care

    Spike comes home happy, and we are confident he receives great care and attention while we are away. Anonymous

  • I Highly Recommend This Team

    It was the first time I had ever boarded my dog for an extensive amount of time. Kathyrn D. 

  • Excellent Trainer

    Staff is all friendly and helpful. Anonymous

  • Wonderful Staff

    The staff is wonderful. Jill C.

  • Great Care

    The staff at Companion always takes such good care of my dogs. Jennifer M.

  • Top Notch Boarding Service

    The doctors and staff go above and beyond to care for their patients. Meghan MH
  • Very caring veterinarians

    Very caring veterinarians and staff! ​Anonymous

  • Puppy’s Happy Place

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

  • Best Vet Clinic

    Companion Animal Clinic is the best! Cindy C.

  • 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.

  • Never Been Disappointed

    We have been using Companion Animal Clinic for the past 7 years and am so very happy that we found them! Jenni H.

  • 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.

  • I Love How They Treat My Dog

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

  • Love the Staff

    We saw Dr. Christopher today which is always a huge pleasure. Pamela P.
  • Pack Play

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

  • Love It

    Love Companion Animal Center!!!! Steve W.

  • Best Care

    We feel confident that our dog receives the best care. Anonymous

  • Highly Recommended

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

  • Friendly Staff And Great Doctors

    Cannot say enough good things about this clinic. Anonymous

  • They Care About Our Pets

    Our appointments are always on time. Debbie F.

  • Clinical Excellence

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

  • Outstanding Care

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

  • Positive And Polite

    I am always so pleased with the service and care at Companion. Sheri M.

  • Utmost Care

    Our pets have been going to Companion in Burke/Fairfax Station for over 20 yrs. Anonymous
  • Everything went well

    Everything went well. Mary Anne T.

  • Personable and Professional

    Everyone was personable and professional. Frankie enjoyed his visit. We have such confidence in them that we have decided we will board Frankie over Thanksgiving. Anonymous

  • Gentle And Compassionate

    Dr Lemke was very gentle, compassionate and through in her exam of Casey. Rhonda D.

  • Always efficient, thorough and compassionate

    Always efficient, thorough and compassionate. ​Valerie V.

  • Love this Vet

    We love companion animal clinic! Brett 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 

  • Top Notch Care

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

  • Dedication And Care That Make A Difference

    They really care about the animals at companion animal clinic. When I called to get an appointment for my sick cat they fit me that day and then the vet called to get the blood work and check on Tigger the next day even though it was her day off. It's that dedication and care that makes all the difference.
  • Wonderful Care

    I am so happy with the help and care given to our elderly dog during this surgery. The entire staff was been wonderful during this entire procedure. Pam M.
  • Timely and effective care

    The doctors and staff here have always provided timely and effective care for our dog. Rita H.

  • 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.

  • Patient Since 1980

    My dogs have been patients since 1980. I wouldn't go any place else. Betsy L

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Very Pleased

    Dropped my dog off for grooming and was very pleased. She came out looking better than I ever expected. Tom M
  • Excellent care and undivided attention

    Took the whole Companion team but my old friend is doing fine. Excellent care and undivided attention. ​Anonymous

  • The Best

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

  • Dr. Murphy is Great

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

  • Kind and Professional

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

  • Professional, Polite, And Accommodating

    We have taken our two dogs there for the past 13 years. The staff has always been professional, polite, and accommodating. Tom P.

  • 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.

  • Customized And Continuous Care

    Companion Animal Clinic staff are excellent while boarding my elderly dog, afflicted with canine dementia. Anonymous

  • Pleasure to Work With

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

  • Quick And Thorough

    Solid customer service in a new patient setup. Steve H.

  • Grateful Patient

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

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.

About Us
Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

It is relatively easy to train a dog to come to you when you call his name, but cats, as usual, are a different story. What is the difference?

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Do I need to have an appointment?

A: Yes, patients are seen by appointment. Should you have an emergency during regular office hours, please call so that we may assist you as quickly as possible.

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