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.

  • Super Friendly

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

  • Staff Provided Sound Advise

    Great experience with our new puppy at Companion Animal Clinic. Jennifer D.

  • Friendly Staff

    Friendly staff, careful and thorough veterinarian. Shauna S.

  • Handled with Compassion

    The staff was amazing, my Senior Kitty Mac received amazing care. When he passed away in his sleep, we were handled in such a compassionate manner. Dawn WS.

  • Love Dr. Christopher

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

  • Best of Care

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

  • Best Vet Clinic

    Companion Animal Clinic is the best! Cindy C.

  • Great Experience at Companion

    We have had such a great experience at Companion. Jennifer G.
  • Excellent Care and Staff

    Consistently excellent care and staff. Anonymous

  • Happy with Care

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

  • Treat Us Like Family

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

  • First Rate Service

    The veterinarians at Companion Animal Clinic have cared for several of my dogs over the past years. The doctors and staff offer first rate service, in a clean and friendly environment. Dawn S.
  • Happy Dogs

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

  • Loving Pack and Play

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

  • Puppy’s Happy Place

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

  • Special Attention

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

  • Dogs Get to Play with Other Dogs

    I highly recommend Companion Animal Clinic. The vets and staff are great. You can tell they really care about animals and go out of their way to help whenever your pet has a medical issue. Cindy C.
  • Always Welcoming

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

  • Kind and Professional

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

  • Love It

    Friendly and professional staff. Carol H.

  • Positive First Visit

    Very positive first visit! The staff were all very professional and caring. Anonymous
  • Best Vet Experience Ever

    The best vet experience I have ever had. Sally F.

  • Pups Enjoy Their Spa Day

    My boys are always happy when I pick them up. Pam M.
  • Always an Excellent Experience

    All the doctors and staff are very friendly and care deeply for each pet that is brought in. Craig M.

  • Great Care for Dogs

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

  • Great Kennel Stay

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

  • Charlotte’s Training is Great

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

  • Utmost Care

    Our pets have been going to Companion in Burke/Fairfax Station for over 20 yrs. Anonymous
  • 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.
  • Cindy is a Great Groomer

    Cindy always does an excellent job grooming my elderly dog. Anonymous

  • Praise for Dr. Murphy

    Dr. Murphy is terrific! Rose T.
  • Excellent Customer Service

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

  • 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

  • Stress Free Grooming

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

  • Quick and Compassionate Care

    As always, Companion Animal Clinic took care of us quickly, kindly, and compassionately. Megan L.

  • Successful Lion Cut

    Whitetoe is purring again! Thanks for being so flexible and completing the lion cut he started on his own the same day. Ruth C.

  • Wonderful Staff

    The staff is wonderful. Jill C.

  • Cat Shows Off New Look

    I love the way my cat looks after grooming. Pat L.

  • Excellent Vet Clinic

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

  • Dr. Lemke was Kind

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

  • Always Good Experiences

    My experiences are always good at CAC. Kaiya L.
  • Charlotte is Amazing

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

  • Impressive Dog Training

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

  • Comprehensive Excellence

    The vet techs and Dr. Murphy at Companion Animal Clinic treated Francis my cat, and me, with compassion and excellent care in his recent, and maybe his last, illness. John A.

  • Happy Dog

    I'm happy. Edwin A.

  • Grateful Patient

    Companion Animal Clinic always goes above and beyond to help their patients -- animal and human. Patricia McN.
  • Dr. Murphy is Skilled and Caring

    Dr. Murphy is very skilled, supportive and caring. She interacts with happy voice and tone with my dog, putting her at ease. Dr. Murphy helps me to not feel anxious about the health issues associated with a relatively healthy but aging dog. Anonymous

  • 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.

  • Enjoying Vet Visits

    I actually enjoy visiting the vet now, Companion is consistently efficient, on time, caring, knowledgeable, helpful and courteous on the phone and in person. Ann M.

  • Love What They Do

    They are always attentative to my dog’s needs and truely love what they do. Kenny R.
  • Charlotte Is a Dog Whisperer

    Companion has been awesome these past months. We have a new puppy and they have been so supportive and knowledgeable, helping us keep our pup healthy and happy. Mary R.

  • Staff is Kind

    Staff was kind. Heather M.

  • Highly Recommended

    Visiting from Cincinnati for the Fourth of July weekend with my 12 week old puppy and they fit us into their busy schedule to examine her cough. Lauren B.

  • Comfortable Visit

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

  • Kind and Responsive

    Visiting Companion Animal Clinic is always a great experience, whether for routine checkups or acute care. Mairim 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

  • Thank You

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

  • Top Notch

    As always, top notch. Susan McC.

  • 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.

  • Honesty and Compassion

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

  • Efficient and Friendly

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

  • Dr. Murphy is Outstanding

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

  • Charlotte Is Amazing

    I just love Companion's Pack Play days. Charlotte is an amazing trainer, and my dog just loves her, and we've both learned so much from her. Penny L.

  • Knowledgeable and Supportive

    The staff are very nice and helpful. Kelly K.

  • Welcoming Place

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

  • Great Care

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

  • Great Socialization

    We all love the PakPlay program!! Stacy R.
  • Extremely Kind

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

  • The Best

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

  • Top Notch Boarding Service

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

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

  • Great First Visit

    Initial visit was great!  Stacy R.

  • True Care

    Excellent customer service. Doctors are incredibly knowledgeable and thorough. Stephanie S.

  • Recommended to Neighbors

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

  • Excellent Trainer

    Staff is all friendly and helpful. Anonymous

  • 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.

  • 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 

  • Always Good

    Always a good experience. Pamela M.

  • Schnauzer Loves Pack Play

    Dr. Christopher and the rest of the doctors and staff at companion animal clinic are like family. They’ve cared for all of my Schnauzers since I relocated here in 2008. Pam P.

  • Always Friendly and Caring

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

  • Hallmark Care

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

  • 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.

  • Kudos for Dr. Murphy and Team

    Dr. Murphy and the entire team at Companion have been taking care of our family pets for years. Kelly P.

  • 5 Star Review for Bob

    I give Bob 5 stars. Excellent care to Yeats at the clinic. Bridget P.

  • Dr. Murphy is Always Great

    Dr. Murphy is great as always! Explained the course of action needed, and options should that not work. Daniel K.

  • Love this Place

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

  • Loved the Training Session

    Wonderful training session. James M.

  • Highly Recommended

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

  • Great Hands

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

  • Thanks Dr. Murphy

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

  • Excellent Care for Infection

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

  • Outstanding Service

    Outstanding. Everyone was gracious. Linda W.

  • 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

  • Caring Touch

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

  • Excellent Job

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

  • Love the Staff

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

  • Day at the Vet

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

  • The Best Care for your Pet

    I am so thankful that I found Companion Animal Clinic when we moved here from Orlando, FL. The care that she receives is the best. Lisa F.

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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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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