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.

  • Welcoming Place

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

  • Professional and Compassionate

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

  • Love Dr. Christopher

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

  • Caring Touch

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

  • I Love How They Treat My Dog

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

  • Wonderful Staff

    The staff is wonderful. Jill C.

  • Compassionate Care

    Compassionate care as always. Melanie K.

  • Top Notch Care

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

  • Kind and Professional

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Good Advice

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

  • Always Friendly and Caring

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

  • Loved the Training Session

    Wonderful training session. James M.

  • Happy Dogs

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

  • Thanks Dr. Murphy

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

  • Happy with Care

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

  • The Best

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

  • Dog Training Session

    First dog training sessions that has worked! Brittany M.

  • Happy Dog

    I'm happy. Edwin A.

  • Outstanding Care

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

  • Honesty and Compassion

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

  • Thank You

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

  • 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.

  • Efficient and Friendly

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

  • Treat Us Like Family

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

  • Excellent Vet Clinic

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

  • Great Kennel Stay

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

  • Charlotte is Amazing

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

  • Highly Recommended

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

  • Special Attention

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

  • Staff is Kind

    Staff was kind. Heather M.

  • Best of Care

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

  • Charlotte’s Training is Great

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

  • Team Effort

    Wonderful as usual! Jenni H.

  • Always Good

    Always a good experience. Pamela M.

  • Grateful Patient

    Companion Animal Clinic always goes above and beyond to help their patients -- animal and human. Patricia McN.
  • Excellent Care for Infection

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

  • 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.

  • Extremely Kind

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

  • Love What They Do

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

  • 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

  • Friendly Staff

    Friendly staff, careful and thorough veterinarian. Shauna S.

  • Puppy’s Happy Place

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

  • Top Notch

    As always, top notch. Susan McC.

  • 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.

  • Pack Play

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

  • Good Care

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

  • Dr. Lemke was Kind

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

  • Knowledgeable and Supportive

    The staff are very nice and helpful. Kelly K.

  • Praise for Dr. Murphy

    Dr. Murphy is terrific! Rose T.
  • 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.

  • Professional Expertise

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

  • Great Socialization

    We all love the PakPlay program!! Stacy R.
  • Pleasure to Work With

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

  • Love It

    Friendly and professional staff. Carol H.

  • Love this Place

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Murphy is Great

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

  • Great People

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

  • 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 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Top Notch Boarding Service

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

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

  • Friendly Staff And Great Doctors

    Cannot say enough good things about this clinic. Anonymous

  • Recommended to Neighbors

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

  • Clinical Excellence

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

  • Day at the Vet

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

  • Excellent Job

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

  • Dr. Murphy is Outstanding

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

  • Excellent Trainer

    Staff is all friendly and helpful. Anonymous

  • Great Hands

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

  • Love this Vet

    We love companion animal clinic! Brett S.

  • Love It

    Love Companion Animal Center!!!! Steve W.

  • Timely and Professional Service

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

  • Super Friendly

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

  • Great Care

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

  • Always Welcoming

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

  • 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

  • Excellent Customer Service

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

  • Great First Visit

    Initial visit was great!  Stacy R.

  • Stress Free Grooming

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

  • Great Care for Dogs

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

  • Impressive Dog Training

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

  • Hallmark Care

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

  • Utmost Care

    Our pets have been going to Companion in Burke/Fairfax Station for over 20 yrs. 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.

  • Comfortable Visit

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

  • Positive First Visit

    Very positive first visit! The staff were all very professional and caring. Anonymous
  • Gentle Treatment

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

  • 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.

  • Always Good Experiences

    My experiences are always good at CAC. Kaiya L.
  • Cindy is Wonderful

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

  • Loving Pack and Play

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

  • Best Vet Clinic

    Companion Animal Clinic is the best! Cindy C.

  • Supportive Staff

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

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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