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A great experience

“Friendly staff, prompt care, thorough explanations from the vet about pet health. Surroundings are more home like and an overall great experience.”

– Ellen Q., customer since 2002

A great stay at Companion Animal Clinic

“Our Westie, Lucky had a great stay at Companion Animal Clinic. We appreciated the availability on very short notice.”

– Anne S., customer since 2010

A great visit

“I was very happy with my experience at your clinic. I feel Dr. Lemke always has time to answer the questions we have.”

– Ann M., customer since 2010

A great visit there

“A great visit with all the friendly caring personnel as usual. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.”

–  Barb S., customer since 2006

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.

A wonderful experience

“A wonderful experience, as always, for us. Not sure if the pups would agree since one had to get shots (owww!) and one had her tushy shaved due to a “hot spot”.

– Lynn W., customer since 2004

A wonderful place for my pet

“What a wonderful place to have anything done to your pet! They have boarded my little dog, given all shots and done major health upkeep on him, and yesterday cleaned his teeth.”

– Mary K.

All around great vet

“Easy to make appointments, friendly staff, compliments my kitty, calls to check up and make sure that treatments are working. All around great vet!”

– Caroline R.

Always first class service

“We have been with Companion for years and with several dogs. Always first class service, and care. Great vets and staff.”

–  Sherley C., customer since 2006

Always Friendly and Caring

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

– Melanie MR

Always wonderful for our dog

“Companion Animal Clinic has always been wonderful with our dog, whether they are treating her or we are just boarding her. Companion Animal Clinic has a high quality of care and concern. We wouldn’t take our dog anywhere else.”

– Craig M.

Amazing Pack Play

Awesome Staff. Witnessed their complete control over 75+ dogs during pack play!
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As always everybody is super nice

“I’m a 11 year “Customer” at Companion Animal Clinic. As always everybody is super nice, professional and great with my dog. Dr. Christopher always calls with the results. I highly recommend the clinic.”

– Curtis N.

Best care of our cats

We get the very best of care of our cats here. Dr. Morrison is wonderful!

– Penny L., customer since 2014

Best of Care

The three Scotties are always given the best of care.

–  Patrick D.

Best Vet Ever

THE BEST VET EVER!!!! I can not tell you how wonderful Companion has been to my pups past and present! The doctors are always listed in the top vets in NOVA and the Washingtonian. Dr. Murphy and Dr Christopher treat my pups as if they were their own.
– Pamela S.

Can’t thank you enough

“All of your staff have been so good to my puppy and me. Can’t thank you enough.”

– Margot P., customer since 2015

Caring Touch

I have been using Companion for many years.

–  Diane M.

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.

Love Companion’s Pack Play

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.

Cindy is Wonderful

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

– Michele S.

Clean and spacious cat condos

“Clean and spacious cat condos. Jake was well cared for with his feedings, cat box cleaning, and play time outside the condo.”

– Anonymous

Comfortable Visit

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

– Ron L.

Companion is a wonderful clinic

“Companion is a wonderful clinic! We appreciate everyone’s exceptional service, and care of our dog! Thank you.”

– Jennifer E.

Companion always is great

“Companion always is great. We have boarded our cats there on numerous occasions. We will come back.”

– James C., customer since 2008

Compassionate Care

Great caring staff. We had to help our fur baby cross the rainbow bridge and the doctor and staff of companion animal helped us the entire time.
– C.R.N.

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.

Day at the Vet

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

– Anonymous

Dog Walker Followed Up

We always know our Beau will receive amazing care and love at Companion, and I was especially touched by a follow up communication from Beau’s dog walker after he had some issues while boarding there.
– Donna R.

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.

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.

Dr. Murphy is Great

Dr. Murphy is GREAT! My dog had his annual well dog check up and while examining him I asked about the need for a dental cleaning.

–  Bev H.

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

Dr. murphy was so gentle and loving

“We are new dog owners and had our first visit with Dr. Murphy. The entire staff made Percy (and me) feel at home.”

– Rachel S., customer since 2014

Eager to Help

Brought my cats for grooming/shave down as well as establishing care for them.

– Kendra B.

Efficient and Friendly

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

– Steve H.

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.

Everyone is so helpful and kind

“Everyone is so helpful and kind. I couldn’t have been more pleased with the great support and service I received after bringing in a new dog that I inherited.”

– Hollie G., customer since 2013

Couldn’t Be Happier

We have used Companion Animal Clinic for vet care and boarding and we couldn’t be happier in both fronts.

– Jennifer G.

Excellent care

Excellent care. My dog is always happy when I drop her off and pick her up.

– ​Kelly C.

Excellent care for my injured dog

“Excellent care for my injured dog! Dr. Christopher is very professional, delivered quick care and showed great concern. Highly recommend this clinic for your animals.”

– Anonymous

The Employees Really Care

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

– Amy K.

Excellent diagnosis and treatment

“Thank you Companion Animal Clinic for your help the other day. So glad you are open until 7pm! Excellent diagnosis and treatment for my dog, Topper.”

– Susan B.

Excellent Follow-Up

YES! As a new-to-the-area military family we were warmly welcomed and have had great care for our pet.

– Jennifer S.H.

Excellent Job

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

– Craig M.

Extremely Kind

All of the staff was extremely kind.

– Erik & Cyndi O.


“Fantastic! My first vet visit with my first pet! Reception, vet’s assistant, the doctor, all outstanding.”

– Curt C.

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

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.

First time for cat grooming

First time for cat grooming and everything went well. Cat didn’t appear traumatized and came out looking great.

– Anonymous

Grateful Patient

Companion Animal Clinic always goes above and beyond to help their patients — animal and human.

– Patricia McN.

Great care all of the time

“Great care all of the time. Every person that you come in contact with has your pet’s care as genuine interest.”

– 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.

Great Kennel Stay

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

– Rita H.s

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.

Great People

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

– Anonymous

Great staff and Dr. Lemke

“Great staff. Dr. Lemke always does a wonderful job, particularly with my elderly cat who remains feisty. Front desk staff is on the ball, for which I am grateful.”

– Nancy G.

Hallmark Care

Outstanding care for their patients and the patient’s humans.
– Rita 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.

Happy with Care

Everyone in the office was very kind and friendly.

– Bonnie G.

Highly recommend Companion Animal Clinic

“I have to say this is one of the best kennels we have used for any of our dogs. Our dog comes home NOT smelling like a kennel.”

– Karen O., customer since 2012

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.

I felt reassured everything was ok

“The staff spent extra time in explaining what was going on with our dog and what we could do at home for her. I felt reassured everything was ok and she got friendly thorough care.”

– Anonymous

I have always trusted Dr. Lemke

“Dr. Lemke has been taking care of my pets for 20 years. I have always trusted her and the care she has provided to all my dogs. As always, she and the staff there are exceptional.”

–  Lori G.

I have faith all the doctors at CAC

“My 4 year old Shihpoo went in to have his teeth cleaned. His x-ray showed that he had a cracked molar. Dr. Christopher extracted the tooth during that same visit. All went well and Dexter is fine. I always have faith in all the doctors at Companion Animal Clinic.”

– Marsha P., customer since 2010

I Highly Recommend Them

The staff is wonderful, they know us and our pet. The facility is clean and welcoming.

– Stacie K.

I recommend it highly

“We can’t say enough good things about the doctors and the staff at Companion Animal Clinic. Our dogs actually love going there and greeting all the staff, and we can travel without worry with the super kennel services. I recommend it highly.”

– Ellen J.

I Trust Them

I’m a 20+ year customer. Everyone there is awesome.

– Sue T.

I’m impressed with the friendly staff

“I’m very pleased with the care my two kitties receive at Companion Animal Clinic. I’m also impressed with the friendly staff.”

– Lynda L., customer since 1991

Impressive Dog Training

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

– Katherine & Thomas DiP.

Dr. Christopher was very helpful

Dia’s visit went well. Dr. Christopher discussed Dia’s “cherry eye” and 3 different ways to treat it. Dr. Christopher was very helpful.

– Kathleen R., customer since 2009

Kind and Professional

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

– Sharon & John A.

Kind and Responsive

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

– Mairim B.

Love Dr. Lemke and staff

“Love Dr. Lemke and staff. It’s nice to bring Sabrina back to visit everyone.”

– Jody C., customer since 2012

Love Dr. Christopher

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

– Marsha P.

Love It

Friendly and professional staff.

– Carol H.

Love the staff and Dr. Christopher!

“Love the staff and Dr. Christopher! Everyone is friendly and treat all the animals with love and care!”

– Sylvia W., customer since 2011

Love What They Do

They are always attentive to my dog’s needs and truly love what they do.

– Kenny R.

Loved Dr. Murphy

“ Loved Dr. Murphy! You can really tell that the employees absolutely LOVE the animals!”

– Anonymous

Loving Pack and Play

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

–  Pat R.

Much appreciated

“My concerns were alleviated by the DVM who thoroughly checked things out.”

– Tim P., customer since 2003

My dog looks fabulous now

“My dog was groomed yesterday and had his ears checked. He looked fabulous. I could have shown him in a dog show!”

– Diane B.

My Dogs Love It Here

What I think matters less than the fact my dogs Safie and Rocco love coming here.

– Howard M.

My Dog Loves It Here

The vets are really terrific and thorough. You can tell they care about your pet and ask you questions you may not have thought to ask.

– Susan B.

My dog was treated very well

“Apparently, my dog was treated very well and rather spoiled with attention when she was boarded at Companion Animal Medical Center.”

– Anonymous

My only wish

“Dr. Christopher is always so kind and gentle with my kitties. My only wish would be that there be a separate waiting area for cats.”

– Gretchen K., customer since 2005

Our dogs enjoy the visit

“Companion Animal Hospital has long been our trusted and trustworthy partner. Even our dogs enjoy the visit! ”

– Lynn W., customer since 2004

Patient with Puppy

My dog is a “problem child”. Everyone at Companion is so wonderful with her.

– Erin C.

Personalized Care

We reached out to a few vets before we got our puppy. Companion was the only one that personalized their response for our puppy. That plus their yearly flat fee for all wellness visits (less than $600 for all shots, 2 fecal tests, and all office visits) made it a no-brainer for us. The unlimited office visits have allowed us to really do what’s best for our puppy and space her shots out more.

–  Kristin B.

Pet-Parent Friendly Place

Companion Animal Clinic is a wonderful, pet-parent friendly place. They are incredibly responsive and take time to answer questions.

– Michelle G.O.

Pleased with my experience

“I was so pleased with my experience! Definitely glad to have picked this animal clinic.”

–  Stephanie P.

Polite and Professional

Always happy with the excellent service and quality care this facility provides.

– Caroline C

Positive First Visit

Very positive first visit! The staff were all very professional and caring.

– Anonymous

Satisfied with the vet

Benny hates waiting, which we did have to wait. I think he’d prefer to be in the lobby where it was more open than waiting in the room.

– Samantha A., customer since 2015

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.

Special Attention

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

– Arthur T.

Staff is Tremendous

I’ve been going to Companion for many years with multiple pets.

– Cayman S.

Stress Free Grooming

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

– Diane B.

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.

Super Fast Service

The staff is very friendly and they take great care of our pet!

– Virginia B.

Super Friendly Staff

Love this place. Super friendly staff. You know everyone here is here for the animals and no other reason.

– Casey W.

Super nice people working there

“Super nice people working there. Very patient and it is much appreciated. No complaints!”

– Thomas S., customer since 2013

Thank you again

Yesterday’s visit for Jack was a “replay” of previous tours thru Companion Animal Clinic.

–  Ron L., customer since 1992

Thank you Dr. Lemke and staff

“Thank you Dr. Lemke and staff for all your excellent care for our pets.”

– Virginia K., customer since 2000

Thank you for taking care of them

“Our dogs are not frequent kennel users but when they come home from here they seem happy and healthy. Thank you for taking care of them and giving Nutmeg the extra attention her nervous self sometimes needs.”

– Kyrle K., customer since 2011

Thank you for the wonderful care

“Once again, my kitty, Ailsa, looked and smelled gorgeous after her grooming at Companion. Thank you for taking wonderful care of her!”

– Anonymous

Thanks Companion for the great care

“Companion takes care of my dog like their own. It’s nice to know that my pet is in good hands when she is sick and when I am away. Thanks Companion for the great care!”

– Heidi M., customer since 2006

Thanks Dr. Murphy

Once again, the care provided for ‘Jack’ the dog was highly professional and complete for his annual update.

–  Ron L.

Thanks for everyone

“We love Dr. Christopher and the entire team at CAC! Thanks to everyone for getting us in same day with no problems at all.”

– Anonymous

Thanks to all of you at CAC

“Dr. Lemke has cared for my pets for 17 years. Obviously I trust her care and judgment. Her staff is equally competent and caring.”

– Anne A., customer since 2011

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.

The exam was thorough and caring

“This really was for Chelsea. I thought the exam was thorough and caring. The staff listened to the issues and took great care of my dog.”

– Catherine B.

The kennel staff is exceptional

“Matti loves to stay, and the treatment, care and love provided by the kennel staff is exceptional. I can leave and go anywhere in the world and know that Matti will be taken care of in all regards.”

– Linda B., customer since 2001

The Right People

The team here is great. If you are new to the area and are looking for a vet clinic that is personable and caring, these are the right people.

– Scott R.

The staff is courteous and helpful

“The staff has always been courteous and helpful in every-way every time I have visited the clinic.”

– Thomas F., customer since 2010

The staff is fabulous

“Companion has cared for all three of our Airedales since they first opened. I cannot imagine finding better or more caring service for our special family members.”

– Suellen B., customer since 2001

The staff is friendly and helpful

“The staff is friendly and helpful. Dr. Christopher is wonderful. Thank you for another enjoyable experience at your facility.”

– Paul W., customer since 2002

The staff is nice and friendly

“The staff is all very nice and friendly. We have used other clinics over the years, but this one is the best. We trust our dog’s care will be first-rate with Dr. Christopher.”

– Kevin K.

The staff is patient

“This was a visit for lab work. I received a call within 2 hours from the vet on duty and we discussed the results.”

– Patrick P., customer since 1993

These people are great

“These people are great! I love them. Especially those vet techs!”

– Rosie M., customer since 2011

They are family to us

“Always very attentive to the health and well-being of our animals. Have been a client of this practice for a very long time. They are family to us.”

– Anonymous, customer since 2010

They are great

“They are great and took care of my dog in the most professional way. They always let me know whats going on and keep me updated, it’s like I do not have to worry about anything since they care for him as much as we do. I would recommend them to anyone 100%.”

– Carlos A.

They provide comprehensive care

“This is the second time we have boarded our dog there and we will continue to do so. Not only are they a great boarder, but they provide comprehensive care during the stay. Thank you for clipping her nails and keeping her exercised.“

– Kelly T., customer since 2013

They really care about my cat

“Last week I called in because my young cat was urinating outside of the litter box and not eating or drinking water.”

– Bonnie G., customer since 2012

They were great

“The staff was very friendly. They were great to see our dog at the last minute when he got hurt at the dog park!”

– Anonymous

They worked skillfully and tirelessly

“We had a very sick pup who was deteriorating quickly. They worked skillfully and tirelessly and I am happy to report our dog is back home seems like her old self.”

– Meredith K., customer since 2006

This clinic is awesome

“This clinic is awesome. The staff shows genuine concern and called us to follow up many times throughout the treatment. Dr.Murphy rocks. She has a great patient/doctor manner and even gets our older nervous dog to wag and cuddle while there.”

– Anonymous

Top Notch

As always, top notch.

– Susan McC.

Treat Us Like Family

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

– Barbara C.

True Care

Excellent customer service. Doctors are incredibly knowledgeable and thorough.

– Stephanie S.

Very accommodating with our schedule

“Companion Animal Clinic is always very accommodating with our schedule to get our dog in for an appointment. They are wonderful with her.”

– Kyrle K., customer since 2011

Very good experience

“Very good experience with Casey and her teeth cleaning and extractions. Dr. Lemke and her technician (sorry can’t remember her name) were very thorough at explaining the procedure and potential expenses.”

– Rhonda D., customer since 1992

Very Good Grooming

Had my Morkie (part Maltese, part Yorkshire Terrier), Little Bit, groomed at Companion Animal Clinic and couldn’t be more pleased.

– Charles L.

Very happy with the service

“I have been going to Companion with my dogs ever since we moved here 20 years ago. I am very happy with the service I’ve received from everyone over the years.”

– Anonymous

Very Pleased

Dropped my dog off for grooming and was very pleased. She came out looking better than I ever expected.

–  Tom M

We are very thankful for this clinic

“The staff and doctors are super friendly. Our dog does not like going to the vet at all. She gives them so much trouble but they keep loving on her. We are very thankful for this clinic.”

– Jill D., customer since 2009

We liked Dr. Margolis

“Good and friendly service. We liked Dr. Margolis.”

– Beverly W., customer since 2005

We love CAC

“We love CAC. The people there are friendly, knowledgeable, and the vets outstanding. We would recommend this facility to all.”

– Paul W., customer since 2002

We love Companion

“We love Companion. So do our dogs!”

– Heather M., customer since 2006

We really like Dr. Murphy

“We really like Dr. Murphy’s approach both to our three dogs and to us. I trust her opinion and appreciate the fact that she doesn’t order unnecessary tests. She is very open, informative and is usually able to give us alternatives to most dog issues we run across. I find the pricing at Companion to be less than the last two vets we used and I don’t feel the pressure to conform to what a vet would want to see me do or pay. I am staying with this vet.”

– Anne-Marie A., customer since 2013

We received the finest care and attention

“We have only received the finest care and attention for our companion animals at Companion Animal Clinic. The staff has always been helpful, courteous and reassuring.”

–  Penny P., customer since 2008

Welcoming Place

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

–  Diane B.

We love bringing Harley to you guys

“We just love bringing Harley to you guys for his check ups and grooming. When we pick him up he is not stressed out at all. You always take the best care of my little guy.”

– Traci H., customer since 2013


The vets and the staff are WONDERFUL.

– Diane B.

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