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BVNS closed for Thanksgiving

All BVNS locations will be closed tomorrow, November 24th, in celebration of Thanksgiving. We will resume normal business on Friday, November 25th. In case of emergency, we will have a neurologist on call.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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BVNS Neurologists learn from each other

This past Sunday, the BVNS Neurologists got together to learn from each other and to practice a procedure called lateral corpectomy which offers hope to a previously very difficult to treat population of dogs. The problem: Many German Shepherds (and many other breeds – especially pugs) develop progressive weakness, pain and incontinence secondary to long […]

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Lunch & Learn at Cedarcrest Animal Hospital.

We recently held a lunch and learn with the staff of Cedarcrest Animal Hospital. Dr. Akin spoke on seizure management with the doctors and staff. Thank you to Cedarcrest Animal Hospital for welcoming us! Would you like a lunch & learn at your clinic? Go to to sign up!

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Happy 5th Anniversary to BVNS Richmond!!

This week, we are celebrating 5 Years in Richmond at Dogwood Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center! What a wonderful 5 years it has been. We are so happy to be a part of the Richmond veterinary community!

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We had a wonderful time at the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association conference this weekend! Can’t wait to see you next year!

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BVNS holds Electrodiagnostic Resident Laboratory

How are these pictures related? The group shot is of the attendees of our Electrodiagnostic Resident Laboratory – electrodiagnostic studies like EMG and nerve conduction allow us to diagnose cats and dogs with weakness – the testing is intricate and requires advanced training and equipment. We gathered on Sunday to hone our skills and teach […]

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National Veterinary Technician Week

It’s National Veterinary Technician Week this week. It is a time when we get to put the spotlight on our wonderful technicians to say “Thank You.” Every day our talented technicians work tirelessly to help our patients and we couldn’t be more proud or thankful!

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Dr. Trub published in JAVMA

What is so special about this week’s Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association? Dr. Sarah Trub has collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania in describing the results of a surgery Dr. Higginbotham and Dr. Jarboe did that was uniquely successful. Moving forward, if clinicians note this kind of tumor (epidermoid cyst) on MRI they […]

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Welcome, Jessica Rivera, DVM, DACVIM

We are excited to introduce the newest neurologist to join the BVNS Team, Jessica Rivera, DVM, DACVIM! Dr. Rivera will be working alongside Dr. Jarboe at The LIFECentre Emergency & Specialty Veterinary Care in Leesburg. Dr. Rivera is a boarded neurologist and neurosurgeon who will be providing both general and neurosurgical consultations.

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Labor Day 2016

Our offices will be closed on Monday, September 5th, in observance of Labor Day. In case of an emergency, we will have doctors on-call. If you have any questions please contact us and we’ll be happy to help! We wish everyone safe travels and a great holiday!

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