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BVNS Richmond attends CSF lecture

At BVNS and BAVI, we are always seeking opportunities to expand our knowledge and improve our service. That’s what brought our entire Richmond staff together this weekend to learn more about CSF from Casey J. LeBlanc, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVP (Clinical Pathology).

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Holiday Hours 2016

To celebrate the holidays, all BVNS offices will have the following changes to our normal business hours: Saturday, December 24th – Closing at 12:00 pm. Sunday, December 25th – Closed. We will reopen for normal hours on Monday, December 26th. Saturday, December 31st – Closing at 12:00 pm. Sunday, January 1st – Closed We will […]

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Drs. Akin and Bensfield attend ACVIM Advanced Continuing Education Course on Neuromusclar Diseases

At BVNS, we constantly seek ways to innovate and improve. This led Drs. Akin and Bensfield all the way to Las Vegas this past weekend to attend the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Advanced Continuing Education Course on Neuromusclar Diseases.

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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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