When of a nature that can be dealt with using limited staff are sometimes accommodated. Most emergencies are best treated by the Peninsula Animal Referral Center, a state of the art, fully staffed, after-hours facility located in Tabb, 5-1/2 miles south of GAH on Highway 17.

Peninsula Animal Referral Center
1120 George Washington Memorial Highway (Rt. 17)
Telephone: 757-874-8115


Pet Health insurance- is it worth it?

Have you ever thought about purchasing pet insurance for your pet? If it something you’ve never considered, it might be worth doing the research, and decide for yourself if it’s a worthy investment for your four-legged companions. Every year, 1 in 3 pets end up at the... READ MORE

Top 10 Household Poisons for Dogs

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Tips for puppy-proofing your home

March 23rd is National Puppy Day! Spring is the time many people adopt new puppies, so the week leading up to National Puppy Day is a great time to discuss some important points around bringing home a new little ball of fur. Getting a new puppy can be thrilling, but... READ MORE

Does your dog have separation anxiety?

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