Wheaton Animal Hospital

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  • 2929 University Blvd W B

    Kensington, MD 20895

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  • 301-949-1520

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Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-3pm

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I've been going to Wheaton for 14 years now with 3 different dogs and have received consistently excellent care. Dr. Schwartz has been the primary caregiver, but I've also had appointments with several other vets when he was not available. I've found them all to be knowledgeable and courteous.

Some of the front desk staff can seem gruff at times, especially to newcomers. By now, I've learned the personalities of most of them and simply make allowances for that. We all have difficult times, and I imagine dealing with the public all day would test all of us. I appreciate the availability of a large support staff that can answer my routine questions when I call.

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I've been going to Wheaton for 14 years now with 3 different dogs and have received consistently excellent care. Dr. Schwartz has been the primary caregiver, but I've also had appointments with several other vets when he was not available. I've found them all to be knowledgeable and courteous.

Some of the front desk staff can seem gruff at times, especially to newcomers. By now, I've learned the personalities of most of them and simply make allowances for that. We all have difficult times, and I imagine dealing with the public all day would test all of us. I appreciate the availability of a large support staff that can answer my routine questions when I call.

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It is with great difficulty that I write this review--especially since my animals are still being treated at Wheaton Animal Hospital. As with all health-care facilities, you have some "winners" and "losers." Let's start with the winners.
Hands down, Dr. Schwartz conveys a sense of ernestness and caring that some of the other clinicians do not, even if he does not always have the answers (and he'll be quick to tell you if he does not, as opposed to some of the arrogant 'bluffers' that I've seen). That kind of integrity speaks volumes where my dogs are concerned, and makes me want to continue bringing them in to see Dr. Schwartz.
Through the years, some things have really bothered me about this clinic, though they've become less prevalent as my relationship with the staff has grown. I refer to the attitudes of SOME of the vets when reasonable and informed questions were put forth, such as "Is it wise to give my dog narcotics daily when they can set up a process of increasing pain over time"? (While narcotics are great for acute pain, they often don??t work so well for chronic pain, especially nerve pain. Over time, the animal may require higher and higher doses to achieve a benefit, and the side effects (constipation and sedation) can worsen. Worse: as the dopamine receptors become occupied with the drug, the animal may stop manufacturing his own, natural painkiller-- dopamine--thus minimizing his pain endurance.
When I dared to ask such question, some of the vets treated me as an ??agitator,? whereas Dr. Schwartz acknowledged this as a possibility. One even suggested that animals don't have this type of response. Yet she doubtless prescribed drugs like Prozac...
The upshot is that I was made to feel uninformed, despite my healthcare background. Dr. Schwartz, of course, never indulged in such condescension, and--thankfully--the worst offender has now left the clinic. (This was a vet who once accused me of lying when I told her that my dogs walked 4 miles daily and ate 2 1/2 cups of dog food--she implied that my stockier breeds were at risk for imminent health problems secondary to their perceived weight problem. In fact, at that time, they were rippling with muscle!)
I found a few other things oddly troubling:
1) A chart note that said: "Owner declined heart worm medication," when I graciously declined the clinic's offer of medication in favor of the more economic "PETMEDS" during a time of economic hardship (I had asked for a prescription);
2) A chart note that said: "Dog is infested with ticks," when I brought my dog directly from a local lake from which he had picked up a few loose ticks (I had explained my predicament;
3) A chart note that said, "Dog Bites" when he never bit anyone previously (possibly because his breeding was guessed to be a mixture of Pit Bull and Lab).
For the most part, I have taken these things in stride, and through the years I have come to know and appreciate some of the staff, and have noted that many of the less sincere ones are now gone, and a new 'good apple,' has appeared in the form of Dr. Ma (sp).
In short, you take the 'good' with the 'bad,' and mostly the bad is of a bygone era with promising new talent on the horizon. The 'good' is a strong vet at the helm who--if you're able to see him on his particular practice days--won't steer you wrong, and may even help you forget why you wrote this review in the first place!

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★★★☆☆

It is with great difficulty that I write this review--especially since my animals are still being treated at Wheaton Animal Hospital. As with all health-care facilities, you have some "winners" and "losers." Let's start with the winners.
Hands down, Dr. Schwartz conveys a sense of ernestness and caring that some of the other clinicians do not, even if he does not always have the answers (and he'll be quick to tell you if he does not, as opposed to some of the arrogant 'bluffers' that I've seen). That kind of integrity speaks volumes where my dogs are concerned, and makes me want to continue bringing them in to see Dr. Schwartz.
Through the years, some things have really bothered me about this clinic, though they've become less prevalent as my relationship with the staff has grown. I refer to the attitudes of SOME of the vets when reasonable and informed questions were put forth, such as "Is it wise to give my dog narcotics daily when they can set up a process of increasing pain over time"? (While narcotics are great for acute pain, they often don??t work so well for chronic pain, especially nerve pain. Over time, the animal may require higher and higher doses to achieve a benefit, and the side effects (constipation and sedation) can worsen. Worse: as the dopamine receptors become occupied with the drug, the animal may stop manufacturing his own, natural painkiller-- dopamine--thus minimizing his pain endurance.
When I dared to ask such question, some of the vets treated me as an ??agitator,? whereas Dr. Schwartz acknowledged this as a possibility. One even suggested that animals don't have this type of response. Yet she doubtless prescribed drugs like Prozac...
The upshot is that I was made to feel uninformed, despite my healthcare background. Dr. Schwartz, of course, never indulged in such condescension, and--thankfully--the worst offender has now left the clinic. (This was a vet who once accused me of lying when I told her that my dogs walked 4 miles daily and ate 2 1/2 cups of dog food--she implied that my stockier breeds were at risk for imminent health problems secondary to their perceived weight problem. In fact, at that time, they were rippling with muscle!)
I found a few other things oddly troubling:
1) A chart note that said: "Owner declined heart worm medication," when I graciously declined the clinic's offer of medication in favor of the more economic "PETMEDS" during a time of economic hardship (I had asked for a prescription);
2) A chart note that said: "Dog is infested with ticks," when I brought my dog directly from a local lake from which he had picked up a few loose ticks (I had explained my predicament;
3) A chart note that said, "Dog Bites" when he never bit anyone previously (possibly because his breeding was guessed to be a mixture of Pit Bull and Lab).
For the most part, I have taken these things in stride, and through the years I have come to know and appreciate some of the staff, and have noted that many of the less sincere ones are now gone, and a new 'good apple,' has appeared in the form of Dr. Ma (sp).
In short, you take the 'good' with the 'bad,' and mostly the bad is of a bygone era with promising new talent on the horizon. The 'good' is a strong vet at the helm who--if you're able to see him on his particular practice days--won't steer you wrong, and may even help you forget why you wrote this review in the first place!

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I have been coming to the Wheaton Animal Hospital for 4 years now with my dog, they are always pleasant and genuinely care about their clients and pets. I have witnessed clients abuse the staff there and the staff have remained calm and still pleasant to the person who was obviously trying to cause problems. They give my dog great care and I have never experienced any "hidden" costs - some people get pets and don't understand what they are getting into in terms of care. The doctors that I've meet at this hospital have been very informative and have taken their time to explain to me what was going on with my pet. I have meet people in the waiting area who have been bringing their pets to the Wheaton Animal Hospital for 20+ years - now that says A LOT about the care they give to their clients! I will continue to use them for my dog's care and will refer them to anyone!

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★★★★★

I have been coming to the Wheaton Animal Hospital for 4 years now with my dog, they are always pleasant and genuinely care about their clients and pets. I have witnessed clients abuse the staff there and the staff have remained calm and still pleasant to the person who was obviously trying to cause problems. They give my dog great care and I have never experienced any "hidden" costs - some people get pets and don't understand what they are getting into in terms of care. The doctors that I've meet at this hospital have been very informative and have taken their time to explain to me what was going on with my pet. I have meet people in the waiting area who have been bringing their pets to the Wheaton Animal Hospital for 20+ years - now that says A LOT about the care they give to their clients! I will continue to use them for my dog's care and will refer them to anyone!

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I have taken several birds to see Dr.Schwarz and am always impressed with his demeanor - he takes his time and you always feel he cares about your animal. I feel his avian knowledge is fine, I have luckily had no need for anything but routine care for my guys. I've never felt that they do hard selling for products, but will recommend if you ask. Hours are good, I can always get an appointment.

5
★★★★★

I have taken several birds to see Dr.Schwarz and am always impressed with his demeanor - he takes his time and you always feel he cares about your animal. I feel his avian knowledge is fine, I have luckily had no need for anything but routine care for my guys. I've never felt that they do hard selling for products, but will recommend if you ask. Hours are good, I can always get an appointment.

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Do you need smooze and attention as a pet owner or do you need up-to-date medical attention for your pet? Wheaton Animal Hospital specializes in the former, not the latter. Hard selling of unneeded 'fluff' services whilst entirely missing an emerging disorder in our beloved dog.

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Do you need smooze and attention as a pet owner or do you need up-to-date medical attention for your pet? Wheaton Animal Hospital specializes in the former, not the latter. Hard selling of unneeded 'fluff' services whilst entirely missing an emerging disorder in our beloved dog.

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I started taking my guinea pigs there several years ago because they were recommended by HRS and I was looking for a new vet. For my pigs, I've found both Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Maa to be kind, caring vets. When one of my pigs was dying of renal failure, Schwartz helped me find an appropriate pain medication for him.

We also moved our cats to this practice. They were the ones that finally diagnosed one of our cats with a food allergy and helped get it cleared up. They also didn't try to sell us expensive and useless diet food for our large cat (his paws are like a dog's). We have not been unhappy with any of the vets we've seen for any of the pets. We have not felt rushed. In fact, I think they take more time and more care than other vets I've seen.

I find them to be about average in cost for this area. Exotics in particular are expensive to treat and they charge me less than some places I've been. Their hours are also great for working people. I haven't had any trouble getting someone to call me back when I had a question about the animal's health or treatment.

Someone else mentioned her ferret dying and the compassion the staff showed her. When two of my pigs died (old age, different years), the hospital sent us sympathy cards signed by the vets and staff. They took the time to write a personal note about my particular guinea pig. I was very touched.

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★★★★★

I started taking my guinea pigs there several years ago because they were recommended by HRS and I was looking for a new vet. For my pigs, I've found both Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Maa to be kind, caring vets. When one of my pigs was dying of renal failure, Schwartz helped me find an appropriate pain medication for him.

We also moved our cats to this practice. They were the ones that finally diagnosed one of our cats with a food allergy and helped get it cleared up. They also didn't try to sell us expensive and useless diet food for our large cat (his paws are like a dog's). We have not been unhappy with any of the vets we've seen for any of the pets. We have not felt rushed. In fact, I think they take more time and more care than other vets I've seen.

I find them to be about average in cost for this area. Exotics in particular are expensive to treat and they charge me less than some places I've been. Their hours are also great for working people. I haven't had any trouble getting someone to call me back when I had a question about the animal's health or treatment.

Someone else mentioned her ferret dying and the compassion the staff showed her. When two of my pigs died (old age, different years), the hospital sent us sympathy cards signed by the vets and staff. They took the time to write a personal note about my particular guinea pig. I was very touched.

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We take our guinea pigs to Dr. Schwartz and have for almost two years-we've gotten to know the staff at Wheaton. They really care about the pets and people. Dr. Schwartz is amazing with exotics. What he doesn't know he'll look up-and it's hard to find something he doesn't know. It's great to find a vet that will admit their own limitations in order to learn more-he is always expanding his knowledge and staying up to date with the field.

He'll spend so much time with us but whenever he's stepping out and running another test for someone else so his time management is really good. He's also really friendly and genuinely cares about our animals. I've referred many of my friends to him. If I move to Philly I will still drive the two hours to take my pets to Dr. Schwartz-he's that good. I have never met a better vet, and we have met about five different area exotics vets while shopping around.

The rest of the staff is really friendly. I don't understand any complaints about Keith-he is one of the best parts of the hospital. He rescues cats and brings them to the vet to be featured for adoption. He is so invested in animals.

Angie is another shining star of the hospital-she's always got a joke and she's great in an emergency. That's the thing-if they seem quick with you it's because they deal with so many emergencies each day. They save lives and are wonderful people. I've been to many area vets and can say hands down they're the best. If they seem short one day maybe it's because someone brought in a pet too late and it was a hard day.

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★★★★★

We take our guinea pigs to Dr. Schwartz and have for almost two years-we've gotten to know the staff at Wheaton. They really care about the pets and people. Dr. Schwartz is amazing with exotics. What he doesn't know he'll look up-and it's hard to find something he doesn't know. It's great to find a vet that will admit their own limitations in order to learn more-he is always expanding his knowledge and staying up to date with the field.

He'll spend so much time with us but whenever he's stepping out and running another test for someone else so his time management is really good. He's also really friendly and genuinely cares about our animals. I've referred many of my friends to him. If I move to Philly I will still drive the two hours to take my pets to Dr. Schwartz-he's that good. I have never met a better vet, and we have met about five different area exotics vets while shopping around.

The rest of the staff is really friendly. I don't understand any complaints about Keith-he is one of the best parts of the hospital. He rescues cats and brings them to the vet to be featured for adoption. He is so invested in animals.

Angie is another shining star of the hospital-she's always got a joke and she's great in an emergency. That's the thing-if they seem quick with you it's because they deal with so many emergencies each day. They save lives and are wonderful people. I've been to many area vets and can say hands down they're the best. If they seem short one day maybe it's because someone brought in a pet too late and it was a hard day.

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I have spent more than $500 at Wheaton Animal Hospital on care for a relatively healthy dog since adopting her a few months ago . For the annual physical, this vet facility failed to give a test for worms (should be standard, I am told) and now my dog has developed (visible) worms several weeks later... A booster vaccine for lyme disease was administered twice... We were told by one of the vets we needed a health certificate to take our dog with us on a domestic flight and we were promptly charged $80 for this meedless document... I am looking elsewhere

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★★★★★

I have spent more than $500 at Wheaton Animal Hospital on care for a relatively healthy dog since adopting her a few months ago . For the annual physical, this vet facility failed to give a test for worms (should be standard, I am told) and now my dog has developed (visible) worms several weeks later... A booster vaccine for lyme disease was administered twice... We were told by one of the vets we needed a health certificate to take our dog with us on a domestic flight and we were promptly charged $80 for this meedless document... I am looking elsewhere

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I have taken both of my cats to this clinic, I find it to be a bit pricey, but very caring and easy to work with. Their later hours help allow for care around my work schedule and they are very good about treating urgent care items (minor wounds, irritation).

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★★★★☆

I have taken both of my cats to this clinic, I find it to be a bit pricey, but very caring and easy to work with. Their later hours help allow for care around my work schedule and they are very good about treating urgent care items (minor wounds, irritation).

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Perhaps OK for routine shots and obvious problems like broken bones or skin disorders. Not OK for any non-routine diagnostics or therapeutics. Vet (Schwartz) not up to date with modern veterinary medicine at all. Front office staff is pleasant enough.

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★★☆☆☆

Perhaps OK for routine shots and obvious problems like broken bones or skin disorders. Not OK for any non-routine diagnostics or therapeutics. Vet (Schwartz) not up to date with modern veterinary medicine at all. Front office staff is pleasant enough.

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I am not a big fan of Wheaton Animal Hospital. I took my black lab there several times when he was a puppy. I always felt rushed and the Dr. was running behind on appointments so I had to wait. Then I felt my questions weren't answered thoroughly. I tried to call back to ask a question when my puppy was vomiting and no doctor ever called back. I ended up calling another hospital (Kindness) and they saw my pup that day. I now go there since they seem to spend more time with me and seem to really love my dog. I just felt Wheaton was not as concerned about me and my questions and my puppy (now dog). I even moved my cats records to another hospital.

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★★☆☆☆

I am not a big fan of Wheaton Animal Hospital. I took my black lab there several times when he was a puppy. I always felt rushed and the Dr. was running behind on appointments so I had to wait. Then I felt my questions weren't answered thoroughly. I tried to call back to ask a question when my puppy was vomiting and no doctor ever called back. I ended up calling another hospital (Kindness) and they saw my pup that day. I now go there since they seem to spend more time with me and seem to really love my dog. I just felt Wheaton was not as concerned about me and my questions and my puppy (now dog). I even moved my cats records to another hospital.

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Our family has been taking our dogs to Wheaton Animal Hospital since they opened off Georgia Rd. Dr. Able and Dr. Schwartz started the practice and we do not take our dogs anywhere else. My older dog is the best patient, my younger one tries to bite. Dr. Schwartz is great with both of them and somehow manages to get the younger one the shots/care he needs. The office staff is great and always pleasant to me and my dogs. I drive from Howard County to see Dr. Schwartz and the Wheaton Animal Hospital staff

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★★★★★

Our family has been taking our dogs to Wheaton Animal Hospital since they opened off Georgia Rd. Dr. Able and Dr. Schwartz started the practice and we do not take our dogs anywhere else. My older dog is the best patient, my younger one tries to bite. Dr. Schwartz is great with both of them and somehow manages to get the younger one the shots/care he needs. The office staff is great and always pleasant to me and my dogs. I drive from Howard County to see Dr. Schwartz and the Wheaton Animal Hospital staff

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We take our dog and two cats to Wheaton Animal Hospital and think they are great. We go to Dr. Bennett and she has always been quick to call us back if we have a problem with one of our pets and need fast advice.

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We take our dog and two cats to Wheaton Animal Hospital and think they are great. We go to Dr. Bennett and she has always been quick to call us back if we have a problem with one of our pets and need fast advice.

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Keith is the Mgr of Wheaton Animal Hospital and has totally devoted approximately 20 years to making sure the customers are helped, the animals are cared for and that everything is taken care in the most compassionate, and professional way that anyone possibly can. I have known him for at least 20 years personally and I find that comment totally wrong, uncalled for, and really shows exactly what type of person would say such a nasty thing. To discourage anyone from using this hospital by bashing the Manager is to display a lack of compassion for animals. That was a rotten remark and I hope people consider the source. Sahme on Joon!

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Keith is the Mgr of Wheaton Animal Hospital and has totally devoted approximately 20 years to making sure the customers are helped, the animals are cared for and that everything is taken care in the most compassionate, and professional way that anyone possibly can. I have known him for at least 20 years personally and I find that comment totally wrong, uncalled for, and really shows exactly what type of person would say such a nasty thing. To discourage anyone from using this hospital by bashing the Manager is to display a lack of compassion for animals. That was a rotten remark and I hope people consider the source. Sahme on Joon!

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I have been to Wheaton Animal Hospital twice with my pet snake and I have no complaints. Dr. Swartz is very knowledgable and excellent with reptiles. The staff has always been very friendly and the waiting room is never crowded. I have also not had to wait long as I am seen by the doctor at my scheduled appointment time.

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★★★★☆

I have been to Wheaton Animal Hospital twice with my pet snake and I have no complaints. Dr. Swartz is very knowledgable and excellent with reptiles. The staff has always been very friendly and the waiting room is never crowded. I have also not had to wait long as I am seen by the doctor at my scheduled appointment time.

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I took my basenji puppy in to have several things done at once. She needed utd shots, heartworm test and meds and a little bald patch on her thigh looked at. Of those 3 things only one was taken care of-the bald patch. In order to test for heartworm you need to bring in a small sample of feces. So I went out into the backyard, managed to get some in a baggie and carried this gross bag around only to have them not follow up w/ the test or meds. I wasn't completely fed up though-everyone makes mistakes right? So I called back about a month later to schedule a spay appt. They had no records of me ever coming in. They couldn't find anything under my name or hers. So now when I find another vet, which I will definitely be doing, I won't even be able to present them w/ any records of what she's already had done.

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★★☆☆☆

I took my basenji puppy in to have several things done at once. She needed utd shots, heartworm test and meds and a little bald patch on her thigh looked at. Of those 3 things only one was taken care of-the bald patch. In order to test for heartworm you need to bring in a small sample of feces. So I went out into the backyard, managed to get some in a baggie and carried this gross bag around only to have them not follow up w/ the test or meds. I wasn't completely fed up though-everyone makes mistakes right? So I called back about a month later to schedule a spay appt. They had no records of me ever coming in. They couldn't find anything under my name or hers. So now when I find another vet, which I will definitely be doing, I won't even be able to present them w/ any records of what she's already had done.

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I just love the people at Wheaton Animal Hospital. I took my very sick ferret there to be seen by doctor Schwartz and not only was he extremely sincere about the ferret's condition but he was also the first doctor I met who didn't mind spending his time talking to us and explaining what was going on. All the other doctors I've seen before behaved like the world was ending and they had to rush out of the room. Well, not doctor Schwartz; he really takes the time. Moreover, I found the staff to be extremely loving and sweet. Unfortunately, our ferret passed away, so they kept it there for about a week until I could make the arrangements to bury him. When I went there to pick him up, I got very surprised when I saw a beautifully decorated box, with my pet's name and ferret's pictures all over it. It was so sweet that it actually made everything else easier for the day.

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★★★★★

I just love the people at Wheaton Animal Hospital. I took my very sick ferret there to be seen by doctor Schwartz and not only was he extremely sincere about the ferret's condition but he was also the first doctor I met who didn't mind spending his time talking to us and explaining what was going on. All the other doctors I've seen before behaved like the world was ending and they had to rush out of the room. Well, not doctor Schwartz; he really takes the time. Moreover, I found the staff to be extremely loving and sweet. Unfortunately, our ferret passed away, so they kept it there for about a week until I could make the arrangements to bury him. When I went there to pick him up, I got very surprised when I saw a beautifully decorated box, with my pet's name and ferret's pictures all over it. It was so sweet that it actually made everything else easier for the day.

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I have found that ALL the personnel at Wheaton Animal Hospital have been professional, cordial and loving to my dog. The prices are fair, the conditions clean and comfortable and the staff excellent. Keith is and has always been professional and kind to me and my pet. Angie is polite and thorough as well as being professional. The doctors do their job so very well. I have been so very satisfied with my experience over the last four years with the professionalism of the Wheaton Animal Hospital. Sncerely, Chip and Tyra

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★★★★☆

I have found that ALL the personnel at Wheaton Animal Hospital have been professional, cordial and loving to my dog. The prices are fair, the conditions clean and comfortable and the staff excellent. Keith is and has always been professional and kind to me and my pet. Angie is polite and thorough as well as being professional. The doctors do their job so very well. I have been so very satisfied with my experience over the last four years with the professionalism of the Wheaton Animal Hospital. Sncerely, Chip and Tyra

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I have been taking my animals to Wheaton Animal Hospital for over 15 years and I have always found all of the staff to be highly professional and courteous. Dr. Schwartz has been my main vet for my dogs, rabbits, and now my latest addition Melvin, my cat. The other staff including vets, techs, and those at the reception desk have always been courteous and attentive. I give them all my highest recommendation.

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★★★★★

I have been taking my animals to Wheaton Animal Hospital for over 15 years and I have always found all of the staff to be highly professional and courteous. Dr. Schwartz has been my main vet for my dogs, rabbits, and now my latest addition Melvin, my cat. The other staff including vets, techs, and those at the reception desk have always been courteous and attentive. I give them all my highest recommendation.

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Dr. S at Wheaton is one of the best I've found in the DC area for bird (small to large parrot) care. He is professional, kind, thorough, and always willing to explain things to me and educate me. I even recommend him over other more-specialized avian vets in VA and Baltimore who I've found sometimes aren't as friendly or accommodating to owners wishes or who can be very aggressive to treat when a wait and see attitude could be better -- not to mention they're more expensive, often because they try to push the bill up with unnecessary extras.
(The other poster is very right though... Keith is brusk and can be annoying to deal with.)

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Dr. S at Wheaton is one of the best I've found in the DC area for bird (small to large parrot) care. He is professional, kind, thorough, and always willing to explain things to me and educate me. I even recommend him over other more-specialized avian vets in VA and Baltimore who I've found sometimes aren't as friendly or accommodating to owners wishes or who can be very aggressive to treat when a wait and see attitude could be better -- not to mention they're more expensive, often because they try to push the bill up with unnecessary extras.
(The other poster is very right though... Keith is brusk and can be annoying to deal with.)

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I called this animal hospital this morning telling them that I had an emergency with my guinea pig. They did not seem to care at all and said they had no appointment times. I was duly unimpressed and found them to be extremely unaccomodating.

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I called this animal hospital this morning telling them that I had an emergency with my guinea pig. They did not seem to care at all and said they had no appointment times. I was duly unimpressed and found them to be extremely unaccomodating.

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this is the worst animal hospital ive ever been to. the people at the desk are unfriendly and rude at best. you can make an appointment for your dog and when you get there, they refer you to someone else. my dog is 18 yrs old and couldnt eat or drink for 2 days and they tell me its not an emergency and that i should go somewhere else, when i had an appointment. i dont recommend anyone take their pet there because you will receive poor service. the vet dr. schwartz is a great vet, but everyone else there is sub par at best. if you want good service for yourself and your pet, you should not go to wheaton animal hospital.

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this is the worst animal hospital ive ever been to. the people at the desk are unfriendly and rude at best. you can make an appointment for your dog and when you get there, they refer you to someone else. my dog is 18 yrs old and couldnt eat or drink for 2 days and they tell me its not an emergency and that i should go somewhere else, when i had an appointment. i dont recommend anyone take their pet there because you will receive poor service. the vet dr. schwartz is a great vet, but everyone else there is sub par at best. if you want good service for yourself and your pet, you should not go to wheaton animal hospital.

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I am a former employee of Wheaton Animal Hospital and now just a client. I have taken my dog, my bird and my bearded dragon there and have had nothing but the best care you could ask for. They are kind, compassionate and I honestly think Dr. Schwartz is the best doctor in the metropolitan area. He has seen all three of my animals and he has always made the best decisions for us. If you do not currently go here and you love your pet like a part of your family, you should give them the best care available. Go to Wheaton Animal Hospital-I have been on both sides of the counter and know that it is a caring, ethical hospital. I would never go anywhere else.

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I am a former employee of Wheaton Animal Hospital and now just a client. I have taken my dog, my bird and my bearded dragon there and have had nothing but the best care you could ask for. They are kind, compassionate and I honestly think Dr. Schwartz is the best doctor in the metropolitan area. He has seen all three of my animals and he has always made the best decisions for us. If you do not currently go here and you love your pet like a part of your family, you should give them the best care available. Go to Wheaton Animal Hospital-I have been on both sides of the counter and know that it is a caring, ethical hospital. I would never go anywhere else.

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I was looking at listings of animal hospitals near me and noticed an inappropriate, highly offensive, comment listed by you from a "J Joon" under the evaluation of one of your animal hospitals (I think it was Wheaton Animal Hospital Kensington, Md. (Wash, D. C. area). This person is obviously unworthy of posting a comment on your website. His submission should be beneath your website's standards. His entry should have been checked and eliminated before ever posting it in the first place. The comment is also completely inconsistent with all the other comments about the place.

Just thought you ought to know that your web master is asleep on the job. There's no excuse for publishing crude, illiterate, and offensive comments like that.

Thanks.

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I was looking at listings of animal hospitals near me and noticed an inappropriate, highly offensive, comment listed by you from a "J Joon" under the evaluation of one of your animal hospitals (I think it was Wheaton Animal Hospital Kensington, Md. (Wash, D. C. area). This person is obviously unworthy of posting a comment on your website. His submission should be beneath your website's standards. His entry should have been checked and eliminated before ever posting it in the first place. The comment is also completely inconsistent with all the other comments about the place.

Just thought you ought to know that your web master is asleep on the job. There's no excuse for publishing crude, illiterate, and offensive comments like that.

Thanks.

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I met Dr. Schwartz when my parakeet got sick. He is very caring, compassionate, nice. You really feel comfortable. Staff is also very helpful. The hospital is clean and comfortable.

PROS: Great place
CONS: None

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I met Dr. Schwartz when my parakeet got sick. He is very caring, compassionate, nice. You really feel comfortable. Staff is also very helpful. The hospital is clean and comfortable.

PROS: Great place
CONS: None

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It's the best animal hospital I've ever been to, clean and comfortable. No long waitings, and everyone there is very professional. I took my little katty to there for some health check, before a surgery. People there was trying to answer all my concerns and questions, very knowledgeable.

PROS: Expertise
CONS: N/A

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It's the best animal hospital I've ever been to, clean and comfortable. No long waitings, and everyone there is very professional. I took my little katty to there for some health check, before a surgery. People there was trying to answer all my concerns and questions, very knowledgeable.

PROS: Expertise
CONS: N/A

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I have taken several generations of pets to Wheaton Animal Hospital with great success. The lobby is divided into two different sides so cats and dogs can be separate and comfortable if need be. While they sometimes get very busy with all different kinds of animals, the staff is always extremely friendly! One of our previous pets was very ill and required many visits to the vet. They were extremely tender to her and went above and beyond on several occasions fitting her in outside of appointed times. All in all, I highly recommend!

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I have taken several generations of pets to Wheaton Animal Hospital with great success. The lobby is divided into two different sides so cats and dogs can be separate and comfortable if need be. While they sometimes get very busy with all different kinds of animals, the staff is always extremely friendly! One of our previous pets was very ill and required many visits to the vet. They were extremely tender to her and went above and beyond on several occasions fitting her in outside of appointed times. All in all, I highly recommend!

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