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Burke Animal Clinic

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6307 Lee Chapel Road
Burke, VA 22015
Phone: 703-569-9600
Fax: 703-569-6858

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SundayBy Appointment
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Dr. Elizabeth Johnson provides behavior consultations for pets and their owners.  Behavior issues can be due to a variety of reasons - newly adopted pets may have a hard time adjusting to a new home or an enviroment they've not been in before, some pets suffer from separation anxiety, while others have issues with resource guarding, becoming possesive of a space, objects or even other people.  Some pets just need basic obedience.  Health issues also may be the cause of sudden behavior changes.  Dr. Johnson has the medical background along with behavioral experience that will help her identify problems and work with you on a plan to address those problems.  Please call us for an appointment with Dr. Johnson.   Prior to your appointment, please fill out a Behavior Consultation Form and email or fax it to us at 703-569-6858.  Bring a hungry pet to your appointment along with lots of treats!

Here are some basic tips to get you started on a happy, healthy relationship with your pet:

  • Set rules immediately and stick to them.

  • Avoid situations that promote inappropriate behavior.

  • Observe your pet and provide what is needed to be cared for and attended to.

  • Supervise your new pet diligently through undivided individual attention and training, and restrict your pet’s access to a limited area of the house until training is complete.

  • Encourage good behavior with praise and attention.

  • Correct bad behaviors by providing positive alternatives.  For instance, a toy for a slipper, a scratching post for the sofa.

  • Never physically punish or force compliance to commands.  This may lead to fear biting or aggression.

  • Don’t play rough or encourage aggression or play biting.

  • Expose pets to people, animals, and environments where you want them to live.

  • See your veterinarian if serious or unresolved behavior problems exist.  Your vet can help address behaviors as well as check for underlying health problems that may be affecting behavior.

Forms you will need:

Behavior Consultation Form

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Office Hours

SundayBy Appointment
*Our phones are answered until 15 minutes prior to closing*

We are open on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for appointments.  If you do not have an appointment, but find on Sunday you have a sick pet in need of care, please give us a call.

Vet Assistants are available to receive or send home your pet during the above hours.

Doctors do not arrive until 8:00 A.M. on Monday - Friday; and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.  We answer our phones until 15 minutes prior to closing.

We close our office on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (2017 only), Christmas Day, New Year's Eve (2017 only).

Inclement weather sometimes causes a delayed opening or early closing. We rarely close for the day, but sometimes employees need extra time coming in or may need to leave early to get home safely.  We communicate schedule changes due to weather on Facebook and via email. We attempt to contact clients directly when they have appointments scheduled that may be affected.  If you have an early appointment during a significant snow event, call us first to make sure we are open.


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