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AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the United States and Canada. Practices that choose to pursue accreditation are evaluated on stringent quality standards that encompass all aspects of veterinary medicine—from pain management and patient care to team training and medical recordkeeping—and are continuously updated to keep accredited practice teams at the forefront of the profession.
Today, only about 15% of veterinary practices in the US and Canada hold the “AAHA-accredited” designation.
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★★★★★ Daliah fine a** gave excellent service with a great smile! We love her everytime we come.Domonique B.Domonique B. ★★★★★ Dr Makhijani and Carly were amazing! My cat and I came in as a new patient and she can be very challenging with anyone except me. We were able to do the full exam, shots & bloodwork while keeping my girl as happy as possible. Dr Makhijani spent so much time explaining all the treatment options, pros & cons, and answering my questions. So glad I switched to District Vet Brookland!Cait O.Cait O. ★★★★★ My wife and I recently moved to DC and needed to find a new vet. District veterinary hospital was highly recommended so I made an appointment for our two dogs. Our first appointment went very well, the staff and our veterinarian were friendly, kind and responsive to all of our needs. I look forward to seeing them again for future visits.Nicholas D.Nicholas D. ★★★★★ I can’t recommend District Vet enough! I’ve been working with Dr. Lin on my medically challenged pup and she was incredibly responsive, kind, and thoughtful in all her support. Additional the front desk team was great at immediate problem solving, scheduling, medicine pick up, etc.Kimberly H.Kimberly H. ★★★★★ My dog has been here since she was a pup. Super responsive, caring and warm environment!Thora B.Thora B. ★★★★★ Their vets and staff love my pets as if they were their own ❤️ ! Friendly atmosphere. Always clean. 5🌟+MJ M.MJ M. ★★★★★ Love their instagram page - as a patient, it's helpful to see the tips and fun facts they post. We also love seeing the behind the scenes with all the pups and cats - it reassures us that our pup is so loved when he goes back for his exams 🙂Brent J.Brent J. ★★★★★ District Vet - Brookland has taken care of our pup for the past 3 years. They are always so friendly and knowledgable - no question is too big or too small! Garbanzo (our dog) is always hesitant to go in with all of the other animal smells, but once he's in, we can't get him to leave! He loves hanging out with the staff there. We've recently moved kind of far away from District Vet, but we will continue going there as long as we can.Juliana V.Juliana V. ★★★★★ great doctors and careEmilyEmily ★★★★★ Dr Raftery, Ana,LVT, and Tabitha took such good care of my dog. They are all very nice and happy to see you and make the dog and human feel at ease.Annemarie M.Annemarie M. ★★★★★ Every time I come in to deliver (UPS) Dalia always greets me an help me with the packages. Great service very outgoingTremayne W.Tremayne W. ★★★★★ I love ALL the wonderful doctors, techs, and staff at District Vet but especially the Brookland team since I have been going there since I was a lil’ bitty puppy. My most fave Doctor is Dr Connie Lin who is always so kind and nice and I love her the best. She is also so very nice to my Mommy and listens to all her concerns. I’m not a very good dog but all the staff and doctors treat me like I am and for that my Mom is very grateful. District Vet is totally pawsome!!!!TVTV ★★★★★ Very happy with the staff and how kind they are in working with my elderly cat. Dr. Raferty has been just excellent!Wes R.Wes R. ★★★★★ Dr. Brant Hassell has taken very good care of our cats for many years now. I value his medical expertise, his common sense, and his ability to convince the insurance company that their initial judgment was wrong.iron B.iron B. ★★★★★ Love this vet office! Dr. Jordan was fantastic and so were the front desk staff, Ashlee and Dalia. Only complaint is that the office system/server is slow, which delayed our receiving emailed paperwork afterwards.Tai W.Tai W. ★★★★★ Great! They are always kind and professional. sweet and caring people 🫶🏻Mirian Palacios (.Mirian Palacios (. ★★★★★ The only place I take my dog. I trust them to take good care of him from routine appointments to one-off events, District Vet staff are the best!Irene C.Irene C. ★★★★★ I’m truly grateful for the wonderful culture and care staff show at District Vet Brookland. Our cat was seen by Dr Makhijani and Technician Andrew. Both of them were very gentle with our 5 year old cat.I’ve had not-so nice experiences with other vets in DC, but this team has made my heart feel at ease. And I know my cat is also more willing to participate in the examination.Pamela C.Pamela C. ★★★★★ This vet always takes great care of my cat, and when he is extra sick (upper respiratory infection) they always find a way to get him in, even if they are very busy. We have been going to them for a year and a half and no complaints.Olga F.Olga F. ★★★★★ I took my cat Shiro for her digestive issue. The vet tech, Dr. Raftery was incredible. She gave me plenty of time to address all of my concerns and took time to explain everything to me, including suggestions on my cat's diet and treatment plans. Dr. Raftery has strong professional skills, is knowledgeable, and offers detailed advice on future preventive care. Great experience! I look forward to my next visit. Thank you, Dr. Raftery!FanFan ★★★★★ Great service, highly recommend!Amy F.Amy F. ★★★★★ Anastasia, the vet tech who was there to help us during our cat Moo's recent dental surgery, deserves a glowing review. From the moment we arrived at the clinic, her warmth and professionalism put us at ease. She patiently and thoroughly answered all of our questions, alleviating any concerns we had about the procedure.Anastasia kept us updated on Moo's progress and made sure to follow up with us afterward, providing essential information on post-surgery care. Her communication and genuine concern for our pet's well-being were truly exceptional. Her dedication to her work and her compassionate approach made a challenging situation much more manageable for us.We can't thank her enough for the care she provided to Moo and the peace of mind she gave us. Her professionalism, expertise, and genuine kindness make her an invaluable asset to the clinic. We are grateful for her outstanding service and support during this time. Thank you, Anastasia!Montana M.Montana M. ★★★★★ Dr. Nichols is very attentive and spending enough time to understand patients needs/concerns. She is great!Mia T.Mia T. ★★★★★ Great care of my dog for over 7 years.Anthony A.Anthony A. ★★★★★ Love the professionalism and services that they provide for my domestic family members.veronica A.veronica A. ★★★★★ From the 1st visit (after I adopted my cat) to the last visit (when my cat passed away), District Vet has been very helpful, professional and responsive throughout the 7 years I dealt with them. Dr. Hassell and the nurses seem to genuinely care about their furry patients- I always felt my cat was in good hands. The front staff are usually friendly and proactive- meaning they make sure all customers have been taken care of or they’re cleaning the hospital. By the way, the hospital is always clean and in good condition. When I email them, they always respond. I never had an issue with them. If I ever get another pet again, I’ll definitely go back to them. They even work with the cremation place so you can pick up the ashes there instead of driving 2 hours way.r ng L.r ng L. ★★★★★ We've been coming here for years and the staff are very friendly and accommodating. My dog doesn't like vet visits and resists going to get his shots but the staff exercise patience and extreme care with him. Thank you.Pamela M.Pamela M. ★★★★★ Phenomenal first-time experience. Picky about vets, been spoiled with good ones in the past and was told there are not many to choose from in this area. So happy and relieved to discover District Brookland. Was struck by the combination of two things -- sincere kindness and clear expertise, exhibited by both Dr. Jordan and LVT Anastasia. Genuinely kind people, lovely with our cat, with a high-degree of well-communicated proficiency. Also, refreshingly transparent about pricing and necessity treatments versus "lifestyle" luxury treatments -- no up-selling and clear distinctions made. Grateful to have found our new vet!P WP W ★★★★★ Timely, caring service for our pup. They’ve been fantastic. Highly recommend.Eric G.Eric G. ★★★★★ Really friendly with my dogsLove this pace for my doggiesCandida D.Candida D. ★★★★★ Always great care and friendly staff!!Katie R.Katie R. ★★★★★ they were so great with my cats uzi and jade, they gave us our own room and everything was quick and easy. they also send a follow up email checking in!xx ★★★★★ My two cats just had their annual well check here and we had an absolutely wonderful experience with Anastasia and Dr. Raftery. They were both so kind, thoughtful, and thorough! Will definitely make sure to schedule with them both for all future visits!Jordan B.Jordan B. ★★★★★ I love this place! I've two dogs and went to a lot of Vets in the past.Everybody is incredible friendly and helpfulPetra Z.Petra Z. ★★★★★ Staff and vets are always so nice. The space is clean, large, and well-maintained.Ivy D.Ivy D. ★★★★★ Great Vets & StaffKerry F.Kerry F. ★★★★★ We LOVE District Veterinary Hospital in Brookland. They are always so friendly and the entire staff is amazing. My Luna loves Anastasia (and her little Luna too!). They are like family and I wouldn’t go anywhere else for Luna’s care.Amy D.Amy D. ★★★★★ We’ve had dogs since 1996, and I rate Dr. Lin and District Vet at the top of the pack. Amazingly smart, she takes the time to explain complex medical issues and has earned our trust.Clayton FClayton F ★★★★★ We’ve been going to District Vet for many years and every time I feel so much love, but we’ve just moved to Brookland and started going to the brookland location and it feels like your walking into a dear friend’s house- every single person there welcomes you with a smile, and our vet tech Kristen truly made the visit for me and my elderly, very nervous dog. I can not sing any more praises for District Vet, the whole team, Dr. Dan, and Kristen being two major rock stars!Lauren G.Lauren G. ★★★★★ Very clean space, super attentive and helpful techs and vets.Christopher E.Christopher E. ★★★★★ I brought my newly adopted kitty here and the staff were great. I've even called them since that visit to ask for help on how to get my cat to wind down at night so she's not so crazy at 3am. The tech who answered was really nice and helpful too!Angelica N.Angelica N. ★★★★★ Clean and welcoming location, great staff and very knowledgeable VetsHenry Lasgiddie A.Henry Lasgiddie A. ★★★★★ District Vet Brookland is amazing! They were the only ones who had appointment available when I was a new puppy owner and I have been taking him there ever since. They have always been patient, kind and considerate and my puppy loves going there too. Everyone is very responsive and thorough with explanations and appointments.Richa L.Richa L. ★★★★★ Extremely helpful and professional. Best vet practice we've ever had. COVID policies feel extremely safe.Reece F.Reece F. ★★★★★ My two dogs go here. One of them is named Abraham, he is a three year-old Redbone Coonhound. He had heartworm and was treated here very well. Thanks to District Veterinary Hospital, his heartworm is now gone and he still loves to run and play! My other dog is named Stork, he's a sixteen year-old maltese and is very strong. He has had his teeth pulled out because they were rotten as he was a stray for a very long time, he has had two intestinal blockages, multiple tumours, has been run over by a car, and is a cancer survivor! He has been in remission from cancer for about a year and a half. District Veterinary Hospital has given him checkups and helped him a lot. He is very happy now and loves to cuddle.Jacobine W.Jacobine W. ★★★★★ We’ve been coming to district vet since we moved about a year ago, and they have been fantastic. The front desk, the techs, and the vets are all amazing and very friendly. Our dog absolutely loves coming here and is so excited to walk in the door. We had our dog fixed here as well and it was a smooth process.The veterinarians were patient and kind as we brought our dog in multiple times due to some allergies and infections. They always listened to our concerns and came up with different treatment options when it felt like nothing was working.We are moving out of state and will miss the doctors and staff.I would highly, highly recommend!Megan W.Megan W. ★★★★★ Ms. Malynda was efficient was the information rendered especially to me as a first time dog mom giving me good tips and FAQ answers leaving me better equipped to make sure my Nibby remains well!✅Zai K.Zai K. ★★★★★ Love this vet and highly recommend! Anastasia has been so kind and patient with me and my husky 🦊. Thanks Anastasia! 💖Colin B.Colin B. ★★★★★ They are simply the best.They are friendly and pet lovers with amazing follow up an spirit to help.We are moving from DC to Hong Kong (which has one of the worlds most strict rules for pets) and they helped us during the whole process.. from buying a microchip they don’t manage (ordering one just for us) to hundreds of certificates. Can’t thank enough y the whole team. Highly recommend themdani R.dani R. ★★★★★ Great staff.Clennetta S.Clennetta S. ★★★★★ They are very friendly and quick they gave my dog so much love every time he goes thereLaKecia L.LaKecia L. ★★★★☆ The doctors are great. Technicians are hit or miss, possibly overwhelmed. Parking at the Brookland site can be very challenging.Diana O.Diana O.js_loader

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