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Readers’ Choice: Best Veterinarian in Vienna

From the common mutt to the exotic chinchilla, our pets are part of the family.

Update: You nominated the best veterinarians in Vienna, and now, four have moved on to the voting round of Patch's Readers' Choice 2012.  Here's your chance to put your money (er — vote) where your mouth is.

Cast a vote to help crown a winner.  Voting opens July 23 and continues through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 17. Only one vote per user — tell your friends and family to log on to pick their favorite, too!

Original: Veterinarians across Fairfax County are giving our pets all they deserve and more.

From unique and innovative treatments to those rabies booster shots, veterinarians are tasked with keeping our loved ones healthy for years.

We’ll keep accepting nominations through July 9. After that, nominations will be closed and we’ll start the voting, so make sure to get in your favorites now.

All you need to do to nominate a veterinarian or is to add their name or the business name in the comments below. If you already see the business you want to nominate, make sure to add your comment about why it should be included, because we may not be able to add all businesses to our poll and we want to make sure the top ones make it into the poll.

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Cliff June 19, 2012 at 12:45 AM
Dr. Christine Foster, Companion Paws Mobile Vet
John Weis June 19, 2012 at 12:01 PM
Been using Dr. Christmas at Oakton-Vienna Vet. Hospital and very satisfied. He is caring, thorough, and follows through on the health of your pet. Furthermore, we trust him!
Anna June 19, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Dr. Wolff at Vienna Animal Hospital! He's always followed up with us on our cats after their visits. The staff at VAH is also great
One Love June 24, 2012 at 01:17 AM
Dr. Westfall at Vienna Animal Hospital is absolutely wonderful. She has been caring for my family's dogs for over 15 years and has always been very knowledgeable and compassionate. :)
John Crouse July 07, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Dr. Westfall at the Vienna Animal Hospital simply has a way with animals. In point of fact, she has always been calm, warm, and reassuring to our pets. She's very knowledgeable and always takes time to answer questions. Any questions. She is a marvelous Vet.
Erica R. Hendry July 23, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Hi everyone, just a reminder that nominations closed July 9 and voting is now open. Pick your favorite in the poll above! Erica
viennaguy August 09, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Wish I could just vote for the entire Vienna Animal Hospital staff. But Wolff gets my vote b/c we see him most often.
Don Muir August 14, 2012 at 01:06 AM
Sandy Christmus is the best! Thorough knowledge and very compassionate.
Kathy August 15, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Sandy Christmus at Oakton Vienna Animal Hospital is the vet that I entrust my four legged family members to. He is patient, kind, and he is SMART. And we've put all of those talents through the test with some real challenges. He has always worked hard and with compassion at finding solutions. When that day comes that none of us like to think of or experience, his sensitive, kind gentleness helps enormously.
Malcolm Hyson August 16, 2012 at 11:25 PM
Sandy Christmus at Oakton Vienna Animal Hospital has always extremely helpful and informative.
Frances August 17, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Dr. Sandy Christmus at Oakton Vienna animal hospital is the best. We love him.
Bronxgirl August 17, 2012 at 01:32 PM
The best friend to our animal friends hands down is Dr. Westfall, she loves her job and it shows in her love for our pets...she is the best
Nicole Trifone (Editor) August 17, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Thanks for all the great comments! Make sure you vote in the poll above, as comments do not count as votes.
Stecia Lansdell August 17, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Dr. Christmus is a great vet who is always willing to listen to what you have to say and enthusiastically greets my beagle, Sophie, each time he meets her.

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