veterinarians in Arlington, VA

Ballston Quarter

Your Full-Service Family Vet in Arlington, VA

At Heart + Paw, our veterinarians and staff have one goal: to provide everything your pet needs in one full-service space. Along with general medicine including routine wellness care, surgery, radiology, and dental care, we also conveniently offer dog daycare and grooming. We’re committed to ensuring quality veterinary services for your pet in an elevated, low-stress environment.

We’re here to be your partners in pet parenthood and treat your cherished companions like they’re our own. Heart + Paw empowers you to care for your pet so they can live their healthiest, happiest life.

Get to Know Your Ballston Quarter Heart + Paw Team

Meet your Arlington veterinarian Dr. Puentes and her wonderful team! They treat every pet as their own, and provide ongoing education and support for pet owners so they can give their companions the best care for a lifetime.

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Dr. Aty Puentes

Dr. Aty Puentes obtained her DVM in 2003. She is fluent in Spanish and happy to converse with Spanish-speaking pet parents in their native language!

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Dr. Jordan Hinkson
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Your Go-To Veterinarians
in Arlington, VA

Our vets are excited to welcome you and your pet to the practice. Learn their names, faces, and how they set our hospital apart!

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See Our Core Veterinary Services in Arlington, VA

Preventing illness and keeping pets healthy is our top priority, but we also go a step further by offering services to enhance quality of life and increase longevity. Our goal is to deliver a full spectrum of veterinary services in one convenient location here in Arlington, VA with compassion and expert skill.

Learn more about some of our primary veterinary care services below.

Wellness &
Preventative Care

Wellness and Preventative Care

Wellness care is one of the most important areas of care we provide for your pet. It includes wellness exams, vaccines, pest prevention, and more. To make this care more affordable, we offer customized Prevention Plans for dogs and cats.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

The best protection against harmful diseases can be achieved with vaccinations for your pet. We provide dogs and cats with their own vaccine schedules to ensure they safely receive the immunizations they need to avoid infection.

Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

Contrary to popular belief, bad breath is not normal in pets. Our team provides professional cat and dog teeth cleanings and oral exams to protect your pet from dental disease, which can cause painful infection and systemic illness.

Surgery

Surgery

From routine spay and neuter surgeries to soft tissue and orthopedics, we offer a wide variety of procedures to treat injuries, prevent future health problems, and give your pet a better quality of life.

Diagnostic Care

Diagnostic Care

Our vet team uses in-house laboratory testing, ultrasound, and digital X-ray to screen your pet for a variety of underlying issues. This variety of tools makes it possible for us to develop a clearer and more complete picture of your pet’s condition.

Microchipping

Microchipping

We’re happy to provide cat and dog microchipping here at our hospital. You can make a separate appointment to have your pet chipped, or opt to have it done during their spay/neuter or teeth cleaning.

Our Featured Services

Ballston End Of Life

Ballston Quarter Heart + Paw can provide the care your pet needs to live comfortably at the end of their life. We also offer compassionate euthanasia services, and cremation options for pet owners who would like a keepsake of their companion.

End of Life Care

Dog Grooming Services in Arlington, VA

Ballston Quarter Heart + Paw is lucky to have an incredible pet groomer on staff to pamper your pet and make them look and feel amazing. Brianna will treat you pup like her own in a grooming environment that includes:

  • Large windows so you can see your pet being groomed
  • Low-stress hand drying techniques to keep your pet relaxed
  • An easily accessible walk-in tub with a non-slip surface
  • Quiet lift tables that will help your pet stay calm
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Ballston Daycare

Dog Daycare

Playing and socializing are as important to dogs as a balanced diet and routine checkups. Ballston Quarter Heart + Paw is home to a dog daycare center dedicated to bringing pets out of their shell and engaging in healthy activity while their owners are away.

Our spacious play area includes:

  • Full windows for pet owners to watch their pets
  • Full drainage system
  • Daily sterilization to maintain a clean, healthy space
  • Doggie toilets
  • Exit baths available (so your pup is clean and refreshed when they get home)

Want to be prepared for unexpected veterinary costs? Looking for an easier way to manage your pet’s annual bills? Check out CareCredit. CareCredit offers several different financing options and payment plans to help pet owners shoulder the cost of care for their companions. Whether you are paying for wellness care, dental appointments or surgery, with CareCredit, you can make sure your pet gets the care they need and make affordable monthly payments that don’t break the bank.

Apply for CareCredit in person, or click below to learn more and apply online.

Want to be prepared for unexpected veterinary costs? Looking for an easier way to manage your pet’s annual bills? Check out CareCredit. CareCredit offers several different financing options and payment plans to help pet owners shoulder the cost of care for their companions. Whether you are paying for wellness care, dental appointments or surgery, with CareCredit, you can make sure your pet gets the care they need and make affordable monthly payments that don’t break the bank.

Apply for CareCredit in person, or click below to learn more and apply online.

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