VCA Albemarle Veterinary Health Care Center

Our Story

At VCA Albemarle Veterinary Health Center, we help pets live long, healthy and happy lives. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.

Our veterinarians, technicians and other pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medications ensures that all our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.

Hometown Care at VCA Albemarle Veterinary Health Care Center

Serving Charlottesville, Albemarle and the surrounding counties, VCA Albemarle Veterinary Health Care Center is committed providing World Class Medicine with Home Town Care. Dr. Freedman, Dr. Cain, Dr. Haynes and Dr. Washburn are here to make sure you understand the matters surrounding your pet's health, and equip you with all the tools and knowledge needed to keep your pet well. Should your pet become sick, we want you to have the peace of mind knowing your pet is in good hands. As a partner on your journey with your pet, we will be there every step of the way to be sure they receive the highest quality of life possible. We understand how important pets are in our lives, and we treat each of our patients as if they were our very own.

We are devoted to pets and the people who love them. Our love for animals is the reason we do what we do. Each pet that enters our practice is treated individually with customized attention and care tailored specifically to his or her environment and lifestyle. We combine compassion, care and commitment with knowledge and the pursuit of excellence. We continue to learn and expand our knowledge to deliver the best possible care, so we are up-to-date with current trends and medical information.

The doctors and staff members at VCA Albemarle Veterinary Health Care Center would like to thank you for allowing us to care for your pets. We are honored to serve such an important role in your family.

Accreditations & Affiliations
American Animal Hospital Association

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.

Cat Friendly Practice - Gold logo
Cat Friendly Practice

The Cat Friendly Practice® program is a leading movement to make veterinary care less stressful for cats and their caregivers. This global initiative is designed to elevate care for cats by assisting practices in developing calming, cat-friendly environments and reducing stress for felines before, during, and after their veterinary visit.