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RVA Burger Crawl – Part 1 (Boulevard Burger & Brew, Supper, The Betty on Davis & The Savory Grain)

We have so many clients come to Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery and Dental Care from outside of Richmond, and they keep asking about dining options. Increasingly, we are getting asked about burgers. Where should visitors go? We are on a mission to find the best burgers in Richmond and will blog about our adventures…. Read more »


Have you ever heard the word ‘pyometra’? I didn’t before I worked with animals. I thought the only reason to spay a dog or cat was to prevent them from getting pregnant. A pyometra is an infected uterus and it is a life-threatening condition. When we (here at Helping Hands) get a phone call from… Read more »

Puppy Saved!!

Meet Puppy Zeus 🙂 This handsome fella is Zeus. His Mom Daisy (a chihuahua) came to Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery and Dental Care in December of 2016 in need of an emergency C-section. Mom Daisy had three boys and one girl. The little boy above was born with a cleft palate.This can be a… Read more »

Spending the Day in RVA while Fido gets Pet Surgery or Pet Dental Care at Helping Hands?

20 THINGS TO DO IN RICHMOND WHEN YOU VISIT HELPING HANDS FOR PET SURGERY OR PET DENTAL CARE 1. Visit our neighbor, James River Distillery, to take a tour and taste their gins, rum and vodka. 2. The Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA) has the largest collection of Faberge Eggs outside of Russia. (opening… Read more »