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Welcome to Chevy Chase Veterinary Clinic

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If you live in Chevy Chase or the surrounding area in MD, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Ira Silver is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Chevy Chase Veterinary Clinic is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Ira Silver is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Chevy Chase veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 301-656-6655 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Chevy Chase veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Chevy Chase pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Chevy Chase Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Ira Silver
Chevy Chase Veterinarian | Chevy Chase Veterinary Clinic | 301-656-6655

8815 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Silver

    • Dr. Silver is a graduate of North Chevy Chase Elementary, Kensington Junior High and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High Schools

    • He received a B.A. in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and his V.M.D. from the university of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

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  • Sandra Gonzales

    • Our Groomer, Sandra Gonzalez has 12 years of professional experience

    • Unlike other impersonal assembly-like grooming services, Sandra individually bathes & trims your pet. YOU KNOW YOUR PETS GROOMER

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "THIS IS A GREAT VETERINARY OFFICE. THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE OFFICE IS VERY COZY, WHICH MAKES SENSE BECAUSE IT IS PART OF A LARGE HOUSE. THE PEOPLE WHO ANSWER THE PHONES ARE SUPER HELPFUL AND RELIABLE."
    Caroline K. / Chevy Chase, MD

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Office Hours

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Primary Office

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed