Welcome to Palisades Veterinary Clinic
Palisades Vet Clinic is a  full-service small animal veterinary hospital. The facility includes a fully-stocked pharmacy, surgery suite, in-house x-ray, a closely monitored hospitalization area, and boarding for cats, with an outdoor yard for walking hospitalized dogs. We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories.

Our hospital is dedicated to animal welfare and preventative medicine for your pets. Our staff works closely with area veterinary specialists so your pet’s special medical conditions may be managed closer to home. Labwork, radiographs, exams, etc may be performed in our clinic and emailed or faxed to your specialists to save you a trip with your pet.

Our Services

Dental
Teeth cleaning and oral surgery
Pets get plaque, tartar, and periodontal disease, too. 85% of pets over the age of 3 years have some form of dental disease that requires treatment. We highly recommend that you “Flip the Lip” daily to check your pet’s teeth and brush his/her teeth.
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Preventative Care
Vaccinations and screenings
We are proud to offer vaccinations from the safest manufacturers for your pets. We utilize the most up-to-date methods of administration to minimize the risk of vaccine reactions. We also offer preventative screenings for heartworms, fecal parasites and common old-age illnesses for pets over 7 years old.
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Surgery
Routine and specialty surgeries
We perform routine surgeries such as spays and neuters or minor soft tissue surgeries, such as mass/tumor removals, “cherry eye” repair, eyelid tumor removals, and dewclaw removal and declaws. We have a mobile veterinary surgeon on call to perform orthopedic (bone and joint) surgeries when necessary.
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Grooming
Includes nail trim, and ear cleaning
We offer professional grooming services Monday through Friday. Baths and medicated baths with brush outs and nail trims can be done any day of the week!
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Meet Our Team

Dr. Jan Rhea Elliot

Dr. Jan Rhea Elliot
Dr Elliott graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She began her veterinary career at a small animal clinic in Charlottesville, Virginia, but after 2.5 years felt the call of “the big city” and relocated to Washington, DC. She worked as vet/medical director at our sister clinic in Dupont Circle for 3 years. Now she is enjoying the change of pace and wonderful new clientele in the Palisades neighborhood.
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Dr. Alexandra Fischer

Dr. Alexandra Fischer
Dr. Alexandra Fischer graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as a Dean’s List student in 2008 and then completed a rotating internship in Medicine and Surgery at VCA/Veterinary Referral Associates. She joins Palisades from North Oatlands Animal Hospital, where she practiced canine reproductive medicine in addition to being a general practitioner.
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Dr. Beth Venit

Dr. Beth Venit
Dr. Beth Venit is a Montgomery County native, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and the internship program at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates.
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Our Excellent Staff

Our Excellent Staff
We also have a helpful and friendly staff on hand. From the receptionists to the veterinary technicians, we have a wealth of experience. You can rest assured your pets are in good hands.
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