Welcome to Capital City Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital

We are proud to offer access to the most veterinary specialists in the National Capital region and a highly trained team of emergency veterinarians to provide the best possible care to your pets.

Our Services

Learn more about how our team of specialists can help you

  • Anesthesia

    Providing essential comfort for pets during surgeries and medical procedures

  • Cardiology

    Advanced heart care for pets with heart disease and disorders

  • Dentistry

    Veterinary dentistry services, including cleanings, extractions, and oral surgery

  • Dermatology

    Providing comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for skin, ear, and allergy conditions

  • Emergency & Critical Care

    Experienced veterinarians and advanced equipment to provide immediate lifesaving treatment

  • Imaging

    Accurate and detailed diagnostic images for your pet's health

  • Internal Medicine

    Advanced diagnostics and treatment for pets with complex medical conditions

  • Medical Oncology

    Offering thorough cancer care, including diagnosis, treatment, and management

  • Ophthalmology

    Eye examinations, surgery, and medical treatment for animals with ocular conditions

  • Surgery

    Expert surgical care for pets, including soft tissue, orthopedic, and minimally invasive procedures

About Us

Capital City Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital was founded by local veterinary specialists dedicated to providing care to the pets, people and referring veterinarians of the National Capital Region and surrounding areas. Drs. Julius Liptak, Graham Thatcher and Andrew Lowe have been proudly serving the veterinary community of the National Capital Region for over 40 combined years. Together they founded Capital City Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital in 2023 with the goal of improving access within their community to advanced veterinary care by bringing together cutting edge technology, leaders within their fields, highly trained team members, and an evidence-based approach to best medical practices.

Our Latest Articles

Find out what the team at Capital City has been up to recently.

  • Blog
Dr. Andrew Lowe Co-Author on a Published Paper in Veterinary Dermatology

Julius Liptak | May 25, 2023

Dr. Andrew Lowe has published Cap City’s first peer-reviewed paper on a rarely described skin condition, called rostrolateral nasal…

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  • Blog
Dr. Julius Liptak Presents at the Veterinary Cancer Society Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Julius Liptak | May 8, 2023

Dr. Julius Liptak, one of our founding partners and specialist surgeons, was recently invited to present one of the keynote lectures at the…

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