Important Pender COVID-19 Update: 

The health and well-being of your pet is our top priority.We are taking important precautions to ensure the health and safety of our Clients, our Patients, and our Staff..

As a result, for the near future, we are currently rescheduling booked routine appointments, and not taking in any new routine appointments. We are restricting access to our lobby and adjusting our check-in and check-out procedures. If you have an appointment, please call ahead for specific details pertaining to your appointment. 

Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, concerns, or feel your pet needs to be seen, call us at 703-591-3304.

703-591-3304

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans. — James Herriot

Professional Interests

Small Mammal, Avian, and Reptile Medicine

Canine/Feline General Medicine

Personal Interests

Aside from practicing veterinary medicine, I love listening to and playing music. I sing and play keyboard, and have been a part of multiple rock bands over the years. I have a minor in classical piano with classical voice training and love creating my own music. Also, I consider myself a craft beer connoisseur and have found time to appreciate the works of a variety of local brewers. I have four red-eared slider turtles, two cats, two dogs, and a Chilean Rose Hair tarantula.

Education

DVM from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Biological Science with Honors with a minor in classical piano from Marshall University

How I Got Here

Working as a veterinarian at Pender Exotics has allowed me to fully realize the passion I have always had for exotic pets from a young age. At the same time, Pender Veterinary Center utilizes my training and zeal for canine and feline medicine. I appreciate and understand the strength of the human-animal bond, no matter what kind of animal that may be. Every pet is part of the family, no matter how big or small.

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