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Dr. Laura Chretien, DVM

Dr. Laura was raised on a farm just outside of the Charlottesville area.  She worked at a multiple veterinary clinics in the area before heading off to college. Dr. Laura graduated Cum Laude  from Vanderbilt University where she majored in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Spanish.  Dr. Laura  graduated from Colorodo State University Veterinary School.  Dr. Chretien has an interest in feline medicine and surgery, as well as laser surgery and therapy.  She is working toward a certification in acupuncture. 

Dr. Micaela Shaughnessy VMD

Dr. Micaela Shaughnessy, Locum Veterianrian, is a 1993 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She spent three years in a mixed practice, both large animal and small, in a rural, central Pennsylvania. She was on call every third night for emergency duties -- many calf deliveries. For the next 3 years, Dr. Shaughnessy was a full time small animal associate in Maryland and Virginia, including a year in a dental referral practice in Baltimore.

Dr. Shaughnessy is a former President of the Northern Virginia Veterinarian Medical Association and a member of the AVMA and the VVMA. Dr. Shaughnessy is also a member of Vet Partners and is actively involved in their Career Development Committee. Dr. Shaughnessy was a featured speaker at the NAVC in 2009 on Gender Economics. Her interview with Trends Magazine on Gender Issues appeared in the January 2009 issue. She was a contributing author to dvm magazine (see June 2009 issue on the Generational Divide) and was featured in the June issue of Veterinary Economics on alternative careers in the veterinary field. This spring, she was on a panel discussion for CVC- East on Emerging Issues in Veterinary Medicine

This summer, Dr. Shaughnessy will be a featured presenter on Gender and Generational Issues for Vet Partners during the AVMA convention in Seattle.Dr. Shaughnessy is a single mother of two children, age 6 and 7. She has been working full time since she graduated with the exception of the seven weeks she took off after the birth of her first child and three weeks after the birth of her second child. Dr.Shaughnessy runs marathons.  She runs 5K's with her family and she and her daughters are just starting to compete in parent/child, mini triathlons. Dr. Shaughnessy is fluent in German.

Lisa Hong, DVM 

Dr. Hong pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Maryland and graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery and small animal medicine. When she is not busy caring for her furry, four legged patients, Dr. Hong loves to immerse herself in DIY (do-it-yourself) projects. She has an addiction to Pinterest, which keeps her mind swirling with new ideas for interior design and decor. She loves spending time with her own babies: 5 dogs and 2 cats! She also enjoys gardening.  Dr. Hong works with our hospital part-time in surgery.  

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Hospital Hours

Monday9:00 am5:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am5:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am3:00 pm
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am Closed
5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 3:00 pm Closed

***Surgery is scheduled by appointment only.

Surgery drop-off time is from 8:30-9:00 am***

A $50 deposit will be collected at the time of scheduling a surgery.  This deposit is refundable with 72 hours notice of cancellation.

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