Old Dominion Animal Hospital has been caring for pets since 1982. We offer individualized health care and the personalized attention that you and your pets deserve. We enjoy getting to know you, your family, and your pets. We believe this special attention sets us apart and allows us to better care for our patients.
Our highly trained, motivated, and caring staff combined with state-of-the-art medical equipment enables us to provide exceptional care. Our hospital offers full medical, surgical, and emergency care for all companion animals, including birds and exotic pets.
We focus on wellness and preventive care. When medical needs arise we are ready with sophisticated diagnostics including our in-house laboratory, ultrasound, and our new digital radiography services for even faster results. We have full surgical capabilities including laser surgery, soft tissue surgery, and orthopedic repair. All our patients receive the safest anesthetics and pulse monitoring.
WE GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. While providing the highest quality, individualized health care and personalized attention that you and your pets deserve, it is our goal to provide more free and discounted veterinary services to local shelters and rescue groups than any other area animal hospital. Choosing us as your veterinarian ensures our ability to help these needy organizations. By choosing us - You're giving back too.
WE ARE A FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS - IN CHARLOTTESVILLE SINCE 1982. Dr. Wood's wife and children have been a part of our hospital right from the beginning. His daughter, Meredith, has returned after graduating from ODU and works as a veterinary assistant. Dr Wood's son, Garrett, graduated from Virginia Tech and is now attending veterinary school. He plans to join his father in the practice after graduation.
WE PROMOTE PROFESSIONALISM AMOUNG OUR TEAM AND PROVIDE CAREER POSITIONS WITH BENEFITS. Our full-time staff members are part of an employer matched retirement program and receive completely employer paid health insurance. In this time of health care change, we want to be sure our team members have excellent health coverage. We believe our benefits help retain team members who will provide exceptional service to our clients and amazing care to pets. A happy, healthy staff leads to happy, healthy pets.
WE MAKE STRONG EFFORTS TO MAKE OUR PRACTICE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY. Let's leave the world a little better than we found it. We recycle printer cartridges for The Companion Animal Fund and so by keeping them out of the landfill - we raise money to help needy animals. Our staff makes weekly trips to local recycling centers in an effort to cut down on waste. We obey all environmental laws with respect to medical waste. We want to make Charlottesville a better place to live.
WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY THAT LIVING IN A GREAT UNIVERSITY TOWN LIKE CHARLOTTESVILLE PROVIDES. Clients from all over the world and from all walks of life are not uncommon for us. We appreciate how amazing that is. Fortunately, some of our staff speaks Spanish and can help when translations are necessary. (Se habla Espanol.) We also recognize that the "traditional" American family has changed. Please know we are happy to work with you as your family situation shifts over time. You can rely on us. We realize that your pets are family and we understand that special bond.
WE HAVE DOCTORS WHO CALL YOU BACK AND PERSONALLY DISCHARGE THEIR PATIENTS. We believe that part of offering personalized attention means you can actually speak to your pet's doctor when you feel it is important. Your pet's doctor is available to you. If you leave your pet with us for treatment, your veterinarian will talk with you, answer questions, and discharge your pet.
WE BELIEVE WE HAVE THE FRIENDLIEST, MOST CARING STAFF ANYWHERE. Treating your pet means treating them like family. We care about you and your pet's health, and being friendly is just part of who we are. Our entire team is available to help you with your pet's specific needs.
WE PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY CARE POSSIBLE. We achieve this by offering clients the best quality veterinary care and service available. We empower you, the pet owner, with a thorough education to enable you to make the best possible health decisions for your pet. We have outfitted our hospital with the latest equipment and we provide continuing education opportunities for our team members in an effort to keep their knowledge and skill level as high as possible.