LINDSEY has been a veterinary assistant with Old Dominion Animal Hospital since August of 2001. She enjoys furthering her education in veterinary medicine through attending continuing education meetings and reading. She has three dogs and three cats, and she is pleased to say that all of them were adopted from rescue organizations. Outside of work, Lindsey loves spending time with her children and family. Her special interests include gardening and going to the river.
TRACI moved to Charlottesville from Southwest Virginia in 2004. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2002, with a degree in Animal Science. Traci has been working at Old Dominion Animal Hospital since August 2004 and has started furthering her education by taking classes to become a fully Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has two super-cute dogs and one cat.
MEREDITH graduated from Old Dominion University in 2005 with a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She is glad to be back home in Charlottesville, after living in Virginia Beach. Meredith helps her husband with their home renovating business in her spare time. They are currently remodeling their own house in Nelson County with the help of their daughter. Meredith loves to cook and eat many different types of food, especially Mexican, Chinese, and Indian. She has three dogs and two cats.
AMBER was born in Winchester, Virginia and moved to the Harrisonburg area in 2009 to attend school. She graduated from Blue Ridge Community College in 2011 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Amber joined the team at Old Dominion in April. She has three wonderful cats: Trinity, Luna, and Jazmine. Trinity and Luna are three legged amputee cats she rescued, and Jazmine is a very special adopted kitten. Amber has been working with animals since 2005 and has developed an interest in emergency surgery and loves small animal medicine.
MEG has a long history of working for Old Dominion Animal Hospital. She came to work here while attending The University of Virginia, moved away briefly after graduation, but has been back part-time ever since. She is a great help to us, as she knows all our hospital's positions. You might find her answering phones, admitting or discharging patients, running lab work, or assisting the veterinarians during an office visit. Her career keeps her busy, but she still finds time to come help out with the animals. When not working, Meg is an avid gardener and enjoys growing flowers and vegetables.
GARRETT works part-time at Old Dominion Animal Hospital. Dr. Wood's son, Garrett, graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology in 2009, and he is currently attending veterinary school. He plans to join the practice after graduation. Outside of veterinary medicine, Garrett is a big fan of Virginia Tech football, loves to play pool, enjoys music, cooking and socializing with friends.
CATHERINE has been working at Old Dominion Animal Hospital since 2005. She has two dogs - Jasper, a Cocker Spaniel, and Selma, a one-eyed Coonhound she rescued from the Nelson County Humane Society (one of the many rescue groups that Old Dominion Animal Hospital supports and helps out with medical care.) Catherine loves to work in her vegetable garden in the summer, enjoys being outdoors and walking the dogs in the park near her home.
ROBIN joined Old Dominion Animal Hospital in June 2006. She is our Practice Manager and brings over 20 years of veterinary experience. Robin has managed three animal hospitals before coming to Old Dominion (two in Richmond and an all cat clinic in Columbia SC.) She is from Dayton Ohio, and made the move to Richmond in 1992. Robin and her husband, live in Waynesboro with their two Jack Russsell Terriers, Ella and Crisco, and an adopted Standard Poodle, Noah, from the Nelson County Humane Society. Outside of work, Robin enjoys hiking and restoring old muscle cars. Robin and her husband have finished a 1969 GTO and are now working on a 1979 Trans Am.
CYNTHIA has been a long time employee of Old Dominion Animal Hospital. As our bookkeeper she not only handles all our mail and does our accounts payables, but she also processes all of our payroll activities. Cynthia lives in Nelson County with her husband and an entire family of pets. She is a member of the board of The Companion Animal Fund and still finds time to run her own dog walking business, ROVER RECESS. If you need someone to walk your dog during the day while you're at work, ROVER RECESS can help.
DEVER has been taking care of the building at Old Dominion Animal Hospital almost as long as Dr. Wood has been practicing and we don't think he has ever missed a day. Each and every day he comes in and helps keep us straight. The hospital couldn't operate without him and the animals enjoy his friendly, soothing voice. Outside of work, Dever is very close to his family, and keeps planning that trip to Jamaica.