We are happy to announce that we now offer assistance with many of our services through the convenience of text message.

Please text one of the following words to 703-221-1880:

Surgery” to schedule surgical procedures

Boarding” to schedule a boarding reservation

Refill” for medication or food refills



Our Team of Veterinarians


Dr. Jodi Gershman of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Jodi Gershman


Dr. Gershman grew up in Florida. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida in 2004, and went on to earn her D.V.M. degree from Kansas State University in 2008….

Dr. Persis Chittenden of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Persis Chittenden


Dr. Chittenden grew up in Clifton, Virginia. She went to NOVA and received an AAS in Veterinary Medicine, and become a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 1985. She worked as an assistant…

Dr. Caroline Johnston of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Caroline Johnston


Dr. Johnston grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. After receiving a B.S. in Animal Bioscience at Penn State, she then proceeded to Purdue University to graduate with a DVM degree in 1986. She has worked at a few…

Dr. Daria Olinger of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Daria Olinger


Daria Olinger DVM grew up in Roanoke, VA. She received her B.S in Biochemistry before graduating in 2016 with her D.V.M degree from Virginia Tech. Her areas of interest include…

Dr. Roger Nichols of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Roger Nichols


Dr. Nichols grew up in the southern Maryland suburbs of Washington D.C. After earning a B.S. degree in microbiology from the University of Maryland, he went on to earn a DVM degree…

Dr. Breen of Dumfries Animal Hospital - Dumfries Virginia

Courtney Breen


Dr. Courtney Breen grew up in Texas. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Stephen F. Austin State University, and went on to obtain her D.V.M degree from Louisiana State University…

Dr Chaing Dumfries Animal Hospital Dumfries VA

Maggie Chaing


Dr. Chaing grew up in Alexandria, VA. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia in 2013, she took a few years off to work as a veterinary assistant. She then received her DVM degree from Ohio State University…

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