|Monday||8:00am - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am - 7:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 7:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 6:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 1:00pm|
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary House Calls
- Veterinary Vaccinations
At VCA Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog, cat and other pets. Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We'll give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an exam. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.
In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.
DVM, Oklahoma State University
Dr. Simmons grew up in Oklahoma as the third daughter of two teachers. She attended Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1998. During veterinary school, Dr. Simmons spent a great deal of time working with zoos and wildlife parks, as well as exotic pet practices. She practiced medicine in Oklahoma until 2004, seeing small animals and about 30% exotics. In 2005, Dr. Simmons moved to Alaska to practice and enjoy fishing and the great outdoors. While in Alaska, Dr. Simmons practiced at VCA hospitals and at Fort Richardson Army Veterinary Hospital. She now resides in Virginia with her son. Her daughter attends college in Texas.
Dr. Simmons loves to travel, watch movies, grill and is a HUGE fan of OU college football. She has had birds, lizards, giant tortoises, snakes, hamsters, horses, dogs and cats as pets. Currently, she has a little Italian Greyhound who is very happy to be out of Alaska! She also has two cats, a Bengal and a rescued stray, who was found severely injured outside of her clinic in Oklahoma. They all are now her entertainment for hours!
Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Ladd grew up in Bethesda, MD with her 3 siblings and a house full of pets, including dogs, birds, iguanas, and almost 40 turtles. She attended undergrad at Cornell University and earned a Master’s degree in biology from the University of Miami before graduating from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She is very happy to finally be back in her home state and living close to family and friends. While in vet school, Dr. Ladd did a lot of work with marine mammals and zoo animals, and she has a strong interest in extending those experiences to working with exotics in the clinic. Having lived with so many growing up, it is no surprise that she has a particular fondness for turtles. In her free time, Dr. Ladd enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and watersports, scuba diving, traveling, cooking, and painting.
Veterinary School: Colorado State University
Kara grew up in a small town in northern Nevada with sheep and cows and horses. Early in her life she knew her career would involve animals. She went to Colorado State University for B.S. and DVM and along the way of training in breeding cattle and embryo transfer found a true love for small animals. For the last 25 years she has been practicing small animal medicine and surgery, dentistry and behavior medicine. She also teaches canine obedience and rally. Currently owns (is owned by) one Irish wolfhound, one standard poodle, one Andalusian gelding, one African grey parrot, one cockatiel and two cats. Her human family includes two wonderful daughters and a husband.