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Springfield Animal Hospital

Springfield Animal Hospital

6580 Backlick Rd | Springfield, VA 22150

Call 571-385-2844
Monday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Springfield Animal Hospital was founded in the early 1960's by the late Dr. Glen Noffsinger and was then known as Noffsinger Animal Hospital. In July of 1990, Dr. Michael Bissell purchased the hospital and soon after changed the name to Springfield Animal Hospital.

Our veterinary practice has undergone changes and improvements throughout the years in keeping with the many ongoing advancements in veterinary medicine. We focus on providing the highest quality medical and surgical services for your companion animals. Springfield Animal Hospital is a long-standing AAHA

What does it mean to be AAHA accredited?

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) AccreditedVeterinary hospitals are not required to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA); it is optional.

"Veterinary hospitals are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence in order to become accredited. AAHA-accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary medicine. Our Standards of Accreditation are continuously reviewed and updated to keep our accredited practices on the cutting edge of veterinary excellence. Our standards address patient care and pain management, surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, medical records, cleanliness, emergency services, dental care, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology, and continuing education. To maintain accredited status, hospitals undergo comprehensive on-site evaluations every three years."
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Dr. Jason Overman- Chief of Staff
Dr. Jason Overman- Chief of Staff

Dr. Jason Overman, our Chief of Staff, joined the Springfield Animal Hospital veterinary team in October of 2010. Dr. Overman received a BS degree in Animal Science with a minor in Nutrition from North Carolina State University in 2004 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University in 2008.

Dr. Overman's professional interests include small animal internal medicine, dermatology and ophthalmology. He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Dr. Overman has also become USDA accredited, which allows him to administer international health certificates for pets.

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Dr. Erica Caldwell
Dr. Erica Caldwell

Dr. Erica Caldwell joined the Springfield Animal Hospital veterinary team in May of 2013. She received a BS degree in Biology from the Purdue University in 1997, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Caldwell's professional interests include dentistry, surgery and ultrasound. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

During her free time, Dr. Caldwell enjoys spending time with her husband, and their loveable cats and dogs. She and her husband enjoy many adventures, rowing, racing bikes, gardening and being close to nature

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Dr. Grace Oldfield
Dr. Grace Oldfield

Dr. Grace Oldfield grew up in Columbia, Maryland and currently lives in Northern Virginia. She received a BS degree from the University of Delaware and a DVM degree from North Carolina State University.

Dr. Oldfield wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. She grew up around dogs and horses, and began working with dairy cows and poultry in college. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, she has worked as a veterinary assistant for Vet Pets practices in the Raleigh-Durham area, a surgery assistant at the NC State Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and a calf manager and milker at the UD Dairy.

Dr. Oldfield's special interests include integrative medicine, acupuncture, internal medicine, and behavior. She is a certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, having received her certification from the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida in May 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, baking, and hiking with her black lab, Peanut.

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Carla Christenson- Hospital Manager
Carla Christenson- Hospital Manager

Carla joined Springfield Animal Hospital in 2001. She worked in client service for the first 12 years of her career with us, becoming the Reception Manager in 2005 and graduating to Hospital Manager in 2013. She is pursuing a Human Resources Management degree. She is an active member of the Veterinary Hospital Management Association (V.H.M.A.) with the ultimate goal of becoming a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (C.V.P.M.).

Carla embraces the opportunity to learn and grow each and every day in a field that she truly adores. She loves every patient that visits the hospital, but the staff knows not to let a puppy or kitten come and go without visiting her in the office. In her free time, Carla loves spending time with her family and three kitties, running, hiking, traveling, reading and baking to satisfy her sweet tooth.

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