Dedicated Team at Confederate Ridge Animal Hospital
The team at Confederate Ridge Animal Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has the skill and compassion you seek for your pets.
Team Work/Dream Work
They say it takes a village. That's true in the case of Confederate Ridge Animal Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia. From the voice on the phone to the receptionist at her desk, to the technicians and assistants, to our veterinarians, your experience should be friendly, positive. Our employees have compassion for our clients and their beloved pets.
Veterinarian Alan Witter, better known as Doc, graduated from Cornell's veterinary school. He hails from a family of veterinarians, including his father, brother, uncle, and cousin. He is retired and enjoying farming in Missouri.
Veterinarian Dolores Newman is a graduate of Virginia Tech's veterinary school and is a new owner at Confederate Ridge Animal Hospital.
Dr. Nina Aragon joined our team in October of 2020!
Dr. Samantha Moffitt went to Purdue University for undergraduate studies and obtained a BS in Animal Science and Biology and an associates degree in Chemistry. She then purse her dream of becoming a veterinarian and went to Ross University in the Caribbean and finished at North Carolina State University. Dr. Moffitt did an emergency and critical care internship in Richmond, Virginia where she obtain a greater clinical experience and education in emergency medicine, critical care, and surgery. She started working in ER medicine right after her internship. She was the medical director for a few years to help implement hospital policy, procedures, and training protocols during the growth of the ER practice. She continues to do ER medicine but works part time with Confederate Ridge Animal Hospital since fall 2019. She loves the mix of emergency medicine and day practice and adores working with the patients and their owners who are in need.
Our Licensed Veterinary Technicians
Jessica Keaton LVT, has worked in several capacities at Confederate Ridge since finishing high school. In January of 2018, Jessica became one of the owners.
Kathy Rau LVT, has a long work history here and still works a few days a week.
Aaron Hayes LVT Student, brings us his skills and learns a few from us.
Jessica Strong Student LVT, has also served in different jobs here since finishing high school. To her, it's a second home.
Arianna, Dannyelle, Lydia, Ashleigh, Kelsey, and Britt are on-call to give your pets all the love and snuggles they can handle when they board with us. They are eager to learn your pet's habits and preferences so you can rest easy while you are away.
Our Office Staff
Shannon, Jessica Strong, Pat, Ashley, Katlyn, Dorothy, and Lia are our rocks. They are the cheerful voice on the phone, the smiling receptionist offering a cup of coffee, and they make a lasting impression on our clients.
Krystal Simmons has been at Confederate Ridge as the bookkeeper since the 1980s. She is proud to be a part of Confederate Ridge and the reputation it has built for over 50 years.
Our Hospital Manager
Lia McCarthy joined our staff in 2009, felt at home immediately, and still enjoys coming to work at Confederate Ridge.
If You Need A Veterinarian in Fredericksburg
Call us at 540-373-6100 for an appointment. We are located at 2301 1/2 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401