VCA Animal Care Associates

Colonial Heights Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Mary Brown

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia
    Graduate School: St. George's University

    Dr. Mary Brown joined our staff in October of 2007. She attended St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies. After completing clinical studies at University of Georgia, she practiced medicine ...
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  • Valerie Lucas

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Lucas works at VCA Animal Care Associates as an associate Veterinarian and has been practicing for many years.  She lives in Richmond with her husand and two beautiful children, Kayla and ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following local emergency veterinary centers;

  • Deer Run Animal Medical Center - Midlothian, VA - (804) 639-3900
  • Dogwood Emergency and Specialty Center - Richmond, VA - (804) 716-4700
  • Veterinary Referral & Critical Care - Manakin-Sabot, VA - (804) 784-8722
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