VCA Animal Care Center


  • Hospital Manager

    Shanon Kearns

    Shanon Kearns has worked in Veterinary Medicine for over 14 years.  Shanon has worked in all areas of the hospital as a kennel assistant, veterinary assistant and receptionist.  She joined the VCA family 7 years ago as a veterinary assistant and within the last 4 years has pursued a career in Veterinary Management.  Shanon is a native of Hampton, VA.  She has several babies which include Martini a 10 year old Pitbull, Micah a 8 year old Chihuahua, Remi a 6 month old Bluetick Coonhound, Shady a 2 year old African Gray, 1 Ball Pythons and a Bearded Dragon.  In her spare time, Shanon enjoys spending time with all her babies, cooking and riding her motorcycle.

    "My dream since I was a small child was to work with animals.  The human animal bond is one thing that has always amazed me.  I'm truely blessed to have a career in the veterinary field, where I'm challenged and given an opportunity to experience new situations and to continue to learn and grow on a daily basis.  I'm honored to work at VCA Animal Care Center with such a dedicated team that provides HIGH QUALITY MEDICINE and EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE to our clients and patients everyday!"


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 call Greenbrier Veterinary Emergency Center on : (757) 366-9000. Their address is 1100 Eden Way North, Suite 101B, Chesapeake, Va