VCA New Kent Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Chris Stefanac, LVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Blue Ridge Community College

    Chris has been with VCA since 2008.  He earned his Veterinary Technology degree from Blue Ridge Community College in 1994.  After getting his degree, Chris practiced emergency medicine for 16 years at a 24hr emergency referral center.  Chris has been managing hospitals for VCA since 2008, and has managed multiple hospitals at the same time.  Chris was named Hospital Manager of the Year in 2013 for the SE6 Region.  In his spare time, Chris enjoys running marathons, mountain biking, and photography.  He lives in Glen Allen with his wife and 2 Bernese Mountain Dogs, "Flyer" and "Josie", and 1 cat "Skittles". 


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:

VESC              3312 West Cary Street 

Richmond, VA  23221          (804) 353-9000


Dogwood Veterinary Emergency & Speciality Center            5918 W. Broad Street

Richmond, VA  23230     (804) 761-4700


VRCC            1596 Hockett Road

Manakin-Sabor  23103      (804) 784-8722