Woodbridge, VA Veterinary Care: Our Community and Services




Committed to Woodbridge, VA Pets

Dr. Stephanie Shane of Staples Mill Animal Hospital has been caring for pets in Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Dale City, Manassas and the greater Prince William County area for more than 20 years. It was in 2014 when she opened an animal hospital of her own to provide affordable, quality medical care to pets and exceptional customer service to their owners.

Our advanced diagnostic and surgical capabilities and in-house veterinary laboratory in Woodbridge, VA mean we can work quickly to provide you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan, minimizing your pet's discomfort and your worry should your pet ever fall ill or get injured.

We even include pet dental examinations and laser surgery or therapy as part of our standard veterinary services. Providing your pet with everything he or she needs to stay healthy and happy is not just available at our Woodbridge, VA animal hospital — it's affordable, too.


Woodbridge, VA: History and Geography

Named for the wooden toll bridge which was built to replace the former ferry and carry King’s Highway traffic from one shore of the Occoquan River to the other, Woodbridge, VA is just 20-miles south of the nation’s capital. It sits in proximity to Dale City, Lorton, Occoquan, Dumfries, and Alexandria.

Woodbridge boasts seven public high schools and 10 elementary and middle schools.

During the 1980’s, Woodbridge, VA saw a boom in development and is now home to one of the largest shopping centers in northern Virginia, the Potomac Mills Mall. Many Woodbridge residents work in Washington, D.C., making it a relatively quiet suburban community.

Spanning 10.8 square miles, Woodbridge, VA is home to around 55,000 people. Statistically, that means there are also probably a lot of pets! Ensuring a good preventative health care plan should be an important part of regular veterinary care for pets in Woodbridge.


Woodbridge Preventative Veterinary Medicine

At Staples Mill Animal Hospital, our Woodbridge veterinarians will work with you to build a lifelong plan for your pet’s preventative health care. It all begins with an annual pet wellness examination.

This check-up will include:

  • Examining your pet’s teeth, mouth and throat
  • Checking your pet’s eyesight
  • Checking your pet’s ears for any health issues
  • Checking your pet’s heartrate and breathing
  • Testing your pet’s reflexes
  • Inspecting your pet’s skin
  • Discussing your pet’s activity level and appetite
  • Screening for intestinal parasites, heartworm disease, and tick-borne diseases
  • Completing baseline bloodwork
  • And more!

If you would like more information about our high level of Woodbridge veterinary care and attention we offer our clients, or to schedule an appointment, please call (703)897-0100.