Large Animal Hospital
Equine Field Services :   540-231-9042
Food Animal Field Services :   540-231-9041
Large Animal Hospital :   540-231-9043
Hospital FAX : 540-231-7979
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Large Animal Medicine


For appointments & emergencies, please call: (540) 231-4621 option 5

The Harry T. Peters, Jr. Large Animal Hospital provides specialized care for all species of large animals, including horses, camelids, sheep, goats, pigs and cattle. We utilize the most recent diagnostic modalities and state-of-the-art technology to both diagnose and treat large animals.

Equine Field ServicesIn addition to board-certified large animal internal medicine and theriogenology specialists, our hospital is fully staffed by 24-hour/day, 7 day/week licensed veterinary technical support. Designed to handle the most challenging cases, our facilities include a neonatal intensive care unit, an isolation unit for horses with infectious diseases and specialized stalls for neurologic cases.

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Large Animal Medicine Services

Special Facilities, Equipment & Procedures

  • Complete imaging service including endoscopy, ultrasound, digital radiography, nuclear medicine, and CT scan (computed tomography)
  • Neonatal intensive care facility
  • Large Animal isolation facility (infectious diseases, salmonella, strangles)
  • Specialized stalls for neurologic cases
  • Respiratory function testing
  • Laser lithotripsy

Large Animal Medicine Personnel

Virginia Buechner-Maxwell, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM
David R. Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, Diplomate, ACVIM
Harold C. McKenzie, III, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
W. Kent Scarratt, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM
Katherine E. Wilson, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM
Nimet Browne, DVM, Medicine Resident
Nick Parkinson, MA VetMB, CertEM MRCVS, Medicine Resident
Becky Wade, Certified Veterinary Technician & LA Staff Supervisor