Team

Meet Our Veterinary Team

Meet the team at Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

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Get to Know Our Team

For almost 100 years, Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital in Richmond, VA, has delivered top-quality veterinary care. Our entire staff is compassionate and friendly, and we make it a priority to ensure your pet feels at ease during their visit here with us. Our fantastic team of staff members has over 50 years of combined experience, so you know you can trust our expertise and our experience.

Our care is designed to help your pet live a long, healthy, and happy life. With our broad range of services, we are able to provide many treatment options in-house. These capabilities are what set us apart from others.

DR. JASON HALL

Veterinarian

Dr. Jason Hall is a Richmond native, having grown up in Midlothian. Since graduating from veterinary school at the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 2007, Dr. Hall has been practicing here in Richmond. He was lucky enough to convince his lovely Irish bride to follow him back to the States, where she also is a practicing veterinarian. They are kept busy otherwise by their two young boys as well as three dogs. When he is not busy taking care of companion animals, Dr. Hall enjoys spending time with his family and going on the odd fishing trip.

Dr. Jason Hall

ASHTON

Office Manager

Born in Lynchburg, VA. Since a young age, I’ve always had a deep passion for animals and an endless thirst for knowledge. In 2010, I found that veterinary medicine was a perfect mix of my two passions when I started my first job at a veterinary hospital as a kennel assistant. Since then, I have worked every position in a veterinary hospital and even medical managed a rescue horse farm located in Forest, VA. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, video games, hiking, checking out the local food scene, and spending time with my wife Amber and our little zoo of fluffy babies.

Ashton

BETHANY

Groomer

My name is Bethany, and I’ve been the groomer here at Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital since 2019. I believe a brushed dog is a loved dog! I‘ve always been blessed with growing up with some great animals. I’ve always loved brushing and caring for them. After getting my associate’s degree, I attended Virginia School of Pet Grooming located in Northern Virginia. There, I learned how to safely and professionally groom dogs and cats. I take a lot of pride in my work and look at every animal as a member of the Farmer’s family!

Bethany

KRISTEN

Veterinary Technician

I’ve lived in the Montpelier/Beaverdam area my entire life and have always had a passion for all animals, large and small. I originally started in the veterinary field at 15 years old and officially became a licensed technician in 2020. I began working at Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital full-time in September 2023. I reside on a large farm with all kinds of animals and make it my goal to treat every animal as my own. When I’m not working in a veterinary hospital, you can find me working on the farm playing with all sorts of machinery and critters. I love spending a day outside with my husband enjoying the sunshine.

KRISTEN

Veterinary Assitants

EMILY

Veterinary Assistant

I started working in the veterinary field in 2016 after graduating from Christopher Newport University. Before coming to Farmer’s in March of 2021 I worked as a zoo keeper at Busch Gardens and was medical manager at a horse boarding facility. I have two senior rescue Siberian Huskies (Tegan and Luca), a fluffy cat (Monet), and a large Flemish Giant Rabbit (Yuki). I love animals of all shapes and sizes.

EMILY

TAYLOR

Veterinary Assistant

Hello! I am a graduate of The Virginia State University, class of Fall 2020, who has had a love for animals since a very young age. I have been working in the veterinary field for 6 years, starting off as a receptionist and working my way up to a veterinary assistant. I have recently joined Farmer’s team to continue my due diligence in caring for pets in need.

TAYLOR

DUSTIN

Veterinary Assistant

Born in Richmond, VA, I’ve been working in the veterinary field since I was 17. I began working at Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital in 2005. In the years I’ve been at Farmer’s I have developed close bonds with many of the clients and their beloved pets. In my free time, I like to listen to music, play video games, watch TV, try different hot spicy foods, and spend time with family.

DUSTIN

Client Service Coordinators

SUZI

Client Service Coordinator

My love of animals began at an early age. I brought home every stray I found: large or small, cat or dog, frogs or snakes (of course these were not allowed in the house), even birds. At age 13, I brought home a horse proudly declaring, “I bought him for a dollar!” Before coming to Farmer’s in August 2021, I have had a diverse career that has always involved animals. I graduated from Meredith Manor Equestrian Center and went on to manage a small dressage/eventing barn in Tennessee. While living in Knoxville, TN, I met my husband Chris. We have been together for 25 years. I then worked for a groomer as a bather and receptionist, which launched my career as a Veterinary Technician. I have trained dogs in obedience, agility, Schutzhund, and also my own service dog. I’m currently owned by four German Shepherds: Unga, Bunga, Loki, and Dougal.

SUZI

LAKEN

Client Service Coordinator

My name is Laken, from Savannah, Georgia. My Hobbies include travel, playing video games, and geeking out to Star Wars. Last year my handsome 14-year-old fur baby, Ted, a red-nosed Pit, crossed the rainbow bridge. He had quite the collection of bow ties and was the best travel partner a girl could ask for. I started in the veterinary field back in 2012 and took a break in 2020. For the past 2.5 years, I have been working in the hospitality management and customer service industries. Those unique experiences made me realize just how much I missed putting on those scrubs and helping fur-troopers… so here I am! I’m starting a new chapter in Richmond and am excited to be a member of Farmer’s Veterinary Hospital.

LAKEN