When most people think of who needs flea prevention, the family dog is at the top of the list, and often cats are forgotten or assumed to be flea free. Cats are very clean creatures; they groom th ...View Article
Welcome to Hanover Animal Hospital
Call us at (804) 746-4936
If you live in Mechanicsville or the surrounding area in VA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian.
The doctors and staff of Hanover Animal Hospital work to establish long-lasting relationships with clients and their pets by providing high-quality medical and professional services.
Founded in 1992 and first located in Hanover Commons Shopping Center at the corner of Shady Grove Road and 301, HAH expanded in May of 2001 to a new facility located behind Henry Volunteer Fire Station on Chamberlayne Avenue. The new building boasts an ample reception area, four exam rooms, isolation, a surgery suite equipped with a laser, a large treatment area, radiology room and digital x-ray system, and boarding kennels for cats and dogs. Currently four veterinarians are on our staff--Dr. John Billeter, Dr. Daryl Tyson, Dr. Tracy Clark and Dr. Christie Tankersley--with a supporting team of five vet assistants, two receptionists, our office manager, and a kennel staff.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call (804) 746-4936 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Mechanicsville veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Mechanicsville pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Hanover Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. John Billeter
Hanover Animal Hospital | (804) 746-4936
8251 Crown Colony Pkwy
Mechanicsville, VA 23116-3926
This is Stephanie Tomsic. She is a Brazilian Veterinary student that will be working with us through Novemeber 2014 as part of her final year of study. Stephanie enjoys working closely with the animals as much as possible and will hopefully have a great opportunity to do so during her time with us. When living in Brazil, Stephanie likes to spend time with her five dogs. She has also had horses and other pets from which she has drawn great inspiration. Please help us make her feel welcome during her stay and if you're fluent in Portuguese, please feel free to chat with her.
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20% OFF SENIOR WELLNESS BLOODWORK
DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY WE ARE OFFERING SPECIAL PRICING ON SENIOR WELLNESS BLOODWORK. THIS BLOODWORK ENABLES US TO BETTER EVALUATE SOME OF OUR OLDER PATIENTS WHO MAY BE EXPERIENCING SOME OF THE MALADIES, ACHES AND PAINS THAT GO WITH ADVANCING AGE.
ASK ONE OF OUR DOCTORS OR CALL US TO LEARN HOW YOUR PET MAY BENEFIT FROM BLOOD SCREENING.
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If you are dropping your pet off for surgery or vaccinations, please note that we accept drop-offs between 8:00 and 8:30 in the morning. Most animals staying with us for spays, neuters, dentals, baths, vaccines, and the like will be ready for pick-up around 5:00 pm; declaws stay overnight.