Welcome to Radford Animal Hospital

Your Local Pet Care Experts

As a caring pet owner, you know that your pet is a special member of your family. You only want the best veterinary care for your animal. Finding a good veterinary hospital is an important part of prioritizing your pet's health. At Radford Animal Hospital, we believe in treating all of our furry patients with the utmost respect and professional care. Whether you're interested in an annual checkup, vaccines, or specialty care, our veterinarian is here to help your pet live a long, healthy, and happy life.

Scheduling an annual physical is one of the most important parts of keeping your pet healthy. We believe that the best time to prevent problems is before they start. At an annual checkup, our veterinarian is able to check your pet for signs of potential problems and work with you to create preventative care solutions. At your pet's annual checkup, we'll also update any necessary vaccines, talk with you about any changes in your pet's health or behavior, and talk about any concerns that you may have.

Radford Animal Hospital- Your Local Pet Care Experts

There's no doubt about it- animals are tough. Many pets have ways of hiding the fact that they are in pain. When a pet shows that something is hurting, it's likely that they've been in pain for quite some time. At a physical, our veterinarian is able to assess your pet's well being, checking them for any hidden areas that are causing them discomfort.

At Radford Animal Hospital, we offer a full range of pet care services to our patients. In addition to standard pet wellness appointments, we also offer vaccinations, a senior pet wellness program, behavioral health, nutritional counseling, microchipping, pet dental care, urgent care, pet surgery, diagnostics, grooming, and boarding. If your pet has an emergency during office hours, please call us right away. If outside our normal office hours, please call either the Virginia Tech Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg, VA at
(540) 231-4621 or Emergency Veterinary Services of Roanoke at (540) 563-8575.

Call Our Radford Veterinarian

We know you have many choices to make when it comes to caring for your pet, and we're glad you're considering Radford Animal Hospital. Whether you're in need of a pet checkup, dental cleaning, surgery, or have a pet with an acute need, please give us a call so that we can schedule an appointment and answer any questions you may have. Call Radford Animal Hospital today at (540) 639-3891 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to serving you and your pet for many years to come. 

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Hours of Operation


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-7:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm


6:30 pm-7:00 pm

(pick-ups/drop-offs only - No Dr. Hours)

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Mandi Martinez
    Practice Manager

    Mandi has been with Radford Animal Hospital since 1999.  She is married with a beautiful daughter and a handsome son.

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  • Dr.
    Carol Hansen

    Dr. Carol Hansen (a.k.a. Carol Kern) has lived and worked in the New River Valley for the past 15 years. She obtained her B.A. degree from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA in 1990 and her D.V.M. from Virginia Tech in 1995

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  • Karen
    Kennel Manager

    Karen is our incredible Kennel Manager.  She has been with Radford Animal Hospital since July of 2007 and has many prior years in patient care.  Karen truly looks at the pets she cares for like they were her own. She is a graduate of Bishop Hafey High School 

  • April
    Lead Veterinary Assistant

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  • Jackie
    Veterinary Receptionist

    Jackie moved to the New River Valley in 2013. She has been working with animals since she was very young. She has previous experience working at a Doggie Daycare in Illinois, as well as Petco in Wytheville. She also spent a lot of her younger years volunteering at animal rescues in her free time. She had been working at Staples but realized her true calling was to be around animals, so she joined our team in January of 2016. Jackie enjoys painting, volunteering with animals, and outdoor activities (such as tubing and hiking). In the past, Jackie has owned a snake, hamsters, birds, cats and dogs. She currently has a three-legged dog named Chance and three cats named Dashi (which means Fish Ramen Soup), Nana (Banana), and Mango. Jackie adores animals and loves the day-to-day experiences she gets to have at Radford Animal Hospital.

    Favorite Quote: “We are in the universe, the universe is in us.” - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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  • Shannon
    Veterinary Assistant

    Shannon joined Radford Animal Hospital's team in January 2018. She is originally from New Jersey. Currently a vet assistant, she is going through school to become a Licensed Vet Technician. Her hobbies include anything that involves her dogs; from hiking to training. Shannon’s household includes three dogs; Drama, Pig, and Moo. Shannon loves to learn new things. She also enjoys seeing all of our wonderful clients and their adorable pets.

    Favorite Quote: 'The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.' - Konrad Lorenz

  • Sarah
    Veterinary Assistant

    Sarah has been with Radford Animal Hospital since February 2018. After graduation from Virginia Tech in Spring 2019, Sarah will be attending the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine to start her career as a veterinarian. So far, she would like to specialize as a veterinary behaviorist but is also interested in small animal surgery. She has previous experience training service dogs with St. Francis Service dogs and is a Pet Partners therapy team with her Golden Retriever, Kya. Along with Kya, Sarah also has one other dog, Rhett. In her free time, Sarah loves a good book, backpacking and hiking with her pups, and painting. Sarah loves our patients and looks forward to work every day!

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The staff are all caring and loving. Their number one priority is our pets and our families. They only want what is best for our fur babies. We have been taking out pets here for about a year since my girlfriend and I moved to Radford and the staff have gone above and beyond for us. Every doctor, nurse, and associate at Radford Animal Hospital is awesome. We have dealt with Dr. Hansen a lot and on top of being a medical expert she is also a very intelligent person. She handles every pet and every decision with love and care."
    John Y.

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