Lakewood Animal Hospital

36097 Goodwin Dr.
Locust Grove, VA 22508

(540)972-2203

www.lakewoodanimalhospital.org

 

Our Team

 

Amy Olson, DVM

Dr. Amy is a native of Wisconsin. She earned her bachelor's degree from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud Minnesota in 2000 and went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2004. She and her husband, whom she met in vet school, moved out east after graduation seeking a coastal climate to begin their careers. Dr. Amy has worked in this area since graduation and opened Lakewood Animal Hospital in October of 2011.  She enjoys building long-term relationships with her patients and their owners. She treats cats and dogs of all ages and has a special interest in dentistry, feline medicine, and pain management.  She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

The Olsons have two children, two cats (Bernie and Bean), and a family of fish. In her free time Dr. Olson loves to spend time with her family enjoying the beautiful Virginia outdoors.

 

 

Andrew Olson, DVM

Dr. Andy joined Lakewood in the summer of 2013.  After earning a bachelor's degree in Biology at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Andy attended the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Dr. Andy's professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, oral surgery, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasound.  He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Andy is married to Dr. Amy, who listed all of their beloved critters above.  While he enjoys working with all dogs and cats, he has a special place in his heart for boxers.  While not in the office, Dr. Andy enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, running, and hiking. 

 

 

 

Alex, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Alex joined the Lakewood team in April 2017. She graduated from the LVT program at Northern Virginia Community College in May 2012, but has been working in the veterinary field since 2007. She has always had a passion for working with animals and is happy to continue that work with our clients and patients.

Alex lives in Fredericksburg with her three fur babies: her dog, Keira, and her two cats, Tiger and Sumi. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family and friends, especially in the outdoors; hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and being on the water.

 

 

Kate, Office Manager

Kate joined Lakewood Animal Hospital in July 2013.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management, but has a passion for companion animals. She enjoys serving and getting to know our clients, patients, and staff.

Kate lives in Fredericksburg with her husband and three fur kids, Lucy, Desi, and Mrs. Whiskersin. She enjoys traveling, camping, baking, crafting, and anything dog related (of course).

 

 

 

Callie, Veterinary Assistant

Callie joined the Lakewood team in December 2015. She has always had a passion for animals and wants nothing more than to ensure that they have the highest quality of love and care. Callie is thrilled to be working with dog/cats, their owners, the doctors, and the staff.

When Callie isn't caring for the animals and ensuring our clients have a positive experience, she enjoys visiting historical sites, antique shopping, spending time with her animals, and visiting Lake Anna. She resides in Spotsylvania with her husband, Golden Retriever, Westie, Pointer Mix, Juliana pig, and chickens.

 

 

Ashley, Veterinary Assistant

Ashley joined our staff in July 2017. She is currently working on her Bachelor's degree in Criminology and Psychology and is planning on graduating summer 2019. She is enjoying learning about the care of animals and would ultimately like to work in animal law enforcement.

Ashley lives in Charlottesville with her two dogs, Riley and Bailey, and one cat, Jack. In her free time she enjoys photography, being on the water, and spending time outdoors with her dogs.

 

Sarah, Receptionist 

Sarah joined our staff in August 2016. She has almost completed her Associate of Science degree; she will be continuing her education at George Mason University in their Forensic Science program working towards her Bachelor's degree. Sarah is enjoying learning the scientific aspect of the veterinary field, but also enjoys meeting our furry patients.

Sarah lives in Massaponax with her bearded dragons, Laverne & "not named yet", a Husky-Akita mix named Leonidas, and her youngest, a Boxer-Pitbull mix named Dexter. She enjoys cooking Latin cuisine, watching Family Feud, and snuggling her two pups.

 

 

Dana, Receptionist

Dana joined the Lakewood team in January 2018. She is a friendly face at the front desk! She is happy meeting all our pet parents and learning more about animal care so she can better help our clients.

Dana lives in Locust Grove with her significant other, one happy young son, a dog named Sadie, and her cat, Macy. She spends most of her time with her little son, but occasionally enjoys going to concerts.

Katie, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Katie rejoined the staff in January 2019. She had previously worked at the hospital for 2 years and we are thrilled to have her back! She graduated from Penn Foster in 2018 with a certificate for Basic Obedience in dogs and plans to expand her qualifications in the future for Advanced Training.

Katie lives in Orange with her husband and 2 fur babies, Natalie and Mr. Meowsers. She hopes to have a small farm one day. Katie loves spending time with her family and spends a lot of time boating and fishing in Colonial Beach during the summer.