Dr. Mary Ontiveros, DVM, DACT

Springfield Veterinary Center is excited to welcome Dr. Mary Ontiveros to our team! Dr Ontiveros is a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists (specialists in reproduction). Dr. Ontiveros graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Spanish, obtained her DVM degree from Colorado State University, completed…

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Jake Shaw, DVM

Dr. Jake Shaw grew up in the Richmond, Virginia area where he developed an interest in helping animals at an early age. During his senior year of high school, Dr. Shaw began a mentorship program at Springfield Veterinary Medicine, which solidified his commitment to veterinary medicine. Intent on becoming a family veterinarian like his mentors,…

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Alex Kilgore, BVETMED, MRCVS

Dr. Kilgore graduated in 2015 from The Royal Veterinary College of London, recently named one of the top three veterinary schools in the world. He grew up nearby in Ashland, Virginia and attended Virginia Tech for his undergraduate. There he pursued a double major in Biology and Animal and Poultry Sciences graduating Magna Cum Laude…

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Kara Kolster, DVM, DACT

Dr. Kolster is a 2004 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) at Virginia Tech. In 2007, she completed a residency in Theriogenology (reproduction) at VMRCVM. Dr. Kolster received the Outstanding Master’s Student Award from the College in 2007. Dr. Kolster is working toward completion of her Master’s degree in Biomedical and…

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Chris Scotti, VDM

Dr. Scotti is a 1995 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated summa cum laude and is a member of the Phi Beta Veterinary Honor Society. He met his wife, Dr. Michelle Scotti, in veterinary school and together they moved to Richmond to begin their veterinary careers. He joined Springfield…

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