AAHA Accreditation | Caring for Pets & Exotic Animals

We take care of your pets

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Welcome to Lakeside Animal Hospital

Your Pets Are In Good Hands

Here at Lakeside Animal Hospital, conveniently located in Richmond Virginia, we understand that your pets are your biggest fans and are a part of the family, which is why our veterinarians uses the most updated techniques to diagnose your pets’ conditions and treat them. We offer many services from general wellness exams, surgical procedures, dentistry, senior pet care, diagnostic laboratory testing, microchipping, to boarding and grooming.

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(804) 262 - 8697

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Our Services

Our Services

Exotic Animal Care

Animal Care

We care for many types of exotic pets: birds, reptiles, amphibians, & small mammals.

Regular Health Checkups

Regular Health

Just like you, your pets need regular health checkups to ensure they are in the best health possible.

Pet Grooming & Boarding

Exotic Pet

We offers day boarding, long and short term boarding for Avian and Exotic pets.

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We Love These Pets, Just Like You!

We Care For Exotic Pets, Cats, & Dogs





Pocket Pets

Small Mammals





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On Location Doctor

Our Clinic Doctor
Dr. Marissa Gonzalez

Dr. Marissa Gonzalez was born in Maryland and raised in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Rutgers University in 1984. She moved to Richmond, Virginia in 1989 and worked at Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Hospital before moving to Blacksburg, VA to attend the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Gonzalez’s veterinary interests include avian, exotic, and emergency animal care. Some of Dr. Gonzalez’s hobbies include scuba diving, hiking, boating and reading.

Experience: 20+ years

Pets: Cats, Dogs, Reptiles, Birds, Small Mammals

About Lakeside Animal Hospital

Northside Community

Lakeside Animal Hospital has been a part of this vibrant Northside community for over 50 years. We share a neighborhood with Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, The Virginia Museum, Joseph Bryan Park, Maymont and many other attractions and historical sites. Serving the pets of this area has been such a pleasure and we look forward to a long continued partnership with you and your pets.

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