Bringing Excellence Home

Quality medical, surgical, and dental care for small animal and equine patients. Serving Locust Grove and the surrounding area.

Meet Our Team - Paradocs Animal Hospital

Our Doctors

Ready to care for your pets when they are in need
Team Member

Joan M. Prasse, DVM

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Joan M. Prasse, DVM is a summa cum laude graduate of Marshall University and The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine...

Team Member

Shauna (Prasse) Riggs, DVM

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Shauna (Prasse) Riggs, DVM graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech and Virginia/Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine...

Our Veterinary Staff

The team that makes our operation run smoothly and efficiently, allowing our Doctors to focus their attention on your furry family member
Team Member

Robin Doran, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Robin has been involved with veterinary medicine since 2007, graduating from Northern VA Community College (AAS/Veterinary Technology) in 2011. She has worked in large, small and specialty practices. Robin enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine because of the constant challenges and diversity of the field, with particular interest in surgery, anesthesia, pain management and animal behavior. She is excited to be part of a mixed animal practice that allows her to utilize both her small and large animal skills. Robin enjoys kayaking & travel and shares her home with 6 four legged furry friends

Team Member

Whitney Post, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Whitney received her LVT degree in 2013 and has been working in the field for over 10 years. She has a special interest in veterinary anesthesia and surgical assistance. She and her husband have a farm filled with toy poodles, cats, goats, rabbits, pigs, and chickens.

Team Member

Mary Lee Manvell

Office Manager

Mary Lee enjoys providing excellent client care and getting to know your pets, Her family is owned by two dogs, Mozely and Napoleon, and one cat, Watson. During her free time she volunteers with the Orange County 4H program.

Team Member

Mary Daugherty


Mary is currently working as receptionist and assistant while studying to be a licensed veterinary technician. Besides caring for her son and a variety of personal pets, Mary frequently fosters rescue animals and seems to be a magnet for orphan kittens.

Team Member

Debbie Hinton


Debbie is another friendly voice here to assist you on the phone or at the front desk. She and her husband share their home with adorable small dogs, a tortie cat, and pet chickens.

Get in touch with our Team

Use the information below to get ahold of us, or submit the form and a member of or staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Contact us any time

To send us a message, use the contact form or the information below. A caring member of our knowledgable staff will do their best to respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call us.

The communication methods below are monitored during our facility's regualr business hours.

Phone: 540-812-2120
FAX: 540-812-2296


  • 35070 Germanna Heights Dr Ste C
  • Locust Grove, Virginia 22508

Business Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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