Quality Veterinary Care 804-644-8200

About Us

Dr. Nan Jack founded Church Hill Animal Hospital in 2003 because she saw that there was a lack of veterinary care in the Church Hill neighborhood of Richmond, VA. Today, our animal hospital remains the only one in the community, and we are proud to provide exceptional pet care that owners trust and rely on. We are committed to creating a warm, compassionate environment and providing pets with the highest quality care!

Adopt a Pet in Richmond VA

Adopt a Furry Friend!

vet services Church Hill Animal Hospital Richmond VA

About Us

Dr. Nan Jack founded Church Hill Animal Hospital in 2003 because she saw that there was a lack of veterinary care in the Church Hill neighborhood of Richmond, VA. Today, our animal hospital remains the only one in the community, and we are proud to provide exceptional pet care that owners trust and rely on. We are committed to creating a warm, compassionate environment and providing pets with the highest quality care!

Adopt a Pet in Richmond VA

Adopt a Furry Friend!

Committed to Your Pet’s Health & Happiness

Vet in Richmond, VA | Church Hill Animal Hospital

Dr. Nan Jack

Dr. Nan Jack graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. After practicing at two other clinics in Richmond, she then opened Church Hill Animal Hospital in January 2003. She enjoys being the family vet and providing general medicine and surgery to her clients and their pets. One of her many passions involves educating the public and helping care for stray dogs and cats in the area, with a particular interest in feral cats.

Vet Technician – Nichole Schoolcraft

Nichole Schoolcraft has been the technician at Church Hill Animal Hospital since August 2006. At an early age, Nichole began working in pet stores, learning about animal care and nutrition. In 2001, she continued her career as a veterinary assistant at the Veterinary Emergency Center, and she met Dr. Jack the same year while working at another veterinary hospital. Nichole graduated from St. Petersburg College, Florida as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in December of 2009. Her interests include radiology, hematology, anesthesiology, exotic pets, and performing dentals. Nichole would, one day, like to produce public service announcements aimed at educating the community on the importance of animal care and welfare.

Office Manager – Colleen Puckett

Colleen Puckett has been working at Church Hill Animal Hospital since May 2003. She started out as a kennel assistant working after school and grew with the practice to become practice manager in 2013. She graduated from the University of Richmond in May 2011, but her passion for animal care and commitment to the clinic resulted in full-time work. “I’ve been here almost from when the doors opened, and I love the relationships I’ve developed with our clients and their pets. Plus I’ve learned a lot about the business of animal care.”

Dr. Carol Moyer

Dr. Carol Moyer graduated in 1975 with high honors from VCU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from MCV in 1979. Before attending vet school, she worked in research at both Emory University and the CDC in Atlanta, GA. She became a member of the first class accepted to Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech and graduated in 1984. She is a member of the veterinary medicine honor society Phi Zeta and is a past President of the Central Virginia Veterinary Medicine Association. She worked full time in general practice for many years before becoming a relief vet in order to allow other hard-working vets to take some well-deserved time off. Her professional interests include general surgery and dental surgery and other aspects included in the practice of veterinary medicine. Her extracurricular interests include continuing education, reading, exercise, and travel. She is the proud “pet mom” of two miniature dachshunds and one handsome cat.

Vet Assistant – Karissa Kyzer

Karissa has always had a passion for working with animals. She started working at a veterinarian office at the age of 15. She joined our practice in 2012. Karissa is currently in college to become a veterinary technician. She is very ambitious and hopes to pursue a lifelong career working with animals.

Front Desk Supervisor – Sugar Bean

Sugar Bean has been the front desk supervisor at Church Hill Animal Hospital since December 2009. She has always been interested in office management and possesses a unique skill set, which makes working at our hospital right up her “alley.” In her spare time, she enjoys laser pointer aerobics and countertop yoga.

Dr. Emily Kirkpatrick

Dr. Kirkpatrick has been with CHAH since October 2016. She graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Since then, she has had three children (all boys!) and has moved all over the country. In her minimal free time, she likes to garden and read, as well as spend time with her numerous animals. Dr. Kirkpatrick grew up in the Richmond area and is so happy to be back here, working in the community and keeping pets healthy.

Vet Technician – Lisa Fens

Lisa has always had an interest in veterinary medicine and knew from a very early age; she wanted a career involving animals. Having started her career in veterinary medicine in 2000, she has over 15 years of experience in the field. She earned her veterinary technology degree from Blue Ridge Community College in 2014, passed her state boards, and obtained her state license to practice in Virginia the same year. After five years at Church Hill Animal Hospital, Lisa has had ample opportunity to utilize her degree to the fullest. Although happy with her current position as a licensed veterinary technician, Lisa intends to further her certifications and education, specifically in the area of small animal dentistry and surgery, which will allow her to perform more invasive medical procedures. Although obtaining a DVM degree is never out of the question for her, Lisa is enjoying her recent accomplishments, and as with everything, prefers to take her education one step at a time.

Lisa enjoys spending time with her own animals—two dogs, two cats, and two birds—in her limited free time as well as working out regularly. Having purchased her first home nearly two years ago, decorating and home improvements are also responsibilities that keep her busy. Finally, coming from a very large family, keeping up with her many siblings and 26 nieces and nephews is a continuous but priceless adventure!

Director of Sanitation – Samantha

Samantha joined the Church Hill Animal Hospital family in February 2005. She works behind the scenes to ensure that no crumb is left uneaten and all dishes are pre-rinsed. In her spare time, she enjoys life in the country, where she rolls in horse manure and herds chickens.

Dr. Nan Jack

Dr. Nan Jack graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. After practicing at two other clinics in Richmond, she then opened Church Hill Animal Hospital in January 2003. She enjoys being the family vet and providing general medicine and surgery to her clients and their pets. One of her many passions involves educating the public and helping care for stray dogs and cats in the area, with a particular interest in feral cats.

Dr. Carol Moyer

Dr. Carol Moyer graduated in 1975 with high honors from VCU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from MCV in 1979. Before attending vet school, she worked in research at both Emory University and the CDC in Atlanta, GA. She became a member of the first class accepted to Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech and graduated in 1984. She is a member of the veterinary medicine honor society Phi Zeta and is a past President of the Central Virginia Veterinary Medicine Association. She worked full time in general practice for many years before becoming a relief vet in order to allow other hard-working vets to take some well-deserved time off. Her professional interests include general surgery and dental surgery and other aspects included in the practice of veterinary medicine. Her extracurricular interests include continuing education, reading, exercise, and travel. She is the proud “pet mom” of two miniature dachshunds and one handsome cat.

Dr. Emily Kirkpatrick

Dr. Kirkpatrick has been with CHAH since October 2016. She graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Since then, she has had three children (all boys!) and has moved all over the country. In her minimal free time, she likes to garden and read, as well as spend time with her numerous animals. Dr. Kirkpatrick grew up in the Richmond area and is so happy to be back here, working in the community and keeping pets healthy.

Vet Technician – Nichole Schoolcraft

Nichole Schoolcraft has been the technician at Church Hill Animal Hospital since August 2006. At an early age, Nichole began working in pet stores, learning about animal care and nutrition. In 2001, she continued her career as a veterinary assistant at the Veterinary Emergency Center, and she met Dr. Jack the same year while working at another veterinary hospital. Nichole graduated from St. Petersburg College, Florida as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in December of 2009. Her interests include radiology, hematology, anesthesiology, exotic pets, and performing dentals. Nichole would, one day, like to produce public service announcements aimed at educating the community on the importance of animal care and welfare.

Vet Technician – Lisa Fens

Lisa has always had an interest in veterinary medicine and knew from a very early age; she wanted a career involving animals. Having started her career in veterinary medicine in 2000, she has over 15 years of experience in the field. She earned her veterinary technology degree from Blue Ridge Community College in 2014, passed her state boards, and obtained her state license to practice in Virginia the same year. After five years at Church Hill Animal Hospital, Lisa has had ample opportunity to utilize her degree to the fullest. Although happy with her current position as a licensed veterinary technician, Lisa intends to further her certifications and education, specifically in the area of small animal dentistry and surgery, which will allow her to perform more invasive medical procedures. Although obtaining a DVM degree is never out of the question for her, Lisa is enjoying her recent accomplishments, and as with everything, prefers to take her education one step at a time.

Lisa enjoys spending time with her own animals—two dogs, two cats, and two birds—in her limited free time as well as working out regularly. Having purchased her first home nearly two years ago, decorating and home improvements are also responsibilities that keep her busy. Finally, coming from a very large family, keeping up with her many siblings and 26 nieces and nephews is a continuous but priceless adventure!

Vet Assistant – Karissa Kyzer

Karissa has always had a passion for working with animals. She started working at a veterinarian office at the age of 15. She joined our practice in 2012. Karissa is currently in college to become a veterinary technician. She is very ambitious and hopes to pursue a lifelong career working with animals.

Office Manager – Colleen Puckett

Colleen Puckett has been working at Church Hill Animal Hospital since May 2003. She started out as a kennel assistant working after school and grew with the practice to become practice manager in 2013. She graduated from the University of Richmond in May 2011, but her passion for animal care and commitment to the clinic resulted in full-time work. “I’ve been here almost from when the doors opened, and I love the relationships I’ve developed with our clients and their pets. Plus I’ve learned a lot about the business of animal care.”

Front Desk Supervisor – Sugar Bean

Sugar Bean has been the front desk supervisor at Church Hill Animal Hospital since December 2009. She has always been interested in office management and possesses a unique skill set, which makes working at our hospital right up her “alley.” In her spare time, she enjoys laser pointer aerobics and countertop yoga.

Director of Sanitation – Samantha

Samantha joined the Church Hill Animal Hospital family in February 2005. She works behind the scenes to ensure that no crumb is left uneaten and all dishes are pre-rinsed. In her spare time, she enjoys life in the country, where she rolls in horse manure and herds chickens.

Our team looks forward to meeting you and your furry friends!
For more information about us, or to schedule an appointment contact us today at 804-644-8200.

Vet in Richmond, VA | Church Hill Animal Hospital

Church Hill Animal Hospital
322 N 25th St
Richmond, VA 23223

Appointment Hours
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
*Please call ahead for appointments.

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM