Phone: 703-777-7781

Fax: 703-777-2758

19275 James Monroe Hwy.
Leesburg, VA 20175

North Oatlands Animal Hospital
& Reproduction Center




Meet our talented team of professionals

Veterinary Team

Our Professional and Courteous staff seek to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for our highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, while providing health-related, educational opportunities for our clients. Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our facility and to find out more information about how NOAH can serve the needs of you and your cherished pets.

Joel A. Schroeder, CVPM

Joel A. Schroeder, CVPM
Hospital Administrator

Joel was raised in Kailua-Kona, HI. He attended Northern Virginia Community College and Old Dominion University, where he received degrees in General Studies and Industrial Technology, with core focuses in professional ethics and administrative leadership.

For the last 17 years, Joel has dedicated himself to the veterinary industry gaining extensive knowledge in various positions and practice profiles, including multi-location general medicine and emergency/specialty hospitals. He considers his career within the veterinary profession to be a satisfying and rewarding service, driven by a deep appreciation for the human-animal bond. His professional interests are finance, marketing and human resource management/development.

Joel received the designation of CVPM (Certified Veterinary Practice Manager) in 2012. As a CVPM, he has achieved the industry's highest credential for practice management professionals, demonstrating experience, knowledge, and commitment to the pursuit of veterinary excellence.

Joel lives in Clarke County, VA. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, traveling, and various motor sport activities.


Beverly Ogden
Hospital Coordinator

Beverly was born and raised in Manassas. She came to the animal field on a whim but has enjoyed every moment since. Beverly came to NOAH in August of 2014 as a Client Service Specialist and quickly became the Hospital Coordinator. Beverly currently lives in Winchester and enjoys scrapbooking, cooking and shopping.


Kristin Shiffler
Hospital Coordinator

Kristin was born in South Carolina but was raised up and down the east coast as she was a child of the Navy. She came to Northern Virginia in 1997 when her dad retired from the Military. Kristin received her Associates in Business Administration from Northern Virginia Community College in 2011. She has always loved animals from a very early age with a dream of becoming a marine biologist, although life had different plans. Kristin joined NOAH in 2016. She currently lives in Front Royal and enjoys spending time with friends, camping and hanging out with her kids.


Dana Whiting
Hospital Coordinator

Dana was born and raised in Palm Springs, California. She has always loved animals since as early as she can remember. She attended College of the Desert and Veterinary Assistant School in Orange County, California. Dana joined us here at North Oatlands in March of 2016. She currently lives in Lovettsville with her boys and enjoys softball cornhole and barbecuing.


Angela Hollingsworth
Reproduction Coordinator

Angela hails from a place she likes to call "everywhere" USA. She was born and raised in a military family and has lived anywhere from overseas in Turkey to the west coast of California. Angela has an BS in General Studies and is currently enrolled with Penn Foster for a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has always had a love for animals and came to NOAH in November of 2007. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and son. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her son and husband, working on cars, fishing, going to the beach and cooking.


Ashley Copeland
Senior Veterinary Assistant

Ashley was born and raised in the small town of Meadville, PA. She has had a love of animals since she was in Middle School. She graduated from Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, Pa. In October of 2008 with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology and came to work at NOAH in November of 2009. She currently resides in Front Royal and enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with friends in her free time.

Nicholas A.

Nicholas Allison
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Bio Coming Soon!


Jaime Coppage
Veterinary Assistant

Jaime, a Northern Virginia native, joined North Oatlands in July of 2017. She grew up with animals her entire life and became interested in the show world after a family friend who did this moved in. Jaime has been showing dogs since she was 7 years old and breeding Chinese Cresteds now for 20 years. She became a Technician 12 years ago and has loved every minute. Jaime also enjoys grooming, photography, hiking and traveling.

Jessica M.

Jessica Meeks
Veterinary Assistant

Jessica joined our team in May 2018. She was born in Northern Virginia and has lived here all her life. Jessica has loved animals for as long as she can remember and it has always been her dream to work in the Veterinary field. Jessica started working in the field as a kennel attendant and pet sitting while attending school but has now increased her knowledge to become a Veterinary Assistant here at our hospital. When she's not working, Jessica enjoys reading, watching movies and playing video games.

Courtney T.

Courtney Taft
Client Service Specialist

Courtney was born and raised in Maryland and came to us in December of 2018. As a child she had 2 cats and 2 dogs, and I fell in love with them. She has worked with animals for several years. Courtney is currently enrolled in an online Veterinary Technician Program through Penn Foster. Outside of work she enjoys volunteering as an EMT with the Rescue Squad in Hollywood, MD.

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