Brian Neumann, DVM Medical Director of Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Alexandria
Dr. Neumann, Medical Director, is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Brian is a native of Bethesda, MD and attended Virginia Tech as an undergraduate. His veterinary interests include emergency medicine, geriatric care, and ultrasound. In his free time, he is very interested in scuba diving, fishing, Washington Redskins and Virginia Tech Hokies football, running, hiking, cooking and traveling. He is currently living in Vienna with his dog Lane, who he has had since the beginning of veterinary school.
Dr. Newman, Co-Owner, is a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in 1992. He has practiced veterinary medicine in Georgia, Nevada, and in Virginia. His interests include emergency medicine, surgery, and shelter medicine. He and his wife, Michelle, have three children: a daughter, Virginia, and twins, Elisabeth and Jack. His extended family consists of two dogs: Honeysuckle and Daisy May; three cats: Three, Tangerine, and Kip; two Guinea pigs: Nonie and Milkshake; and bird: Spencer; and a horse: Charlie.
Dr. Newman is the immediate past president of the VVMA, an advisor for the NOVA Veterinary Technician Program, Vice President of the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition, board member of the Friends of Loudoun County Animal Services, and President of CHASE (Caring Hands Animal Support and Education).
Jorge Posadas, DVM
Dr. Posadas, an associate veterinarian, is a graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Jorge has lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, California, and has landed in Alexandria, Virginia. He has interests in surgery, cardiology, and radiology. Outside of veterinary medicine, he enjoys watching college football, exercising, and spending time with friends and family. During the fall, he can be found rooting for the USC Trojans and VT Hokies!
Matt Rossi, DVM
Dr. Rossi, an associate veterinarian, is a graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is originally from Long Island and obtained his bachelor’s degree at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. His professional interests include surgery, neurology, and dermatology. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, CrossFit training, traveling, and cheering on the New York Rangers and New York Jets. He currently lives in Alexandria.
Lauren Doss, DVM
Dr. Doss, an associate veterinarian, is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Lauren grew up in Oakton, VA and attended Virginia Tech for her undergraduate education. She obtained degrees in Biology and Animal Science. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, theriogenology, animal behavior, and soft tissue surgery. In her free time, Lauren enjoys visiting schools and nursing homes with her therapy cat, Bella. She also enjoys practicing acrobatics and acro yoga, as well as engaging in outdoor activities. Another pastime is cheering on the Virginia Tech Hokies! Lauren currently lives in Arlington, Virginia with her cat, Bella.
Dr. Snellgrove, an associate veterinarian, obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Animal Science at URI and UCONN before graduating from The Royal Veterinary College in London. She grew up in a US Foreign Service family and has lived in Hungary, Mexico, Australia, England, and Virginia. She has spent shorter periods in countries in the Pacific, Africa, and Central America. Her veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, geriatrics, and voluntary shelter medicine. In her spare time, she and her husband like to visit dog-friendly locations with their two Brittany’s or explore new breweries and wineries. She also runs hashes with her husband, a rugby club member, and is trying her hand at triathlons.