Come meet our staff in Fairfax

"Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened." 

- Anatole France


Dr. Amy Pike

Dr. Pike is our boarded veterinary behaviorist and chief of medicine at our Fairfax location. She supervises all of our cases to ensure every family receives the best care possible. 


Dr. Meaghan Ropski

Dr. Ropski is our newest resident. She joins us in September and will be working closely with Dr. Pike for several years. 


Veterinary Nurses

Jessey Scheip

LVT, VTS (Behavior), KPA-CTP

Jessey is the nursing team lead and a boarded behavior nurse. She can tackle any aspect of behavior therapy from assessments, medical management, and behavior modification. 

Lisa Decker

LVT, BS (Biology)

Lisa has been competing in a variety of canine sports for several years. She's now taken her love of behavior to her profession and works with our clients on managing the medical aspect of their pet's care. 

Kristin Peterson 


Krisin joins us from a referral hospital where she was already a strong proponent for Fear Free patient care. Her goal is to become a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Behavior.

Behavior Therapists

Kayla Frazier

BS (Psychology)

Kayla is one of our senior trainers. She uses the doctor's treatment plans to help your pet learn new skills for real life situations. 

Christine Michaud


Christine is one of our senior trainers. Her focus is group classes for both prevention and after issues have developed. 

Courtney Moyer


With a background in clinical social work, Courtney is in a unique position to bring a client-centric approach to helping people and pets. 


Katie LaClair

Katie started with our team at the front desk and has recently graduated to a doctor's assistant. 

Teryn Blais

More information coming soon. 

Front Desk

Amanda Nguyen

Amanda just joined our team July 2020. Her interest in animal psychology has led her to our team. 

Nacho and Dinger

The two furry trouble makers that keep us company where we're working late. 

Practice Manager

Aileen Tubbs

Aileen just joined our team as the Practice Manager for both Fairfax and Richmond locations. She has a long history in pet and mental health care. 

Fairfax Location:

11230 Waples Mill Rd.

Suite 125A

Fairfax, VA 22030

T) 888-438-0788   

F) 703-783-8807


Richmond Location:

New Location Coming Soon!

T) 888-438-0788   

F) 703-783-8807


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