Reston Animal Hospital, PLLC

Reston Animal Hospital, PLLC was founded by Dr. Robert L. Miller, DVM in 1974 and has been providing the community with compassionate and thorough care ever since.

While Reston Animal Hospital, PLLC has been in business for over 30 years, our facility is up to date with the latest in veterinary technology. Our hospital has the equipment for a number of surgical procedures, dental cleanings and ultrasound evaluation.

In addition to a variety of testing we can perform at our facilities, we also work directly with a number of veterinary laboratories for more in-depth testing, such as biopsies.

The hospital has three exam rooms and surgical suite, as well as a grooming suite and large kennel to house your pets while you're away. Please see our "Services" page for more information about Grooming and Boarding.

We welcome your comments and suggestions, so let us know what you think of our website during your next visit to our clinic.

-- The Staff at Reston Animal Hospital, PLLC

  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hrs Emergency:
  • Pender Veterinary Center
  • (703) 591-3304
  • The Hope Center-Vienna
  • (703) 281-5121
  • The Life Center-Leesburg
  • (703) 777-5755
  • South Paws-Fairfax
  • (703) 752-9100
  • Robert L. Miller, DVM, Hospital Director


    Following graduation from Ohio State University, Dr. Miller entered the Army as a veterinary officer and followed that with two years involvement in medical research. He joined Falls Church Animal Hospital in 1965 and established Seven Corners Animal Hospital in 1968. In 1974 he opened Reston Animal Hospital and completed the fourth remodeling of that facility in 2010. As Hospital Director, he has surrounded himself with confident and skilled veterinarians.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1974
    Education:
    Ohio State University
  • Victoria Cracas, DVM

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2002
  • Alesia Gosnell, DVM


    Dr. Gosnell was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She lives in Reston with her husband, two boys, Bernese mountain dogs and stray cat. She has been practicing at Reston Animal Hospital since 1999. She received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and attended veterinary school at the VA MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1996. Dr. Gosnell was also an adjunct professor for the Veterinary Technology department at NZCC, where she taught pharmacology for three years. She often volunteers to do career presentations at local elementary schools. In the summer her whole family spends time in Teton Valley, Idaho with their two draft horses. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1999
    Education:
    VA MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Caroline Fenlon, DVM


    Dr. Caroline Fenlon received her veterinary degree from VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she practiced in Florida and Illinois before returning to her hometown of Fairfax, VA. In August 2010 she joined the staff at Reston Animal Hospital. She lives in Fairfax with her cat, Skittles.  She enjoys reading, traveling, football and running. She makes it a point to participate in charity runs regularly.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Traveling and hiking
  • Albert Garcia, DVM


    Dr. Albert Garcia was born in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from Lake City College Florida.  He moved to the Dominican Republic in 1976 and received his DVM from U.N.P.H.U Veterinary School in 1982.  Dr. Garcia completed a six month small animal internship at Penn Daw Animal Hospital in Virginia and another six month large animal internship at Fox Chase Veterinary Hospital also in Virginia.  He is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Virginia, Maryland and Florida.  He is specialized in small animal medicine and exotics.  In his free time, Dr. Garcia enjoys the outdoors golfing, fishing and loves to travel.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    U.N.P.H.U Veterinary School
    Interests:
    Golfing, football and traveling
  • Jay, Groomer and Kennel Manager


    Jay has been working as our Groomer for 9 years. He is originally from Gardner, IL. He has a Bachelor Degrees in Education, French and Spanish. He particular enjoys grooming puppies and has a talent for grooming cats and dogs that do not enjoy their spa day. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, swimming, and being in nature. He has a love for all animals and shares his home with his Brussels Griffon, Bylo, an African Grey Parrot, Ysabel, 2 kingsnakes, 1 kankakee bull snake, and 4 tarantulas.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Education, French & Spanish
    Interests:
    Hiking, swimming and being in nature
    Email:
  • Christina, Hospital Manager

    Christina has been working in the pet industry for 10+ years. She joined the practice in 2012. Her experience with animals, combined with her background in accounting and business management, made her the perfect fit for overseeing fundamental business operations here at RAH.
    Christina has two dogs, Jimbo & Twiggy. She's also pet-mom to two tortoises, Darwin & Sagan, and a Betta fish named Fawkes-Clifford.
    On weekends you might find her hiking the Billy Goat trail in Great Falls, kayaking in the Shenandoah or lounging with her dogs and a good book.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    Northern Virginia Community College
    Interests:
    Hiking, Archery, Kayaking, Reading, Painting, Photography
    Email:
  • Sarah, Reception Manager


    Sarah joined the Reston Animal Hospital team in April of 2016. A Hopkinton, MA native, Sarah moved to Northern Virginia shortly after she finished college. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Administration and Human Resources and has been working in the veterinary field for 7+ years. Sarah enjoys working with our clients and is always found with a smile on her face. In her down time, she enjoys traveling and visiting friends. She is a proud pet mom to her cat, Beasley, and two dogs, Mia & Cisco.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Human Resources
    Interests:
    Travel and visiting friends
    Email:
  • Jessica M, L.V.T.- Head Technician

    Jessica is a Virginia native with over 17 years of Licensed Veterinary Technician experience. She joined the RAH family in October 2018. As Head Technician, Jessica brings extensive experience and knowledge to our techn team. She has a great love of all things veterinary, especially caring for surgery patients. She has three dogs; Toto, an 8 year old Cairn Terrier and two toy poodles, Pierre age 5 and Fiyero age 8.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 09, 2018
    Education:
    A.A.S. Degree in Veterinary Technology, Bel-Rae University and A.A.S. Degree in Equine Studies, Southern Seminary College
    Interests:
    theatre, singing, classic movies and horseback riding
    Email:
  • Jess D, L.V.T.


    Jess is a Buffalo, New York native and moved to Northern Virginia when her boyfriend relocated for a new job. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from St. Lawrence University and her Bachelor's Degree Veterinary Technology from Medaille College. Jess joined Reston Animal Hospital in September 2016 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Her attention to detail, enthusiasm, and love for client education has made her an invaluable part of the team!  In her spare time, she enjoys volleyball, Krav Maga, snowboarding, longboarding, painting, cosplay and cheering on all Buffalo sports teams! She shares her home with an mischievous kitty, Midna, and her laid-back dog, Bella Mae. She also enjoys Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Batman, Captain America and Anime. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Technology
    Interests:
    Volleyball, Krav Maga, snowboarding, longboarding, painting and cosplay
    Email:
  • Sharon, L.V.T.


    Sharon is a Northern Virginia native who grew up in Woodbridge. She brought years of knowledge and experience as a Licensed Veterinary Technician when she joined our team in April 2013. In her free time, Sharon enjoys baking and spending time with her family and albino cockatiel named Romeo.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Interests:
    Baking
    Email:
  • Stacy, Veterinary Assistant


    Stacy is originally from Northern Ohio and moved to Northern Virginia at the age of 14. Stacy joined RAH in May 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is currently enrolled in NVCC’s Veterinary Technology program; she also has a Bachelor’s Degree in French. Stacy has a passion for nutrition and is happy to answer any questions you may have! In her spare time, Stacy enjoys gaming, knitting and spending time with her husband and their pets; Ninja, Marcus and Ren.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in French and NVCC Veterinary Technology Program
    Interests:
    Gaming, knitting and spending time with her pets
    Email:
  • Kimi, Veterinary Assistant


    Kimi grew up in Northern Virginia and has been working in the veterinary field for 12+ years. After working at a cats-only clinic, she joined our team in November 2011. Kimi enjoys talking with clients and answering any questions they may have. Throughout the years, she has become known as our “Cat Whisperer” and can handle even the most nervous kitties. You can often find her wearing many hats around the office and doing it with a big smile on her face. In her free time, she enjoys cross-stitch, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Interests:
    Cross-stitch, camping and spending time with family and friends
    Email:
  • Kim, Veterinary Assistant

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Email:
  • Josh, Veterinary Assistant

    Josh is a Virginia native and animal lover. He joined the practice in August 2018. Josh has special interests in animal behavior and enjoys interacting with clients. He has two dogs; Saphira, a Rat Terrier, and Rocky, a Yorkie.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 27, 2018
    Interests:
    Gaming
    Email:
  • Rakesh, Veterinary Assistant


    Rakesh grew up in India and moved to Northern Virginia to be closer to his family. He joined our team in February 2015 as one of our Kennel Assistants. Rakesh is now pursuing a degree in Veterinary Technology at NVCC. He enjoys playing soccer, chess and basketball, as well as spending time with his family and friends. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    NVCC Veterinary Technology Program Student
    Interests:
    Soccer, chess, basketball
    Email:
  • Kris, Receptionist

    Years in Practice:
    Oct 09, 2018
    Email:
  • Jerry, Kennel Assistant


    Jerry has been working as one of our Kennel Assistants and Handyman since March of 2016. He moved to Northern Virginia from Seattle when he was 13 and has been here ever since. He is the proud Papa of a Dogo Mastiff, Chico, a German Shepherd named Laika and a Guinea Pig, Meatball. He loves being around animals everyday! In his free time, Jerry enjoys playing guitar (which has been doing for 32 years) and spending time with his dogs and kids.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Interests:
    Playing guitar and spending time with his dogs and kids
  • Daniel, Kennel Assistant

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Zach, Bather

    Years in Practice:
    Aug 27, 2018