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Proudly Serving the Mount Vernon and Alexandria Area Since 1985

Our veterinarians, licensed technicians, and support staff are committed to providing the quality care that your pet deserves. We understand that your pet is a very important member of your family, which is why we treat your pet as if it were our own.

We are constantly looking for ways to improve our service and exceed our patients' and clients' expectations.

Please fill out a survey or review us on Yelp, Google Yahoo, etc. to let us know how we're doing, what you like, what you don't like, and what you'd like to see in the future. Thanks for your input!

Jerry Hinn, DVM

Dr. Hinn is a native Virginian. In addition to the care of cats and dogs, Dr. Hinn also enjoys caring for birds and exotic pets.  Dr. Hinn is a member of numerous local and national veterinary associations, as well as the Critical Care Society, American Veterinary Dental Association, and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. Dr. Hinn and his wife Georgia reside in Alexandria.

Owner, Veterinarian 

Education:D.V.M., University of Georgia

Interests:Surgery, Veterinary Dentistry, Nutrition, Nutraceuticals

Karen Davis, DVM

Dr. Davis is originally from the Washington D.C./Maryland suburbs. Her special interests include surgery and anesthesia. Dr. Davis lives in the Mount Vernon area with her husband, Rick. They have two children, Lauren and Cole, two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and one cat. Her other interests include gardening, golf and running. A lifelong musician, she also plays clarinet in the Fairfax Wind Symphony.


Education: B.S. (Summa Cum Laude), University of Maryland

D.V.M., University of Florida, 1981

Meredith Barker, DVM

Dr. Barker was raised in Northern Virginia, although she spent some time living in the United Kingdom during her teenage years. She is a member of the AVMA, DC Academy as well as the veterinary honor society, Phi Zeta. Her interests include dentistry, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. She resides in Alexandria with her husband, their children, and their dogs. In her free time, Dr. Barker enjoys horseback riding, traveling and watching Hokie football.


Education: B.S., Virginia Tech

D.V.M., Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Summa Cum Laude honors for both degrees

Lisa Kingsley, DVM

Dr. Kingsley joined our team in June 2016.  She was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia and graduated from The University of Mary Washington in 2004.  She spent many years living abroad in Australia where she studied conservation of endangered wildlife.  Dr. Kingsley currently lives with her family and two dogs, Kodi and Timber, in Purcellville, VA.  Her interests include soft tissue surgery, neurology and integrative medicine. Outside of work she enjoys stand-up paddleboarding, camping, hiking, and traveling.


Education: B.S., University of Mary Washington

M.S., University of Queensland

D.V.M., Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Julie Pearson, DVM

Dr. Pearson joined our team in August 2015. She was born and raised in France, and graduated from the National Veterinary School of Lyon in 2005. She is a military spouse, and over the last 10 years, she has worked in Las Vegas, NV; Osan, South Korea; Stafford, VA; San Angelo, TX; and Alexandria, VA. Dr. Pearson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). In her free time, Dr. Pearson spends time with her husband and daughter, as well as their 2 cats. She enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and yoga.


Education: D.V.M., National Veterinary School of Lyon

Interests: Ultrasonography, Feline medicine, Emergency medicine

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Office Hours

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7:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm 12:00pm Closed


I have been using Ft. Hunt Animal Hospital for about 30 years and have always found the doctors and staff to be very caring. I appreciate the time spent explaining specific findings and answering questions. I never feel rushed.

Alexandria, VA

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