Dr Hillary Segl 


Dr. Segl is a graduate of Bucknell University, and then got her DVM from Texas A&M University rather a long time ago.  She started Alpha Animal Hospital in 2005, and enjoys the day to day challenges of small animal and exotic practice. Her hobbies include quilting, hiking, traveling, and reading – mainly mysteries, science fiction, and biographies. Her current menagerie consists of three spoiled cats and a shaggy dog.

Dr. Jessica Kreher

Dr. Kreher started as a vet assistant at the hospital during undergraduate school at the University of Virginia. She graduated from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012, and has been working with us as an associate vet ever since. She is now a proud (and overworked) homeowner, and shares her house with husband Mark and 3 children, small generally pleasant critters, Luke and Christina.

Dorothy (Vet Assistant)

Dorothy has an associates degree in biology and plans to continue her education and become a vet technician.  While attending Old Dominion University, Dorothy volunteered on a study of tick-borne diseases in the local bird population, where she developed a love of birds and a fascination with parasites. In her free time, Dorothy enjoys bird watching, camping, and watching netflix with her cat,  Isaiah, and her bearded dragon, Lauretta.

Deb (Receptionist)


Deb is a retired biology teacher and she enjoys competing in canine agility trials, boating, and swimming. Deb has competed at the national level with USA Masters Swimming.  Deb is seen in her photo wiht her dog Xena.

Taylor (Part Time Technician)


Taylor,  part time technician. She previously worked at an animal clinic 
in Mt. Washington, Kentucky. She moved back to our area several years ago and has been volunteering at humane organizations since. She looks to further her career and become an experienced tech. On her down time she loves spending time with her two children, cat Merida, and newly adopted dog Tater.


OUR STAFF Outside The Office

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    Dr. Segl hiking.

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    Dr. Segl enjoys quilting.

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    Dr. Segl and a Black Chested Buzzard Eagle.


Dr. Brooks is amazing! I'm so lucky that this place is really close to where I live. Our dog is always excited to see her, she's always very stealthy with shots. She also saved us money by scheduling our dog's spaying and tooth extraction under one anesthesia visit, which is something I hadn't thought of doing. I highly recommend her to everyone!


Libbie K., Richmond, VA

I absolutely LOVE Dr Seigl!! She was always soooo great with my pup. Frenchies are not the easiest dogs to help as they can have horrible allergies, but she ALWAYS worked with me. My Mina girl was sooo well tended by Dr. Seigl and her staff. I usually never had to wait- but I will say from having visited other vets, that it is worth the wait to have the waiting room to yourself. I always felt like my Mina girl was treated extra special ... I imagine Dr. Seigl and her staff made all the animals feel that way, which is why she is the BEST vet in NoVa. The prices were never high consiering the area. (that area tends to price gauge just because) ... Dr. Seigl is extremely smart. And, she always made sure my questions were answered. I was never rushed.

Best. Vet. Ever.


April K., Springfield, VA

Great Vets very kind and professional. I got lucky living so close, just across the street. Dr Hilary was great and the two additional Drs are equally great. I am usually let in fast and get great follow up.


Pam G., Fairfax, VA