Welcome to Staunton River Veterinary Clinic, a full-service animal hospital and mobile veterinary practice serving the Roanoke Valley. Our focus is on your pet's wellness. Call us today for an appointment. Visit us at our Moneta-based veterinary hospital or schedule a house-call.
Staunton River Veterinary Clinic now has two doctors. Our doctors strive to provide the best care for all our patients.
Carrie Turnbull, DVM
Dr. Carrie Turnbull is the owner and chief veterinarian at Staunton River Vet Clinic. She is a 2006 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and a 2000 graduate of Roanoke College with a bachelorÃ¢ÂÂs degree in Biology and a minor in music.
Though she was born and raised in the Roanoke Valley, she spent five years working as a veterinarian in private practice in the Washington, D.C., metro area before returning to her home in 2011. Since purchasing Staunton River Veterinary Clinic in 2011, Dr. Carrie is focused on continuing to build strong partnerships in the community for the benefit of animals and their owners.
She is especially interested in animal behavior and educating pet owners on how to keep their four-legged family members healthy. When sheÃ¢ÂÂs not at work, youÃ¢ÂÂll find her along with her husband and their two little girls hiking the many wonderful trails this region has to offer.
Virginia "Ginny" Tatum, DVM
Dr. Ginny Tatum is a 1984 graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Animal Science and 1989 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
She began her career working for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as a Veterinary Medical Officer.
In 1995, she founded the Home Pet Vet Inc., a house-call veterinary practice that provides veterinary services to clients in Roanoke, Salem, Vinton and parts of Bedford, Botetourt and Franklin counties. In 2005, she built and opened Staunton River Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Tatum continues to provided the house call service as well as working at the clinic.
Dr. Tatum is an avid farmer. She raises miniature horses, cattle, chickens and turkeys. She is also actively involved in animal rescue and is on the Board of Freedoms Last Change.