Thank you for trusting the care of your beloved family pet to our doctors and staff. We have been serving the Fredericksburg pet community since 1976 and consider it a privilege to provide your veterinary health needs. As pet owners, we understand and share the special bond you have with your pets.
We are a full-service veterinary clinic with both inpatient and outpatient care available. The primary mission of Ferry Farm Animal Clinic is to provide your pet with the highest quality medical and surgical veterinary care possible in a clean, friendly, and quiet environment, in order to make each visit a positive experience for both pet and owner. We strive to provide the individualized care and attention to detail that is necessary for optimum health care, and we listen to and address your concerns! We commit to take the time necessary to explain your pet’s medical needs and treatment plan, and to answer all your questions because a well-informed pet owner is an essential part of the health care process. We also realize that our patients do not walk in the door by themselves, so we strive to take good care of their owners as well!
Clinic Virtual Tour
From our friendly staff who greet you when you and your pet walk in the door to our state of the art exam and treatment areas, and the little touches like the hand painted murals on the walls and kennels designed to reduce stress during recovery or hospitalization, we go the extra mile to ensure you and your pet are well cared for, enjoy your visit, and feel safe and secure.
Meet the Veterinarians & Staff
Larry W. Witter, D.V.M. – Dr. Witter is a 1973 graduate of Cornell University. He is owner and senior veterinarian at Ferry Farm Animal Clinic and has been in practice in the Fredericksburg area since 1976. He is one of five veterinarians in his family, all located in Virginia. In addition to practice management, his areas of special interest are orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Witter is married, with three children, four grandchildren, one dog, and four grand-dogs.
James G. Hart, D.V.M. – Dr. Hart is a 1988 graduate of Virginia Tech and has been with Ferry Farm Animal Clinic since 1992. Prior to that, he spent three years in emergency practice in Richmond, Virginia. His special interest areas are ophthalmology and surgery. Dr. Hart is married, and has one dog and four cats.
Adrienne B. Foster, D.V.M. – Dr. Foster is a 2001 graduate of Virginia Tech. She has been at Ferry Farm Animal Clinic since 2005 and in Fredericksburg since 2004. Her areas of special interest are pediatrics and feline medicine. She lives on a small farm with her three horses, four dogs, three cats, and assorted chickens.
Gregory S. Chrisawn D.V.M. – Dr. Chrisawn was born and grew up in Manassas. He is a 1997 graduate of Virginia Tech, and joined the team in 2010. His areas of special interest are exotic animal medicine/surgery and ultrasound. He will see almost any species. His household includes: 2 Italian Greyhounds, a Red-Lored Amazon, a Kingsnake and many Poison-Dart Frogs, along with his girlfriend and three human children. He enjoys woodworking in his spare time.
Brianna R. Horricks, B.V.M.S. – Dr. Horricks is a 2014 graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland and a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. She grew up in Stafford, Virginia on 20 acres of woods with horses, dogs, cats and a rabbit. While attending the University of Glasgow she did externships in various locations around the world such as South Africa, Morocco, Malta, Canary Islands, Ireland and Hawaii. While working in the Canary Islands she fell in love and adopted a Podenco dog, named Violina. Her particular interests include oncology, internal medicine, and ultrasonography.
Meet the Staff – From answering your telephone calls, setting up appointments, checking your pet in and out of the clinic to assisting with examinations, vaccinations and surgeries, keeping the clinic clean, and so much more, our hard working, dedicated and experienced staff at Ferry Farm Animal Clinic will ensure you and your pets feel comfortable and cared for and help make your visit a positive experience. They are a vital part of the team!