Welcome to Ridgewood Animal Hospital

Your Family Veterinarian in Forest, VA

Call us at 434-525-2111

Ridgewood Animal Hospital is a family owned, full-service veterinary hospital located just outside the heart of Forest, a suburb of Lynchburg, Virginia. We strive to offer the very best in medical care as well as the service experience.

Established in 1979, Ridgewood was the first animal hospital to provide pet care to the residents of Forest. Our passionate veterinary health care team seeks to practice exceptional medical, surgical, and dental care for each of our patients. We take great pride in being able to provide an individualized patient care plan, something often missing in large corporately owned practices.

Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care available, promoting responsible pet ownership, and offering educational opportunities for our clients.

Your Healthcare Team

The doctors and staff at Ridgewood Animal Hospital will provide compassionate quality pet care for your loved ones.

Dr. Jerry Lane

Dr. Caroline Rossner

Dr. Jessica Ross

Licensed Veterinary Technician
Practice Manager

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Katie Sue
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Our Services

Our dedicated and experienced doctors and staff will make sure your pets receive the best medical care possible to keep them happy and healthy. We are pet owners too, so we know how important they are to you and your family. Visit us today to see how we can help!
Wellness Care
Internal Medicine
Dental Cleaning and Surgery

Pet-erinary - Veterinary related events/observances for October 2022

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month - provide a forever home to a shelter dog.

  • National Pet Wellness Month - learn about health and wellness for your pet. #catsneedcaretoo.

  • National Walk Your Dog Week - the weather is beautiful! Get outside, soak up some sunshine, enjoy some unconditional love and spend some time with your furry family.

  • World Animal Day - let's acknowledge those creatures we share this planet with.

  • National Pet Obesity Awareness Day - pet obesity is a huge problem, and leads to premature health problems. As caregivers, we often equate affection with treats and larger portions. Too many calories and too little activity is a dangerous combination.

  • National Veterinary Technician Week - join us in celebrating those selfless caregivers who dedicate their lives to caring for our furry family. They have often gone to school to obtain a degree, are required to maintain state licensure, and continue to learn and grow with evolving medicine and technology.

  • National Cat Day - cuddle a little more, spread some catnip, or replace the batteries in that laser pointer. Give some love to our furry feline friends.