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Welcome to Pocoshock Animal Hospital

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Pocoshock Animal Hospital (PAH) is proud to be an American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) member hospital. PAH has been serving the pets and residents of Chesterfield County since 1977. In 2009, the hospital was acquired by Gayle Calhoun and Aubrey O. Friedhoff, III. We are committed to excellence in companion animal care. We will work with you in providing the very best that veterinary care can offer you and your pet. We look forward to serving the community and the residents of this area for many years to come.

Pocoshock Animal Hospital Mission Statement

At Pocoshock Animal Hospital we provide high-quality veterinary care for all patients, using quality products and superior client service while keeping your pet on the path to wellness.



New clients receive $20 OFF first physical exam.

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jenny N. Larsen
    DVM

    Dr. Jenny N. Larsen received her B.S. from Smith College. She then attended VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her D.V.M. degree.

  • Dr.
    Jay B. Friedrich
    DVM

    Dr. Jay B. Friedrich received his B.S. from The College of William and Mary. He then earned his D.V.M. degree from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been with us since July, 2014.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Very very friendly. Made me comfortable with leaving my baby Kiki. Her paws were in good hands."
    Stacey Lynn Roberts
  • "What a great practice!! I've been going there for years on years and Dr. Larsen is just the best!! 3 dogs one cat"
    John Halley Castello
  • "Pocoshock has been our Vet of choice for many years. Dr Larson has taken care of our dogs from puppy to the end. Our furry friends deserve a team that cares for them more than the bottom line. Yes, they must make a profit to stay in business but caring, as they do so well, is free and abundantly available at Pocoshock.
    Thanks for being there for us during a very difficult time."
    Dave Baber
  • "I would give PAH a outstanding. Everyone there is friendly and informed about medical procedures. Special thanks to dr larsen, keep up the good work."
    Mary Toops Land
  • "Outstanding service. Good prices. Very professional staff."
    Adam Krause

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed