Manassas Veterinary Center

Our nonprofit veterinary center offers a full range of high quality, affordable services

About Anicira Manassas

Manassas Veterinary Center 9975 Pennsylvania Avenue Manassas, VA 20110
Tel: 571.208.0199 Fax: 571.208.0321
Hours Monday - Friday; 7:00am-5:00pm
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Anicira Veterinary Center of Manassas opened in 2012 as Potomac Spay/Neuter Clinic. After much success, the hospital rebranded as Anicira and expanded to offer sick and well care, general surgeries, and dental and oral surgery. Anicira received its prestigious AAHA-accreditation in 2020 and continues to provide exceptional and superlative veterinary care. The team of animal-lovers is highly-skilled and highly experienced.

Services Available

Spay/Neuter Pricing

Females $229
Males $159

under 50 pounds $259
50-75 pounds $289
76-100 pounds $349
100+ pounds $419

Feral Cat Package
Male or Female feral cats in humane traps $99
Includes Rabies vaccine, HCP Feline Distemper vaccine and required ear tip

Male and Female $339

Additional Procedures (required, if present)
Umbilical hernia repair (with spay/neuter surgery) $99
Inguinal cryptorchid neuter $99
Bilateral inguinal cryptorchid $179

Additional Procedure (Elective)
Preanesthetic Blood Word $99
Hind dewclaw removal for dogs $35/Dewclaw
Deciduous tooth removal $39

Surgery Includes:

  • Pre-anesthetic physical examination
  • Individualized general anesthetic plan based on age, body type, breed
  • Vital sign monitoring by professional care team members
  • Pre- and post- operative pain medication to ensure that our patients remain comfortable both during and after the procedure
  • After surgery each patient is kept comfortable with a warming system
  • Post-op clinic exam if necessary

What Clients are Saying

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Everyone is always so friendly and informative. I go to Anicira because I know they care for my pet as I would, where others just leave them in a kennel with no interaction. When I picked up my pup after surgery, the employee said "he's been so cuddly today" which definitely shows me they have been comforting him. I can't ask for a better place for my furry children.

Cassandra via Google

I love the service I received at Anicira. I got a same day appt. My tech was friendly and helpful plus she did a great job with the nail trim. The treatment suggested seemed both appropriate and affordable!! The aftercare was also clear. Thanks Anicira!

Dawne Sherman via Google

Love taking my dog here and recommended it to everyone I know. Helpful and nice. Great prices too!

Cindy Reyes via Google

Anicira is always a warm and caring place to bring my pets. I'm thrilled that we have this resource here in Manassas. The care is top-notch and the savings allow me to make donations to help pets in need. Truly a win-win! Easy check-in, caring doctor are highlights!

Jenn S. via Google

My senior dog has undergone 2 dental cleanings here, and the quality of care I received has been unmatched. I truly appreciate the staff and their professionalism. Thank you so much!

Sarina Murry via Google

Meet Our Staff

Pets are our passion. We ensure that each pet receives the dignity and respect they deserve. 

Cate is the founding President and CEO of the Anicira Veterinary Centers. Since starting in this position in January of 2005, Cate has worked to improve the lives of people and animals in Virginia. During this time, the clinics have seen major growth both in the number of animals served and the breadth of services provided. Cate received a MS in public policy and animals from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and a BA in government from the University of Virginia. Cate is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) as well as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM). She shares her life with her three mixed-breed adopted dogs Bernadette, Liliana, and Louie.

Dr. Oelstrom has been involved with Anicira Veterinary Center since October 2013. She started as an associate veterinarian at the Manassas hospital helping the practice to grow and helping countless pets and their families. She now serves as the Chief Medical Officer overseeing all of the Anicira hospitals.

Megan received a BA in biology from the University of Virginia in 2005 and earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After graduation, she completed a small animal rotating internship at Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, Virginia.

She has exhibited a passion for surgery and helping animals in need since veterinary school. During that time, she volunteered with the Rural Area Veterinary Service providing spay/neuter and vaccine clinics in remote areas of the United States.

Megan feels blessed to be able to help animals in her community by providing affordable surgical services.

When not in the hospital, Dr. Oelstrom enjoys many outdoor activities (beach-going, skiing, camping) with her husband, two children, and her “Mississippi mutt”, Obi.

Dr. Signorino is a native of Virginia Beach and an alumnus of both JMU and Virginia Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating with a BS in 2007 and a DVM in 2011. Working at a unique practice like Anicira and wearing a variety of “hats” each week as a surgeon, general practitioner, and problem-solver allows her to fulfill her lifelong dream of working with animals as well as her passion for educating and teaching. She lives with her husband and their cat, Philly, and tries to get to every Nationals baseball game and JMU football game that she can in her free time – if she’s not relaxing by the beach!

Dr. Ayre is an East Coast native, growing up in New York and attending Cornell University, before receiving his DVM from Western University of Health Sciences in California. After relocating to Virginia, he began practicing emergency medicine, where he enjoyed solving complex cases and working in a fast-paced environment. He brought his knowledge and passion to Anicira in January of 2020 and is enjoying being present for all aspects of his patients’ care and working through health and behavioral problems with compassion as well as an eye on a healthy future. When not at work, Dr. Ayre can often be found relaxing at home with his wife, hiking with his dog, or in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes.

Dr. Brehm joined the Anicira team after completing a rotating internship at the Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, Virginia after veterinary school. Originally from Springfield, Dr. Brehm received her BS in Biology and Psychology from Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA.

Dr. Brehm has owned and loved shelter pets for her entire life and her top career goal is to share her professional skills with the shelter community and those organizations that support them.  Dr. Brehm strongly believes that if people can afford veterinary care, they can afford to keep their animals- keeping more animals out of shelters.

In addition to surgery and preventive care, Dr. Brehm loves soccer and volleyball and hanging out with her black lab, Vader.

As an Army Brat, Dr. Creighton moved constantly growing up but through all her changes her love for animals remained constant.  She cultivated her love for animals and healing through riding horses, caring for her family dog & volunteering at wildlife centers & zoos.  In 2010 Dr. Creighton graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors in Biology & continued to work in cancer research for 4 years.  After being accepted at the University College of Dublin she graduated in 2018 & continued to Alvarado, Texas for a mixed animal internship working on cattle, goats, sheep, horses, cats, dogs & small exotics.   She spent a year in Northern Virginia expanding her small animal practice skills & knowledge before joining the team at Anicira.

Dr. Creighton lives with her boyfriend in Middleburg with their dog Luna & two cats, Mumbo & Bixby.  In her free time, she likes to garden, practice yoga, hike & relax.

Dr. Sands received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California-Davis. Her favorite part of working with animals is their big personalities and she believes we are lucky to have pets in our lives. One of her favorite parts of working at Anicira is occasionally receiving a sloppy kiss or two from her beloved patients. Outside of work, Dr. Sands enjoys baby-proofing her house, trying new water sports, and baking babka bread. She has a domestic long-haired cat named Lord Marty McFly.

Ashlee has been devoted to helping animals since she was a small child caring for her family pets. After earning her AAS degree in Veterinary Technology in 2007, she began working as an LVT and has never looked back. An exceptionally skilled technician, she provides invaluable leadership and experience to Anicira and takes pride in helping families and pets stay together and lead healthier lives. She lives a busy life outside of the hospital, caring for her Old English Bulldog, Brie, and her energetic son.

Nicole has wanted to work with animals ever since childhood when she would bring home injured birds and wildlife to tend to them in her home. She has remained dedicated to the animals in her native Virginia, attending Fauquier High School and graduating from NVCC with her AAS in veterinary technology. Nicole thrives in the fast-paced environment of high-volume surgery, and particularly enjoys anesthesia and orthopedic surgery, in addition to utilizing fear-free methods to work with nervous animals and working dogs. Outside of Anicira, Nicole hardly ever stops moving, and can usually be found hiking in Shenandoah National Park or running with her three dogs.

Lindsey received her associate of science degree from the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program in 2020 after working as a veterinary assistant for eight years. Growing up, she always knew she wanted a career working with animals. Her favorite part of working at Anicira is caring for the many shelter/rescue pets that visit. Lindsey has many pets of her own including 3 dogs, a few ducks and geese, a horse, a pony, and a donkey. Outside of work, she enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends and family, and visiting local parks and historical sites with her dogs.

Lesly pursued her lifelong passion for helping animals by earning her Licensed Veterinary Technician degree at Northern Virginia Community College. She graduated in 2017 and joined the team at Anicira in 2021. Lesly enjoys being a part of the surgery and dentistry team and is always eager to learn new things. She has a rescue Pomeranian/Husky mix who she named Ghost after a half-dog creature featured in one of her favorite shows – Game of Throne. In her free time, Lesly loves trying out new cooking and baking recipes and traveling. On weekends when the weather is nice, you can find her with her friends hiking or trying new wineries.

Kate is a Virginia native, who grew up an animal lover but in a home that didn’t allow pets. While earning a BA in History in New Orleans, Louisiana, she became involved in animal welfare issues and remained involved in rescue as she completed her AAS in Veterinary Technology at the Vet Tech Institute in Houston, TX. She returned to Virginia and has been with Anicira ever since, enjoying watching the practice grow and seeing the impact it has had on her local community. Kate enjoys working with clients to educate them on how their choices can keep their pets healthy and has a particular interest in feline medicine and nutrition. She spends time outside of work with her family and is supported by her dog and two cats in her favorite pastimes of working on jigsaw and crossword puzzles.

Tierra is a thoughtful and organized Office Manager. She is excellent at helping clients in need to find care for their loved ones. Tierra’s favorite part about working with animals is witnessing the amount of resilience they have. She studied to become a Medical Assistant at the Thompson Institute. Outside of work, Tierra enjoys spending time with her nephew and watching suspenseful movies.

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