Dr. Amelia Joy Cole - Head Veterinarian
Dr. "Joy" Cole joined our staff in February 2012 from PetCentre Animal Hospital in Manassas, Virginia. She grew up in the Knoxville/Oak Ridge area of Tennessee and received her Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee. Following the completion of her doctorate at the age of 24, she was a National Institute of Health Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center in Knoxville where she focused on immunology. Dr. Coleís special practice interests are surgery (including but not limited to orthopedic fracture repair, plastic and reconstructive soft tissue, gastropexy, nephrectomy, colonic resection and amputation), cancer management and immunology.
Dr. Coleís love of animals extends deep into her home life where she cares for horses, goats, chickens as well as her dogs and cats. She and her husband operate The Hound Hotel at Hidden Hill Farm which offers dog, cat, horse and small pet boarding, with an emphasis on catering to special needs pets. Dr. Cole is an active member of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society of America and the Virginia Welsh Pony and Cob Association. Along with showing her half welsh and section d cob pony, Dr. Cole enjoys trailing riding with her husband George and touring museums and historic sites in the National Capitol Region.
Dr. Cole brings Marshall Veterinary Clinic a wealth of knowledge from over 20 years of veterinary experience, and the warmth of a doctor who truly loves animals and honors the extraordinary privilege of the human-animal bond. She looks forward to meeting you and serving you and your petís healthcare needs for many years to come!
Dr. Jennifer Rumbold
Dr. Rumbold & puppy
Dr. Jennifer Rumbold joined the staff at Marshall Veterinary Clinic in April of 2016. To better serve our clients and patients, she began seeing appointments during our mornings regularly located for surgical procedures and continues to do so today.
Dr. Rumbold completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Animal Science in Animal Science at Cornell University in 1994. She received her Veterinariae Medinicae Doctoris from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999.
Before joining the Marshall Veterinary Clinic Team, Dr. Rumbold followed her husbandís Air Force career by working as an Associate Veterinarian Warrensburg, Missouri, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana and Minot, North Dakota. During her 20 years of experience, she has been licensed in seven different states. Dr. Rumboldís interests include: preventative medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, periodontal procedures and soft tissue surgery for small animal patients. She has a special interest in fear free patient care as well as pain management. Dr. Rumboldís broad range of experience, tender touch and service-above-self attitude make her a tremendous asset to our Marshall Veterinary Clinic Team.
When she is not at work, you can find her being a full-time taxi driver and super MOM! She is also a pet parent to two Golden Retrievers named Charlie and Lilly (who she adopted from Turkey) and Logan the cat. She is an expert cake decorator and cook, as well as party planner extraordinaire. In her past life, she might have even played Rugby!