Dr. Sonia Bolen- Owner/Veterinarian
Sonia grew up right here in Blue Ridge, Va, attending Lord Botetourt High School. After high school she went on to Virginia Tech to complete a Bachelor's degree and then Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She has been in practice for more than 20 years, but has been working in a veterinary hospital since she was a young girl. Dr. Bolen’s dream of being a vet was pretty clear as a young girl. She has worked hard to make that dream come true. She is married to Scott Bolen, a Vinton native. In her free time, when she isn’t chasing her 11 year old twins around, she likes to travel, read, and enjoy friends and family. Dr. Bolen adopted “Valentine”, a 5 year old pit bull mix. She also has a 1 year old cat named "Rex" that she adopted as well.
Allison “Allie” – Practice Manager/ Vet Tech
Allie grew up in Bedford County, graduating from Staunton River High School in 2010. She knew immediately that her love was in the Veterinary field. She has worked at various hospitals, in various positions before coming to Parkway Veterinary Hospital. She married her Best Friend Jason Wood in June 2017. In her free time she likes spending it outdoors, floating on the river and riding four wheelers with friends. Another huge hobby of hers is interior decorating, she loves working around her house. Allie has 5 cats, Chloe, Faith, Ava and Toby her barn cat. She even has one Sphinx cat “Penny” .
Taylor – Vet Assistant (Picture Coming Soon)
Taylor grew up in Bedford County Va. She graduated in 2017 from Parkway Christian Academy. She married her husband Caleb in July of 2018 and is now living in the Grandin area. Her career goal is becoming a veterinarian. She is currently taking pre -requisite courses at Virginia Western Community College. In the future she is wanting to go to Virginia Tech for the Veterinary Program. When Taylor is not studying or working she enjoys hiking, fishing, painting and cooking. She also loves spending time with her family and fur babies. She has a cat named "Mittens". She also has 2 dogs Cookie and Katie. She is also a large animal person, in which she has 2 goats Zachary and Chloe.
Heather - Receptionist (Picture Coming Soon)
Heather Grew up nearby in Lynchburg Va. Heather took some time off work to raise her three kids. She has Ian who is 18 and just graduated from William Byrd High School, Nate who is 15, and Khloe who is 8. She recently moved in with her boyfriend Richard which lives in Buchanan, Va. Most of her free time is spent supporting her kids extracurricular activities or enjoying some downtime with her boyfriend Richard. Animals have always been a huge part of Heathers Life, especially after moving in with Richard, she now has 3 cats Kitty, Hazel, and Nikki. She has several rescue pits Bull and Penny. She has a chihuahua that's a rescue names Little One. Last but not least she has Shimano a Black Lab mix.
Jordan - Vet Assistant (Picture Coming Soon)
Jordan was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. She then relocated with her mother to Charlotte,NC. Jordan then moved to Roanoke, Va. Jordan graduated from William Byrd High School in 2016. After high school she went to Virginia Western Community College to work towards a degree in Psychology, since has had a change of heart. She now lives with her boyfriend Caleb and Best Friend Bailey in the Grandin area. In Jordan's free time she likes painting, reading , trying to understand everything she can about the world and of course taking care of her fur babies and her two snakes. Jordan is definitley a reptile lover she has a 4 year old Corn snake named Lector and a juvenile Blue Eyed Leucistic Python named Cicero. Jordan is hoping that one day she will become a herpetologist and open her own wildlife sanctuary. Outside of her reptiles Jordan also has a cat named Milo and of course her sweet dog Layla.