Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Robin Hubbard<br>DVM photo

Robin Hubbard

Dr. Hubbard grew up in rural upstate New York and started out with horses and dairy cattle. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Animal Science and then from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM in 1985. She has practiced in Iowa, NY, and Michigan and moved to Virginia in 2007. Dr. Hubbard opened Rustburg Veterinary Clinic in August of 2011. She is very grateful for the support of the community and enjoys getting to know the clients and their pets. In veterinary practice, Dr. Hubbard has a special interest in applying new methods and procedures that improve our pets health and quality of life, dental procedures, and senior pets. There isn’t much time out of the office, but when she gets time off, she likes to read, sew, garden, take water aerobics at the Y, spend time with family, camp, and travel to historic sites with her husband Randy. She currently shares her home with 2 dogs, 6 cats, 2 cows, 2 ducks, a flock of chicken, and a flock of peafowl.

Danielle Lavine<br>DVM photo

Danielle Lavine

Dr. Lavine graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Zoology before continuing on to NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in May 2018. Dr. Lavine moved to Virginia and joined the clinic in June of 2018. She has a special interest in cardiology. Currently, she has 2 cats, Kovu (5yr) and Little Boy (3yr), 4 Labrador retrievers: Drake (6), Dakota (4), Diamond (1), and Red (1). Dakota, Diamond, and Red are all hunting dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, doing puzzles, and reading books.

Leslie Hudson<br>DVM / Relief Veterinarian photo

Leslie Hudson
DVM / Relief Veterinarian

Dr. Leslie Hudson has been providing relief (fill in) veterinary services since 2011. After graduating from Mississippi State University CVM, Dr. Hudson started her veterinary career as a large animal clinician. After 4 years she moved to Lynchburg to help start the Animal Emergency Clinic where she practiced and managed the clinic for 10 years. While working at AEC, she was able to also work in many day practices as a relief doctor and transitioned to exclusively relief work in 2000. Dr. Hudson has a special interest in Behavior and Emergency Medicine and enjoys the challenge of variety. Currently, she owns 4 dogs, 5 cats, 2 horses, an assortment of cattle, chickens, and sheep. When not working, she enjoys traveling, reading, biking, and volunteering with local rescue organizations.


Lauren<br>Licensed Veterinary Technician  photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician

I joined the clinic as a new graduate from tech school in May of 2018. I have one dog (Bailey) and a cat (Punky). Hobbies include kayaking, hiking, and being outdoors.

Martha<br>Office Manager  photo

Office Manager

I have been at the clinic since the very beginning back in August of 2011. I have 2 cats and 1 dogs. I am married and have two kids. When not working, I volunteer with Harmony Rescue.

Paula<br>Licensed Veterinary Technician  photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician

I joined the clinic full time in May of 2018. I have a BS in Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech and an AAS in Veterinary Technology. I currently have 2 Labradors (Bynx and Floki) and 2 horses (Beau and Dewey). In my spare times I really enjoy being outside hiking, reading, and working on the farm.

Rachel<br>Licensed Veterinary Technician  photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician

I joined the clinic in May of 2013 and have been a licensed tech for the past 2 years. I currently have 2 cats and 1 dog. In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, kayaking, and reading.

Stephanie<br>Licensed Veterinary Technician  photo

Licensed Veterinary Technician

I started with the clinic in the very beginning in August of 2011. I was born and raised in the area on a family farm. I have 1 dog, 2 cats, 3 horses and 1 donkey. My hobbies include reading, hiking, and anything outdoors. My credentials include earning my LVT from NVCC in 2005, AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2005, and a B.S. in Animal and Poultry Sciences from VA Tech in 2000.

Gabe<br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

I have been at the clinic since April of 2018. I am originally from Puerto Rico. In my spare time I really enjoy martial arts.

Gabrielle<br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

I have been at the clinic since April of 2017. I have one dog, Birdie, and one cat, Lakota.

Jane<br>Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist  photo

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

I have been at the clinic since October of 2014.  I have 2 kids (Thomas- 6 and Marilyn-2), 4 cats and 3 dogs.

Kodi<br>Receptionist  photo


I have been at the clinic since September of 2016. I have 3 dogs and 2 cats. I love having cookouts, going to concerts, relaxing in the Smoky Mountains, and meeting new people. I love all things glittery, pink, and shiny!

Jessica<br>Veterinary Assistant / Lead Kennel Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant / Lead Kennel Assistant

I have been with the clinic since Oct of 2011. I have 1 dog (Noodle) and 1 cat (Nacho Kitty). I enjoy writing, reading, kayaking, and music.

Colleen<br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

I have been with the clinic since August of 2016. I have 5 cats, 1 dog, and a husband :) I enjoy reading, watching movies, gardening, wildlife, and hanging out with the cats.

Megan<br>Kennel Assistant  photo

Kennel Assistant

I joined the clinic in 2017. I have lived in Rustburg my whole life. Currently, I have 2 dogs at home. When I am not at work, I love to play fetch with my dog.

Whitney<br>Receptionist  photo


I have been with the clinic since September of 2017. I have two boxers named Dexter and Hannah. I love to paint, craft, or do anything DIY.

Rustburg Veterinary Clinic

1334 Calohan Road

Rustburg, VA 24588

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(434) 821-2421 Email:


Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:30pm

Sunday Closed