Dr. Ashley Nelson is a native of Augusta County, VA. She received her B.S. in animal and poultry sciences from Virginia Tech in 2011 and her DVM from the VMCVM in 2015. In January of 2020 she returned home and began working at Westwood Animal Hospital. Her practice interests include all aspects of bovine herd health and reproduction. She also has a special interest in small ruminant medicine. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Nelson enjoys hiking, kayaking, is an avid Hokie football fan and enjoys spending time with her husband, Isaac and their three dogs.