In 2001, Dr. Sayed Masood bought a family-oriented veterinary clinic in South Riding (formally known as All Pets Veterinary Hospital) from Dr. James Gaines. In 2010, Dr. Masood relocated the practice to an 11,000 square foot facility in Chantilly, VA, to accommodate additional services including boarding, grooming and dog day camp. NOVA Pets Health Center provides full diagnostic treatment and medical care for canine, feline, and exotic pets across Northern Virginia.
Dr. Masood, DVM is founder and Chief of Staff of NOVA Pets Health Center. He has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1985 and is a proud member of The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Prior to committing his veterinary expertise to helping pets, Dr. Masood dedicated 10 years to providing medical attention – everything from routine exams to complex surgeries – to zoo animals ranging from monkeys to elephants. He also completed a year-long post veterinary graduate internship program (ECFVG) at Cornell University’s Hospital for Animals. In addition to tending to pets at NPHC, Dr. Masood also handles emergency treatments for pets at Stafford Emergency Hospital. Dr. Masood currently lives in South Riding with his wife, children, and pets Mila, Nova, Lola, Max, and Abie. In his spare time, he enjoys family vacations, swimming, gardening, and writing. Dr. Masood believes love and compassion improves health and makes it evident in the way he practices veterinary medicine.
Dr. Kerr is a board-certified Veterinary Radiologist. He has been performing exams and radiograph consultations since 1984. He graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 and completed his radiology residency at TUSVM in 1987. In 1988 he and his family relocated and Dr. Kerr joined the Virginia Veterinary Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Services (VRDIS). Dr. Kerr performs ultrasound exams, radiographic interpretation and consultations at NOVA Pets Health Center.
Faezea has been a member of the Nova Pets team since 2005 as a Veterinary Assistant. He has a passion for caring for sick animals and says his favorite thing about the industry is seeing pets heal after coming into the clinic sick or hurt. In his spare time, Faezea enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid sports fan and loves to cheer on the New York Giants and Madrid Futbol.
Soubhaan had been volunteering with Nova Pets before joining the team as an Office Manager. He is currently enrolled at George Mason University in Fairfax where he studies Engineering.
Soubhaan believes the most rewarding thing about working in this industry is the impact made on pet owners by offering them peace of mind when it comes to their pet's health and wellness. In his spare time, Soubhaan enjoys fitness and being in nature.
Ramona was born in Romania and moved to Ohio at the age of seven. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children ages five, seven, and 10 years old. Ramona has had many different pets throughout her life including dogs, cats, fish, turtles, parakeets, cockatiels, hamsters, gerbils, and ferrets. Although Ramona is a lover of all animals, ferrets were a personal favorite. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, photography and hanging out with the office bird, Ladybird, while at Nova Pets.
Victoria joined the Nova Pets team in October, 2017, where she wanted to make a positive impact on others by helping improve the lives of their pets. She is a foster failure, pet mom of four: Two dogs named Chloe and Zeus and two cats named Kiki and Tipsy. Victoria completed her undergraduate program at Kent State University in Ohio with dual degrees in Organizational Communication Studies and Applied Communication Studies with a minor in Public Relations. Recently, Victoria obtained her Master's degree from Georgetown University in Public Relations and Corporate Communication. Victoria’s dogs enjoy coming to work everyday with her and playing with the other dogs in the day care.
Taylor graduated from Shepherd University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography in 2015. She enjoys spending time with family, and friends, as well as her two dogs, Miya and Riley and cat, Coraline Jones. Her top favorite things are animals, flowers, anything glittery, and you can bet she is always craving nachos. Taylor loves working at NOVA Pets Health Center where she is able to incorporate her love for photography while also hanging out with animals all day.
Ashley has been with Nova Pets since February 2017, working as a Veterinary Assistant and receptionist. She obtained her associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Universidad Del Turabo in 2015 and completed a year-long internship working at Fajardo Animal Hospital in Puerto Rico. Ashley and her husband have two mixed-breed dogs named Max, and Skye. All four of them enjoy snuggling up to Netflix at the end of a long day caring for animals.
Born and raised in Manassas Park, Mia is a graduate of Manassas Park High School and currently enrolled at Germanna Community College where she is expected to graduate in Fall, 2018. Prior to joining the NOVA Pets Health Center team, Mia worked at Mary Washington Hospital where she was part of the Phlebotomy program. After six months there she realized her passion was not to work with humans but rather work with animals. She dreams of one day opening her own zoo, which she isn’t far off from now with a total of 11 pets: A Beagle named Archie; two cats named Tweety and Fixy; two snakes, Bagheera and Zero; one Lizard and five fish.
Amira joins the NOVA Pets team after falling in love with all the stories she heard from one of our current receptionists about the many animals who have come through the office. Her caring nature led her to majoring in nursing at George Mason University where she ended up finishing with her degree in Anthropology and a double minor in Art History and Psychology. Amira has been accepted into the George Mason Graduate school for Art History where she will pursue her master's over the next two years. When she isn’t studying or at work, Amira likes to stay active and creative by making jewelry, painting, and writing her own books when she isn't reading others. Amira's most treasured past time is horseback riding where she has been in several local competitions. Her goal is to one day compete in the olympics.
Originally from Lima, Perú, Sebastian grew up in Northern Virginia and is a graduate of Centerville High School. Sebastian attended Northern Virginia Community College and transferred to George Mason University where he plans on graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice. No stranger to the industry, Sebastian has worked with beloved pets at a variety of places across Northern Virginia including Dog University, Merrifield Animal Hospital, and Wag More Dogs. He is the proud pet dad of a German Shepherd/Siberian Husky mixed breed canine named Ares.
Derek joined the NOVA Pets team from Shenandoah University where he studied Audio Engineer. A graduate of Freedom High School, Derek played football during his time in high school and for a year in college. He hopes to learn as much as he can about animals while at NOVA Pets and loves working with the different animals that come through the boarding facility. Derek is the owner of one pet, a pitbull named Jelly.
Nova Pets Health Center
3935 Avion Park Court, Suite A102
Chantilly, VA 20151
For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:
Monday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm