About Us

About Us

The Animal Rehab & Pain Center was established with the aim of fostering well-being, alleviating discomfort, and facilitating the recovery of our beloved pets through a variety of approaches. Our goal is to be the primary destination for primary care veterinarians and pet owners seeking rehabilitation services or pain management solutions for their cherished companions. Devoted to enriching the lives of our pet families, we are dedicated to providing alternative modalities for pain relief, ensuring a positive impact on their overall health and longevity.

Our veterinary rehabilitation team is passionately dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for every furry patient we serve. With a deep understanding of the unique challenges pets face, we are committed to providing compassionate care and personalized treatment plans designed to optimize mobility, manage pain, and promote overall well-being. Whether your pet is recovering from surgery, managing a chronic condition, or simply seeking to regain vitality and joy in life, we're here to support them every step of the way. Through our collaborative approach and unwavering dedication, we strive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and their loving families.

Virginia Scrivener, DVM, CCRP, CCPP, CVMA, FFCP

Veterinarian, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, Elite Fear-Free Certified Professional

Hailing originally from Boonsboro Maryland, Dr. Virginia Scrivener attended HCC before completing her education at the Ohio State, where she obtained her DVM in 1988. She founded her first veterinary practice, the Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown, in 1993 and expanded her expertise by establishing a veterinary rehabilitation facility, the Animal Rehab & Pain Center in 2014, catering to the comprehensive wellness needs of her animal patients. She earned her CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner) and CVPP (Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner) credentials in 2013, followed by her CVMA (Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist) certification in 2015. Dedicated to providing compassionate and fear-free veterinary care, Dr. Scrivener also became a Fear-Free Certified Professional in 2017. Further proving her commitment to enhancing the quality of life for her patients.

Kim Stouffer, RVT, MT, CCFT, CCRP, FFCP

Master trainer, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, Fear-Free Certified Professional

Kimberly Stouffer has been working in the veterinary field for more than 20 years. Her journey began at the University of Pennsylvania, where she honed her skills in a large animal hospital's ICU and NICU. In 2006, Kim and her family relocated to our area, where she transitioned into small animal veterinary medicine. in 2013 she eventually found her true passion in physical rehabilitation at the Animal Rehab and Pain Center. Driven by her desire to help pets enhance their fitness and mental well-being Kim went on to become a master trainer as well as earn her CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner) and her CCFT (Certified canine Fitness Trainer).

Beyond her professional endeavors, Kim is a devoted mother to two teenage daughters and a proud owner of a small farm, where she raises adorable Babydoll Southdown sheep. Her deep affection for both people and animals is evident in her unwavering dedication to her career and her nurturing home life. Kim's commitment to improving the lives of animals and fostering strong bonds within her community shines through in all she does.


Becky Whitmore, FFCP

Veterinary Technician, Fear-Free Certified Professional

Becky Whitmore, was already a very experienced veterinary technician before joining the Animal Rehab and Pain Center in 2013, Becky's compassionate care and unwavering commitment to her patients' well-being is what led her to become a Fear Free Certified Professional in 2020. Becky takes pride in her family and especially her role as a mother and grandmother (affectionately called "Lolli"). She finds immense joy in spending as much time as possible with her husband, children and grandchildren. Becky also shares her home with her 2 dogs, Tobias, a larger than life Great Pyrenees, and Charlie, a very spirited Collie mix, who bring boundless joy.  

Mikayla Kazinski, RVT, FFCP

Registered veterinary Technician and Fear Free Certified Professional

Mikayla Kazinski, is a dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician who joined our team in 2023. With a passion for animals that spans her career, Mikayla quickly became an integral part of our team. In 2024, she completed her Fear Free certification, further enhancing her ability to provide compassionate care to our furry friends. From her experiences working with a diverse range of animals, including giraffes, Mikayla brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep commitment to ensuring the well-being of every animal in her care.