Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Our Veterinarian

Dr. Jeffrey Grodkiewicz </br>Veterinarian photo

Dr. Jeffrey Grodkiewicz

Dr. Grodkiewicz is a New Jersey native and has spent his entire life in the Garden State. He established Washington Animal Hospital in 1984, serving the needs of all creatures "great and small." Since that time, the practice has transitioned to treat dogs and cats. Dr. Grodkiewicz and his wife, Cindy, have four children who have kept them busy with numerous activities and sports related events. He currently has two dogs, Wire Haired Pointing Griffons, Leala and Charleigh, who are currently working towards titles in training, agility and hunt testing. He also has one cat named Felix.

Our Staff

Becky  </br>Office Manager photo

Office Manager

Becky began her career in the veterinary field at Washington Animal Hospital in 1998. She worked here for almost ten years before venturing out west to San Francisco, California. After five years, she decided she had enough of the city life, packed up her pets and her belongings and moved back to the east coast. Shortly thereafter, she returned to Washington Animal Hospital and picked up where she left off. She currently resides in Pennsylvania with her cats. In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking, hiking and cooking.

Jennie </br>Inventory Manager photo

Inventory Manager

Jennie began working at Washington Animal Hospital in 1999. She left in 2001 and worked in the corporate world for seven years. In 2008, she returned to Washington Animal Hospital. Jennie is an avid runner and has completed 2 full marathons, several half marathons and many other races, including a new found hobby, obstacle course racing. She lives in Washington with her clan of cats (she's a self proclaimed crazy cat lady!) Aside from her love of cats, and health and fitness, she also enjoys flower gardening.

Filipe  </br>Head Veterinary Technician photo

Head Veterinary Technician

Filipe began his veterinary career in 2003 at a high volume spay/neuter clinic as a technician, eventually reaching the position of Head Technician. When he moved to Washington in 2011, he decided he wanted a change of pace and to work closer to home. He began working at Washington Animal Hospital in 2012. Currently, Filipe lives in Nazareth with his wife, daughter and their 5 pets. There is Clementine (a three legged dog), Buscemi (a one eyed cat), 2 other cats named Blintz and Lua and a Fish named Fishy.

Samantha  </br>Veterinary Technician/Client Services  photo

Veterinary Technician/Client Services

Samantha started working at Washington Animal Hospital in 2007 as a kennel attendant while in high school. After about two years, Samantha made the transition to technician. She took took some time off from the hospital to follow one of her passions and work in a horse stable. After about a year, Samantha decided to return and foster her love of caring for companion animals. Samantha lives in Port Murray with her husband and their many animals: their dog Odin, their four cats (Vlad, Ollie, Bart, and Maziee), a rabbit named Monty and numerous chickens. Samantha also enjoys spending time with her horse, Speedy.

Angela</br> Veterinary Technician  photo

Veterinary Technician

Angela began her career in the veterinary field in 2010 and joined the staff at Washington Animal Hospital in April 2019. Angela married her high school sweetheart, Rick and has 2 children, Brooke and Dylan. She has a Doberman mix named Philly, a guinea pig named Pork Chop and a hermit crab named Sparkles.Outside of work her daughter keeps her busy with cheering, softball and girl scouts. She loves spending time with her family and teaching her kids about animals. She enjoys taking them to zoos and aquariums. She also loves the Philadelphia Eagles, Disney, Sea turtles and going to concerts.

Amanda</br>Veterinary Assistant  photo

Veterinary Assistant

Amanda joined the staff in June 2018 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has 3 dogs, Oakley, Juno and Sailor. She enjoys doing Rally and Agility with all 3 dogs and checking out different local hiking trails with them.

Marie </br> Veterinary Assistant photo

Veterinary Assistant

Marie joined the staff of Washington Animal Hospital in August 2018 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has an Associate's Degree from Warren County Community College and is also a substitute teacher at Warren Hills Regional High School. She had a Wallaroo named Odie, which is a cross between a Wallaby and a Kangaroo. In her spare time Marie enjoys drawing, cooking, baking and spending time with family and friends.

Roux  photo


Roux joined the Washington Animal Hospital staff in August of 2012 when we found him in our parking lot. We briefly tried to find him a home but quickly realized that this is where he belonged! Roux can be found lounging on the computer in the waiting room, hunting in the backyard or sleeping in any one of the cardboard boxes that he has claimed as his own.

Washington Animal Hospital

263 Route 31 South

Washington, NJ, 07882

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at: (908) 689-3267
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After Hour Emergencies:
(908) 707- 9077


Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Closed