996 Old Harrisburg Rd.,
Gettysburg, PA 17325



Meet Our Veterinarians

Dodson John A. DVM

John A. Dodson, DVM

John Dodson, DVM, graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He started with Gettysburg Animal Hospital in 1987 under Dr. Ralph Jackson, and assumed full ownership of the practice in July, 1988. He loves being a veterinarian and is grateful to all his clients for choosing Gettysburg Animal Hospital to provide medical care for their pets. He enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and orthopedic surgery. He is married with one son, Michael, a junior in college. When he is not practicing veterinary medicine, he is usually jogging, biking, participating in or watching sports, and being a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

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Jeffrey R. Kovacs, DVM

Dr. Kovacs graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. He owned his own veterinary practice from 1990 to 2001 and has worked with the Gettysburg Animal Hospital since 2008.

He and his wife Loretta are raising twins born in 2006, Michael and Mackenzie. On the rare occasion when he has free time, Dr. Kovacs enjoys camping, hiking, motorcycling and bicycling.

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Debra Kuklinski, DVM

Dr. Kuklinski graduated with a B.S. from The Ohio State University in 1986 and has worked with the Gettysburg Animal Hospital since receiving her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1990.

She and her son, Harrison, born in 2003, share their home with three cats, Sophie, Lady and Ketso. In her spare time, Dr. Kuklinski enjoys reading, camping, riding trains and spending time with her family.

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Myra Jones, DVM

Dr. Jones graduated from Purdue University in 1998. Since then, she has had a variety of experiences, including teaching in a veterinary technology programs and working in a feline-only clinic in Indianapolis for over 5 years. Don't let that fool you, however, she still loves dogs, too!

She and her husband, Lewis, met through a medieval reenactment organization. They have two sons, Alex and Liam, who keep them very busy on the baseball fields. In her free time she loves to read and sew.

Veterinarian in Gettysburg, PA

Kristen Kolibas, DVM

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