Our Veterinarians

The Roanoke Animal Hospital team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our practice. Proudly serving the Roanoke Rapids area. At Roanoke Animal Hospital, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community.


Andrea Watson, DVM

Dr. Andrea Watson, originally from Statesville, NC. She graduated from North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2014. Dr. Andrea initially started her career as a mixed animal veterinarian, where she spent a significant amount of time in dairy production medicine and other aspects of large animal practice. During that time she deepened her interest in small animal medicine and equally enjoys being in a clinic setting. In her free time Dr. Andrea enjoys cooking, reading, spending time outside, and watching Wolfpack sports. She also loves spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew. Dr. Andrea shares her home with her dog, Skye, and sassy cat, Sydney. Dr. Andrea joined to Roanoke team July 2016.


JoEllen Galligan, DVM

Dr. Joey Galligan, grew up in San Francisco’s Bay Area, where she played as many sports as possible. She went on to play Lacrosse in college while getting a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Biology at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Joey brought the tenacity she had for lacrosse into her love of animals while receiving her DVM from The Ohio State University, School of Veterinary Medicine. She believes in decreasing fear in the veterinary environment when dealing with both pet animals and farm animals, and she has a special interest in animal behavior. Dr. Joey lives with her loving husband, Jason Stoner, 2 beautiful dogs, Zoey and Oakley, 2 crazy cats, Meeko and Flit, and 12 cichlid fish. She enjoys hiking with her dogs, rock climbing, and gardening in her spare time. Dr. Joey joined to Roanoke team July 1, 2018.