Abbey Animal Hospital

1949 Lynnhaven Pkwy Suite 1524
Virginia Beach, VA 23453


Abbey Animal Hospital- veterinarians, Virginia Beach, VA

Dr. Knopp and Dr. Koegel

Abbey Animal Hospital- Virginia Beach, VA: Dr. Robin Knopp

Dr. Robin A. Knopp:

Dr. Knopp is a native of Virginia. He completed his undergraduate education at Virginia Tech and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Knopp's family includes his wife Kathy, his 3 grown children: Allison, Christopher, Mark, and his 2 granddaughters, Lia, and Sophia as well as a house full of pets. Dr. Knopp never stops learning. He makes a point of regularly attending continuing education courses to bring his clients and patients the most up-to-date medicine available. Dr. Knopp and Kathy have owned and operated Abbey Animal Hospital since 1995, a year after their youngest was born. Besides their children they share their home with a multiple of pets which include: 1 Molaccan Cockatoo, 3 dogs, 3 cats and many exotic pets. Dr. Knopp & Kathy also participated in the YFU foreign exchange student program for many years so also have lots of extra children in Europe.

In his spare time, Dr. Knopp enjoys spending his time in the clouds (literally), flying his Cheeokee Six plane.  This helps shorten the miles for mission work throughout the country under Dr. Knopp's very own program: Wing and a Prayer. 



 Abbey Animal Hospital: Virginia Beach, VA- Dr. Adrienne Kogel

Dr. Adrienne Koegel:

Dr. Koegel has joined Abbey Animal Hospital’s team as a new associate veterinarian in April 2016. She is a graduate from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical rotation at NC State University. Before veterinary school, Dr. Koegel graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech and briefly worked as a veterinary assistant. She shares her home in Virginia Beach with her two pets, Remington, a Chinese Crested, and Dorothy, a Persian cat. She also shares a love for horseback riding, and has two horses of her own, Libby and Faline. Dr. Koegel’s hobbies include relaxing on the beach, outdoor activities, scuba diving, watching movies and reading.