Meet Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians and Team of Paws, Purrs & Exotics Animal Hospital in Alexandria! We’re pleased to provide exceptional care for your pets!

Please call us at 703-872-7701 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


  • Nia

    Nia Perkins, DVM

    Owner/Managing Veterinarian

    Dr. Nia M. Perkins is a native of Chicago, where most of her family still resides. She…
  • Dr. Vyfhuis

    Elton Vyfhuis, DVM

    Owner/Senior Veterinarian

    Dr. Elton G. G. Vyfhuis’ veterinary career began with a promise from his parents, that…

    Client Service Representatives

  • Joanna


    Client Service Representative

    Joanna has always had an interest and love for animals, ever since she was a little girl.…
  • Anne


    Client Service Representative

    Anne left behind her career in finance to pursue her true calling with animals. She joined…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Angel


    Lead Veterinary Assistant

    Angel joined the PPEAH team in 2014. She has been working in the veterinary field for over…
  • Krystyna


    Veterinary Assistant

    Krystyna grew up around many different types of animals, such as cats, dogs, different…

    Veterinary Technician

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    Veterinary Technician