Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Len Rice, DVM
Dr. Len Rice graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Cornell University, he moved back home to Northern Virginia to practice at Pender Veterinary Centre. He served as Chief of Medicine at Pender before purchasing Towne Animal Clinic with Dr. Bollenbeck in 2006. Dr. Rice has advanced training and extensive experience in dentistry, surgery, and cardiac and abdominal ultrasound.
Dr. Rice and his wife, Barbara, have six children, Lauren, David, Daniel, Joseph, Marianna, and Rebecca, and four grandchildren, Isaac, Lydia, Caleb, and Ezra. In 2021 his family adopted Penny, a pound puppy, who is working on winning the affection of Daisy the cat. Dr. Rice enjoys woodworking and home repairs, class 4-5 kayaking, hiking, and family canoeing. He and his wife are active church members at St. Timothy Catholic Church, and he serves as president of his homeowner’s association.
Dr. Jason Bollenbeck, DVM
Dr. Bollenbeck currently lives in Purcellville, Virginia with his wife, Anne-Elizabeth, his darling daughter Ainsley, twin son and daughter Carter and Caroline, dogs (Lizzy, Tate, Yardley, and Louis), cats (Tucker and Ellie), horses (Brookes, Dorset, Cole, Hal, Autumn, and Eva), Nigerian goat sisters (Daisy and Dolly), a miniature donkey and her son (Millie and Patrick Peter) and rabbit Bailey. His interests include spending time with his family, fishing, skiing, travel, and working on the farm. He is a member of the Hamilton Ruritans. He is a Past President of the Loudoun County Veterinary Medical Association and the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. In 2013, Dr. Bollenbeck received the prestigious “Virginia Veterinary Service Award” for his dedication and commitment to the Veterinary profession, and in 2019 was voted Loudoun’s favorite vet.
Dr. Elizabeth Barker, DVM
Dr. Barker is a 2017 graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She is originally from Manassas, Virginia and is pleased to have returned to Northern Virginia to join the team at Towne Animal Clinic. Dr. Barker enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine especially preventative care, animal behavior, and cardiology. She is looking forward to meeting and developing friendships with the Towne Animal Clinic community.
Dr. Barker shares her home with her two rowdy cats (Ricky and Lucy). In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and is an avid Washington Nationals fan. She is an active member of All Saints Catholic Church and appreciates spending quality time with her large extended family and friends.
Dr. Joe Fabrizi, DVM
Dr. Fabrizi is married to his highschool sweetheart, and they are expecting their first child, due in July 2021. They share their home with Nala, a sweet 1.5-year-old Shih Tzu who loves everyone she meets! In his free time, Dr. Fabrizi shares his passion for photography with his wife by capturing special memories for friends and family. As a loyal baseball fan and avid ping pong player, Dr. Fabrizi stays plenty busy outside of work!
Dr. Maura Wade, DVM
Dr. Maura Wade graduated from the North Carolina State University College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. She grew up near Dallas, Texas, but after attending university in Boston, Massachusetts, she decided life on the East Coast suited her better. Dr. Wade’s professional interests include preventative care, internal medicine, nutrition, and dermatology, and her mission is to educate and empower pet owners when it comes to the care of their companions.
Dr. Wade currently shares her home with an affectionate senior cat named Cricket. In her free time, she can be found exploring the numerous hiking trails in the DMV and planning trips to National Parks. She also enjoys ballroom dancing, including waltz, foxtrot, swing, and salsa.
Dr. Tibor Lazar, DVM, DACVS