Laytonsville Veterinary Practice
Laytonsville Veterinary Practice


Meet our team of doctors

Claire Godwin DVM

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1984

Dr. Godwin founded the Laytonsville Veterinary Practice in 1988 at its original site on Route 108. She designed and built the current facility on Sundown Road, opening its doors in May of 2000. She and her husband live in Laytonsville. Dr. Godwin has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dentistry. She also has two dogs, a cat, and several Arabian horses that she actively competes in endurance.


Robert Fitzpatrick DVM

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 2008

Dr. Fitzpatrick joined the practice in 2008 and brings to us a thoughtful approach to medical cases, and special interests in endoscopy and ultrasound. In his spare time, Dr. Fitzpatrick enjoys fishing and racquetball and spending time with his boxer.

Kelsey Krammer DVM

Ohio State University, 2016

Dr. Krammer joined our staff in 2016 after graduating from OSU. She grew up in Woodbine, Maryland and even worked at LVP as a technician prior to attending veterinary school - we are happy she returned to us as a doctor. Dr. Krammer has a particular interest in animal behavior and veterinary dentistry.



Patricia Keener DVM

Ohio State University, 1987

Dr. Keener joined the practice in 2004. She enjoys soft tissue surgery and internal medicine, and in her spare time loves to play tennis, work in her garden, and travel. She has two wonderful cats, Baron and Figgy, and an old lab named Hobbes.