Richmond Times Dispatch Best Veterinarian Finalist (2015, 2017, 2018).

Style Weekly Best Animal Hospital Finalist (2015).

Three Best Rated (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Traditional Home Classic Woman Award Nominee / Certificate of Recognition for “outstanding volunteer efforts and contributions in making a difference in the lives of so many others.” (2015).


2014 Innovation Award Finalist. Richmond Chamber of Commerce. (2014, November 12).

E-chievement Award: Lori Pasternak. eTown. (2013, May).

2010 Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association Direct Practitioner of the Year. HSUS. All Animals. (2011, September/October).

Commendation from Richmond City Council. “In honor, recognition and celebration of outstanding and ongoing dedication, commitment and active citizenship shown on behalf of our community in helping to make our city an even better place to live, work, learn, love, play, visit and raise a family.” (2010, October 16).

Top 40 Under 40. Style Magazine. (2010, October 13).

2010 MUSE Award Finalist. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  (2010, June 16).