Dominion Veterinary Hospital

Dominion Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Chesapeake,VA.  We opened our doors in June 2000, and we are thrilled to have moved to our new facility in August 2015. The professional and courteous staff at Dominion Veterinary Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Dominion Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Chesapeake and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Dominion Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Mon-Thurs 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat: 7:00am-12:00pm
  • Sun:Closed
  • Dr. Dana Kent

    Dr. Dana Kent graduated from Oscar Smith High School in June 1982. She attend TCC for the first 2 years of college, then transferred over to ODU where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1986. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in May 1991 from Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She met Dr. Sears there and in 1992 they got married

    Since 1991, she has practiced small animal medicine in the local area.  Back in June 2000, she opened her own practice.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1991
    Education:
    Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Cruises, 'travel adventures'
  • Dr. Scott Sears

    Dr. Scott Sears graduated from Starkville High School in Starkville, MS June 1982. He attended undergraduate at Mississippi State University earning a degree in Microbiology.  He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in May 1991.  He met Dr. Kent in vet school. 

    He worked in the small animal field exclusively for the first 7 years after graduation, but then the world of veterinary emergency medicine caught his eye. For many years, he worked in the veterinary emergency services.  A few years ago, he left the emergency side and came back to day-time practice,

    When not working he enjoys working outside in the yard, photography, and wood-working

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1991
    Education:
    Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Casey Williams

    Dr. Casey Williams raised in Edenton, N.C.  She attended John A. Holmes High School where she graduated in 2003.  She received her undergraduate degree in biology and health education at East Carolina University.  She entered into N.C. State's College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated May 2013. 


    Years in Practice:
    Jul 05, 2013
    Education:
    North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    yard sales
  • Christi, Office Manager

    Christi was one of the original employees back in June 2000 when the clinic first opened.  She has worked with Dr. Kent for many years.  She is currently our Office Manager. 

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1991
    Education:
    High School Graduate
    Interests:
    baking
  • Abi, Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Abi is our licensed veterinary technician (LVT). She is a valuable part of our team and has worked for Dr. Kent for many years as an assistant.  She earned her  LVT license  August 2022.  She loves to foster kittens. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Interests:
    classical music, reading
  • Casey, Kennel Manager

    Casey, or "Lil Casey' as Dr. Kent calls her  (not to be confused with Dr. Casey), works up front with the doctors as well as the kennel area.  Bright and bubbly, she enjoys lifted vehicles,  and her dog, Grady.  As our Kennel Manager, Casey is the 'point of contact' for our boarding and grooming patients, as well as helping the day to day running of the kennel.  She has the wonderful ability to remember all the patients boarding and can greet both pet and client by name. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
    Education:
    High School
    Interests:
    horses, going to the beach
  • Zach, Operations/IT Manager

    Zach has worked as a veterinary assistant for quite a few years now. Zach has to wear multiple 'hats' here at the clinic, from veterinary assistant to receptionist, to our IT/ Computer Expert.  As part of being Operations Manager, he makes sure our computer systems, tablets, etc.. are working correctly and when not.. if he cannot fix it, he knows the people to call. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Gradated Grassfield High School 2014
  • Melissa Kennel Assistant

    Melissa is one of our kennel attendents  She works in the morning taking care of our pets that are boarding.  You may not see her too often; but she is busy keeping our kennel, yard and grounds clean, bathing pets, doing lots of laundry, and making sure our patients are happy and well cared for while they are boarding with us.  Melissa keeps busy at home with her husband and two children. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 10, 2020
  • Mariana, Kennel Attendent

    Mariana also works in the kennel area and tends to work with Melissa. She keeps busy caring for our boarding pets as well as bathing a lot of dogs and cats. 
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 13, 2020
  • Juan, Professional Groomer

    Juan is our professional dog/cat groomer.  He has been grooming pets for about 3 years now.  We are so happy to have him join our team. 
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 13, 2020
  • Michele, Vet Assistant

    Michele has been working with DVH for over 1 year now. She started as a Kennel Attendant and has moved up to Veterinary Assistant. 
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 15, 2022
  • Melina, Vet Assistant

    Melina has been with us for a year now. She was new to the veterinary profession, but after working a year, she is a pro now.  Always caring, delightful to work with, easy going, and she loves to laugh
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2021
  • Riley

    Riley has been with us for almost 2 years. She recently graduated from Grassfield High School and will attend TCC in the Fall. She is not sure what she wants to do 'when she grows up'.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2021
    Education:
    Grassfield High School