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 the past 17 years, he has been a full-time employee of the Greenbrier Emergency Hospital located in Chesapeake, VA.  He recently left the emergency clinic and will now be working full time at Dominion

    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. 

    We are pleased that she is now apart of our team.  She is married to William Williams, and they have a daughter, Madison along with cats and dogs. 

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

    Christi was one of the original employees back in June 2000 when the clinic first opened.  She has been at home with her kids the past few years, but now that they are in school, she is back with us full-time. 

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

    Abi was a full-time middle school teacher, but while getting her degree, she worked as a veterinary assistant.  Once  she left and started teaching, she asked Dr. Kent if she could work a few nights & Saturdays during the year, and then in the summer.  She left teaching last year and came back to be with us Full-Time
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Education:
    Middle School Teacher
    Interests:
    classical music, reading
  • Maddie, Kennel/ Vet Assistant

    Maddie graduated from Grassfield High School and is attending ODU. She wants to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She loves horses, photograpy, traveling and Maine!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    TCC
    Interests:
    Horses, photography
  • Katie, Kennel Assistant

    Katie is Dr. Kent/Dr. Sears daughter, and she has been working on and off at the clinic since she was 6 years of age. She graduated from Grassfield High School.  A student at ODU, Katie has been accepted into ODU's School of Nursing to start Fall 2019.  She works at the clinic during school breaks and the summers. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    ODU
    Interests:
    camping, beach, cruises
  • Caleb, Veterinary Assistant

    Caleb is Dr. Kent/Dr. Sears' son, and like his sister, he has been working in the clinic from a young age.  He graduated from Mississippi State University in 2018 with a Bachelor's in History. He will be starting his 2nd year in his  Masters Degree in History at Mississippi State. He was also a member of the Famous Maroon and White Band at MSU. GO DAWGS!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Attending Mississippi State University
    Interests:
    Marching Band, hunting, cruises
  • Allison, Receptionist

    Allison is the voice you will hear on the phone. She is new to the veterinary professional but loves it.  Originally from Florida, but has recently moved to Virginia via California. Her husband is in the Navy so that explains the moving.  
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 01, 2018
    Interests:
    Hiking
  • Brianna, Kennel Assistant

    Brianna works in the back with our boarding and bathing pets.  She graduated from Grassfield High School June 2019 , and will attend Va. Tech in Fall. She wants to enter the veterinary profession.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 01, 2018
    Education:
    Graduated from Grassfield High School
    Interests:
    ROTC
  • Casey, Vet Assistant

    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, horses, and going to the beach. She is not sure what she wants to do  yet when she 'grows up'. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
    Education:
    High School
    Interests:
    horses, going to the beach
  • Kara, LVT

    Kara, is our Licensed Veterinary Technician.  She started working with us in March 2019.  Originally from Florida, but married a Coast Guard fella, so now she is in Virginia.  A wonderful asset to our practice. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    LVT 2014
    Interests:
    crafting, working out, anything on the water
  • Sondra, Vet. Assistant

    Sondra has been with us for almost 1 year. New to the veterinary profession but is interested in pursuing licensed veterinary technician.  She loves Great Danes.  She also likes to wear 'holiday' inspired hair-tie accessories.. You never know what you will see with Sondra. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2018
    Education:
    High School
    Interests:
    Boating, fishing, drinking coffee, big dogs
  • Zach, Vet. Assistant

    Zach has worked as a veterinary assistant for quite a few years now. He now has a full -time job elsewhere, but wanted to continue to work part-time as he loves the veterinary environment.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Gradated Grassfield High School 2014
  • Ali, Professional Groomer

    Ali, is our new, experienced, professional groomer.  She started with us a few months ago and doing a wonderful job.   She is originally from Conn. but got tired of all the cold weather.  Ali, is available for both dog and cat grooming appointments Monday-Friday.  Give us a call to schedule your pet's spa day. 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 15, 2019