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
  • Jody, Professional Groomer

    Jody has been with our practice for over 14 years. She started as a veterinary assistant, but recently completed grooming school.  She now works as our professional all-breed dog and cat groomer. When not at work, Jody keeps very busy with her 3 children. 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2001
  • 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
  • Zach, Veterinary Assistant

    Zach started working August 2015.  He graduated from Grassfield High School in 2014. Attended ODU for 1 year, but now not sure what he wants to do, so taking some time to figure it out. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Grassfield High School 2014
    Interests:
    movies, computers
  • Maddie, Kennel Assistant

    Maddie graduated from Grassfield High School and is attending TCC. 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.  Attending TCC this past year and will head over to ODU Fall 2018. She wants to major in Nursing. She also volunteers at CHKD.. she loves working with those babies. 
    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 Masters Degree in History at Mississippi State Fall of 2018. 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
  • Abi, Veterinary Assistant

    Abi is actually 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, because she missed working with the animals so much. We were thrilled to have her come back with us part-time
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Education:
    Middle School Teacher
    Interests:
    classical music, reading
  • Alyssa, Veterinary Receptionist

    Alyssa has been with us for 1 year now. She is up front most of the time, but also helps in the kennel and in the rooms with the doctor.  She is originally from Colorado.  She was in the Navy for 5 years, her job...fire fighter. She is now going to college and wants to pursue veterinary medicine. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    TCC
    Interests:
    Painting
  • Emily, Kennel Assistant

    Emily is brand new to the world of veterinary medicine.  She works in the kennel taking care of our boarding 'guests', bathing pets, and helping the groomer. She graduated from Great Bridge High School and is now attending classes at TCC. She wants to go into a medical field that works with children. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 16, 2018
    Education:
    TCC
    Interests:
    pet and kids