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Poquoson Veterinary Hospital

Poquoson Veterinary Hospital

483 Wythe Creek Rd | Poquoson, VA 23662

Call 757-606-9865
Monday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

We appreciate the great confidence and trust clients place in us by choosing our hospital to care for their pets. Our doctors and staff hold animals in the highest esteem. As companions and family members, pets lavish us with unconditional love and we feel they should be rewarded with attention, care and compassion.

Poquoson Veterinary Hospital was established in 1996 to provide Poquoson and the surrounding community with high quality, state-of-the art veterinary care, for a wide range of small animals. Since 1996, Poquoson has strived to excel by investing in staff education and in new equipment.

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Jean Eddy, D.V.M.
Jean Eddy, D.V.M.

Dr. Jean Eddy
Supervising Veterinarian/ Owner
Dr. Eddy earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1988 from Tuft's University in Boston. Prior to veterinary school, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and worked as a registered nurse from 1976 until 1986 at several Boston hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital.

After Veterinary school her family drew her back to Virginia where she worked as an associate veterinarian at the Animal Clinic of Williamsburg until 1996 when she purchased Oxford Run Veterinary Clinic and changed the name to Poquoson Veterinary Hospital. The practice outgrew that facility and a new hospital was constructed on the property where it exists today.

Dr. Eddy moved to Poquoson in 1998 where she lives with her husband of 25 years, Brewer, and their four cats, Obie, Amadala, Tipitina and Mama Roux. Although owning a business has limited her free time she loves to walk, read, play piano and travel. Dr. Eddy has a special interest in avian medicine and in 1997 was presented with the Bird Club of Virginia's award for outstanding service as an avian educator. The American Association of Feline Practitioners awarded her with its outstanding student award in 1988 for interest and ability in feline medicine and surgery.

She is a member of the Poquoson Kiwanis Club, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, the Peninsula Veterinary Associates, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association and the Greater Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association. She also sits on the board of the Peninsula Veterinary Associates.

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Russell Bailey, D.V.M.
Russell Bailey, D.V.M.

Dr. Russell Bailey
Veterinarian
Dr. Bailey has practiced Veterinary Medicine in Poquoson since 2000. He is a native Virginian and a 1994 graduate from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bailey enjoys the daily challenges and variety of general practice and has particular interests in orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, ultrasound and "pocket pets."

In his time away from work Dr. Bailey enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and their daughter. The Bailey's love to go tent camping and have made several extended sailing trips on the Chesapeake Bay. He is an avid do-it-yourselfer who enjoys home improvement and remodeling. Following Hurricane Isabel, Dr. Bailey exercised his home improvement skills when he and Sarah completely reconstructed their home.

The Bailey's household is terrorized by his two dogs Angus and Simon while Bart and O'Henry, the Bailey cats, supervise activities at the family's bird feeders. All of the Bailey's pets are rescues.

Dr. Bailey is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, the Greater Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.

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Brittany Ashworth, D.V.M.
Brittany Ashworth, D.V.M.

Dr. Brittany B. Ashworth
Veterinarian
Brittany B. Ashworth, DVM joined the Poquoson Veterinary Hospital team in June 2003. She attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a B.A. in Biology. She then attended Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech and received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ashworth is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.

A native of Newport News, Dr. Ashworth returned to the area after graduating. She began working at Poquoson Veterinary Hospital in June 2003 as Dr. Barker. She married her husband, Kevin Ashworth, September 20, 2003, in the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel and hence became Dr. Ashworth.

Since childhood Dr. Ashworth wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, and is now finally living out her dream. Everyday as a veterinarian brings new and exciting challenges, but for her, the best part of veterinary medicine is when demanding medical and surgical cases result with happy endings. Though she enjoys working with all animals, she is particularly interested in rabbit medicine, surgery and dentistry.

Away from the office, Dr. Ashworth and her husband enjoy spending time with their two daughters. They enjoy playing tennis, hiking and wakeboarding when possible. She also likes relaxing evenings reading and watching movies. The Ashworth's dog is a Golden/Lab mix named Isabel.

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Matt Williams, D. V.M.
Matt Williams, D. V.M.

Dr. Matt Williams
Veterinarian
Dr. Williams earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2010. Prior to veterinary school he earned a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington studying biology and completing research on coral reef ecology in the Caribbean. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, the Greater Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Williams worked at a hospital with a high case load of exotic animals. He was also an avid hobbyist with a large array of reptiles, comprised mostly of lizards and semi-aquatic turtles, and a very sweet cockatiel named Claire.

Aside from the daily challenges of general practice, Dr. Williams has professional interests in radiology, surgery and exotic medicine. He enjoys learning new things each day and putting them into action.

Dr. Williams moved to Hampton Roads with his boxer dog, Tyler. When not working or cleaning up after Tyler's messes, Dr. Williams enjoys exploring the coastal area, taking small road trips to visit friends and family, fishing, and a vast array of sports or anything else that gets him outdoors.

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