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VETERINARIANS

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ADAM HENDERSON, DVM

Veterinarian, Owner

Adam was born and raised here in Suffolk. He attended Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, and then spent 8 years at Virginia Tech to get his undergraduate and veterinary degree. He is honored to have served as the past president of the Alumni Board of the vet school at Virginia Tech.

Adam and Kate share their house with their son Brooks and daughter Emma, a Labrador (Samuel Adams) and a Boykin Spaniel (Piper).

Adam's first job in veterinary medicine was actually with Dr. Harbour during high school. It was always his dream to own a veterinary clinic, and in December 2018 he and Kate were fortunate to have Dr. Harbour's trust to take over the clinic.

Adam's interests in veterinary medicine include surgery, dentistry, emergency medicine...and Labradors!

KATHERINE HENDERSON, DVM

Veterinarian, Owner

Kate Henderson was born in Norfolk into a Navy family but grew up in the Atlanta area. She received her Bachelor's degree in Microbiology from Auburn University and her Veterinary degree from the University of Georgia. She is married to Dr. Adam Henderson. Her professional interests include internal medicine, infectious disease, and ultrasonography. She and Adam have a son (Brooks) and a daughter (Emma) as well as 2 dogs - Piper, a Boykin Spaniel, and Samuel, a Labrador Retriever.

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ELIZABETH PROKOP, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Elizabeth Prokop is originally from McKinney, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University. She then attended Oklahoma State University for her veterinary degree. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her horse Casino, scuba diving and watching Aggie football.

ANNABELLE VESTERMAN, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Annabelle Vesterman is a Hampton Roads native; she grew up in Norfolk and is so excited to be back! She obtained her BS in biology from Sweet Briar College in 2016, received her veterinary medicine degree from the Royal Veterinary College in the UK in May 2021, and has recently completed a Small Animal Rotating Internship at the COVE. She has special interests in nutrition, ophthalmology, and emergency medicine.  In Dr. Vesterman’s free time, she likes to bake, read, travel, and spend time with her partner Shawn, their friends and families, and their 4 pets (Abby, a Pit Bull mix; Petri and Beaker, two tabby cats; and Tiki, a red-rumped parrot).

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DALEEYAH LAWRENCE, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Lawrence, a Virginia native from Chesapeake and raised in Suffolk, attended Virginia Tech, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Animal and Poultry Sciences as well as her veterinary degree. She began her journey at Tidewater Animal Clinic in 2019 as a receptionist and veterinary assistant, making this her home. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her fiancé, John, her family, friends, and her Basenji Mix, Mandi.

JANIE EDWARDS, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Janie Edwards is a Virginia native and grew up on a farm in Southampton County where her family still raises beef cattle and row crops. She went to Virginia Tech and studied Animal Science for three years, followed by four years of veterinary school. She has an interest in dentistry, internal medicine, surgery, and preventative medicine. During her spare time, she enjoys cooking, exercising, renovation projects, house plants, and spending time outdoors with her daughter, two border collies, and her husband Cody.

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SIERRA

Practice Manager

Sierra is one of our friendly, caring and knowledgeable Veterinary Assistants. She comes to us from Massachusetts to Georgia and now Virginia, with over 10 years of experience. She worked her way from kennel attendant to various positions within the veterinary hospital. Sierra plans to expand her knowledge and skill set through schooling and licensure as a Veterinary Technician. What she enjoys the most about veterinary medicine is that "you are always learning and that every day is a new experience."

STEPHANIE

Operations Manager

Stephanie began her career in human health care. After almost 10 years, serving as a medical assistant and in administration, she decided to expand her versatility and join the world of veterinary medicine. Stephanie is a big asset to our practice, helping to expand the practice. She is enjoying the animal field and says being a part of a pet's medical care is surprisingly rewarding.

BRITTANY

Treatment Supervisor

Brittany comes to us most recently from the emergency side of veterinary medicine but has a total of nine years of experience, including feline only medicine and holistic medicine (i.e. acupuncture and chiropractic treatments). She has certification as veterinary assistant, recovery CPR and basic life support. Brittany also wants to enroll in veterinary technician school in the near future. Her favorite part of the job is creating relationships with clients and their pets, while educating new pet parents.

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RECEPTION TEAM

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CHELSEY

Chelsey is one of our friendly faces you’ll see as soon as you walk in. She’s been in the field for a handful of years and is looking to go back to school to further her career. Chelsey enjoys helping others and wants to learn more about other aspects of the practice.

TREATMENT TEAM

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OLIVIA

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Bringing over 20 years of veterinary experience, Olivia graduated as a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) from Blue Ridge Community College in 2020. She is passionate about making a positive impact on animals' lives and takes pride in her ability to contribute to their well-being.

CLINIC MASCOTS

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DEJA

RIP 2006-2023

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RIP

Hall Monitor

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JIMMY

Hall Monitor

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DOUG

Chief of Morale Officer

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