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Call us at (757) 427-3214

We are located near in the Courthouse area of Virginia Beach

We are Open 24/7

Welcome to Bay Beach Veterinary Emergency Hospital!

Call us at 427-3214

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (757) 427-3214

If you live in Southern Virginia Beach, or the surrounding areas, and need a trusted emergency veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Bay Beach Veterinary Emergency Hospital will provide your pet with thorough, affordable, emergency veterinary care in your time of need.

Bay Beach Veterinary Emergency Hospital is the newest satellite location from its big sister hospital, Bay Beach Veterinary Hospital. The hospital opened the Summer of 2017, and provides 24 hour emergency care to all of the area's pets. We offer experienced doctors and staff to make your emergency experience as painless as possible.

We are here for you and your hurt or sick pet any given hour of the day.

Bay Beach Veterinary Emergency Hospital

2476 Nimmo Parkway Unit 101

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456

(757) 427-3214}

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Meet Our Skilled Team

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  • Christin Dean

    Dr. Dean is a 2007 graduate of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine after earning a double B.S. in Animal Science and Biological Sciences. After this, she continued her studies by completing a small animal medical and surgical rotating internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C.

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  • Dr.
    Megan Howard
    Emergency Veterinarian

    Dr. Howard is a 2016 graduate of St. George’s University located in the beautiful Caribbean nation of Grenada. She completed her final clinical year at the University of Tennessee and earned her Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from Virginia Tech. After practicing for a year in general practice in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Dr. Howard joined Bay Beach’s new emergency team. She has a great fondness for exotics and enjoys soft tissue surgery, wound care, and emergency medicine. She shares her home with two dogs and two parrots. In her spare time, she enjoys singing with her birds, painting, and taking her dogs on new adventures.

  • Robin Burdine

    Dr. Burdine joined Bay Beach Emergency Veterinary Services in February of 2012, although she has lived in the Hampton Roads area for the last 20 years and started her career in veterinary medicine as a veterinary assistant on the peninsula for three years prior to veterinary school, primarily working in emergency medicine for the last 10 years. She has three Chihuahuas that she spoils immensely.  Her fields of focus are emergency medicine, dermatology, surgery and internal medicine.

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  • Dr.
    Barbara Bell
    Emergency Veterinarian

    Dr Bell was born and raised in southern Maryland. She has wanted to become a veterinarian since she was five years old. She received her B.S. in biology from Towson University in 1995. She then went on to pursue her dream and received her DVM from Virginia Tech in 2002. Dr Bell has worked in small animal general practice since graduating. She has a special interest in internal medicine and wound healing. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outside hiking with her dogs, swimming and paddle boarding at the beach, and traveling. Dr Bell's family includes her son, Logan and two fur-kids; Elli, a happy Labrador, and Sam, an energetic Jack Russell mix.

  • Dr.
    Margaret Johnson
    Emergency Veterinarian

    Dr. Johnson is a 30 year resident of the wonderful town of Virginia Beach. She received her undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University, and her veterinary degree from the Virginia- Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She has had the privilege to have worked with many of Virginia Beach's veterinarians who were some of the first doctors to establish practices in the area. Dr. Johnson credits these veterinarians for their mentoring and helping shape her into who she is today. For almost 10 years, Dr. Johnson practiced emergency medicine in Virginia Beach before embarking into the small animal private practice world. Dr. Johnson has recently returned to her love of emergency medicine with Bay Beach Veterinary Emergency Hospital. When not working, Dr. Johnson enjoys time with her family that includes her giant Maine Coon kitty named Dr. Strangelove, and her two lively retrievers who love to jump and swim. They have competed at world Dock Dog competitions for North American Diving Dogs.

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  • ""Just visited the new Bay Beach Emergency Veterinary Clinic and it was an awesome experience. Even though I am not one of their regular clients, the staff was still very helpful and friendly""
    Moongate Manor