The dedicated veterinarians and staff at Godspeed Animal Care in Williamsburg, Virginia are compassionate about providing the best possible care for your dog, cat, or exotic animal. They naturally treat you like family through every stage of your pet’s life.
DVM, CCRP, Owner
A University of Virginia alumnus, Dr. Dumont received her veterinary degree in 1990 from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Her previous careers include National Park Ranger, firefighter, and retail manager. With a strong commitment to continuing education, she serves on the board of directors for the Richmond Academy of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Dumont is certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) through the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include rehabilitation, laser surgery, dentistry, and working with turtles. She shares her home with her husband, Charlie; twin daughters; 2 dogs; four cats; and a pond full of koi.
Dr. Cohen joined our veterinary team in September 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University, and then his DVM from Ross University in 2003. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the Greater Peninsula Veterinary Medical Association, and the Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine. Having previously practiced in Williamsburg and then in Chesapeake, Dr. Cohen returns to the Williamsburg area to continue in all aspects of general practice, with a special interest in surgical procedures, both soft tissue and orthopedic. He shares his home with his wife, 2 children and 2 dogs.
Dr. Dudley is a Williamsburg native, and has been practicing at Godspeed since 2014. She attended undergrad at Longwood University and earned her DVM from Ross University. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has a special interest in preventative care. In addition to companion animals, Dr. Dudley enjoys working with wildlife. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children. She shares her home with 2 dogs, a cat and two goldfish.
Dr. Hale moved from Vermont to Virginia in 2017, and after a year of commuting to Newport News joined Godspeed in 2018 in his newly adopted hometown of Williamsburg. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Bowdoin College, his Ph.D. in biology studying biomechanics from Stanford University, and his DVM from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Hale’s special interests include neurology, Lyme nephropathy and other tick-borne diseases, and anesthesiology. His interests in infectious diseases have led him to become a member of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association and to attend several conferences abroad. Dr. Hale lives in Williamsburg with his wife and their two dogs, Doogie and Odette.
Dr. Rebecca Marr joined Godspeed Animal Care in September of 2019 after relocating to the Williamsburg area with her husband, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Toy Fox Terrier, and her tabby cat. She grew up in Marietta, Ohio and studied zoology at The Ohio State University before being accepted to the College of Veterinary Medicine in her junior year of undergraduate training. In 2002, she graduated from The Ohio State University with her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine (DVM) before moving to Virginia Beach to begin her professional career.
She has worked in the Hampton Roads area as a small animal practitioner and also with the military. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including dentistry, surgery, preventative medicine, education, teaching, and overall health and wellness. She has worked as an emergency veterinarian, relief veterinarian, associate veterinarian, and also as a professional consultant and researcher.
Dr. Marr is excited to continue her studies with Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine to be able to offer more integrative treatment options to her patients. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dog, riding bikes, boating, kayaking, cooking, and socializing with friends and family.
CVPM, Hospital Administrator
Kelly joined Godspeed Animal Care in 2002 and has worked in many facets of the hospital. She holds a degree in computer science and was trained for canine rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee. She manages both Godspeed Animal Care and our sister company, St. Francis Pet Resort & Rehabilitation Center. She earned her certification from the Veterinary Management Institute at Colorado State University in 2014. She became a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager, CVPM, in 2019 through the Veterinary Hospital Management Association. Outside of the office, she loves to spend time with her son, two Golden Retrievers and three cats.
Brenda has been with the company since 1997, starting with Godspeed Mobile Vet Care and through the evolution to Godspeed Animal Care. She is married with two children and four grandchildren and has one Bull Mastiff.
LVT, Technician Manager
Morgan earned his degree in veterinary technology while gaining hands-on experience in the veterinary clinic. He joined the Godspeed team in 2010 as the technician manager. In addition to his wife and daughter, he shares his home with three dogs and one cat. His hobbies include playing sports with various recreational leagues and attending his daughter’s sporting events and violin recitals.
LVT, Assistant Technician Manager
Catie joined the Godspeed team as a veterinary assistant in 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Mary Washington and an associates in veterinary technology from Cedar Valley Community College. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter on the river or at the beach and has two dogs, Breezy and Duke, and a cat named Lily.
Assistant Kennel Manager
Emily has been with the company since 2017. She grew up in rural Ohio and has always had a passion for animals of all kinds. In her free time, Emily enjoys photography and attending concerts. She lives with her fiancé and their 3 dogs.
The veterinarians and staff at Godspeed Animal Care look forward to meeting you and your animal companions. Stop by for a visit and take a tour. Give us a call to learn more about our practice and the wide variety of veterinary services we provide.