We are a full service veterinary hospital and boarding facility. We strive to provide the best care possible to all of our patients and the best customer service to all of our clients! Please call or e-mail us to learn more about all the services we provide. We would love the opportunity to help you care for your pet!    Read More 


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Welcome to Botetourt Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Wayne Porter and our team are committed to bringing you and your pets better health by practicing the science of Veterinary Medicine. Botetourt Veterinary Hospital has been serving Botetourt county and the surrounding area for over fifty years. Since then, our staff has continued to perform veterinary medicine and compassionate animal care. Botetourt Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for our patients. We strive to be welcoming, informative, and offer supportive services for our clients. Botetourt Veterinary Hospital offers veterinary services, standard medical, surgical, dental, veterinary care and boarding.  

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Boarding pick-up only 5:00 - 5:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Boarding pick-up ONLY 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Meet Our Skilled Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Wayne Porter
    - Owner

    Dr. Porter joined BVH in June 2005 after graduating from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary  Medicine with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.  After 8 years at BVH, he took over ownership in January of 2014.  He is a member of the RVVMA, VVMA and AVMA.

  • Dr. Richard Bailey
    - Relief Veterinarian

    Dr. Bailey graduated from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987 with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.  He is a member of the RVVMA, VVMA, AVMA and the VA Food Animal Academy.  Dr. Bailey currently serves as a Relief Vet for BVH, working as needed and filling in when other Doctors are unavailable.

  • Dr. Yvonne Muse
    - Staff Veterinarian

    Dr. Muse received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and has been taking care of BVH clients and patients for 15 years.  She is a member of the AVMA.

  • Dr. Stefanie Stewart
    - Staff Veterinarian

    Dr. Stewart joined the BVH family in 2007.  She received her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Science from Lynchburg College prior to attending Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.  She graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.  She is a member of the RVVMA, VVMA and AVMA.

  • Dr. Kristen Miller
    - Staff Veterinarian

    Dr. Miller joined the BVH family in the summer of 2016.  She received her Bachelor’s of Science with a minor in Chemistry before proceeding on to Vet School.  She attended Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  She is a member of VVMA and AVMA.

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Featured Articles

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

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  • Obesity and Diabetes in Pets

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