Phone: 540-586-0372 540-586-0372
1064 Centerville Rd 24523-3331 Bedford, Virginia

Bedford Animal Hospital, a mixed animal practice located in Bedford, Virginia.

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Our Doctors

Joy Watkins, DVM

Dr. Watkins graduated with her D.V.M. degree from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She has worked at Bedford Animal Hospital since 2000. Her professional interests include surgery and equine medicine. In her spare time Dr. Watkins enjoys renovating her old farm house, trail riding, foxhunting and writing. Her first book, The Pathway Home, was published in 2016. She shares her farm with her husband, 3 dogs, 2 cats and 5 horses.

Catherine Adams, DVM

Dr. Adams graduated from Virginia Tech in 2010 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and received her D.V.M. in 2014 from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include behavior modification, small animal medicine, and ultrasonography. She and her husband, John, love living in the Bedford area with their 2 Shelties, cat, and 2 horses. In her spare time, Dr. Adams enjoys traveling, antiquing, reading, running, spending time outdoors, and working on home-improvement projects.
Professional Certifications:
Fear Free Certified (Level 2)
Low-Stress Handling - Silver Certified

Lacey Knapp, DVM

Dr. Lacey J. Knapp is an Oklahoma native and a 2012 alumna of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. After graduation, Dr. Knapp spent three years working as a mixed animal veterinarian in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York before joining the BAH team in 2016.

Raised on a cattle ranch in southeastern Oklahoma, Dr. Knapp thrives on the challenge that comes with working with animals, especially the daily diversity of cases seen as a mixed animal veterinarian. Her special interests include small animal surgery and working with food animal producers and their families, like the one she grew up in.
Dr. Knapp’s family includes her husband, Michael and their animals. They have three dogs (Ranger, Dora, and Dunbar), as well as one cat, Nemo. On the weekends, she enjoys outdoor activities such as running and hiking.

Kathy Eichelberger, DVM

Dr. Kathy Eichelberger is a 1985 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced small animal medicine since gradutaion in Roanoke (30 years), Buena Vista (3 1/2 years), and is now on staff at Bedford Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include preventative care, internal medicine, and behavior. She is an equine enthusiast and is active in retraining retired racehorses for second careers. She resides on her farm with her two rescue dogs and seven horses.

Elizabeth Wisgerhof, DVM

Dr. Elizabeth Wisgerhof graduated from Virginia Tech in 2015 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and earned her D.V.M. in 2019 from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include preventative medicine in all species, surgery, and equine lameness. Dr. Wisgerhof’s favorite part of the job is working with pet owners and herdsmen alike to help their critters in their care thrive. She lives with her husband, Tyler, and their mischievous black cats, Kitkat and Rhea. In her spare time Dr. Wisgerhof enjoys horseback riding, hiking, travel, and baking.