Veterinary Associates

3717 E Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, WV 24701



Dr. Joseph Blair:

Bio here 



Dr. Deidre Crutchfiled, DVM:

Hi, I’m Deidre Crutchfield, DVM. I am originally from Princeton and started my veterinary career at Veterinary Associates in. I earned my BS in Biology at Bluefield College and recently earned my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. I am glad to be back home helping the animals in the Bluefield/Princeton area.


Office Staff

Rhonda Hodock - Practice Manager:

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 Receptionist- Amanda Vance

Brittany Burnopp -Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant:

In August of 2008, Brittany began working at Veterinary Associates as an assistant. Brittany's love of all things living makes her a perfect addition to our staff. She currently resides in Bluefield with her fur-babies.


Yoshiko Gibson - Veterinary Assistant:

Yoshiko has always been passionate about animals and their well being. So in October of 1998 she began working as a kennel assistant at a Veterinary Hospital in Va. Beach Va. Shortly after she started working as a veterinary assistant with the same hospital where she continued to work until October 2008. That is when she moved with her family to Pocahontas Va. In November of 2008 she started working at Veterinary Associates as a veterinary assistant. Currently she still enjoys pets and pet owners with Veterinary Associates.




 Veterinary Assistant:

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      Savannah Smith                          

Savannah Smith - Veterinary Assistant:

My name is Savannah and I became a member of the Veterinary Associates staff in February of 2008. I started here as a high school student volunteering for a school project. I have one four legged child, a cat name Stella, who I rescued from a winter weather storm in 2009.


Kimberly Gills- Veterinary Assistant:

Bio here

"My name is Kim, I have been with Veterinary Associates for a little over 2 years now.  My family & I moved to the area 5 years ago from Ohio where I had worked at veterinary clinic for 6 years.  I have so much love for all types of animals. When I'm not at work my husband & I enjoy motorcycle riding, riding 4-wheeler's & having family time with our son that has cerebral palsy.  I can honestly say I love my job & look forward to taking care of your pets.