​Animal Hospital

Dr. Kathy Eichelberger

Dr. Kathy Eichelberger graduated from Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She had practiced in Roanoke for much of her veterinary career. In 2012,  Dr. Eichelberger worked as a relief veterinarian at Edgewater Animal Hospital before joining our team full time in May of 2015. Dr. Eichelberger resides in Glasgow, Virginia with her dog, cat, and 7 horses. In addition to small animal medicine and surgery, her interests include riding horses, kayaking, reading, and spending time with family (which includes 6 children and 9 grandchildren!!).

Dr. Eileen Whitten 

Dr. Eileen Whitten came to Edgewater Animal Hospital in October 2004.  She graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and practiced in Virginia and North Carolina before coming to Rockbridge County.  Her husband, Jim, works at Virginia Military Institute as a physical education teacher.  Together they have a 15 year old daughter, Mandolin, and an 13 year old son, Luke, as well as 4 dogs, 2 horses, and a pony.   In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and riding horses.

Dr. Edward Zak

Dr. Edward Zak graduated from University of Guelph Ontario Veterinary College in Canada in 1968.  Upon graduation,  Dr. Zak worked with large animals and in the horse racing industry on the northeastern coast.  After establishing several small animal hospitals, he and his wife, Cindy, settled in the Shenandoah Valley in 1990.  Dr. Zak has enjoyed a wonderful career in the veterinary profession.  In his free time, he and his wife spend time with their 2 children, Helen and Ryan, as well as their 5 dogs and 2 cats.  Dr. Zak loves to fish and golf.