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Michael Watts, DVM

Founding Veterinarian

Dr. Watts’ passion for animals started when he was young. He grew up listening to his great-grandfather’s stories of being a veterinarian and wanted to grow up and be a veterinarian himself. One of his biggest achievements is starting CCVC and building a state-of-the-art practice facility in order to bring his vision of high-quality veterinary care and exceptional client service to Culpeper County.

He is a graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM), Dr. Watts also holds a degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Maryland and a graduate certificate from Purdue University. Prior to opening his own practice, Dr. Watts served as director of Centreville Animal Hospital, a six-doctor practice in Northern Virginia.

Dr. Watts has served as an adjunct professor of the Northern Virginia Community College, a committee chairperson for the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, President of the VMRCVM Alumni Society, and a mentor for veterinary students. An award-winning veterinarian, Dr. Watts is widely recognized in the veterinary community of both Virginia and Maryland. His weekly newspaper column can be read in the Culpeper Star-Exponent and Culpeper News every Sunday.

Dr. Michael Watts, DVM