Our dedicated Staff

William Watson, DVM Emily Rouquie, DVM
William Watson, DVM Lauren Abell, DVM

Dr. William Watson founded Atlantic Veterinary Services in January 1994. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, at Virginia Tech, in May 1990.

His main goal has always been preventative medicine. He strongly believes that it is best to maintain good health with a program of solid nutrition, immunizations, protection from parasites, exercise, and training/socialization/behavior management. It is so much better to prevent a disease than to treat that same disease.



Dr. Lauren Abell has lived in Pocomoke, MD all of her life and has known that she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was eight years old. She graduated from Holly Grove Christian School as the class valedictorian in 2005. She earned a B.S. in Organismal Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Salisbury University in 2009. She married her husband, Kyle Abell in June of 2009 and left that same fall for Vet School at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Abell graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 as the valedictorian of her class.

Dr. Abell joined Atlantic Veterinary Services in June of 2013. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, surgery, anesthesia, and critical care. In her free time, Dr. Abell enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach or on the boat, hunting and fishing with her husband, and spending time with her pets (Jacob the yellow lab, Micah the cat, and horses: Cole, Ari, and Bandit).

Jeanne Watson, Office Manager Carrie Webster, Lead Veterinary Technician Dawn Simpson, Veterinary Technician
Jeanne Watson
Office Manager
Carrie Webster
Lead Veterinary Technician
Dawn Simpson
Veterinary Technician
Becca Bright, Veterinary Assistant pat Shepherd, Front Office Staff Shelley Woroniecki, Front Office Staff
Chelsea West
Veterinary Assistant
Pat Shepherd
Front Office Staff
Shelley Woroniecki
Front Office Staff