VCA Atwood Animal Hospital


We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Amy Hopper

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Tennessee

    Dr. Amy L. Hopper received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in 1992. She is a member of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary ...
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  • Nicole Belair

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Prince Edward Island

    Dr. Nicole Belair received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the  Atlantic Veterinary College University of Prince Edward Island in 2008.  After graduation she completed a rotating ...
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  • Miles

    Veterinary School: None

    This is our hospital mascot Miles. He is 1 year old and has cerebellar hypoplasia which causes him to be unsteady on his feet. He tends to walk into walls, and oversteps a lot. He is a great boy though, ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please call Ocean State Veterinary Services at 1-401-886-6787.