At VCA Baybrook Animal Hospital, we look forward to welcoming you, your dog and cat. We have been servicing our community for over 25 years. Our hospital serves the following towns: Milford, Orange, West Haven, Stratford and New Haven. Our clients trust us with their beloved pets because we provide quality care and excellent customer service. We offer state of the art veterinary care, preventative medicine, pet boarding, pet grooming, digital x-ray, routine surgery, specialized surgery, routine & advanced dental care and chemotherapy. Our doctors have specials interests in reproduction, orthopedic surgery, oncology , dentistry and pain management. Everyone on our staff believes the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. In every case, you'll be served by experienced, knowledgeable members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other pet-friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.
Local Medical Issues
There are numerous local medical issues that can impact your pet's health, and that require your attention over the entire year. For example, there's heartworm, which can affect both cats and dogs. Since it's transmitted by mosquitoes, which thrive in our region, it's a serious cause for concern. But since the winter temperatures do not get cold enough here to kill mosquito eggs, it's a year-round risk.
Likewise for the potential for flea and tick infestation, or intestinal parasites, each of which poses a problem in any season.
And finally, contrary to what you'd expect, allergies are a year-round issue. Many pets suffer from skin and ear allergies, the signs of which include scratching, redness in the ears and scaly skin.