VCA Blackstone Valley Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Lucille Brooks

    Lucille has been at VCA Blackstone since 2008 and has excelled very quickly in learning many clinical skills. She has been promoted to "Technician Supervisor", where is is excelling.   She is invaluable when it comes to helping staff with computer-based projects. She is a 2002 graduate of Grafton High School. Lucille shares her home with her husband Kenn and their energetic and entertaining son, Zac and their newest addition Aiden who was born July 2010. She also has a chocolate lab named  "Rufus", a mastiff named "Cyrus"  and 2 cats, Baby and Gracie and a Goffin Cockatoo named Zucco, a Russian Tortoise named Myrtle.

  • Technician

    Debora Flannery

    Debora graduated from SUNY Delhi's Veterinary Technology program in 1995.  She spent all of her life caring for animals, before and after graduation.  One of her passions is dog training.  She won many awards as Junior Handler in the dog shows.  Debora has raised many dogs who have earned their Canine Companions of Independence.  She is looking forward to a long career with VCA Blackstone Valley.  Debora has three children that love helping with their two dogs, "Shug" their Whippet and "Jada" their Sheltie.  They all love to get in on training both dogs and Debora is pleased they are carrying on her passion to help educate owners and care for pets.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Paige Horn
    School: UMASS Amherst, BS in Animal Science

    Paige has been with VCA Blackstone Valley since May 2012.  She has been a valuable additon to our hospital and is currently training to become a technician.

    She lives at home with her two blind cats, Sampson & Delilah, her dog, Lacey, 8 birds and a snake.

    In her spare time, Paige enjoys horseback riding, going to the beach and hanging out with friends.


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 an emergency please call:  VCA Boston Road at 413-783-1203, located at 1235 Boston Rd, Springfield, MA  01119  OR 

Tufts at 508-839-5395, located at 200  Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA  01536  OR

Ocean State Veterinary Specialist at 401-886-6787, located at 1480 South County Trail, East Greenwich, RI  02818  OR