VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital

Phone: 413-783-1203
Phone: 413-783-1206
Fax: 413-782-7909
1235 Boston Road
Springfield, MA 01119
Business Hours
Sun Closed
If you have an emergency and our wellness department isn't open please visit our emergency department that is open 24 hours/day 365 days/year 413-783-1203.

Dr. Amy Alwood
Medical Director

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

At VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital, we look forward to serving you, your dog, cat and other pets. We believe that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. When you come in to meet us, you'll see the sincere, kind and thorough care we provide to you and your pets. We will give you all the time you need with our staff members, and never rush you through the exam. We will carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

In every case, you'll be served by experience, 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, and state of the art equipment ensures that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

Local Medical Issues

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New to VCA?

� 24-hour emergency service: Hospital wards with extensive patient monitoring systems

� Full laboratory capabilities, diagnostic imaging, including x-ray and ultrasound

� Dietary consultations, behavior consultations, reproductive medicine

� Pet training, obedience classes

� Routine services and procedures: minor surgical procedures, spays and neuters, dental care, preventive medicine

� Surgical referral center and complete medical services: oncology, orthopedics, dermatology, cardiology, minimally invasive surgery.

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

Dr. Joyce Mellon
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Tufts University

Dr. Mellon has been a fixture at the Boston Rd Animal Hospital for over 17 years! She attended Northeastern University in Boston for her undergraduate

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
413-783-1203 or request an appointment.