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VCA Bristol Animal Hospital

Phone: 860-583-4641
Fax: 860-583-1332
865 Terryville Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Our doctors and staff have been serving the community for over  35 years serving Bristol,Burlington,Plymouth,Terryville,Torrington and Winsted areas . We have grown to a full-service hospital providing medical care, boarding and grooming to our clients and patients. We are available seven days a week. Offering  2 late nights and Sunday hours.

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. And 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

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

At Bristol Animal Hospital, we love our pets. They�re not just our pets, they�re our family. We all want our pets to live long, happy, healthy lives. When our pets come to our hospital to visit, we are passionate about making sure their stay is comfortable and as stress-free while we provide them extraordinary care. Our goal for our clients and patients is simple, we take care of our clients� pets the same way we take care of our own. We are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pets� health care, and we are driven to take exceptional care of our patients.

Dr. Pierce Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Colorado State University

Dr Schmidt has been involved with veterinary medicine most of his life.He started as a kennel worker at a practice in Middletown,Ct as a teenager.After

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Dr. Robert Stone
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

In 1976 Dr Stone graduated from Clark University in Worcester,Ma and after applying to dental schools,decided to follow his heart which led to cleaning ...Read Full Biography