VCA Bristol Animal Hospital

Pierce Schmidt, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, 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 After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at Hobart College in Geneva,NY,he moved to Fort Collins,CO and attended Colorado State University.There he earned a Master of Science degree from the Department of Animal Science and a DVM degree from the college of Veterinary Medicine.
He has been with our hospital since 1983. He enjoys the variety of clinical cases that being a general practitioner presents,the challenge of every day practice and the continuing learning process that the field offers.
He and his wife have two grown sons and their household has included many cats and dogs over the years.


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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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