VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital

Lisa R. Branner, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tuskegee University


Dr. Branner received her veterinary degree from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in Alabama. After graduation, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She then went on to complete a residency in emergency and critical care at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts. Prior to joining our staff at Cheshire Animal Hospital, she worked as an emergency and critical care clinician in central and eastern Connecticut.  Dr. Branner is with our hospital’s emergency/critical care department and also works in our general practice.

In her leisure time, Dr. Branner enjoys spending time with her family -- her husband , two sons and one Pit bull. She also enjoys walking, reading, and entertaining with family and 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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 203-272-3266. We are located at 1572 S. Main St. Cheshire, CT 06410.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.