VCA Darien Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor

    Kimberly Koren

    Kimberly has been with the Darien Animal Hospital since 2003. She loves animals so naturally this is where her heart belongs. She graduated from UConn and would like a career in Animal Therapy with Humans. When she is not at the Animal Hospital, she loves spending time with her 4 animals,Perkins (yorkie), Kasper and Pearl (white boxers that she raised since they were born), and Derby the kitty. Kimberly also enjoys spending her time reading, exercising, and laying at the beach, and traveling to Florida to visit family.

  • Receptionist

    Priscilla Aponte

    Priscilla has been with VCA Darien Animal Hospital since 2005. Over the years Priscilla has spent time working as a receptionist and a technician. Her love for animals has made her the proud owner of 5 cats, a red-eared slider (turtle), and recently adopted an adorable mixed breed puppy named batman. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family. She has a passion for cooking and hopes to open a restaurant one day. In the meantime the staff has the pleasure of eating her delicious creations.

  • Receptionist

    Gina Castromonte

    Gina has been working at the Darien Animal Hospital since Fall of 2013.  She loves animals and helping others in need.  She has a 7 yr old Yorkie name Tyler.  In her free time, Gina loves to read, going to the beach, and playing volleyball.

  • Receptionist

    Nikki Taylor

    Nikki has been working at the VCA Darien Animal Hospital since 2010. She enjoys working with animals and their wonderful owners. She currently owns 2 cats (Jasmine, and Ellie) and 1 energetic and loving Pit bull named Willow. While she is not working, Nikki spends her time going to school to become a nurse. She loves to cook, play sports, and plans to travel more in the future and explore new places.


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.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:


See all VCA Animal Hospitals >


Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact the Veterinary Referral Emergency Center at (203) 854-9960.  They are located at 123 West Cedar St. Norwalk, CT 06854.