VCA Foxon Animal Hospital

East Haven Veterinarians

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

  • Lynne Robbins

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Robbins was born and raised in Middletown, CT. She received a bachelor's degree in Biology from Vassar College in 1994. She then spent a few years traveling nationally and internationally, as

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  • Emily Schmidt

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Dr. Emily Schmidt was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan. She completed a bachelor’s degree in German from Michigan State University in 2005. She received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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  • Kelly Ward

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Ward was born in Brooklyn, NY but  was raised on Long Island, she received bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of Scranton in 2008. 

    Dr. Ward  then

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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

We are open 7 days a week, Monday -Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm. In case of an after hours emergency please call VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital at 203-272-3266 or VCA Shoreline Animal Hospital at 203-929-8600