VCA Foxon Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Sarah Magliochetti

    Sarah has worked in veterinary medicine for 8 years, originally joining the field out of a desire to become a veterinarian. Sarah has a BS from SCSU. Sarah grew up in Wallingford and still lives there with her two Labrador Retriever mixes who were litter mates. Misty loves to swim, play Frisbee and run for hours and Titan who loves to bask in the sun or chase his sister. She also has two cats, Scooter, who loves to beg, cuddle and meow for Sarah’s attention and Figero, who likes to play hide and seek (especially the hiding part)! Sarah spends her free time rock climbing at Sleeping Giant State Park or she can be found catching a Zumba class with friends.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Sam Astolfi

    Sam is a veterinary assistant at VCA Foxon Animal Hospital. She currently lives with her family in Fairfield, and shares her home with her two dogs. Her Old English Sheepdog, Newman,who is a big goofy cuddle bug and her Wire Fox Terrier, Chrissy, is super energetic and could play fetch outside all day. Sam recently graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a BS in Animal Science and Technologies and hopes to continue her pursuit of becoming a veterinarian herself some day.  In her spare time, Sam can be found taking a spin class at the gym or sun bathing by the pool.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Nicole Quail

    Nicole has worked at VCA Foxon for two years as a Client Service Representative and most recently was promoted to Veterinary Assistant. Nicole’s veterinary career started with her passion to help rescue pets find forever homes. She resides in Trumball, Connecticut with her 3 dogs, Gia, a Shepherd mix that can always be found chewing on a shoe, Sammy a miniature Australian Shepherd who is Nicole’s shadow never leaving her side, and Dolce a Boxer mix who is a sock thief. Nicole currently attends St. Vincent College in pursuit of a nursing degree and hopes to one day work in a neonatal unit. In her spare time she competes in fitness competitions on the east coast and enjoys hiking Sleeping Giant State Park.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Kate Veilleux

    Kate is a veterinary assistant at VCA Foxon Animal Hospital. She chose to pursue a career in veterinary medicine because it allows her to work in an exciting environment with a variety of pets. Kate loves that she can learn something new from every pet that comes in and hopes to continue her education by becoming a veterinarian. She grew up in East Haven and attended East Haven High School where she went on to further schooling at SCSU and ECSU. She currently lives in Branford, Connecticut with her 2 furry friends Roxy, a Pittbull Terrier and Oakley, a Golden Retriever. Roxy loves to snuggle and you can usually find her in her favorite spot on the bed under the covers. Oakley loves his toys, which can be found in a trail leading to his food bowl and bed. In Kate’s free time you can find her walking at a nearby pond with her dogs.


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