VCA Hanson Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Hanson Animal Hospital

Phone: 781-293-2511
Fax: 781-294-4524
705 Main Street
Hanson, MA 02341
Business Hours
Canine & Feline Preventive Care Clinics (50% off vaccinations with paid exam) are available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12-4pm. Call for details.

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome to VCA Hanson Animal Hospital. We are proud to serve the communities of Hanson, Pembroke, Halifax, East Bridgewater, Kingston and surrounding areas. We are open 7 days a week and provide top quality veterinary services including wellness exams, preventative care, vaccines, diagnostic services, surgical laser procedures, spays, neuters, dental procedures and exotic surgery like pocket pet and pot bellied pig spays/neuters.  VCA Hanson is also a boarding and grooming facility with overnight accommodations available for dogs, cats and exotics. We also provide a wide assortment of retail and pet food options making us a true "full service" veterinary hospital.

Local Medical Issues

There are numerous local medical issues that can impact your pet's health, and that require your attention over the entire year. For example, there's heartworm, which can affect both cats and dogs. Since it's transmitted by mosquitoes, which

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

VCA Hanson Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who practice the highest standard of veterinary care, and are committed to helping pets live long and happy lives. We pride ourselves by providing long term care to our patients, on promoting health and wellness through preventative medicine, and continuing long term relationships with our clients and their pets.

For medical issues that require specialized attention we work closely with our specialty hospital, VCA South Shore. VCA's 24 hour facility is located just 20 minutes away in Weymouth and is open 7 days a week.

Dr. Joanne Oscar
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Oscar did her undergraduate studies at Lehigh University where she got a B.S. in Biology. She obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from

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Dr. Valerie Whalen
Staff Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Valerie Whalen is originally from Massachusetts, then traveled up and down the east coast, graduating from the University of South Florida with

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Simply the Best
Rick from Hanson

VCA Hanson is simply the best--plain and simple. From the front desk to the doctors, the hospital is "ALL ABOUT THE PETS CARE". I have seen the staff there perform above and beyond many times during emergencies. Believe me, the hospital may be small in size, but all the staff there have big hearts and will always handle your pet as if it was one of their own.

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
781-293-2511 or request an appointment.