VCA Lancaster Animal Hospital

Pet Adoptions

We are deeply committed to the health and well being of every pet, not just the pets in our care. That is why we work with local shelters to help lost and abandoned animals in our community find new homes.

It isn't just our hospital. The entire family of VCA Animal Hospitals works with shelters and humane societies across the United States to promote successful pet adoptions.

Part of that work is helping you prepare for adopting a pet, because we believe that an informed owner is more likely to adopt the right pet and less likely to return the animal to the shelter. Please feel free to call or visit us for educational information and medical resources that will help you understand the ups and downs of pet adoption.

When you're ready to adopt, please consider adopting an animal from one of the shelters listed below. Together we can make sure your adopted pet has a long, healthy, and happy life.

  • Worcester Animal Rescue League

    The Worcester Animal Rescue League was founded in 1912 by a group of women determined to save overworked and abused farm horses. Almost a full century later, their love for animals and their struggle to rescue all types of pets from abuse, neglect, and inhumane treatment continues.

    Official Website

  • Sterling Animal Shelter

    The Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling, MA is a non-profit organization (formed in 1988) and a no-kill animal shelter with no time or age restrictions. The shelter exists to provide humane sheltering and high quality medical care for stray, unwanted and abandoned pets looking for homes.

    Official Website

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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

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.  We are open Monday through Thursday 8-8pm, Friday 8-6pm and Saturday 8-4pm.

VCA Northboro (508-393-8339) and VCA Westboro (508-366-1444) Animal Hospitals are open weeknights until 9pm and Sundays.

After hours, please call one of the following emergency services:
Westford Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center at 978-577-6525 (Westford)
Wachusett Animal Hospital at 978-874-4100 (Westminster)
The Tufts University Foster Hospital for Small Animals at 508-839-5395 (N. Grafton)

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