Madison Animal Hospital

Wende Saunders, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan


Dr. Saunders grew up in Canada where she graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon in 1986. She practiced small animal medicine for 2 years before traveling around Asia for a year. She then settled in London, England where she practiced for 15 years. While there she studied and received certification in veterinary acupuncture. Dr. Saunders came to the US in 2004 and has been with Madison Animal Hospital since then. She lives locally with her three cats, Mouser, Dovi and Luna.


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. If it is after hours, please contact the Animal Emergency and Referral Associates at 973-226-3282 located at: 1237 Bloomfield Avenue in Fairfield, NJ.