Our Pet Care Partners
Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.
Pet Health and Lifestyle Information
We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and
health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle
information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading
veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his
head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get
your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society
A partnership provides a free exam for new pets adopted from the shelter when they come in within 14 days of adoption. The Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society provides shelter, education, advocacy, and assistance for animals and people in need. DPVSH is a private, non-profit organization.
Sterling Animal ShelterPartnership provides a first free exam to puppies and kittens. The Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling, Ma is a non-profit organization with no time or age restrictions for the pets in their care. The shelter exists to provide humane sheltering and high quality medical care for unwanted pets.
Visit Sterling Animal Shelter
Thomas J. O'Connor Adoption CenterThis partnership offers first free exams for puppies and kittens, spay/neuter assistance and medical support. The mission of TJO is to provide comprehensive animal control services and programs to our communities for the protection of animals, public health and safety, and the environment.
Westfield Animal Control and ShelterThis growing partnership helps support the fundraising efforts of the community for a local animal shelter. We offer medical care, emergency care and rabies vaccinations for the stray pets of Westfield.
FACES Dog RescueA local dog rescue who places unwanted pets in individual foster care until they can be found new homes. Medical care is provided as needed through donations.
Visit FACES Dog Rescue
Tufts University Pet Loss Support HotlineThe hot line was established in 1996 by veterinary students to provide a community based resource for people to safely grieve the past or impending separation from a pet.
Holyoke Community CollegeVeterinary Technician Internship Program
Concerned Citizens for AnimalsA spay/neuter assistance program to aid in the control of pet over population.
MSPCA Spay/Neuter Assistance ProgramA spay/neuter assistance program to aid in the control of pet over population.
Pet Loss Resources
Losing a pet can be devastating, but you are not alone in your grief. The following online communities and resources can help you begin recovering from your loss.