VCA North Main Street Veterinary Clinic

James Rodd, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tufts University
Masters-Animal Nutrition, Tufts University


Dr. Rodd holds both a Masters Degree from Cornell in Animal Nutrition and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University. He was a member of Tuft’s School of Veterinary Medicine’s first graduating class.

Dr. Rodd joined the staff at NMSVC in 1996. It has been the most rewarding experience of his professional career. The hard work, and dedication showed by Dr. Haddad, as well as the warm and caring staff members at NMSVC are an inspiration.

Aside from animals, Dr. Rodd’s other passions are travel, history and sports. He has traveled extensively and would like to someday visit Australia and New Zealand. Dr. Rodd is an avid and long suffering fan of the Boston Red Sox. He attended his first game at Fenway Park with his father in 1963. He is a member of the Bosox Club, which is the oldest and only official fan club of the Boston Red Sox. He also enjoys watching the Patriots, Celtics and the Boston Bruins.


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 call VCA South Shore Animal Hospital ay 781-337-6622.