VCA Northboro Animal Hospital

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.

Visit: Vetstreet.com


  • New England Pet Centers

    Pet Store Partnership to provide first free exams. This relationship demonstrates VCA's and NEPC's commitment to improving the health of puppies through improved medical attention.

    Visit New England Pet Centers


  • 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.

    Visit Sterling Animal Shelter


  • 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.

    Visit Worcester Animal Rescue League


  • Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

    The hot line was established in 1996 by veterinary students to provide a community based resource for people to saftley grieve the past or impending separation from a pet.

    Visit Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

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.

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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

If you have an emergency and it is after hours, the closest emergency facility to Northboro is Tufts University in North Grafton, MA. Tufts is an Emergency facility open 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  The phone number is 508-839-5395.

There is also a 24 hour emergency VCA facility in Weymouth, MA. VCA Southshore is also open 7 days a week. The phone number for VCA Southshore is 781-337-6622.

All other non-emergency situations can leave a general voice-mail for the office, which will be returned the following morning.

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