VCA Northboro Animal Hospital

Northborough Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Kathleen Scandura

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Kathleen Scandura received hr Batchelor's Degree in Biology at Colby College and her DVM from Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing since 1991 and became the Medical Director ...
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  • Loren Cohen

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVD
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Cohen graduated from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Following graduation, she completed a yearlong rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Garden ...
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  • Melissa B. Dudley

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVS
    Veterinary School: University of Minnesota


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  • Sonia Dantas

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University

    Dr. Sonia Dantas graduated from Michigan State University in 2012, followed by  internships at VCA Referral and Emergency Center, VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, and ...
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  • Gillian Fraser

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Fraser grew up taking care of bunnies, birds, a dog, and any horses that she could get her hands on. As an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, she competed with the equestrian team, volunteered at ...
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  • Randi Henry

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Randi Henry DVM (Small animal Medicine) received her veterinary degree in 2002 from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. At Tufts University Dr. Henry studied International Medicine and ...
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  • Shelley Howe-Macchi

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Shelley Macchi received her DVM degree in 2006 from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. After that she completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine at New England Medical Center ...
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  • Catherine A. Mark

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University


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  • Amy Ruggiero

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois

    Dr. Amy Ruggiero graduated in 2003 with a Natural Science degree from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. She received her DVM degree in 2009 from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary ...
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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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