VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital

Phone: 860-747-2759
Fax: 860-747-8338
49 East Main Street
Plainville, CT 06062
Business Hours
Sun Closed
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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital has been in service since 1975, and servicing the communities of Plainville, Southington, New Britain, and Newington. Our goal has always been to provide outstanding healthcare to our patients, and superior service to our clients. We have complete medical, surgical and diagnostic facilities to provide services for dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits and other exotic pets. Cat boarding and basic pet grooming are also available.

Our team of doctors, technicians and receptionist work hard to maintain the highest standards of veterinary medicine available.


New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.  To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Dr. Troy Hexter
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ohio State University

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Dr. Frank McAleer
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Minnesota

Dr. McAleer, better known as Dr. Mac, graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1994. He received his DVM from the University of Minnesota

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
860-747-2759 or request an appointment.