Oneida Animal Hospital

Francois Girouard, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Francois Girouard was born and raised in Eastern Canada. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada. Dr. Girouard received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. George's University in 2003 and completed a 1-year preceptorship at Louisiana State University. He moved to central New York in 2004 and joined Oneida Animal Hospital. Dr. Girouard lives in Oneida with his wife and their dog (a rescue from his time at St. George's). He enjoys winter sports, boating and motorcycling.

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 and we are unavailable, our service will provide you with information on a nearby emergency hospital.