VCA Povar Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Donna Rankin

    Donna has been working in the Veterinary field for 16 years. She has been with the company since 1999 and has been the manager here at VCA Povar since April of 2012.  She is amazed at how far and how quickly the veterinary field is progressing.

    Her family includes her Husband David with whom she has 3 children with and also raises 2 Pomeranian Lexi and Misty, a cat named Pearl (Pearl believes her self to be the women of the house). They also help their oldest daughter raise her dog Opal, their son's Hedgehog Riley and their youngest daughter's Chinchilla Chi Chi.

              "Pets are truly taking their rightful place in our house hold. They are becoming a member of our family entitled to the best of veterinary care and medical advancement."

                                                                                                              Donna Rankin


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.

VCA Povar Animal Hospital

15 1st Street, East Providence, RI 02914


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If it is after hours please call one of the following:

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists, East Greenwich RI 401-866-6787

Bay State Veterianry Emergency Services Swansea MA 508-379-1233

Mass-RI Veterinary ER Swansea MA 508-730-1112