Rome Animal Hospital Staff

Rome Animal Hospital

Phone: 315-337-1470
Fax: 315-337-1525
6161 Lamphear Road
Rome, NY 13440
Business Hours
Sun Closed
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Dr. Heather Wiedrick
Medical Director

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Rome Animal Hospital is proud to have been serving Rome, Lee Center, Taberg, Floyd, Marcy, Verona, Westmoreland and surrounding areas for over 40 years.

Our experienced, knowledgeable staff strive to make each visit a pleasureable experience for both you and your pet. Our veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and assistants are all trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our patients get the very best in prevention and medical treatments.

Local Medical Issues

Did you know that your pet could possibly pick up parasites or get diseases that could affect the rest of your family? There are many "zoonotic" diseases we educate all our clients about, including intestinal parasites, leptospirosis, rabies, and tick-borne diseases. Pets can be protected from most of these diseases with annual vaccinations and year-round parasite preventatives.

Intestinal parasites can be transmitted

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New to VCA?

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


At Rome Animal Hospital, we love our pets. They�re not just our pets, they�re our family. We all want our pets to live long, happy, healthy lives. When our pets come to our hospital to visit, we are passionate about making sure their stay is comfortable and as stress-free while we provide them extraordinary care. Our goal for our clients and patients is simple, we take care of our clients� pets the same way we take care of our own. We are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pets� health care, and we are driven to take exceptional care of our patients.

Dr. John F. Cole
Staff Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Cornell University

Dr. John Cole received a BS in Animal Science and Conservation from Cornell University in 1971. DVM degree from Cornell University received in 1975.

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Dr. Sean Gaw
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Tufts University

Meet Dr. Sean Gaw who is one of our new additions to the VCA Family. Dr. Gaw graduated from Syracuse University in 1999 and completed his veterinary

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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
315-337-1470 or request an appointment.