Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.

Pet Health and Lifestyle Information

We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.

Visit: Vetstreet.com


  • Sterling Shelter

    The Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling, MA is a non-profit organization (formed in 1988) with no time or age restrictions. The shelter exists to provide humane sheltering and high quality medical care for stray, unwanted and abandoned pets looking for homes.

    Visit Sterling Shelter


  • Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society

    The Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society provides shelter, education, advocacy, and assistance for animals and people in need.

    Visit Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society


  • Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center

    Our Mission: To provide comprehensive animal control services and programs to our communities for the protection of animals, public health and safety, and the environment. Where appropriate, the Center will responsibly place unclaimed animals into new adoptive homes

    Visit Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center


  • Worcester Animal Rescue League

    The Worcester Animal Rescue League was founded in 1912 by a group of women determined to save overworked and abused farm horses. Almost a full century later, their love for animals and their struggle to rescue all types of pets from abuse, neglect, and inhumane treatment continues.

    Visit Worcester Animal Rescue League


  • Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

    The hot line was established in 1996 by veterinary students to provide a community based resource for people to safely grieve the past or impending separation from a pet.

    Visit Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

Pet Loss Resources

Losing a pet can be devastating, but you are not alone in your grief. The following online communities and resources can help you begin recovering from your loss.

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