VCA Shaker Road Animal Hospital

E. Longmeadow Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Katherine Dzulinsky

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Prince Edward Island

    Dr. Katherine Dzulinsky is a native of Montreal, Canada. She graduated from The Atlantic Veterinary College of Prince Edward Island in 1998. She completed an internship in medicine, surgery and critical

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  • Eva Skibild

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

    Dr. Eva Skibild grew up in Hundested, Denmark. She is a graduate of The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Copenhagen class of 1989. Dr. Skibild practiced in England and Denmark before coming to ...
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  • Kara Ryczek

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Kara Ryczek, a native of Longmeadow Massachusetts, graduated from The Tufts University of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.  Kara completed an internship in medicine, surgery and critical care

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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:

VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital

1235 Boston Road

Springfield, MA 01119