VCA South Hadley Animal Hospital

South Hadley 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.

  • William Benner

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Cornell University
    Graduate School: Ecology/Evolutionary Biology

    Dr. Benner is a 1995 graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he was valedictorian. He enjoys and is very proficient at small animal medicine and surgery. 

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  • Katja Hrones, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Hrones is a 2004 graduate of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Her area of special interest is canine and feline internal medicine. She lives in South Hadley with her

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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 us immediately. If it is after hours, please call VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital at (413) 783-1203.