VCA Valley Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist Supervisor


    Danise has been back with VCA since 2008. She has over 12 years experience in a veterinary practice. She has 4 dogs and 2 cats that she has adopted over the years.Danise has a degree in T-Touch for animals. She enjoys pet sitting,crafting, interior design, decorating, gardening, and traveling. Her favorite enjoyment is spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Client Service


    Heidi came to our practice in 1988. The knowledge and experience gained over the years has added Office Inventory Manager to her title. In addition, Heidi has created a great repore with our clients and is Mom-like to all of her "Hospital Family". To fill the void of her empty "pet nest", Heidi enjoys pet sitting, spending time with her grandson and any opportunity for adventure and travel.

  • Client Service


    Pat has been with VCA since 2005 after being a long time client of Valley Animal Hospital. She has many cats that she takes care of diligently, all of which have some pretty unique names. She also has some laying hens and a Chinchilla named Bailey. She also takes part in our Smith-Blowers adoption program and works very hard to find our adoption cats their forever homes. Pat’s hobbies include mineral collecting, glass etching, gardening, reading and taming feral cats that can’t find permanent residence.

  • Receptionist


    Christina has been with VCA Valley for 1 year.  She has worked in the veterinary field since 2007.  Christina is owned by 3 dogs, Chico, Lily, & Red and her 2 cats Angel & Lucky.  In her spare time she likes making hemp jewelry, reading and eating as healthy as possible!

  • Receptionist


    Fayne is a part time receptionist and has been with VCA for 7 years. She also has experience in sales, customer service and bookkeeping as well as a license for Property and Casualty Insurance. Fayne is now working toward her degree in General Studies. She enjoys her critters, a dog named Ava and a dog named Finnegan along with pet sitting and horses.

  • Receptionist


    Melissa joined the VCA Valley team in April 2012.  In addition to her background in customer service, Melissa has been an experienced hairdresser for 9 years.  She grew up around horses, volunteering at a town horse farm for many years.  She has always had a love for animals, especially her Yorkie named Lola.


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 East of the River Emergency Clinic at 860-646-6134, or VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital at 203-272-3266