At VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital we've helped pets live long, healthy and happy lives since 1975. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.
Located in Plainville and serving the communities of Plainville, Southington, New Britain, Newington, Farmington, Meridan, Wethersfield, Bristol, Waterbury, Wolcott, West Hartford, Plymouth, Hartford, and Middletown, our veterinarians, technicians and pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.
VCA Old Canal Animal Hospital has been in service since 1975, and servicing the communities of Bristol, Farmington, Berlin, Waterbury, Plantsville, Burlington, Wolcott, Plainville, Southington, New Britain, and Newington. Our goal has always been to provide outstanding healthcare to our patients, and superior service to our clients. We have complete medical, surgical and diagnostic facilities to provide services for dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Our team of doctors, technicians and receptionist work hard to maintain the highest standards of veterinary medicine available.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.
Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.
Sterling Animal Shelter
Animal Rescue GroupVisit Sterling Animal Shelter