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Hours & Information

How To Reach Us

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center
Phone: 203-929-8600
Fax: 203-944-9754
895 Bridgeport Ave.
Shelton, CT 06484

Business Hours

Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Open for emergencies 24 hours. For Specialty Services, please call for availability and to schedule your pet's appointment.

Patients and Visitors

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center publishes a periodic newsletter with great information and news for pet owners.


VCA Shoreline is pleased to provide Intermittent Hemodialysis (IHD) under the direction of Jethro Forbes, DVM, DACVECC and his expertly trained team.

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center has teamed up with Connecticut Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) to provide an Animal Ambulance Service.

Patient Forms and Documentation

Please be sure to check with us before your first visit to find out what forms and other information you will need to bring with you.

Billing and Insurance

Payment Methods
We accept cash, all major credit cards and personal checks. If financial assistance is needed, we also offer our clients CareCredit no interest payment plans*. To learn more about CareCredit or apply now, please visit www.carecredit.com/vetmed.

*Please note that not all financing plans on the CareCredit website are available. Please verify with the receptionist which current plans are offered.

Pet Insurance
We will also assist you and your pet with your pet insurance needs (such as Trupanion). Pet insurance from Trupanion covers 90%* of actual veterinary costs with no limits on payout. Call 855.270.6576 or visit trupanion.com/VCA.

*Terms and conditions apply

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