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VCA Veterinary Specialists of CT

993 North Main Street, West Hartford, CT, 06117

Primary Care

Hospital Phone Number 860-236-3273
  • Open

  • Mon:

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Tue-Thu:

    8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Fri:

    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

Emergency Hours

We're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Specialty Care

Hospital Phone Number 860-236-3273
  • Open

  • Mon-Sun:

    Open 24 hours

Specialty Appointment Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Saturday & Sunday: ER only

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome home. Veterinary Specialists may not be your traditional home, but it’s home to us, and we want it to feel like home to you. We look at this building and the people who work here, as more than just a general, emergency or specialty practice. This is where our family works together each day, 24/7, to make sure your furry friends receive the highest level of care. When you walk through our doors, you will be greeted by familiar smiling faces, a relaxing environment for both you and your pet, and the comfort of knowing you are in the best of hands.

Veterinary Specialists of CT services West Hartford and the surrounding communities of Hartford, Farmington, Newington, Avon and Bloomfield and all areas throughout New England.


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Primary Care

We're your pet's family doctor, so whether it's checkups, time for shots, well puppy or well kitten exams or advice on anything else, we'll spend the time to make sure both you and your pet are happy and healthy. What could be more important?
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Specialty Care

Our specially-trained Veterinarians use some of the most advanced available technologies to treat your pet in specialties including Oncology, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, and Surgery. And if it's outside of our expertise, we'll help you find a specialist.
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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority
and excellent service is our goal.

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Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional team at our animal hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission and life's work to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals; each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best experience for both you and your pet.  And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to...

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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at vcacharities.org.

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Client Programs

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