At VCA Wickaboag Animal Hospital, we've helped pets live long, healthy and happy lives since 1968. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners.
Located in West Brookfield, 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 preventive and healing care.
VCA Wickaboag Animal Hospital has been serving the communities of West Brookfield, Warren, Ware, Spencer and Sturbridge since 1968. Additionally, we service many residents and their pets from Hardwick, New Braintree, Oakham, Palmer, Southbridge, and Brimfield. Our Veterinary Hospital provides top quality medical services, cat and dog boarding, pet grooming, exotic pet care, wellness exams, preventative care, vaccines, diagnostic services, spays, neuters, dental procedures, and soft tissue surgeries. Our friendly staff looks forward to knowing every client by name and treating you like family when you are in our care. We are a modern facility with state-of-the-art equipment. We also provide a wide assortment of retail and pet food options making us a true "full service" veterinary hospital. Since 1968 our practice has evolved from a one doctor, large animal practice to currently, a four doctor small and exotic animal practice. Our staff of highly trained professionals and paraprofessionals share the common goal of providing you and your special companion the best medical care we are capable of giving.
Check out our VCA Charities programs to learn more about what we are doing to help our pet community!
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.
As veterinary professionals, we know that the stress and anxiety associated with taking a pet to the veterinarian is a significant reason why pets don't always receive the medical attention they need. Fear Free℠ veterinary visits reduce feelings of stress, resulting in a better experience for all involved, including pets, owners, and veterinary health care teams. Having a Fear Free℠ Certified Professional can help alleviate your pet's fear, anxiety, and stress when visiting our hospital.
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.
Animal Rescue League of Worcester
The Worcester Animal Rescue League was founded in 1912 by a group of women determined to save overworked and abused farm horses. Almost a full century later, their love for animals and their struggle to rescue all types of pets from abuse, neglect, and inhumane treatment continues.Visit Animal Rescue League of Worcester
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsVisit MSPCA
National Animal Poison Control Center - ASPCA
Learn about the ASPCA's unique emergency hotline that provides full time telephone assistance to veterinarians and animal owners.Visit National Animal Poison Control Center - ASPCA
NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services, also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established in 1976 and is based in Princeton, Massachusetts. Our Service Dogs become an extension of their handlers and bring freedom, physical autonomy and relief from social isolation to their human partners who are deaf or have a disability.Visit NEADS
People for Animals League
A private, non-profit organization dedicated to helping animals in local communities.Visit People for Animals League
Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline
Helping people work through their grief and get through a difficult time.Visit Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline