VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital

Our Hospital

Welcome to VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital! We are a full service emergency/specialty hospital and general practice serving pet owners, their pets and referring veterinarians in southwestern Connecticut and the surrounding communities. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the many resources available at Cheshire for all of your pet's health care needs.

VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital has the unique distinction of being both a veterinary emergency/specialty hospital and a veterinary general practice under one roof. When a pet emergency arises or your regular veterinarian's office is closed, our emergency and critical care team of veterinarians and technicians are ready to assist you and your pet 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Comprised of a staff of veterinary specialists, our hospital's specialty service offers collaborative and comprehensive support to referring veterinarians, providing them with everything they need for their clients and their pets' specialty needs. Our specialists work in concert with your regular veterinarian to provide seamless care for your pet. Our facility utilizes advanced, state-of-art diagnostic technology and offers an impressive array of the most current medical therapies and procedures available anywhere. Our specialists are available for consultation or special procedures by appointment.

Complementing our 24/7/365 emergency and our specialty services is our general medical care veterinary practice. Our general practice veterinarians can assist you and your pet with all wellness healthcare needs through every phase of your pet’s life -- from puppy or kitten through the senior years. The general practice of VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency Hospital ensures that your pet will receive the most professional care whether it is for routine vaccines or more advanced treatments. Our hospital's compassionate and expert medical team has years of experience in companion animal medicine, and they are dedicated to one thing -- helping your pet to get well and stay healthy.

At VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital, we partner with you to provide the most comprehensive and best quality medical care so that your pet lives a longer, healthier and happier life. We look forward to meeting you and your pet and to serving you both for many years to come.

The staff at VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

24/7/365, if your pet has a medical emergency, you can find us at the following address:

VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital
1572 S. Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
Telephone: 203-272-3266

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VCA Cheshire Animal and Emergency/Specialty Hospital is a fully-equipped 24/7/365 emergency hospital serving pets and their people in southwestern Connecticut and the surrounding communities. If you suspect your pet is having a medical crisis, our experienced team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to assist you.

Our Emergency and Critical Care units can assist in all of the following situations requiring immediate medical attention: Auto accidents, traumatic injuries (fractures, bites, burns, lacerations, wounds), respiratory emergencies (choking, difficulty breathing), vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty urinating/defecating, shock, loss of consciousness, dizziness, staggering, tremors, seizures, paralysis, toxic reactions, poison ingestion, labor and delivery problems, blood in urine or feces, swollen, hard, painful abdomen, heatstroke.