We offer some of the most advanced diagnostic and innovative surgical facilities in Connecticut.

We offer some of the most advanced diagnostic and innovative surgical facilities in Connecticut. As the referring veterinary hospital for many small animal hospitals we have procedures that require specialized training and state-of-the-art technology. Our surgeons have completed advanced training in small animal surgery and are specialists in their field. Veterinary surgeons are dedicated to providing the very best in surgical care. This expertise helps to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet.

Dr. Melvyn Pond is a Board Certified Surgeon.

Dr. Pond is one of twenty veterinary surgeons in the United States performing the recently introduced Total Elbow Replacement surgery. Dr. Pond also performs general surgery of the chest, abdomen, head and neck

Dr. Donna Lee Taylor is a Board Certified Surgeon

She has a broad experience in advanced soft tissue surgery, and also performs neurosurgery for intervertebral disc disease and fracture repairs. She has a special interest in oncologic surgery, soft tissue reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, interventional radiology and pain management.

  • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) to manage anterior cruciate ligament tears
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement
  • Fracture Repair
        • Thoracic, abdominal, respiratory, gastrointestinal and urogenital surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Soft tissue surgeries
  • Cancer surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
      • Minimally invasive procedures (thoracoscopy and laparoscopy)
      • Neurosurgery
      • Fracture repair
      • Advanced wound management
      • Negative pressure wound therapy.