Laurels
Best Veterinarians
in Boston
2017

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best veterinarians in Boston, MA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Animal House Calls of North Shore

Animal House Calls of North Shore provides in-home veterinary care in the Boston area. Based in Peabody, the practice travels to patients' homes to provide anxiety-free care in the pet's environment. The clinic's care services include vaccinations, diagnostic testing, nutritional management, and euthanasia. The founders of Animal House Calls of North Shore each have more than 30 years of veterinary experience.

Peabody, MA(978) 535-4263

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At Home Veterinary

At Home Veterinary, based in Natick, cares for pets in their familiar environments by taking care of them in-house. The clinic provides annual exams, vaccinations, care of sick or injured pets, bloodwork, diagnostics, and euthanasia services. The practice has been serving the greater Boston area since 2005. Pet owners have praised At Home Veterinary for its knowledgeable, compassionate doctors, responsive and communicative office staff, and skillful service.

Natick, MA(508) 653-4300

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Back Bay Veterinary Clinic

Back Bay Veterinary Clinic provides preventative medicine, emergency medicine, senior care, and behavior training for pets in the Boston area. The pet clinic also provides diagnostic imaging, surgery, dentistry, home care, and euthanasia. The practice has a selection of collars and toys for pet owners to take home with them, and stocks its pet pharmacy with prescription and maintenance diets. The clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Boston, MA(617) 247-2273

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Boston Road Animal Clinic

Boston Road Animal Clinic has served the Boston area for more than six years. The veterinary practice, based in Sutton, provides acupuncture, anesthesia, dental care, euthanasia, microchipping, nutritional counseling, and orthopedic surgery. The clinic has received praise for its caring, talented staff and their optimistic attitudes.

Sutton, MA(508) 865-5500

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Charlestown Veterinary Hospital

Charlestown Veterinary Hospital provides wellness exams, illness exams, allergy relief, anesthesia, dentistry, ear checks, geriatric care, and pain management in the Boston area. The pet clinic has an in-house laboratory and in-house pharmacy for fast diagnostics and care. The owner of the practice has more than 15 years of veterinary experience.

Charlestown, MA(617) 625-0090

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Countryside Veterinary Hospital

Countryside Veterinary Hospital, based in Chelmsford, cares for dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, pocket pets, and other exotic pets. The full-service veterinary clinic provides puppy and kitten care, spaying and neutering, exotic pet care, ultrasound services, laser therapy, dental cleanings, and grooming. The veterinarians are approved to issue health certificates for pets traveling in the U.S. or internationally. Countryside Veterinary Hospital runs a daycare for dogs called Camp Countryside.

Chelmsford, MA(978) 256-9555

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Dedham Veterinary Associates

Since 1996, Dedham Veterinary Associates has cared for Boston-area cats and dogs. The pet clinic provides anesthesia, dental care, hospice care, nutritional counseling, pain management, microchipping, and general wellness exams. The practice performs specialty care for senior pets, puppies, and kittens. The clinic has a fully stocked pharmacy with flea, tick, and heartworm prevention products.

Dedham, MA(781) 326-2800

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East Boston Animal Hospital

East Boston Animal Hospital provides preventative and diagnostic pet care. The Boston veterinary clinic's services include full physical exams, dental care, surgery, and boarding. The clinic also provides vaccinations for rabies, bordetella, and leukemia. The owner and President of the practice has more than 35 years of veterinary experience. Pet owners have praised East Boston Animal Hospital for its friendly and informative staff.

Boston, MA(617) 567-0101

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Emmerson Animal Hospital

Emmerson Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary clinic based in Dorchester. The clinic provides anaesthesia, boarding, dental care, nutritional counseling, parasite prevention and control, microchipping, pain management, senior care, and puppy and kitten care. The owner of the clinic has more than 25 years of veterinary experience. Pet owners attest to Emmerson Animal Hospital's friendly, attentive, and accommodating staff.

Dorchester, MA(617) 825-3560

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Fresh Pond Animal Hospital

Fresh Pond Animal Hospital cares for dogs and cats in the Belmont area. The veterinary clinic is a full-service hospital that provides preventative care, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and sick or injured pet care. The practice has Sunday hours for busy clients. The clinic, founded in 1975, exclusively cares for dogs and cats. Pet owners attest to Fresh Pond Animal Hospital's caring, conscientious staff.

Belmont, MA(617) 484-1555

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Harbor Veterinary House Calls

Harbor Veterinary House Calls, based in Winthrop, travels to homes in and around the Boston area to care for pets in their home environments. The practice provides general wellness care, annual exams and vaccines, sick patient exams, diagnostic tests, and senior pet care. The clinic also provides end-of-life services, including cremation. Clients have praised Harbor Veterinary House Calls for its caring doctors and reasonable prices.

Winthrop, MA(617) 336-3232

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Neponset Animal Hospital

Neponset Animal Hospital has been serving the Boston area since 1991. The clinic, based in Dorchester, cares for dogs and cats as well as exotic animals such as birds, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, and ferrets. Neponset Animal Hospital provides general care and has boarding and doggie daycare available. Pet owners have praised the practice for its clean office, helpful staff, and thorough service.

Dorchester, MA(617) 288-2333

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New England Veterinary Clinic & Pet Resort

New England Veterinary Clinic & Pet Resort has served the Salem area since 1963. The pet clinic cares for dogs, cats, and pocket pets and provides preventative care, spaying and neutering, sick and injured pet care, surgical care, dental cleanings, and grooming. The practice also has pet boarding available where pets get playtime and grooming during their stay.

Salem, MA(978) 744-8325

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North Shore Animal Hospital

North Shore Animal Hospital has cared for pets since 1982. The clinic, based in Lynn, provides therapeutic laser treatment, surgery, vaccinations, general wellness care, and parasite prevention. The practice has a veterinarian on call six days a week for emergency situations. Clients have praised North Shore Animal Hospital for its friendly staff and superior customer service.

Lynn, MA(781) 596-0510

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Parkway Veterinary Hospital

Parkway Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital based in West Roxbury. The pet clinic specializes preventative wellness care, vaccinations, heartworm testing and prevention, surgery such as spaying and neutering, routine labwork, and dietary consultation. The practice has a full pet pharmacy, which includes prescription and specialty diets, as well as in-house x-ray machines and a full surgery suite. The founder of the clinic is accredited by the USDA and is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.

West Roxbury, MA(617) 469-8400

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Red Dog Boston

Red Dog Boston provides general preventative care, boarding, and grooming services. The Boston pet clinic performs general surgery, dental care, onsite lab testing, microchipping, and diagnostic care. The practice also has a full pharmacy with prescription medicine, specialty diets, and flea and heartworm prevention medicine. The practice's pet resort has a doggie daycare, day stays, an aquatic center, chiropractic care, behavior training, and pet pickup and delivery.

Boston, MA(617) 427-2220

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South Boston Animal Hospital

South Boston Animal Hospital cares for cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, mice, and hamsters. The clinic provides puppy and kitten care, senior pet exams, spaying and neutering, flea and tick preventative products, and sick pet exams. The lead veterinarian has practiced veterinary care since 2001, and pet owners have praised her for her empathy and intelligence.

Boston, MA(617) 269-0610

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Village Veterinary Clinic

Village Veterinary Clinic cares for dogs and cats with surgery, boarding, preventative care, radiology, and grooming. The practice, based in Brookline, won the Best of Boston Award in the Veterinarian category from Boston magazine. The pet clinic's owner has more than 30 years of veterinary experience, while the operator of grooming has more than 20 years of grooming experience. Clients have praised the clinic for its helpful, accommodating staff.

Brookline, MA(617) 232-4462

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Willard Veterinary Clinic

Willard Veterinary Clinic serves pets in Quincy, South Shore, and Milton. The veterinary clinic's lead veterinarian has practiced animal care for more than 25 years. The practice's services include geriatric pet care, diabetes care, cancer treatment, pain management, nutritional consultation, and allergy care. The clinic also microchips pets. Willard Veterinary Clinic is certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners as a Cat-Friendly Practice and uses the American Animal Hospital Association standards for pain management.

Quincy, MA(617) 773-6565

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