Originally founded in 1978 by Dr. Alan Hart and Dr. Terry Claypoole as Veterinary Associates of East Haven, Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital cares for dogs, cats, rabbits, and other pocket pets and their families in East Haven, Branford, New Haven, as well as many other towns in Connecticut. Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital is now led by veterinarians Dr. Heather Rife and Dr. Massimo Dammando, Practice Manager, Lori Guliani, and a professional and caring support staff. As a member of your community for almost 40 years, we aim to provide the best medical care available for your pet and the best service we can to you and your family.
At Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital we see scheduled appointments, same-day appointments, and we have 24/7 EMERGENCY on call service for your pet. Along with routine wellness and wellness programs, dental care, and preventative care such as vaccines, and flea, tick and heartworm prevention, our doctors also perform routine and advanced surgeries. We have board certified surgical specialists on call for orthopedic and other specialized surgical cases. At Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital, we are confident that our facility will provide you with the service you expect in a warm and welcoming environment.
Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital is conveniently located at 47 Frontage Road in East Haven, which is easily accessible from Route 95, making it easy to find whether you are coming from East Haven, Branford, New Haven, or any other town in Connecticut. Please click on Contact Us for directions. We look forward to seeing you and your furry family members soon!