Specialized CT Shoreline Board Certified Pet Surgeons Clinton, Madison, Killingworth & More

Veterinary Surgery

Clinton Veterinary Hospital takes all forms of surgery quite seriously. We don’t like to call any surgery “routine.” But, it is in our routine to assess your pet’s ability to handle anesthesia safely and ensure a stress- and pain-free experience and recovery, whether we are doing a quick a spay/neuter or a more involved tumor removal or bone repair.

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Pre- and Post-Operative Care

Surgery is not just about what happens on the operating table. A positive surgical experience involves keeping your pet and you stress free. This is done through:

  • A thorough physical exam to make sure your pet can manage anesthetics.
  • A complete explanation of why and how your pet will be operated on.
  • Easy-to-follow instructions for home care.
  • Every medication you will need to manage pain.

Orthopedic Surgery

At Clinton Veterinary Hospital, we provide top of the line surgical services across the board. We use a board-certified surgeon for all orthopedic surgery. Your dog’s or cat’s bones are just too quality-of-life critical not to.

Board-certified means a veterinarian completed a rigorous process of extra study and testing recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The process takes 3 or more years to complete.

Contact us or visit us today if you’d like to learn more about our surgical services or see our surgical suite. Remember, a key component to having a good surgery experience is being stress-free. Familiarity with our facility and services helps you get there.

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"We have been extremely happy with all the docs in this group. Would highly recommend."—Lisa K. Old Saybrook, CT

"Not a fault to be had! Wonderful & caring staff! Your pet will be well cared for!!"

"Care is always knowledgeable and administered with compassion."—Marilyn S. Clinton, CT

"Everyone at this practice genuinely cares for every animal they see. I would not take my cat any place else. They provide consistent service and are knowledgeable and professional."—Elle MP, Westbrook, CT

"Clinton Veterinary Hospital is always so great with Lilly. They always make sure that she is given the best care. The doctors are so courteous and the staff is amazing. I trust them completely with her!!"—Andrea G, Clinton, CT

"I got a same day appt when I called in the morning. Dr Price found the cause and discussed treatment options. By the next morning my cat was his old self. Great staff!"—Paula H.

"Leni loves visiting Dr. Price, and I am always happy knowing she is receiving the best care possible. Thank you!"—Courtney B., Deep River, CT

"I love Clinton vet ! And feel that I am getting The best possible care. They are knowledgeable and very kind kind to my two Pomeranians."—Laura E., Clinton CT

"We have been clients for many years-since 1978. Over that time we have had 3 cats and 6 dogs that we have taken to Clinton Veterinary. They have always been wonderful to our pets and us. Dr Price has continued the wonderful care to our current dogs, Ralph and Dodger. They have a great support staff also-very caring."—Anne C. Guilford, CT

"Dr. Santelli has been wonderful helping us decode Kohl's allergies since we adopted him last month. We have not had experience with the immunotherapy injections we chose to treat with and she has always welcomed questions and has great feedback."—Jessica B.

"I am very happy with CVH and I especially like Dr. Santelli. She is great with my dogs and understands the rules and regs on getting dogs overseas and back. She is super!"—Maureen G. Lyme, CT

We Are Here for You, We Want to Hear From You:

Clinton Veterinary Hospital welcomes your calls and your face-to-face visits. We want you to be informed before, during, and after any interaction with us.

Clinton Veterinary Hospital

  • Monday – Friday
    8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    (Appointments begin at 8:30 a.m.)
  • Saturday
    8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    (Appointments begin at 9 a.m.)
  • Sunday

After Hours Emergencies

Clinton Veterinary Hospital sees emergencies Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. For emergencies during all other hours, please contact one of the facilities below:

Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine-Guilford
Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine

Connect With Us:

(860) 669-5721