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Chester Veterinary Clinic

Chester Veterinary Clinic

264 Middlesex Ave | Chester, CT 06412

Call 860-740-2546
Monday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 7:30am - 1:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Docking
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Welcome to Chester Veterinary Clinic
Chester Veterinary Clinic provides quality veterinary care for dogs, cats, pocket pets and some exotics in Chester, Connecticut and the surrounding communities. We are a modern and inviting hospital boasting superb veterinarians, and numerous caring support staff dedicated to our patients, clients, and community.

We are a full-service animal hospital emphasizing preventive care, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and care for sick and injured animals. Our veterinarians tailor their recommendations to each pet's age, breed, lifestyle and medical history.

We serve communities in the Chester, Connecticut area including: Deep River, Essex, Haddam, Higganum, East Haddam, Killingworth, and Old Saybrook. Please call to make an appointment for your pet!

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Christopher Ficke, VDM
Christopher Ficke, VDM

Dr. Ficke purchased Chester Veterinary Clinic in November of 1982. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979, he started practicing in Bristol, Connecticut, while looking to purchase a practice of his own. After moving to Chester, Dr. Ficke found a then-struggling Chester Veterinary Clinic, which, with lots of hard work, was developed into the successful four-veterinarian practice it is today.

Dr. Ficke has become a vital member of the practice and the community. He has also served as a member and past president of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). He lives in town with his wife and three sons. When not at the clinic he enjoys boating, water skiing, scuba diving, and biking.

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Caroline Peese, DVM
Caroline Peese, DVM

Dr. Peese has been working in the veterinary field since 1997, starting as a receptionist/assistant and progressing to a technician. She enjoyed her work in the field so much that she decided to go back to school to become a veterinarian. Dr. Peese attended the University of Illinois, where she obtained her veterinary degree in 2007.

She has been a member of the Chester Veterinary Clinic family since October 2007. Dr. Peese lives in Haddam with her husband, two children, a dog, and four cats.

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Keith Nobert, VMD
Keith Nobert, VMD

Dr. Nobert grew up in Avon, Connecticut and received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in Georgia in 1996. He recently received his VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.

Dr. Nobert's medical interests include surgery and internal medicine. He has two cats named Claire and Katya and will be looking for a dog to join his family soon. During his free time, he enjoys skiing, photography, and running.

Dr. Nobert is excited to be back in Connecticut after so many years away, and we are thrilled that he has joined the Chester Veterinary Clinic team!

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Joseph Shrack, DVM
Joseph Shrack, DVM

Dr. Shrack has returned back to Connecticut after working in Virginia for the last few years. He is originally from western Connecticut, where he worked with both equine and companion animals. With his advanced training in dental procedures, Dr. Shrack brings a wealth of dental knowledge to Chester Veterinary Clinic. He attended University of Conneticut for his Bachelor of Animal Science Degree. He then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998.

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