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VCA Bristol Animal Hospital

VCA Bristol Animal Hospital

865 Terryville Ave. | Bristol, CT 06010

Call 860-940-0936
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Dermatology (Skin Care)
  • Geriatrics (Senior Pet Care)
  • In-house Lab & Pharmacy
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

At VCA Bristol Animal Hospital, our doctors and staff have been serving the community for over 35 years serving Bristol, Burlington, Plymouth, Terryville, Torrington and Winsted areas. We have grown to a full-service hospital providing medical care, boarding and grooming to our clients and patients, seven days a week. We are also proud to be a Cat-Friendly Practice, certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).

Additional Services/Information:
-Comprehensive Annual Exams
-Preventive Health Care
-Pediatric & Geriatric Care
-Canine Boarding

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Welcome to VCA Bristol Animal Hospital! Welcome to VCA Bristol Animal Hospital!
Our caring and experienced team looks forward to welcoming you and your pet! Our caring and experienced team looks forward to welcoming you and your pet!
The reception area at VCA Bristol Animal Hospital The reception area at VCA Bristol Animal Hospital
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Pierce Schmidt

Medical Director
Dvm, Colorado State University

Dr Schmidt has been involved with veterinary medicine most of his life. He started as a kennel worker at a practice in Middletown,Ct as a teenager. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at Hobart College in Geneva, NY, he moved to Fort Collins,CO and attended Colorado State University.There he earned a Master of Science degree from the Department of Animal Science and a Dvm degree from the college of Veterinary Medicine.
He has been with our hospital since 1983. He enjoys the variety of clinical cases that being a general practitioner presents,the challenge of every day practice and the continuing learning process that the field offers.
He and his wife have two grown sons and their household has included many cats and dogs over the years.

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Carrie VandeStadt

Associate Veterinarian
Dvm, Tufts University

Dr. Carrie VandeStadt graduated from Simmons College in Boston in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She worked for the New England Aquarium in Boston as part of the marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation network,and for the New England Medical Center in the dermatology research lab.Wanting to combine her interest in medicine and her love of animals,she successfully applied to the Tufts University of School of Veterinary Medicine,receiving her Dvm degree in 1993.She started her professional career working in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia,but soon returned to New England where she started working at our hospital.

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Robert Stone

Associate Veterinarian
Vmd, University of Pennsylvania

In 1976 Dr Stone graduated from Clark University in Worcester,Ma and after applying to dental schools,decided to follow his heart which led to cleaning cages for a local veterinarian instead.Five years later he graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.After practicing at a small animal clinic in Newton, MA for seven years,he moved to Connecticut and joined the staff at our hospital.

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Tracey Fahey D.V.M

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