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Second Chance Community Veterinary Hospitals can help you care for your pet.

Wellness exams, sick visits, surgery, x-ray, ultrasound, dental care and more. Plus weekly vaccine clinics and low-cost spay/neuter services.Our hospitals are open to everyone and offer subsidized rates for qualified households as part of our Community Healthy Pet Initiative.

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N. Brookfield Community Veterinary Hospital

372 N. Main St.
North Brookfield, MA 01535

Mon & Fri: 8AM – 4:30PM
Tu, Wed, Thur: 8 AM – 7 PM

(508) 637-1333

(508) 637-1417

northbrookfield@secondchanceanimals.org

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Springfield Community Veterinary Hospital

67 Mulberry Street
Springfield, MA 01105

Mon – Fri: 8AM – 4:30PM

(413) 739-2343

(413) 372-4163

springfield@secondchanceanimals.org

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Worcester Community Veterinary Hospital

831 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Mon – Fri: 7AM – 5PM

(774) 243-1234

(774) 243-6560 *NEW NUMBER*

worcester@secondchanceanimals.org

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Southbridge Community Vet Hospital

700 Worcester Street
Southbridge, MA 01550

Mon – Fri: 7AM – 5PM

(774) 318-1101

(774) 381-1061

southbridge@secondchanceanimals.org

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Our caring staff of veterinarians, veterinary technicians and support staff provide the best care and treatment for your pet. We have the latest in equipment and cutting edge spay/neuter surgery techniques to help ensure a great experience for all pets.

Our hospitals are open to everyone and offer subsidized rates for qualified households as part of our Community Healthy Initiative Program (CHIP). These reduced fees are only available to those that qualify. You must meet the income requirement to receive the subsidized rates. Those that do not qualify pay the regular fees and all proceeds benefit the programs that help pets in need.

For Our Special Patient’s Health & Comfort

Curbside service is available for pet owners who wish to remain in their cars while their pet is brought inside for exams.

  • Surgeries are performed on heated surgical tables
  • Post-surgical comfort includes heating units to keep pets comfortable and warm
  • In-house laboratory services including state of the art comprehensive blood chemistry and cytology machines
  • Anesthetic monitoring
  • Dental cleanings and extractions
  • Digital Dental X-Ray
  • Digital Full Body X-Ray
  • Parasite control
  • Pain relief
  • Individual comfortable recovery cages
  • A loving and knowledgable veterinary staff
  • Licensed veterinarians trained in cutting edge spay/neuter surgery

Subsidized Pricing

Everyone is welcome at our Community Veterinary Hospitals. Second Chance strives to alleviate the suffering of pets from treatable medical conditions. We offer subsidized rates for those that cannot afford to care for a pet in need. Subsidized pricing provides access to care for pet owners on fixed incomes, ensuring that pets get the medical care they need.Owners who don’t qualify for subsidized rates receive great veterinary care for their pets and help provide access to care for those who need assistance as well as help pets at our adoption center.It is a win for everyone – especially the pets!

To Qualify For Subsidized Pricing:Your combined household income must be below 150% of the poverty level. Income verification is required. You will need to provide a photo ID and proof of household income:

  • Pay Stubs (minimum 1 months worth)
  • SSI/SSDI/Veterans benefits letter
  • DTA benefits letter (No cards accepted. Applicable ONLY if you receive CASHbenefits.)
  • Most recent tax returns (must include adjusted gross income)
  • Unemployment Verification

Documents must be legible and contain the person’s name and income amount. Income verification is required for each person in the household over the age of 18. All documentation must beprovided prior to the start of your pet’s appointment and may be submitted in advance via email. We cannot accept the following documents: EBT/SNAP Benefits,DTA Cards,WIC,Medicare/Medicaid,W2’s, 1099s, or any other tax document other than tax returns.

Please note, subsidized pricing is not available to those pet owners that are actively breeding their pets, or for the litters of those breeding pets. Subsidized pricing is meant to help pet owners who have financial restraints that limit their ability to provide veterinary care for their pet. If you are breeding your pet for sale, you are disqualified from this program. You can still welcome to use our programs but at the regular, non-subsidized rates.

We need your help to see every pet that needs us:

Please call us if you are unable to make your pets appointment.

We ask for 24-hours notice if you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment. Last minute cancellations or no-shows may result in late fees of up to $25.

Please arrive on time.

If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, we will do our best to accommodate your pet but we may need to reschedule based on the day’s schedule. A fee of up to $25 may apply for late or rescheduled appointments.

Paying for Your Pet’s Care

Our hospitals accept the following payment options:

Need Help Paying..?

We work very hard to keep your pet’s medical care affordable, but for those who may need to pay over time, Second Chance accepts CareCredit and ScratchPay. Visit their websites to see if one of these options is right for you.

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Ashley RaymondMedical DirectorDr. Ashley Raymond is a native of Pomfret, Connecticut where she developed a love for animals while growing up on her family’s small farm. She attended Syracuse University and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology in 2010. She completed her Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine at St. George’s University in 2014 and…Click to Learn MoreDr. Kristen CormierLead SurgeonDr. Kristen Cormier has been a member of our surgical team since 2012. She has been performing high quality, high volume, spay and neuter surgeries since 2011 and has safely spayed and neutered over 20,000 animals! Through her work, she hopes to help end the pet overpopulation, and homelessness problem, in our country.Click to Learn MoreDr. Jackie CelmerVeterinarianDr. Jackie Celmer grew up in Southbridge Massachusetts. She earned her undergraduate degree in pre-veterinary sciences at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Dr. Jackie attended Ross University school of Veterinary Medicine on the small Caribbean island of St. Kitts. She completed her clinical year at…Click to Learn More
Dr. Colleen DuganVeterinarianDr. Colleen Dugan grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire. She graduated with a Veterinary Medicine Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.Click to Learn MoreDr. Rosario Delgado-LecározVeterinarianDr. Rosario Delgado-Lecároz grew up in Puerto Rico. She graduated from Tufts University in 1993 and completed a one year large animal production medicine internship at Cornell University where she worked with farm animals mainly cows, horses, sheep, goats and pigs. She did a second internship in CT working with medicine and…Click to Learn More
Dr. Kathlyn ClarkVeterinarianDr. Clark grew up in southern New Hampshire, and graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Biological Sciences. She spent 17 years in Minnesota, first attending veterinary school, then working as a small animal veterinarian while living in the Midwest. She is excited to be in New England working with Second Chance Animal Services, while being able to…Click to Learn More
Dr. Tania RoosVeterinarianDr. Tania Roos earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and subsequently her DVM from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Following graduation from veterinary school, she completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University.Click to Learn MoreDr. Lisa NowickiVeterinarianBio Coming Soon!

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