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If you live in Shelton, Monroe or the surrounding area in Fairfield County CT, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian.  Our Veterinarians are licensed to treat all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Countryside Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our Veterinarians are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Countryside Veterinary Hospital veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 203-929-0500 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Shelton veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Shelton and Monroe pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Countryside Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Countryside Veterinary Hospital
Shelton Veterinarians | 203-929-0500

374 Leavenworth Rd
Shelton, CT 06484

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For After Hours Emergencies:

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center
Phone: 203-929-8600
895 Bridgeport Ave.
Shelton, CT 06484 
Newtown Veterinary Specialists
Phone: 203-792-6383
52 Church Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06470

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Amazing! We left our vet after many years and we were pleasantly surprised at how welcome we felt as new patients. Everyone at Countryside are wonderful! The care and time they take is much appreciated. They truly care. The front desk girls are great!!! That front desk is busy all the time and those girls are on it. The vet techs are just top notch! The docs are fabulous! It’s all good. We will happily refer Countryside to our friends and family. Couldn’t be happier!!"
    Judi W.

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