- 24-Hour Vet
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Grooming
- Animal Microchipping
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic
- Exotic Animal Vet
- Reptile Vet
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.
- Full Laboratory Capabilities / Diagnostic Imaging including X-ray / Ultrasound
- Reproductive Medicine
- Hospital Wards with extensive patient monitoring systems
- Preventive Medicine
- Pet Training and Obedience Classes
- Routine Services and Procedures
- Surgical Referral Center and Complete Medical Services: Oncology / Orthopedics / Dermatology / Cardi
DVM, Tufts University
Dr. Pelletier grew up locally in the Three Rivers section of Palmer and went to high school right here in Springfield. She graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in biochemistry and then went on to earn her veterinary degree at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Pelletier is the Chief of Emergency at VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital. She has an interest in emergency, critical care and exotic animal medicine. At home, Dr. Pelletier lives with her husband, cats, tortoise and snake.
Donald R. Crouser
DVM, Texas A&M University
Donald R. Crouser, DVM completed his undergraduate and veterinary education at Texas A&M University, graduating in 1973. He completed his internship at the University of Georgia before joining VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital in 1975. Dr. Crouser has a special interest in preventative medicine, nutrition, and clinical laboratory medicine. Dr. Crouser works with Greyhound Options, Inc. and is the Lay Leader at The United Methodist Church of Enfield, CT. He and his wife Lisa share their home with two greyhounds: Jack, 14, and Artie, 8; as well as 2 birds, a marine aquarium and their four year old daughter, Sarah. "As a veterinarian, my goal is to promote patient quality of life and the bond that exists between animal and owner," says Dr. Crouser. "I do this through disease prevention, nutritional and behavior counseling, and wellness surveillance through life's stages."
DVM, St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine
Bachelors, St. George's University
Dr. George Daniel is originally from the twin Island republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. He attended St. George’s University for both his bachelors and graduate veterinary degrees. In 2005 after completing 12 months of final year clinical training at Auburn University, Alabama; he moved north to beautiful New England.
Dr. Daniel worked in a small animal practice for the next 3 years in Massachusetts. During that period he completed a 20 month stint at the Emergency & Referral Clinic at The VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital. He then moved back to the Caribbean from early 2008 to late 2009 to serve the government of Trinidad and Tobago as a veterinary officer in mixed animal practice.
Adding to his repertoire, Dr. Daniel came back to the States and worked several years at VCA Montgomery Road Animal Hospital in wellness medicine.
Presently, Dr. Daniel proudly returned to VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital where he practices in Emergency medicine.
DVM, Michigan State University
Dr. Jennifer Chow grew up in California. She obtained her biological sciences degree with a minor in physiology from the University of California, Irvine in 1998. She then attended Michigan State University, obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After graduating from Michigan State University she started practicing emergency medicine in California . In 2006, she moved to Massachusetts. Dr. Chow and her husband have two dogs, one Chihuahua and one Welsh Cardigan Corgi. Besides spending time with her dogs, she enjoys her other hobby of salt water fish and coral reefs.
DVM, Tufts University
Dr. Mellon has been a fixture at the Boston Rd Animal Hospital for over 17 years! She attended Northeastern University in Boston for her undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 1992, Dr. Mellon completed her studies at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Mellon shares her home with 2 donkeys, 3 sheep, 4 goats, chickens and guinea hens, 2 cats, and her husband, Jim.
DVM, University of Agronomical Sciences – School of Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Dr. Nastase graduated from the University of Agronomical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania in 1994. He worked at the Animal Medical Center in New York City from 1995 to 2000 before heading to Tufts University to do a clinical year of study, Ecfvg. In 2001, Dr. Nastase started his General Internship and Emergency Internship at the Boston Road Animal Hospital. After completing the internships in 2003 he moved back to New York to do his one-year Surgical Internship at the Veterinary Specialty Referral Center in Pattersonville. From 2004 to 2007 he worked for a research Pharmaceutical Company. In 2007, Dr. Nastase came back to the VCA Boston Road Animal Hospital to work in the Emergency Department.