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VCA Turco Animal Hospital

VCA Turco Animal Hospital

3 Ashaway Road | Westerly, RI 02891

Call 401-388-0911
Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Routine and Emergency Care
  • Open Seven Days!
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Holistic Veterinary Medicine
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Welcome to VCA Turco Animal Hospital!

VCA Turco is a full-service veterinary facility serving the communities of Westerly, Pawcatuck, Mystic, Stonington, and Block Island. We offer a wide variety of veterinary services from diagnostics, radiology, dentistry and surgery for dogs, cats and small companion animals.

We understand the strong bond between human and pet so we care for each patient as if they were our own. One of our goals is to educate each pet owner on the best ways to prevent disease and detect problems early. We have plans for all stages of life to help your pet live a long happy life from the early years through the senior years. We tailor each pets treatment plan to suit their individual history, environment and lifestyle.

We will always make time for you and your pet, and pledge to go above and beyond your expectations.

Additional Services/Information:
- Full-service veterinary hospital
- Appointments appreciated and available 7-days-a-week
- Flea/Tick/Heartworm and Parasite prevention
- Hospitalization
- Adult and Senior wellness
- Prescription/premium diet pet foods
- Complete radiology, Ekg, and ultrasound
- Dental care, ear checks, health exams, and nail trimming
- Doctor on-site nights, weekends, and most holidays
- Cats, Dogs, Small Companion Animals seen

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Lobby and Reception area Lobby and Reception area
exam room exam room
Welcome to VCA Turco Animal Hospital! Welcome to VCA Turco Animal Hospital!
Nutrition Nutrition
Cat Nutrition Cat Nutrition
Regular Dentals can add Years to your pets life! Regular Dentals can add Years to your pets life!
Your Pet could be next :) Your Pet could be next :)
Wellness Payment plans for every stage of life! Wellness Payment plans for every stage of life!
27% of Heartworm positive Cats are Indoors Only! 27% of Heartworm positive Cats are Indoors Only!
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Amy Gilbert-Laliberte
Amy Gilbert-Laliberte

Dr Amy Gilbert-Laliberte has been with Turco Animal Hospital since May 1999, after she attended Michigan State University. Dr Gilbert chose her career path because of her love of animals. She also has a special interest in holistic health and nutrition, and has a vast clientele because of her expertise in these areas. Dr Gilbert has a very active life outside work with her family. She enjoys horseback riding, playing bass guitar, gardening, cooking, hiking, water skiing and even snowboarding! Pictures of her domestic short hair cat, Buttercup, can be seen our Cat Room at Turco Animal Hospital. Dr Gilbert also has a Hanoverian horse, Berliner, as well as a Welsh Pony, Applejacks. If you ask Dr Gilbert why she chose her career, she will tell you: "I chose a career in veterinary medicine because I love animals." And it definitely shows.

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Catherine Moore
Catherine Moore

Dr. Moore has been working at VCA Turco Animal Hospital since 1996. Dr Moore attended University of RI School of Pharmacy and worked as a pharmacist for 6 years before returning back to school at Cornell School of Veterinary Medicine. Her medical interests include: Endocrinology, Dermatology, and Reproduction. She resides locally with her husband and 3 children. Outside of work, they enjoy traveling, cooking, gardening, and raising their 3 Russell Terriers: Dottie, Delilah, and Taryn (and maybe more soon!) Why did Dr Moore decide on a career in veterinary medicine: "It was my dream since I was 8 years old to be a Veterinarian, and I feel lucky to have made it come true!"

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Dr John Turco
Dr John Turco

Dr John Turco started Turco Animal Hospital over 25 years ago. He is not only an amazing Veterinarian, a skilled teacher and mentor, but also a valued member of the Westerly Community. In addition to working PT at Turco Animal Hospital, Dr Turco works Full Time between the Newport and Groton Submarine Base, and devotes his time on Thursday's to working at Westerly Animal Shelter. Dr Turco works very closely with Stand Up for Animal in conjunction with Westerly Animal Shelter, and truly lives his passion with working with animals every day.

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Dr Catherine Dudley
Dr Catherine Dudley

Dr Catherine Dudley started with Turco Animal Hospital in February 2015. Her energy and upbeat personality has made her a very welcomed addition to the team. Dr Dudley obtained her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Ross University, performed her clinical year at North Carolina University, and completed her undergrad studies at the University of Rhode Island. Outside of work Dr Dudley enjoys fishing, camping, and enjoying the great outdoors. She shares her home with her pets: Oscar (Pug), Raleigh (cat), and Akasha (Ball Python). Why did Dr Dudley chose to be a Veterinarian? "I have always loved animals since I was a little girl. I now spend every day helping my patients live happy and healthy lives."

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