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OUR Mission

Our mission as members of the Burlington Veterinary Center health care team is to provide knowledgeable, compassionate,and affordable state of the art veterinary care to every patient, every client, every time..
OFFICE HOURS

Complete Veterinary Care

We provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients and offer the best possible service to our clients. Our staff values the opportunity to develop long-term relationship with you and your pets while offering comprehensive health care ranging from preventative medicine to modern diagnostic and surgical capabilities. We pride ourselves in our top quality care and in our friendly, knowledgeable staff which continues to supplement their knowledge and years of experience by regularly attending continuing education conferences and training.
 17 Covey Rd./ Burlington, CT 06013 / USA  1-860-675-6009

Surgery


Our veterinary surgeons employ only the safest anesthesia protocols and utilize the finest in anesthetic monitoring equipment and dedicated personnel..

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X-Ray Radiology


On-site digital radiology services yielding virtually instantaneous high quality radiographs to aid in the diagnosis of many disorders by Board Certified Radiologists.
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Lab Services


Our In-house laboratory provides blood chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, cytological, bacterial culture and parasite testing for immediate lab results..
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Annual Exams


Provides preventative, diagnostic & therapeutic services for your pet's complete health care needs for every stage of their life. Offering all core canine & feline vaccines.
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Ultrasound


Our in-house ultrasound capability is a powerful immediate site of care diagnostic tool that can reveal abnormalities not detectable by radiographs and laboratory testing.
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Sick Pet Exams


Drs Esherick and Trevino work with you to help you understand your pet's condition by thoroughly communicating the diagnostic and the treatment options available.
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Laser Services


Laser therapy offers an alternative, drug-free, complimentary means of treating acute & chronic conditions and accelerating healing, diminishing pain and inflammation.
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Hospice Care


In-home hospice care offers our clients mental and spiritual preparation for the passing of their pets, thus helping diminish their pain and sense of loss.
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Dentistry


We have created dental packages that bundle the cost of your pet's oral health care needs to make the all important oral health care services affordable.
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Behavior Consults


Consults on separation anxiety, inappropriate elimination, barking, chewing, attention seeking, house soiling, noise phobias, fearfulness as well asvarious forms of aggression..
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Acupuncture


A pharmaceutical free therapy for pain relief, nervous & immune systems, fevers, appetite, the GI and circulatory systems, and neurological & musculoskeletal disorders...
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Puppy Class


Animal Behavior College trained instuctors. Puppy class is the best way to start socializing puppies in a positive environment to raise a friendly, well adjusted, happy canine.
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Learn More About Us

Let us make your veterinary visit a wonderful experience for both you and your pet. Our facility is conveniently located in Hartford County and iseasy to get to by  interstate highways and major state roads, while maintaining its pet friendly and relaxing rural setting.
  •  Burlington
  •  Harwinton
  •  Avon
  •  Canton
  •  Farmington
  •  New Hartford
  •  Bristol
  •  Terryville
  •  Unionville
  •  Torrington & Litchfield
 

Best Care - Best Team - Best Medicine

We understand that your pet is a member of your family and as such that you want the best for your beloved companion. Our dedicated health care team partners with our clients to provide the most effective and most complete veterinary care at affordable prices. We are leaders in innovation, truly providing veterinary care beyond compare. We address the concerns of our clients as well as the health care of our patients, and we do so in such a way that our patients love to come back to see us!

Seresto Dog & Cat Collars

Seresto collars Benefits:
No need for clients to remember monthly applications, its odorless, non-greasy, easy-to-use and comes with three visibility reflectors. Water-resistant and remains effective following exposure to rain.BUY SERESTO COLLARS

Heartgard® Plus Chewables

heartgardpluschewables Benefits:
Heartgard® Plus is a chewable, beef-flavored tablet administered once a month to protect your dog from the threat of potentially deadly heartworm disease, plus control against roundworms and hookworms.
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Greenies® Canine Dental Chews

greenies dental chews Benefits:
GREENIES® Canine Dental Chews help protect dogs from oral health issues and general health issues. Their chewy texture works with a dog's natural chewing action to maximize plaque and tartar reduction.
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C.E.T.® Toothpaste Dogs and Cats

cettoothpaste Benefits:
Uses a dual-enzyme system that provides natural antibacterial action and neutralizes mouth odors. Removes and prevents plaque & treats bad breath. 3 flavors: poultry, malt, vanilla-mint. Safe if swallowed.C.E.T.® Toothpaste

You can Trust Us. See What We Have Done

1,079 Puppies
Born
87 Kittens
Held
1995 Successful
Surgeries
17087 Dogs/Cats
Neutered
 

Client Testimonials

Pet Owners Just Love Us!
“It is obvious that ALL the staff truly cared about our dog rather then just viewing him as "another patient". I am throughly impressed by the level of love and concern that Buddy received at BVC. I have raved about you all to many people! .”
Buddy's Mother Dog Owner.
“For 13 years I have been bringing my FUR CHILDREN to the Burlington Vet Center. The customer service is excellent and Dr Esherick & the staff sit on the floor with my dogs and really connect with them. The entire staff is wonderfull .”
Dog Owner Mother of Fur Children.
“I was blown away and stunned by how much TIME they spent with me and my dog. The staff got down on the floor to be at my dogs level. My dog was noticeably less stressed visiting this office compared to our prior vet. Its a top notch practice. WOW! .”
Blown AwayMom Very Happy Dog Owner

Meet Our Team

Burlington Vet Center is built with experience, friendliness and proficiency with one of the most skilled staffs in Connecticut.
Dr Richard Esherick, DVM, CMO. Dr. Esherick graduated from the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. He began his career as a practitioner at a large 24 hour emergency and referral facility in Connecticut where he had extensive training and skill development in emergency medicine, surgery, and internal medicine.
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Dr Lisa Trevino DVM Dr. Schupak was born and raised in Valley Cottage, New York, a suburb of New York City. Her childhood dream was to become a Veterinarian. Dr. Trevino attended Cornell University for both her undergraduate and her DVM degrees. After graduating veterinary school, Lisa moved to Connecticut beginning her career with Burlington Veterinary Center.
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Gina Client Service Team and Management Gina started here at the Burlington Veterinary Center after moving around the United States with her husband Anthony as he pursued his career in the Air Force. After his service they moved to Connecticut where Gina joined the Burlington Veterinary Center in June 2006. Gina graduated from Rutgers University
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Burlington Veterinary Center

 17 Covey Rd. /Burlington, CT 06013 / USA  1-860-675-6009

Office hours

  • Monday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Emergencies

Emergencies during office hours will be seen right away. Please call ahead. After hours please contact either:

Veterinary Emergency Center
(860) 693-6992.
135 Dowd Ave., Canton, CT. 
Hours: 6pm-8am weeknights, weekend and holidays 24 hours.

VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital
(203) 272-3266.
1572 S. Main St., Cheshire, CT.
Hours: 24/7/365.