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Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital in Amesbury: Your Less Stress Vets

The veterinary team at Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital is committed to providing exemplary, stress free client and patient care. Our Amesbury animal hospital has been assisting pets and pet owners since opening our doors in 1968. Our long-standing history and reputation demonstrate our long-term commitment and dedication to our community.

The Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital mission is to be an advocate for our patients. We are recognized as a practice of excellence, being leaders in service and innovative care. We accomplish this with a commitment to education, quality medicine, and personal relationships with our clients.

What Sets Our Veterinarians Apart?

At Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital, we have a dedicated, talented team that will have you feeling comfortable and confident caring for your pet. We make vet visits easy for you and your pet by taking trust developing approaches, gentle handling techniques, and proven calming strategies. We are known as the “Less Stress Vets” because your pet’s comfort and the consideration for your overall experience is always on our minds! We are always looking for new ways to make our patients feel relaxed and stress-free. Check out our Less Stress Visits page to learn more about what we do to keep our patients happy.

At Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital, we are proud of our commitment to excellence and pleased to offer exceptional benefits and valuable care to our clients and patients. We are affiliated with a number of prestigious veterinary groups including Veterinary Information Network, Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Veterinary Leadership Group. We are also grateful to have earned the Readers’ Choice Awards for the past several years.

Are You a New Patient?

MVAH would like to welcome you and your pets to our practice. We invite you to learn more about us from the website, with a phone call or a visit anytime. We are happy to offer tours of the facility for new and current clients. After just one visit we are sure you will see for yourself what a professional and clean facility we have and will feel the warm, friendly environment created by the health care team. We love what we do and it shows.

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Our Veterinary Services at Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital

At MVAH, we have a dedicated, talented team who will quickly make you feel comfortable and confident in their abilities. We make vet visits easy for you and your pet by using gentle handling techniques, lots of treats and proven calming strategies.

  • Dentistry

  • Nutrition

  • Feline Medicine

  • Vaccines

  • Senior Care

  • Pet Exams

  • Dermatology

  • Spay & Neuter

  • Travel Documents

  • Hospice Care & Euthanasia

  • Microchipping

  • Flea, Heartworm & Parasite Prevention

  • Allergy Testing

  • Labwork & Diagnostics

  • Radiology & Ultrasound

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Dental Care

Dog and cat teeth cleaning is one of the most important aspects of healthcare for pets. Our Veterinarians have extensive specialized dental experience.  Your pet will receive the very best in dental care which includes digital dental x-rays and ultrasonic scaling and polishing.  Good oral care plays an important role in keeping your pet healthy for years to come.

Less Stress Vet Visits

We understand how stressful it can be for you and your pet to visit the vet. As a Fear Free practicing hospital, our whole team works hard to go above and beyond to ensure your pet is happy and comfortable throughout their visit. This includes necessary recommendations to reduce the stress of traveling to the clinic. Happy, stress-free pets mean stress-free owners, too!

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Nutrition

Nutrition is just as important for our pets as it is for us! At Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital, we provide complete pet nutrition counseling, because we understand how difficult it is to determine the best food for your pet.

Community Involvement near Amesbury

The veterinary team at Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital is also committed to community involvement. We are sponsors of the following:

  • Amesbury Carriage Museum
  • Amesbury Days
  • AHS Yearbook
  • Friends of the Amesbury Public Library
  • Lion’s Club Charity Golf Tournaments
  • Lowell’s Boat Shop
  • Our Neighbor’s Table
  • The Amesbury Educational Fund Inc.
  • The Pettengill House

And members of:

  • Amesbury Chamber of Commerce
  • Whittier Home Association