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UPDATE 3/23/2020
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UPDATE 3/23/2020

UPDATED 3/23/2020   We know there have been many updates so here’s the status of our programs:   VETERINARY HOSPITALS:   🐾 Hospital Appointments – As an essential service, all hospitals are committed to continuing to serve the pets that need care while safeguarding the health of all. At this time, we are restricting access...

Important Update for Anyone Coming to Our Vet Hospitals
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Important Update for Anyone Coming to Our Vet Hospitals

In our continuing effort to keep our staff healthy to continue to serve your pets during these uncertain times, we have made the decision to restrict client access to our clinics. Effective immediately, only employees will be permitted inside our hospital. We will continue to see appointments and perform surgeries, but our protocols are being...

Caring for your pet during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Caring for your pet during the COVID-19 pandemic

A reminder from Second Chance to make sure your pet is prepared too. Ensure you have enough food, litter, medication and additional supplies. Decide who can care for your pet if you are unable to. If you do get sick, the CDC website has important information including caring for your pet – current recommendations including...

COVID-19 Advice for Pet Owners
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COVID-19 Advice for Pet Owners

There is currently no evidence that domestic animals can develop disease from the COVID-19 virus or, if infected, transmit it to other animals or people. Nonetheless, we would like to offer some precautions that we and other veterinary professionals recommend pet families keep in mind as the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop: Remember to...

Parvo Alert
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Parvo Alert

We encourage all pet owners to make sure your dog’s DA2PP vaccine (distemper/parvovirus combo vaccine) is up-to-date after we learned of two confirmed cases of Parvovirus in Springfield. WesternMassNews.com The DA2PP vaccine protects against several common diseases of dogs including the deadly parvovirus. Parvovirus is widespread in the environment and easy to contract. All dogs...

Congratulations Dr. Park!
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Congratulations Dr. Park!

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Park who was voted Best Veterinarian in Worcester Magazine‘s Best of Worcester 2019! We are so proud of all the work Dr. Park and all our veterinarians do. Everyday they change lives! Dr. Park joined Second Chance in 2015 as our Medical Director. Her specialties include dentistry, population control,...

50,000 Spay/Neuter Surgeries!
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50,000 Spay/Neuter Surgeries!

The spay/neuter program reached a major milestone May 17th when Second Chance surgeon Kristen Cormier (pictured with Izzy) performed Second Chance’s 50,000th spay/neuter surgery.  Second Chance staff is specially trained in cutting edge surgical techniques for spay/neuter. The program has been helping to control overpopulation and pet homelessness in Massachusetts since 2004. We are grateful...

Spring Vaccine & Microchip Clinics!
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Spring Vaccine & Microchip Clinics!

  It may not feel like spring just yet, but our Spring Vaccine & Microchip Clinics are underway.  Visit the Event Page for a complete list of upcoming clinics where you can get your pet’s rabies, distemper and microchip.

Keep Your Pet Healthy
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Keep Your Pet Healthy

A healthy pet is a happy pet!  Second Chance has 3 Community Veterinary Hospitals to help you keep your pet healthy.  These full service hospitals offer everything from annual physicals to sick visits, dental care and surgery with our caring veterinary staff to help you meet all your pet’s needs.  We have in-house advanced diagnostics...

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