Village Veterinary is a full service small animal hospital. We provide complete care for your dog, cat, ferret, rabbit, pocket pet and small bird.  Village Veterinary has an in house laboratory, digital radiography and on site ultrasound to quickly diagnose your pet.  We perform dentistries, soft tissue as well as orthopedic surgery, and provide cold laser therapy (see laser page).    We complement this traditional approach with a full range of holistic therapies.  Dr. Matthews is certified in Acupuncture as well as Homeopathy.  In addition, she is skilled in VOM (veterinary orthopedic manipulation), a form of chiropractic for animals.  Dr. Matthews’ many years of experience in both traditional as well as holistic medicine ensures that your pet will receive optimal care not found elsewhere.  Village Veterinary is unique on the Seacoast in providing this integrative approach to veterinary care.

The following is a list of services we provide:

In House

  • Physical examinations
  • Laboratory testing: CBC, serum chemistries, heartworm, Lyme, Ehrlichiosis, FELV/FIV, fecal exams, urinalysis, urine protein: creatinine, cytology, fungal skin test, ACT (blood clotting), vaccine titer testing for distemper and parvovirus
  • Digital Radiography: low frequency human quality exposure
  • Surgery: neuters, spays, growth removals, soft tissue surgeries, complicated orthopedic surgeries such as TPLO performed by Dr. Mark House, Dipl. ACVS
  • Dentistry: cleanings and extractions
  • Acupuncture: Dr. Julie Matthews, CVA (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society)
  • VOM (Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation): Dr. Julie Matthews
  • Homeopathy: Dr. Julie Matthews, CVH (Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy)
  • Cold Laser Therapy (Companion laser)
  • Ultrasound exams: onsite ultrasound with remote specialist interpretation
  • Chinese Herbal Therapy: Dr. Julie Matthews, CVA
  • Hospitalization
  • Medicated Baths
  • Grooming: for pets requiring sedation, special care only
  • Microchipping
  • Pharmacy: most medications and herbs, in addition to Royal Canin, Hills, and Purina prescription diets

Out Source/ Referral

  • Idexx laboratory: histology, cytology, thyroid testing, special blood tests
  • Cardiopet: EKG analysis by cardiologists via telephone transmission
  • CAT scan/MRI: referral to tertiary care centers
  • After Hours care and emergencies: local emergency centers (Newington, NH and Saco, ME)