Veterinary Associates of Westville

1292 Whalley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515



Debbie DeGennaro:

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Debbie has worked at the clinic for over 17 years. She is a veterinary assistant helping out  in the exam rooms, doing routine laboratory tests, and helping as a receptionist. She prepares vaccines and other medications, and she helps restrain the pets for examinations. Debbie is in charge of sending out reminders to clients for their pet's needed health care. She also orders the prescription foods that we offer our clients. She has 2 lovely daughters.
Debbie also has 3 cats and a puppy named Luigi who you may see at the office.


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      Jackie Boughton:

Jackie has worked at the office for over 15 years. She is a veterinary assistant helping to draw blood as well as assisting in the lab, in the exam rooms, and in the front office. Jackie is in charge  of ordering the drugs and supplies. She lives with a new kitten named Loretta . Jackie is an ardent Giants  football fan.


     Mary Tedford

Mary joined the staff in the spring of 2011. She also works as an emergency technician at New Haven Central Hospital. She and her fiance John run the Purr Project, Inc., a feline rescue organization. Mary and John live in New Haven with their 8 cats. Crazy cat people!




                                                                                                                                                                                            Pia is our newest addition. She came to the Central Hospital with a mangled rear leg and tail. They had to be amputated, but she is a happy kitty in her new home.


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Virgil came to us as a stray needing a home. He had a badly injured toe that had to be amputated. He was our good-will ambassador. Virgil died of intestinal cancer this last fall. We all miss him very much.



 Finn is Dr. Aldrich's yellow lab. He is often at the office.He is studying to be a therapy dog - hopefully soon.


Our staff has many years of experience, and they can offer a wealth of knowledge to help and advise you on pet care. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have.