Welcome to Salem Valley Veterinary ClinicSalem Valley Veterinary

The Salem Valley Veterinary Clinic is committed to serving the community by providing the highest level of veterinary care built on knowledge, compassion, and integrity to make a difference in the lives of cats, dogs, equines and their owners.

Our clinic is full service offering wellness care, vaccinations, laboratory diagnostics, radiology, surgery (including spaying and neutering) and dental care. We presently offer Royal Canin, Hills, and Purina Prescription Diets to meet all of your pet’s nutritional requirements. We also carry flea, tick, and heartworm preventative products.


Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting with us.

Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we are devoted to providing our patients with the care they deserve. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 860-859-1649 or email us and we will promptly get back to you.



Featured Articles

  • The Next Step

    The grieving process includes accepting the reality of your loss, accepting that the loss and accompanying feelings are painful, and adjusting to your new life that no longer includes your pet. How do I tell my family? Family members usually are already aware of a pet's problems. However, you should ...

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  • Online Games & Quizzes

    In this version of badminton, your tail is the racquet. Make the dolphin do flips and tricks. Play Zipper's Kennel Chaos game! Can you help get water in Zipper's dish? Use your frog tongue to catch delicious bugs. Create your very own prize-winning pooch! Speed down the ice while ...

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  • Battling Canine Cancer

    Every day, Cindy Fleischner lines up her crew of cuddly canines for breakfast. As the four other dogs eat, Cindy pulls Katy, her 12 year old Shepherd mix aside for a peanut butter treat. Katy is battling lymphoma and this treat hides her daily dose of chemotherapy drugs. Katy is not alone in this war. ...

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  • Gastroenteritis in Pets

    Lengthy bouts of vomiting and diarrhea can be a sign that your pet has gastroenteritis, a common condition that occurs when the lining of the stomach and intestines becomes irritated. Since frequent diarrhea and vomiting can lead to dehydration, a visit to the veterinarian is a good idea if you notice ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

    Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet. ...

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  • Training Tips for Your Pets

    Has training your pet been a frustrating experience? These training tips may help. ...

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  • World Rabies Day

    Has your pet's rabies vaccine expired? Update it during World Rabies Day on September 28. ...

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  • Why A Vet Is Your Best Defense During A Zombie Apocalypse

    Could your veterinarian help you survive a zombie apocalypse? ...

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  • 8 Common Reasons Why Your Dog is Snoring

    Do you know why your dog snores? ...

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  • Becoming a Service Dog: Training and Temperament Are Key Factors

    Service dogs help thousands of disabled Americans become more independent. The first service dogs guided visually impaired people, but today, the dogs assist people who have a variety of disabilities, ranging from hearing loss to seizures to cerebral palsy. Before a dog can become a service animal, it ...

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Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "Been going to this vet since 2004. LOVE them all especially Dr. Slater. She has always gone above and beyond!"
    2/22/22 Kim H
  • "Followed Dr Hunt to practice. Easy to schedule, pleasant helpful staff. We have an older dog with some health challenges. We were treated with dignity and given the best care and information to keep dog comfortable. Love the independent practice."
    2/21/22
  • "I just love Dr Sarah! She still has the same empathy and desire to know and treat her patients well as she did the first day I met her nearly 10 years ago!"
    2/4/22 Lorna M.
  • "Awesome staff and the care they give! They all just seem to have caring attitudes from the receptionist, vet-tech &veterinarians. They are all a great group to work with--the best vet office I have been to yet."
    1/30/22 Janine Y
  • "I am so impressed by Dr. Baratt, Cori, & Jessica plus the hard-working front desk staff."
    12/16/21 Jeff A.
  • "Dr. Slater is the best, truly! Everyone there is amazing! I have been to a lot of veterinary clinics in the past, and I wouldn’t want any other than Salem Valley."
    12/14/21 Lindsay H.
  • "I love that you all love my cat!"
    12/3/21 Laura L.
  • "My dog had a jaw fracture. I have brought her to so many different places to try to figure out what was wrong with her and Dr. Baratt was the only one that not only found the problem but also fixed the problem. The staff was so friendly and sweet."
    11/30/21 Jackie L.
  • "I always feel that my pet is getting the best care when we visit, and that you all listen and answer questions thoroughly. And you are so gentle with my pet!"
    11/24/21 Mary G.
  • "The staff kept my extremely skittish cat, who hates unfamiliar people, calm throughout the visit. I was very impressed."
    11/4/21
  • "Dr Sarah and staff were superb!!! Friendly, knowledgeable and caring."
    11/2/21 Bob S.
  • "The doctor was kind and not pushy. It was obvious she loves animals by how she treated and complimented my two girls. The vet tech was just as friendly and very knowledgeable. They both took time with my scaredy-dog and offered helpful advice."
    10/29/21 Rebecca G.