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Highland Animal Hospital

Highland Animal Hospital

31 Wellesley Ave | Needham, MA 02494

Call 781-250-2132
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Wellness Care
  • Advanced Diagnostics
  • Laser Therapy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Oncology
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Quality pet care is at the center of all we do at Highland Animal Hospital. Our goal is to exceed your expectations with value-driven service while celebrating and nurturing the human-animal bond. Routine veterinary care is essential to your pet's health, happiness, and longevity. That's why we strive to offer the best veterinary care in the area in a welcoming, comforting, and pet-friendly hospital. We are here for you and your pet during every stage of life!

We have been committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive quality care for your family pet since 1995. No matter the species of your pet, we offer a full-range of services for dogs, cats, pocket pets, birds, and reptiles in a state-of-the-art and technologically advanced facility. The doctors & staff at Highland Animal Hospital provide the best current health care available for your pet. We live in a rapidly changing world: Like all health care professionals, we face rapid change - new diseases, new technologies, new drugs, and new treatments emerge every month. Remaining up-to-date with these changes is important, so we can offer the best care for your pets and best serve you. We offer a full-range of pet wellness services, diagnostics, surgical procedures, laser therapy, pet dental care, client services, and emergency services.

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Highland Animal Hospital combines compassion and full-service medicine to provide the highest level of care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets. Highland Animal Hospital combines compassion and full-service medicine to provide the highest level of care for dogs, cats, and exotic pets.
Highland Animal Hospital has exceeded clients' expectations since 1995 with a complete list of clinical services, boarding, and grooming. Highland Animal Hospital has exceeded clients' expectations since 1995 with a complete list of clinical services, boarding, and grooming.
You can rely on the team at Highland Animal Hospital to provide a great client experience during every visit. You can rely on the team at Highland Animal Hospital to provide a great client experience during every visit.
This patient is happy to visit Highland Animal Hospital! Here, Dr. Jeffrey Giles uses a stethoscope to make sure this dog has a healthy heart and lungs. This patient is happy to visit Highland Animal Hospital! Here, Dr. Jeffrey Giles uses a stethoscope to make sure this dog has a healthy heart and lungs.
Dr. Erin Scott examines an x-ray using advanced digital radiology technology. Dr. Erin Scott examines an x-ray using advanced digital radiology technology.
Bring your canine and feline friend to Highland Animal Hospital for a day of pampering and gentle grooming!  Bring your canine and feline friend to Highland Animal Hospital for a day of pampering and gentle grooming!
We understand that companions come in many different sizes and species! Dr. Jeffrey Giles is highly trained to keep your special exotic pet happy and healthy. We understand that companions come in many different sizes and species! Dr. Jeffrey Giles is highly trained to keep your special exotic pet happy and healthy.
We don't believe pets should be confined to cages. That's why we offer safe and comfortable boarding services with plenty of playtime! We don't believe pets should be confined to cages. That's why we offer safe and comfortable boarding services with plenty of playtime!
Keeping your pet's teeth and gums clean and healthy is one of the best things you can do as a pet parent. Here, Dr. Scott checks this dog?s oral cavity for signs of dental disease. Keeping your pet's teeth and gums clean and healthy is one of the best things you can do as a pet parent. Here, Dr. Scott checks this dog?s oral cavity for signs of dental disease.
Dr. Sue Floyd examines a diagnostic test using a microscope in our convenient, fully equipped in-house lab. We are able to perform urinalysis, parasite testing, fungal cultures, blood work, and more. Dr. Sue Floyd examines a diagnostic test using a microscope in our convenient, fully equipped in-house lab. We are able to perform urinalysis, parasite testing, fungal cultures, blood work, and more.
Laser therapy is an advanced therapeutic tool that helps pets heal faster and provides significant relief from injuries and a wide range of conditions. Laser therapy is an advanced therapeutic tool that helps pets heal faster and provides significant relief from injuries and a wide range of conditions.
Veterinary ultrasound helps the veterinarians at Highland Animal Hospital make a diagnosis sooner without the need for surgery or sedation. Veterinary ultrasound helps the veterinarians at Highland Animal Hospital make a diagnosis sooner without the need for surgery or sedation.
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Dr. Jeffrey H. Giles, VMD
Dr. Jeffrey H. Giles, VMD

Dr. Giles introduction to veterinary medicine came at an early age. His parents bred golden retrievers for years and Dr. Giles was involved in all aspects of their care. As a college student he worked for the MSPCA on Nantucket spending his summer vacations learning the many different aspects of veterinary medicine. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Giles came to Massachusetts for his postgraduate internship at the MSPCA/Rowley in Springfield. He then decided to make his home in the Boston area. His pet family includes a golden retriever named Harry, two pugs, a french bulldog, and a goffin cockatoo. Dr. Giles is a member of the Alpha Beta Chapter of the Society of Phi Zeta, the American Animal Hospital Association, the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Ferret Society and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. Dr. Giles enjoys cooking, gardening, skiing, and golf.

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Dr. Reilly K. Mahoney, DVM
Dr. Reilly K. Mahoney, DVM

Dr. Mahoney grew up in Connecticut and was also a frequent visitor to her grandparents' home on Cape Cod. Upon graduation from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 she returned to start her career at a small animal practice in Connecticut. In 2008 Dr. Mahoney moved herself and two cats to Massachusetts to be closer to family. Dr. Mahoney is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association and enjoys all things outdoorsy, traveling, music, and spending time with her nieces.

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Dr. Sue Floyd, VMD
Dr. Sue Floyd, VMD

Dr. Floyd graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, and stayed to complete a post graduate internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery the following year. She spent six years in Connecticut in a feline practice, and more recently, the previous nine years in small animal practice on the South Shore of Boston.

She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, the German Shepherd Dog Club of America, the Collie Club of America, and the Collie Health Foundation. Her household is currently home to four dogs (three smooth Collies and one German Shepherd dog) and two cats. When not working she enjoys gardening, and training and showing her dogs in conformation, American Kennel Club Obedience, and Rally.

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Alexandra Wolf
Alexandra Wolf

Dr. Alexandra Wolf earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Wolf completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in Rhode Island. She joined Highland Animal Hospital in 2011. Dr. Wolf is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association.

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Erin Scott
Erin Scott

Dr. Scott earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She joined Highland Animal Hospital in 2012. Dr. Scott's professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology, and pain management. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Scott finds the constantly evolving veterinary field to be a satisfying and rewarding career full of unique challenges. She grew up in Rhode Island where she spent much of her childhood riding and being around horses. She credits her grandfather as being the individual who most inspired her to become a veterinarian.

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Xuan Mai Vo
Xuan Mai Vo

Dr. Vo earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 2002. She joined the medical team at Highland Animal Hospital in 2008 as a veterinary acupuncturist and surgery/medicine relief clinician. Dr. Vo credits her passion for equine, growing up with parents in the medical field, and her own innate curiosity created a perfect storm that resulted in her choosing a career in veterinary medicine.

Dr. Vo has significant experience with equine. Growing up in Switzerland and Boston, she spent much of her childhood cleaning stalls and caring for horses in exchange for riding lessons. While earning her degree, she was a horseback riding instructor. Prior to this, she was a research assistant for a large animal veterinarian who also hired her to train racehorses. This led her to a job as a large animal and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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