For all Veterinary inquires and reservations:
Please call us at
203-838-8421


For All Boarding House Inquiries, please call ;(203)866-2383


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Welcome to Norwalk Veterinary Hospital 


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nvh_building2_309x271.jpgWelcome to the Norwalk Veterinary Hospital and The Boarding House Home Page. We hope you find your visit with us enjoyable, and that you feel comfortable making use of the information available on our website.

Providing our patients and their families with unsurpassed veterinary and pet care through the skilled and compassionate hands of our dedicated team members.


CD_and_JD_296x242.jpgNorwalk Veterinary Hospital and The Boarding House is a full service small animal hospital, boarding kennel, grooming facility and doggie day care center.

Norwalk Veterinary Hospital will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues.  The Norwalk Veterinary Hospital is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own veterinarian.


Champ_Hollis_with_CD_300x225.jpgWe have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 203-838-8421 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our facility is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Norwalk pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.


At Norwalk Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Drs Charles and Janice Duffy
Norwalk Veterinary Hospital and The Boarding House | 203-838-8421

726 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854

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For Medical Emergencies  (After Hours)
Please Call One Of The Following 
24 Hour/ 7 Days Per Week    

Emergency Centers:

Veterinary Referral And Emergency Center (Norwalk)
123 West Cedar Str . Norwalk 06854 
 (203)-854-9960

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (Stamford)
880 Canal Str.  Stamford 06902
 (203)  595-2777



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Testimonials

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  • "I want to thank Dr. Charlie Duffy for being the kind and honest man that he his. Jan and Charlie are 2 of the most lovable people I know. They have a wonderful practice and the love they have for all animals is just amazing. You guys are the best! And I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you do❤️"
    Louise Bennett
  • "Dr Duffy, Jessica and all the staff.... your kindness and generosity have brought such happiness to my little boy Jake. And, it brings tears of joy for me. It has been a long time since seeing a genuine happy and content look on Jake's face. That wonderful look has not left his face since we picked up George. I cannot thank you enough! You guys are truly a Godsend!"
    Kristy Garland
  • "The Dr.'s Duffy and Dr. Major are the best veterinarians of all time. They take the time and have the patience of a saint. My dog looks forward to going to the vet. My family has been with this hospital for over 40 years. They have always told us the truth no matter how hard it hurt. The compassion and honesty is totally unbelievable. The entire staff is great."
    Maureen Byrnes Szanto
  • "I wouldn't take my dogs anywhere else. Love, love, love this place and all the staff, especially Dr. Charles Duffy, who's helped us through thick and thin."
    Liz Dugan

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