Gansett Animal Hospital

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167 Newport Ave
Rumford, RI 2916

Driving Directions

(401) 434-2751


  • Hours:
  • Mon. - Fri. 7:30AM-7:30PM
  • Sat: 7:30AM-4:30PM
  • Doctors by appointment.

Gansett Animal Hospital, opened in 1965, is a full service Veterinary facility, caring for animals of South Eastern Massachusetts and the Greater Providence, Rhode Island Area. We are staffed with four highly experienced Veterinarians and many compassionate, skilled Veterinary Assistants. In addition to providing services to the public, we partner with local shelters to promote adoption and affordable spay/neuter programs. We are able to provide both routine and specialty services. Please call to learn more about our family focused  community practice.

Our Mission is to provide high quality affordable veterinary medical and surgical services in a compassionate, informed environment. We strive to deliver exceptional patient care and superior client satisfaction. 

Gansett Animal Hospital Services

  • Annual Wellness Exams and Preventative Medicine
  • Chronic Care
  • Consultations with Boarded Specialists
  • Dental Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Health Certificates for Domestic and International Travel
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Sick Exam and Emergency Visits
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations

Gansett Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Karen Kaiser

Veterinary Assistant

Karen grew up and still lives in Pawtucket. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2004 and enjoys working with the pets and their owners. She was hoping to find the perfect Maine Coon to add to her family, but instead she adopted a cute long haired kitten named Mila and also shorthaid kitten name Milo. Her little family is now complete with her little fuzzy friends!               
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Paul Rodrigues

Veterinary Assistant

Paul has recently joined our team in the summer of 2016. He started his career at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists then decided to settle into general practice. Paul has also earned a Certification in Graphic Arts at RISD and is still pursuing his education. He has 2 cats, 1 dog, a guinea pig  and enjoys video games, painting and drawing in his down time. Paul is excited to be the newest member of our team!

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Rhode Island School of Design

Painting and Video games

Rebecca Sylvestre

Office Manager & Veterinary Assistant

Rebecca graduated from Becker College in 2011 with an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology. In her down time she enjoys hanging out with her four dogs, rabbit, guinea pig and cat. Her favorite aspect of her job is assisting in surgery and helping teach others how to assist in surgery.

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Becker College