Tolland Veterinary Hospital has been providing medical care for Tolland and the surrounding towns for more than 50 years. We offer state-of-the-art veterinary care by a team of compassionate and dedicated individuals. We foster a family-like environment for both our clients and our patients.
Our experienced doctors are dedicated to the health of your pet, and our friendly and professional staff are very knowledgeable and caring. We are happy to answer any question you may have about your pet's overall wellness including vaccines, surgeries, behavior, diet, exercise etc.
We offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. As you browse our site, you will find informational articles under Veterinary Topics. We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter.
Our Tolland veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!
Laura A. Roy, DVM - Owner
Originally from Wethersfield, CT, Dr. Roy received an undergraduate degree in Pathobiology from the University of Connecticut. After graduation, she moved to Columbus, Ohio where she attended Ohio State University and completed a Master’s degree in Anatomic Pathology. Following graduation, Dr. Roy continued her studies at Ohio State where she received her DVM degree. Her interests include giant breed dogs, sporting dogs, and quilting.
Eran Shemer, DVM - Owner
Dr. Eran Shemer joined the practice as a partner in 2019. He graduated from St. George’s University after completing his medical training at Cornell University. He has extensive medical and surgical experience, and in his previous position acted as medical director. Dr. Shemer is passionate about veterinary medicine and has a particular interest in ultrasound, surgery, and internal medicine. He has been living and raising a family in Mansfield for the last ten years, and he is committed to providing quality and compassionate veterinary care to the local community.
Shaleighne McKiernan, DVM
Dr. Shaleighne McKiernan joined as our newest doctor in November 2020. She graduated from Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and previously worked at North Windham Animal Hospital for three years before joining our team. Dr.McKiernan has a special interest in pathology and large dog breeds such as Great Danes. During her spare time, she enjoys baking and learning new languages!
Lizzy joined our team in 2020. She always had a passion for animals, and after high school became a certified veterinary assistant. She worked at a pet store and then for a few years and honed her skills as a veterinary technician while working in a local veterinary hospital. Lizzy has two dogs, two guinea pigs, and one cat. In her free time, she enjoys tending to her garden and house plants, making polymer clay figures, painting, drawing, birdwatching, and spending time outdoors with her partner, Scott.
Kristen joined our staff in January 2021. Originally an RN, she has now been working as a vet tech for two and a half years. Her family consists of her husband, four grown children, three dogs, 12 cats, a rabbit, a turtle, and a tortoise! In her free time, she enjoys walking her dogs, spending time with her family, and gardening.
Julia joined our team in January 2021, she is originally from New Hampshire and is now in Connecticut attending UConn as a pre-vet student, with the intention of becoming a veterinarian in the future. She has 3 years of grooming experience and has her own personal mobile grooming business. When she’s not at UConn or at TVH, she enjoys spending time with her pets, cooking, and playing chess.