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Our Practice Intro

Tailored Care for Your Pet’s
Unique Needs

We pride ourselves on the family-friendly approach to veterinary care and our brand of old-school doctoring mixed with a modern, technological, balanced approach.

We individualize our care to each pet’s and client’s needs and work together with clients to keep their pets happy and healthy. Come in, talk to us, meet us, and allow us to help you help your pets!

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Join the Ranks of Happy and Healthy Pets

At Candlewood Animal Hospital, we are excited to welcome new clients and their furry companions to our practice. Our team of experienced veterinarians and staff is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care to all pets.

New Client Info

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Download PetDesk to access your pets records, manage appointment requests, and more.

Our Veterinary Services


At Candlewood Animal Hospital, we provide comprehensive veterinary services
to pets in New Milford and the surrounding areas.

Our experienced team members and veterinarian in New Milford are dedicated to delivering personalized and compassionate care to each and every patient.

From routine wellness exams and preventative care to advanced diagnostics and treatment options, we are equipped to handle all of your pet’s needs. We offer a wide range of services, including dental care, surgery, in-house laboratory testing, digital radiology, and more.


Wellness Care

Our wellness care program includes routine check-ups, vaccinations, parasite prevention, and nutrition counseling. During your pet’s check-up, our veterinarians will perform a thorough physical exam to check for any signs of illness or disease.


Vaccines protect against diseases such as rabies, distemper, parvovirus, and feline leukemia virus (FeLV). Our experienced veterinarians will work with you to create a customized vaccination schedule for your pets based on their individual needs.

Dental Care

Our dental care services include routine dental exams and cleanings, as well as more advanced procedures such as tooth extractions and periodontal therapy. 


During surgery, we prioritize your pet’s comfort and safety by closely monitoring their vital signs and administering pain management as needed. 

In-House Diagnostics

Our diagnostic services include blood work, urinalysis, fecal exams, and cytology. Our veterinarian in New Milford also offers advanced imaging technology, such as digital radiography and ultrasound, to help diagnose a wide range of medical conditions.

Parasite Prevention

Our parasite prevention program includes a variety of preventive measures, such as topical and oral medications, as well as regular testing and check-ups to identify any signs of parasite infestations. 


Microchipping involves the placement of a small, permanent chip under your pet’s skin. This chip contains a unique identification number that can be scanned by a microchip reader.

Senior Pet Care

Our senior pet care program includes regular check-ups, diagnostic testing, and customized treatment plans that are tailored to your pet’s individual needs. 

Nutritional Counseling

Our veterinary team will work with you to develop a nutrition plan that meets your pet’s unique needs, whether they are a growing puppy or kitten, a senior pet with special dietary needs, or a pet with specific medical conditions.

Canine Rehabilitation Consultations

Our canine rehabilitation program includes a variety of therapeutic techniques, such as laser therapy, hydrotherapy, massage, and exercise therapy, to help dogs regain strength, flexibility, and mobility. 

PennHip Evaluation

PennHip is an X-ray that can be performed in puppies as young as 16 weeks of age and gives an estimate of the risk for developing painful arthritis in the hips or hip dysplasia later in life.

Our Team, At Your Service

We take great pride in getting to know each of our patients and their families, and are committed to building lasting relationships based on trust and exceptional veterinary care.

Meet our team today and see why we are the preferred veterinarian in New Milford, CT and the surrounding areas.

Meet Our Team

Kind Words from Candlewood Clients

Dr.Maizel has been my vet for over 8 years. He has consistently been my rock when it comes to caring for my fur babies.

Amy T.

Simon is always so well taken care of at Candlewood Animal Hospital. He is treated with respect and love. His procedure seemed to go smoothly and he did not seem uncomfortable afterwards.

Cass C.

Great care for our pup! Fast, friendly and always makes us feel he is as important to them as he is to us.

Deb S.

Great staff. Have been with Candlewood since 1993, recommend they highly.

Donna D.

Staff is friendly, thorough and knowledgeable! They explain everything well and my dog enjoys going there!...

Elyse S.

Candlewood Animal Hospital is the very best at taking care of my dogs.

Ellen P.

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