About Us


“We practice integrative, comprehensive medicine tailored to the individualized veterinary needs of your family member.”

Valley Veterinary Hospital has provided the community competent veterinary services and compassionate care for over 30 years. Backed by a strong western medicine core, we offer thorough diagnostics and treatment options. As an integrative hospital, we offer a diverse and comprehensive range of services. We are able to incorporate a variety of modalities including traditional Chinese veterinary medicine and western herbal medicine and homeopathy to provide the best individualized veterinary care for your loved one. We are a passionate team and are sincerely committed to continued learning and development so that we may continue to provide high-quality medicine.
We strive to promote the human-animal bond by improving comfortably prolonging the lives of the pets we care for.

Our compassionate, competent, knowledgeable staff is dedicated to the belief that educating our clients builds trust and understanding, helping to make each visit enjoyable and beneficial to both you and your pets. We hope that your experience with us will make you and your pet feel like part our extended Valley Veterinary Hospital family.

Dr. Kristie Anderson and Dr. Emily Andersen

The Valley family (missing Kate).

Our goal is to respond to the ever-changing health care needs of your pet and deliver quality patient care with an unmatched level of compassion. We strongly believe that health care for pets is as important as it is for people. Many services that help humans live longer, healthier lives are also available for your pet.

Dr. Emily Dae Andersen
(Dr. Emily)

Dr. Emily Dae Andersen is a graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Massachusetts. Originally from Bethel, Connecticut where she attended Bethel Public Schools, Dr. Emily completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of Vermont.

Dr. Emily, a certified veterinary acupuncturist (CVA) and certified veterinary food therapist (CVFT), completed acupuncture and Chinese food therapy training at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. She is currently continuing her studies of Chinese herbal medicine.

Dr. Emily is also passionate about behavioral medicine and enjoys applying an integrative approach to the prevention and treatment of behavioral pathologies. She is Fear Free certified and is committed to ensuring her patients are calm and happy at their veterinary visits. Dr. Emily is an advocate of One Health, incorporating environmental sciences, veterinary medicine, human medicine, and other disciplines into conversation toward a holistic approach to world health. She has had the great fortune to apply these strategies to projects both stateside and abroad. With a proficiency in the Spanish language, Dr. Emily offers veterinary services to a wider population. Dr. Emily has been able to extend this passion for international medicine by receiving USDA accreditation to complete international health certificates.

Dr. Emily lives in Bethel where she shares a beautiful property in the woods with a small zoo of rescued animals including six cats, a sugar glider, many chickens, and a deaf German shepherd. She can often be found hiking, gardening, cooking, performing crafts and art, and playing music.

Dr. Kristin E. Anderson
(Dr. Kristie)

Dr. Kristin (Kristie) E. Anderson is a native of Bridgewater, Connecticut, where she attended Region 12 public schools. She has an undergraduate degree in biology from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and worked extensively in a research laboratory on campus where she studied snake and lizard placentation and embryology. For veterinary school, Dr. Kristie attended the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York, graduating in December 2018.

Dr. Kristie has a strong interest in integrative medicine, and hopes to become certified in chiropractic, acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine in the near future. Additionally, Dr. Kristie is extremely passionate about anesthesia and pain management, and has further professional interests in the areas of internal medicine, canine sports medicine and rehabilitation, and canine reproduction. Dr. Kristie also has extensive large animal experience and hopes to one day be able to expand the practice’s integrative medicine services to include large animals.

Dr. Kristie lives in Bridgewater with her three golden retrievers, Rory, Annie, and Brooke (who was bred by Dr. Kristie), and her corn snake, Elvis. Dr. Kristie is a former high level competitive swimmer and enjoys swimming, competing in agility and dock diving with her dogs, and hiking, photographing, and spending time with her dogs.



Practice Manager

Kate was drawn to Valley Vet for their holistic approach to veterinary care. In her spare time, she’s usually found cooking, crafting or fixing a vehicle. She lives in New Fairfield with her lab mix, Jack, and pug, Jiggles.


Lead Technician

Originally from Massachusetts, Kristin obtained her undergraduate degree in Equine Science and Management from SUNY Morrisville. She lives in New Milford with her family, including 1 two-legged child and 3 four-legged children, with whom she can often be found exploring new hikes.



Kelsey has been at Valley Veterinary Hospital for two years and previously worked at the local animal shelter. At home, she and her husband have two dogs, a cat, and recently had a son.



Michelle grew up in New York where she started working with animals at a cat rescue. She now lives in New Milford where she volunteers with Animal Welfare Society, acting as a foster to numerous kittens in need. She lives with her husband, three children, and three cats. Michelle enjoys doing various activities with her family, gardening, and bowling.



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Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

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We wish Carol all the best on her next adventures in life!

We treat you and your pets like family.


Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat:  8:00 am - 1:00 pm


437 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776
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Phone: 860-355-3756
Fax: 877-232-5409
Email: thevalleyvetct@gmail.com

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