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Welcome to Driftway Animal Hospital!

Call us at 781-545-0952

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Compassionate Care

Driftway Animal Hospital is a full service companion animal hospital serving the people of Scituate, MA and surrounding areas. We are a recognized provider of high quality veterinary care that is designed to enhance the life of your pet.

We provide preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during your pet's lifetime.

We understand the important role your pet plays in your life and in your family. We are dedicated to becoming a trusted partner in your pet's health care. We will treat your pet as we would our own (we are pet owners ourselves).

Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Our veterinarians and staff are efficient and cost-conscious. Many of the tests, procedures and counseling services we provide can be done during scheduled wellness exams. By being pro-active, and working in partnership with you, we'll strive to keep your pet at the peak of health and wellbeing.

Please take a few moments to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer and then call us at (781) 545-0952 for an appointment today.


Dr. Siobhan Burke, VMD
Owner | Driftway Animal Hospital | 781-545-0952

53 New Driftway
Scituate, MA 02066

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  • Dr.
    Siobhan Burke
    VMD

    Dr. Siobhan Burke has been with Driftway since July of 2011 and her specific areas of expertise are in acupuncture, chiropractic and holistic medicine. She had her first taste of helping animals when she was just a child and helped care for her dog Rose. In college, Dr. Burke worked in the clinic and internal medicine departments at the Angell Animal Center (and for a year afterwards).

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  • Dr.
    Victoria Salvatoriello
    DVM

    Dr. Victoria Morgan Salvatoriello joined the Driftway Animal Hospital team in April of 2013. She is a 2011 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Dental Association. Dentistry, and weight management are her areas of professional interest.

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  • Dr.
    Lisa Kimball
    DVM

    Dr. Lisa Kimball is an Associate Veterinarian at Driftway Animal Hospital. Dr. Kimball’s father ran a veterinary hospital in Cornwall, NY, and observing his work inspired Dr. Kimball from the time she was very young. At just five years old, Dr. Kimball witnessed her father save a dog’s life by surgically removing a bruised spleen; she still fondly remembers the wonder she felt that day.

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  • Dr
    Naomi Oliver
    DVM

    Associate Veterinarian Naomi Oliver joined the team at Driftway Animal Hospital in January of 2016. Originally from Albany, NY, she attended Smith College for her undergraduate degree in Biological Science where she graduated Cum Laude. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, where she received the Mary Louise Moore Prize in Immunology. She is a member of the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and her professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, endocrinology and geriatric medicine.

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NEW PATIENTS WELCOME

Our Location

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "Driftway has both immaculate facilities and a welcoming and knowledgeable staff. Throughout my eighteen year experience with the hospital, my pets and I have always been treated with respect, compassion, and professionalism. The staff has a genuine concern for the well-being of each pet as well as for the satisfaction of the pet owner... Their camaraderie is endearing and their personal, sincere, and skillful approach makes the "going to the vet" experience more like being with "family"."
    Pattie MacDowell- Scituate, MA
  • "I love the Doctors and staff at Driftway Animal Hospital! They're awesome!! They always make my dog Bo and I feel welcomed. I like their flexibility, it works with my schedule. I wouldn't go anywhere else!"
    Ann Scott, Sandy Paws