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Readers' Choice: Vote For Your Favorite Veterinarian

Who's the best in all of Meriden, Southington, Cheshire, Berlin and Rocky Hill? You nominated your favorite, now register your vote starting June 23 on our poll.

We've brought back a bigger and better Readers’ Choice, just in time for summer! Twenty-five great categories, all designed to take advantage our readers’ local expertise.

Taking a pet to the veterinarian can be almost as stressful as going to the doctor yourself. But the best vets somehow manage to make us feel calm, confident and reassured by the time we walk out the door.

So who's the best veterinarian in the Meriden, Southington, Cheshire, Berlin and Rocky Hill area? You've nominated who you think is the best in the region, now it's time to vote!

Here are the nominees:

Register your opinion in the poll below anytime between June 23 through Aug. 17. We'll announce the winners in late August.

Michele Carlan Fredericks June 18, 2012 at 04:03 PM
Sandbank Vet in Cheshire
Robert Averack June 19, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Christine Matz, DVM on Cornwall Ave. in Cheshire. Dr. Matz is compassionate, informative, collaborative, and gentle in every way. And, she even makes house calls!
Christopher Volz June 21, 2012 at 04:40 PM
Kensington Bird & Animal Hospital in Berlin
Martha T Bailey June 23, 2012 at 12:52 AM
Christine Matz. Highly skilled & compassionate Veterinarian.
Nancy Rosado June 25, 2012 at 02:07 PM
Meriden Animal Hospital. Their compassion and dedication is unmatched! I thank God for leading us to them!
Judy Senft June 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM
Dr. Christine Matz (Animal Medical Care) Cornwall Ave in Cheshire--the BEST!! She makes housecalls, is caring and a true lover of all animals!
Elizabeth June 26, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Sandbank Veterinary is the best!
Leila Graber June 26, 2012 at 04:32 PM
Sandbank veterinary hospital. Dr. Chin and his staff of doctors, techs and administrative assistants make each visit a loving and caring experience. Leila Graber
Leslie Hutchison June 26, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Cheshire veterinarians are topping the list. Let's help them stay in the winner's column!
Nancy June 26, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Sandbank!
Mark June 26, 2012 at 06:44 PM
I Second that nomination of Dr.Christine Matz, DVM on Cornwall Ave, Cheshire. Dr. Matz truly is compassionate to her patients and their families AND passionate about her career. She does make house calls! She always goes above and beyond and has very fair reasonable rates considering the top notch care she provides.
Nancy June 26, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Sandbank! In Cheshire
Jackie Pikulski June 26, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Luke Martin at Animal Medical Care is the best!!!!!!
nanci zibell June 26, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Sandbank in Cheshire is the BEST!!! They have the most caring and thorough vets in CT!!
Leigh Genovese June 26, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Dr. Toby Kim at Ragged Mountain in Plainville. Best vet, hands down!
Robert L. Chesanow June 26, 2012 at 07:25 PM
Robert L. Chesanow Dr. Kristine Matz. Thorough, smart, caring, available. After a first visit with my cat to Dr. Matz several years ago, I asked her if, should I become seriously ill, there were any way she could be my doctor. It was my awkward way of telling Dr. Matz how really good I thought she was. My admiration has only grown over the years.
Barb arisco June 26, 2012 at 07:32 PM
Dr Matz is just awesome - you can see and feel her love for the animals !
Lori Ratchelous June 26, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Hands down, Dr. Kristine Matz at Animal Medical Care is the most compassionate Vet and person you could ever have as your animal's doctor!
Douglas Johnson June 26, 2012 at 11:28 PM
Sandbank in Cheshire
ellen wright June 27, 2012 at 01:03 AM
Dr Joe at Mt Lore Animal Hospital in Southington! Love him!
DonnaFam June 28, 2012 at 01:30 AM
Dr. Kristine Matz and her crew at Animal Medical Care in Cheshire provide the most wonderful, caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable vet care anywhere. They are wonderful!
Leslie Hutchison June 28, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Cheshire continues to dominate the Best Veterinarian poll in four area towns! Keep those votes coming!
Gloria June 30, 2012 at 05:14 PM
Yalesville Veterinary Hospital is the best!!
Darcy July 03, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Apple Valley Vet in Plantsville is great and treats your pets like their own. We take both our dog and cat there and all the neighbors use them too!
me July 04, 2012 at 03:15 AM
Dr Foster southington vet Assoc
Joseph Wenzel IV July 09, 2012 at 09:17 PM
Thank you for participating in this first phase of the Patch Readers' Choice. We'll be taking all your great suggestions and compiling a poll soon so that you can decide who is the best of the best in the region.

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