Chippins Hill Veterinary Hospital

595 Clark Avenue Bristol, CT 06010

In case of an after-hours emergency please contact the following emergency hospitals:

Cheshire Veterinary Hospital
1572 S. Main St.
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: (203) 271-1577
Veterinary Specialists in West Hartford
993 North Main St
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: (860) 236-3273

** Exotics (rabbits, ferrets, birds, lizards, turtles, etc.) please refer to:
Bolton Veterinary Hospital
222 Boston Turnpike
Bolton, CT 06043
Phone: (860) 646-6134


Why Chippens Hill?

Chippens Hill Veterinary Hospital in Bristol, CT was established by Dr. Larry Linnetz in 1976. He spent the next 31 years building a quality practice with dedicated clientele. Dr. Larry Linnetz’s son, Dr. Eric Linnetz assumed leadership of Chippens Hill Veterinary Hospital in October 2007.

The staff at Chippens Hill Veterinary Hospital L.L.C. understands the special bond that exists between pets and their human families. We want to keep your pet healthy and free from discomfort so you may enjoy the unconditional love an animal gives to its family.

Our hospital is accredited by AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association), which helps us strive to maintain optimum quality service to you and your pet through continuing education, modern technology, cleanliness, and TLC.

The doctors and staff are committed to providing comfort, understanding and concern for each pet’s individual needs. We value the trust our clients place in us and we strive to give your pet the best medical and surgical care we can. MEET OUR VETERINARIAN TEAM >>


Our Mission

To be there for our clients by providing unparalleled medical care in an atmosphere of uncompromising compassion so our patients live long & healthy lives.

“Excellent! Personal service, professional vets, and a great proficient staff of friendly animal lovers. We’ve been clients for at least 15 years.” – Fay Skoczlas