Why Chippens Hill?

Chippens Hill Veterinary Hospital, in Bristol, CT, was established by Dr. Larry Linnetz in 1976. His son, Veterinary Internist, Eric Linnetz, DVM, DACVIM, sees ultrasound cases here weekly. Our hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, which helps us maintain optimum service to our clients and their pets through continuing education, modern technology, cleanliness, and compassionate communication.

The doctors and staff are committed to providing comfort, understanding and concern for each pet’s individual needs. Lead veterinarian, Emily Elliot, VMD, and full-time veterinarian, Cara Sweet, DVM, value the trust our clients place in us; we are excited to practice cutting-edge medicine by participating in FDA-approved clinical trials, introducing medications that have passed safety and efficacy tests into medical practice. Our doctors and staff will treat you and your beloved pets as part of the family!






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