Dr. Anderson is a veterinarian dedicated to the health and welfare of your horse. His practice provides a full range of ambulatory veterinary services in Connecticut and the surrounding area. His goal is to promote the equine as a companion and to enhance the performance of the horse as an athlete.
General Health Exams to evaluate your horse’s eyes, heart, lungs and body condition
Pre-Purchase Exams and Lameness Exams
Digital Radiography and Portable Ultrasound
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and Rehabilitation Therapies
A vaccination program with reminder services. We call you when your horse is due for shots, so they are not overlooked or missed
Artificial Insemination (Cooled and Frozen Semen)
Evaluation of pregnancy and strategies for maintenance of pregnancy
Pre-foaling preventative health care
Emergency care is provided to established clients of Anderson Veterinary Services who have completed the required service request and financial policy forms
Emergency coverage is provided to regular clients 24/7 for colics, wounds, eye injuries, illness, or trauma
Horses can suffer from many dental disorders that can affect feed utilization, performance, and general well-being. An annual dental visit that includes a thorough examination and tooth floating if necessary will ensure optimal dental performance
Ophthalmic examinations and treatment
Nutition and metabolic syndrome diagnosis and management
Counseling and care for special needs horses such as geriatrics, chronic respiratory cases, cushings disesase, etc.
Gastroscopy examination for gastric Ulcers
Strategic Deworming Programs
Coggins Testing (Global Vetlink)
Fecal Testing (Fecal Egg Counts)
Infectious Disease Diagnostics (Lyme's Disease, EPM,Viral, Bacterial,etc.)
Geriatric (Senior Profiles)
Metabolic Testing (Cushing's Disease, Metabolic Syndrome)
Performance Testing (Pre-Purchase drug screens, Training Profiles, etc.)
Mailing Address: Anderson Veterinary Services PO Box 631 Hebron, CT 06248
Delivery Address: 838 Trumbull HWY Lebanon, CT 06249
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
closed on these Holidays:
Monday, May 30, Memorial Day
Monday, July 4, Independence Day
Monday, September 5, Labor Day
Monday, October 10, Columbus Day
Friday, November 11, Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving
Sat-Mon, December 24-26, Christmas
Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of horses and to enrich the lives of every horse and their partners in care.
Anderson Veterinary Services is a full-service ambulatory equine practice located in Lebanon, CT. We offer advanced primary care and diagnostic services for all ages and breeds of horses.
Our team is committed to providing exceptional, compassionate care for patients, superior service to clients, and the advancement of knowledge through innovation and clinical discovery.
David A. Anderson, DVM
Dr. Anderson grew up on a training farm in Massachusetts where he gained an appreciation for horses and the people who work with them. He received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of New Hampshire in 1986 and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. After completing an internship for Equine Medicine and Surgery at the Rochester Equine Clinic in New Hampshire, he became a founding associate of Salem Valley Veterinary Clinic where he practiced for 23 years. In 2014, he established Anderson Veterinary Services in Lebanon, CT.
Dr. Anderson believes that open, honest, and detailed communication is essential in order to deliver high quality veterinary care. With that goal in mind, Anderson Veterinary Services was established to provide the best team to help maintain the health of your horse. He consults with colleagues and specialists in the region and routinely collaborates with referral centers when appropriate.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners, as well as the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association and the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners.
His current interests include lameness, reproductive services, diagnostic imaging, and pre-purchase examinations. He provides these services as well as all routine health care to the clients of Anderson Veterinary Services at their farms as well as at dedicated equestrian facilities. His wife Mary is the practice Office Manager. They live in Lebanon, CT with their three children, Sophia, Jack, and Kate.
When not working or attending continuing education meetings, you may find Dr. Anderson with his black lab, "Josie", practicing hunt tests in the Connecticut countryside.