The Animal House

21 Redbrook Road
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532


Veterinary Assistant position available:  We are looking for one or two trained Veterinary Assistants for part time positions. Day, evening and Saturday shifts are available.  Are you looking to pick up a few hours? We may have what you need. Must be proficient in patient care, client communications, computer skills and general assisting. Clinic is fully computerized and has complete IDEXX lab and radiology setup.    Flexibility in scheduling is a plus.  Experience is preferred. 

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Monday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am -2:00pm

To Our Beloved Clients,

Effective June 1, we have resumed seeing non-essential visits.   We are continuing to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Our appointment schedule has been adjusted to allow social distancing and proper sanitation.    We are also adding additional open time between appointments to allow for more “social distancing”, and disinfection of surfaces.

Other procedures put into effect: Face masks are required for entry into the building.  We cannot allow more that 3 adult persons in our reception room at any one time, to make sure we can properly distance.  If the room is full, please return to your car and call the front desk at: 508-759-4522.

We understand that you may need regular medications, diets and other supplies for your pet.  Please call us to arrange for pickup of those medications.  We can take credit card payments over the phone and meet you in the parking lot with your pet’s medication.  

We understand this puts a hardship on all of us.  In the case of a true emergency, please contact:

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists at 508-759-5125.  They are located at 11 Bourne Bridge Approach, Buzzards Bay.  

New England Animal Medical Center at 508-584-1600.  They are located in West Bridgewater on Rte 106 @ Rte 24


Dr. Lappin & Staff at The Animal House

The Animal House in Buzzards Bay, MA is a companion animal hospital serving Bourne, Wareham and surrounding areas. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease, as well as medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.  Our facility has state of the art digital x-ray machine and laboratory equipment in-house.


We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each owner.


At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services, helpful forms to assist you and an extensive Pet Information Library under the FAQ tab for you to search for additional pet health care information.


Thank you for taking the time to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer. We welcome your comments and suggestions.  


If you would like to contact us or make an appointment through our online PetSites options, please click on the PetSites button on the left hand side.


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