Providing Comprehensive and Compassionate Veterinary Care Since 1988
For Appointment Call: (508) 336-3381

Diagnostic Services



In-House Laboratory

BCVH has a full service diagnostic lab that allows us to perform chemistry profiles, complete blood counts, electrolyte level measurements, urinalysis tests, and cytology evaluations. With our laboratory, we have the ability to analyze how well your pet’s internal organs and processes are functioning.

Laboratory testing provides information about your pet’s overall systemic health without the need for invasive and expensive procedures. This is why we maintain a complete in-house laboratory, and regularly test your pet during wellness exams or when we suspect your pet may have a health issue.  Our lab allows us to provide you and your pet with quick and – more importantly – accurate results, which is essential to our emergent and critical care cases. We can often have results within 15 minutes for many tests.
We have a strong association with outside labs for additional diagnostic testing with many results available the next day.


We offer our clients full digital radiographic services. We use the latest in advanced computerized radiology equipment as part of your pet’s diagnostic care. Digital radiographs can also easily be sent to a board certified radiologist for timely second opinions. In addition, our digital radiography system allows us to transfer your pet’s radiographs to a CD, making it easy for you to take them to a specialist if necessary.


Ultrasound is an invaluable diagnostic tool that can assist the veterinarians in making the best treatment decisions for various types of heart disease, assessing the function and health of internal organs, and identifying lesions, their origin, and whether they have spread to other areas of the body.
Routine abdominal ultrasounds are generally performed by one of our experienced veterinarians. Biopsy-guided ultrasounds, as well as cardiac ultrasounds, are generally performed by board certified specialists, one of whom travels to our hospital twice a month to perform cardiac ultrasounds or abdominal ultrasounds on our patients.

In-House Pharmacy

BCVH has a complete in-house veterinary pharmacy with medications, supplements, and other prescription animal products for your pet’s health and needs.

Hours and Location

Hours of operation:
M, W, F   - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Tu, Th    - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday   - Closed

We are closed on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for staff meetings.

We are located at:

288 Fall River Ave
Seekonk, MA 02771

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Products and Offers

Vectra 3D for Flea, Tick, and Mosquito Protection! For a healthy and happy dog, it's not enough to just kill parasites. It's important to repel them as well—so the dangerous vectors never get a chance to bite and transmit diseases.


Offer: Buy 6 doses, get 3 more mailed to you for free!

Heartgard Plus is the most recommended heartworm disease preventative for dogs, and it helps to control hookworms and roundworms too.


Offer: Buy 12 doses for a $12 rebate, buy 6 to 12 doses of Heartgard with 6 to 12 doses of Nexgard for a $15 to $50 rebate!

Nexgard is a chewable flea and tick preventative ideal for dogs with sensitive skin or other topical application concerns.


Offer: Buy 6 to 12 doses of NexGard with 6 to 12 doses of Heartgard for a $15 to $50 rebate!

Seresto Collars for additional flea and tick protection up to 8 months!


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Client Reviews

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I have used this vet as far back as I can remember. The staff is extremely kind. They know their job inside and out! I highly recommend anyone seeking a vet should call and try them out for yourself. GREAT!

Everyone who works at Bristol County is so nice. You can tell they hire people who enjoy and love animals. I always appreciate the care that both my dogs receive from the vets at Bristol County. Dr. Ripp and Dr. Richards and their assistants are wonderful. I always feel they listen to me and provide excellent feedback. Thank you to the entire staff at Bristol County!

Great care for your pets from a caring staff and top notch management! Any issues taken to management are taken seriously and quickly resolved, all in addition to skilled doctors and techs.

Dr. Richards puts my furry friend at ease. She understands Sunshine and works with her temperament instead of resorting to restraining her in a towel. It makes the visit much less stressful for both of us!

One can find only the highest level of care and professionalism at BCVH!

All of the folks at this facility have and continue to provide the best care for our much loved feline family members. I never feel rushed when I bring Katie in for her visit. Treatment plans are explained thoroughly as well as the costs. I ALWAYS feel that WE have made the best choice for our pet.

Always a pleasant experience even when my cat is costing me money. That speaks volumes about the care they provide for our furry little family member.