Your safety comes first, and we’re prepared for your visit!

Before you come to see us, click below to request an appointment and complete your curbside check-in form before your appointment. When you arrive for your appointment, text or call us at 978-632-7110, and a member of our team will come out to retrieve your pet(s).

Gardner Animal Care Center

Focused on the family-pet-veterinary bond.


Read the Latest Up to Date Information Regarding the Coronavirus

In light of all the news regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we wanted to share some information with you.

Come Join Our Family – A Lifetime Relationship

When you’re looking for a high-quality veterinarian in Gardner, MA – look no further than Gardner Animal Care Center. This isn’t just a job for us, it’s a way of life. Bring your pet to the team that goes the extra mile to make sure that your pet is happy, healthy, and feeling their absolute best. How do we stand out from the rest, when most veterinary hospital missions and visions are essentially the same? Routinely hospitals strive for excellence in everything they do, exceptional client service, exceptional veterinary and ancillary care, maintaining this excellence through continuing education and keeping abreast of technological advances. It is not uncommon to see hospitals state they look to “set the standards in veterinary and pet care.”

We now offer telemedicine to our patients!

We believe that pet care should extend beyond the walls of an office to support your pet’s health wherever you are!

Around here, your pets are family.

Dr. Michael P. McTigue, Dr. Brian C. Hurley and the entire Gardner Animal Care Center team want to take this opportunity to welcome you, your family and your special family member(s) to the Gardner Animal Care Center (GACC). As you continue to read and explore our website, it is our hope that you will learn more about our dedication to your family and the quality services in veterinary medicine, boarding, daycare, grooming, and obedience we provide in the greater Gardner, MA area.

Save money and protect your pet through all stages of their life.

A wellness plan is an annual package of services that includes the optimal preventive health care services that your pet needs to stay happy and healthy. Our wellness plans are based on the age and the specific needs of each individual pet. Your veterinarian will make a plan recommendation after conducting a comprehensive examination of your pet.

Download our app today!

Keeping up with your pet’s health from your mobile device has never been easier! With our new app, you’ll have all of your pet’s health information in the palm of your hand. Plus, you’ll be able to communicate with us much easier. Don’t forget to activate your Pet Parent Rewards in our PetDesk app!

Fantastic. I can’t say enough about this facility. My pet and I are always treated like family. Everyone there is committed to giving the best experience possible…whether day care, or an office visit. I’m glad I found this place.
Howard M.

Both my dogs are well taken care of here. Everyone is kind and supportive. Love the staff, I think my dogs even have favorites.
Jennifer K.

The staff and the Vet MD were all gentle and caring towards our dog. They took the time to explain clearly the follow up care of our dog while maintaining quarantine, observing all the recommended precautions while conducting business. Very satisfied.
Anni B.

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Since 1988, the goal of the veterinarians and staff at Gardner Animal Care Center has been to assemble and maintain a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.

Contact Gardner Animal Care Center today!

Our Address

73 Eaton Street
Gardner, MA 01440
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Our Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tues, Thurs: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Contact Info

Call: 978-632-7110
Fax: 978-632-7354

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Introducing Joel’s Memorial Pet Garden!

We wanted to create something to help people through the grief of losing a pet and to remember the joy. So we made a memory garden for our pets. Anyone who has lost a pet is welcome to place a rock, ashes, or any other remembrance that holds a special place in their hearts.