Petcare Veterinary Services

About Us

Dr. Lauren Mascola, DVM

Dr. Mascola has practiced veterinary medicine for 18 years. After graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1990, she then attended Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1996.  She began her veterinary career at Newport Animal Hospital in Rhode Island before relocating with her family to West Hartford to open her own practice at Petcare in 2005.  She lives with her husband, 3 sons, 2 dogs, Sally and Shelby, and her cat, Dory.

Dr. Mascola is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association,the Veterinary Information Network and is a proud member of the Advisory Board for Our Companions, Domestic Animal Sanctuary.   She attends one weeklong continuing education conference and 6 evening conferences yearly to keep her veterinary knowledge current.

In her free time, Dr. Mascola is a “hockey Mom” and spends lots of time cheering her sons on at the rink.  She also tries to keep in shape and recently completed her first Womans’ Triathlon with Abby.

Dr. Jacqueline DeSagan

Bio to come!


Libbey is a long-term member of the Petcare staff and has over 20 years’ experience.  She works closely with Dr. Mascola in exam rooms and in surgery.  She is especially valued for her “handy-man” talents and is frequently called upon for her services.  Libbey lives with her husband and 2 cats, Tucker and Charlie.  In her spare time, Libbey loves gardening and is building a greenhouse in her yard so she can enjoy her passion year-round!


Petcare’s Office Manager, Kathryn, is always ready to greet you with a smile.  She has been at Petcare since October 2006. Among Kathryn’s talents is her ability to juggle many tasks while maintaining her joyful demeanor.  The whole staff at Petcare always enjoys hearing a good “Kathryn laugh”.  Kathryn lives with her husband, 2 sons, her dog, Ned, and cat, Violet.  Kathryn spends her spare time cheering her sons on in football and baseball and, if there is any extra time left in her busy day, enjoys reading the latest offering through her bookclub.


Bio to come!


Kim joined Petcare in 2013.


Hillary joined Petcare in February 2016..  Bio to follow

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Kim joined Petcare in 2015.  Bio to come!


Hired Feb 2017 bio to come


Hired Dec 2017 bio to come




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64 Raymond Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 232-6060



Monday 8 AM – 7 PM

Tuesday 8 AM – 7 PM

Wednesday 8 AM – 7 PM

Thursday 8AM – 7PM

Friday 8 AM – 5 PM

Saturday 8 AM – 1 PM (Appointments every other Saturday)

Sunday Closed

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