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Welcome to Walden Animal Clinic
Call us at (845) 778-7343

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If you live in Walden or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Stephen Kelly and Dr. Alicia Rich are both licensed NY veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Walden Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Stephen Kelly and Dr. Alicia Rich has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Walden veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (845) 778-7343 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Walden veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Walden pet owners.

At Walden Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Stephen Kelly and Dr. Alicia Rich
  Walden Animal Clinic | (845) 778-7343

2212 Albany Post Rd
Walden, NY 12586

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Stephen Kelly

    Dr. Stephen Kelly purchased Walden Animal Clinic in 1996 and has been practicing veterinary medicine for almost 30 years. Dr. Kelly completed his undergraduate degree at St. John’s University and later went on to complete his veterinary degree at Cornell University. Dr. Kelly is married to his lovely wife Tiffany – together they have 5 boys and two great dogs named Roscoe and Beauregard Souffle!

    In his “free time” Dr. Kelly enjoys spending time on his farm with his youngest boys. A true farmer at heart, Dr. Kelly enjoys working with his cattle.

  • Dr.
    Alicia Rich

    Dr. Alicia Rich joined our team in July of 2013. She is a Purdue graduate and an excellent addition to the Walden Animal Clinic.She has been certified in medical acupuncture and laser since 2014. She practices stress-free medicine and focuses on the emotional well-being of all her patients.Dr. Rich is our go to doctor for our feline friends and pocket pets. In her spare time, she likes to relax with her husband and large menagerie of pets, including two of our hospital helpers Pheebie the boxer mix and Sammy the pug.

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

    I have used this animal clinic for 6 years,with the same vets,and they seem to be very caring and conscientious. My Maggie has been very healthy thanks to their cautious administraning of meds. My dog is my child, and if it takes multiple visits to make sure the meds are not causing any reaction and are effective, then so be it. I think they are pretty reasonable compare to a lot of other places. Also remember, You get what you pay for. June 06, 2008

    GREAT PRACTICE – Andrew C.

    Love the greeting when you walk in, talk about personalized service. The atmosphere is homey and welcoming. The care is excellent. WE have been to many local vets and are going to stay with this one. January 11, 2009

    Animals – Amy M.

    Dr. Kelly and his staff are more than happy to work with reputable prescribing pharmacies! The office is really clean and comfortable, and both of the attending doctors are truly caring. I love this clinic and wouldn’t trust any other with my pets!:) March 05, 2009

    Love this place! – Jane D.

    I cannot say enough about this clinic. I have experience with many clinics in several states…this one is one of the best. The staff is wonderful and make you feel as though your pet is not just a case number, but genuinely cared for. We bring our dog and 2 cats to them even though there are 3 other clinics which are much closer to us. They are not outrageously priced as one of the previous reviewers have said. Some people are just never satisfied! June 04, 2011

    Awesome Animal Clinic – Michael S.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed