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Robert H. Belden, D.V.M.

Dr. Belden grew up in Middlebury CT only 30 minutes from New Milford. Dr. Belden completed veterinary school at Oklahoma State University and received his D.V.M from Ross University. A past president of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, current Assistant Governor for the Area 8 in rotary and president- elect of the New England Veterinary Medical Association. He continues practicing at New Milford Animal Hospital started by Dr. Robert Lee. Dr. Belden, his wife Irene and daughter Brittany live in Woodbury, CT.  

Sarah Taranto

Sarah has been working at the animal hospital since 2009 managing the front desk, assisting Dr. Belden in the exam rooms, and other technical laboratory duties. When Sarah isn't at work you can find her riding horses and spending time with her family! Sarah graduated from Teikyo Post University with an equine management degree.  Sarah resides in New Milford with her husband, 2 children, 2 dogs and 2 horses.   

Alyssa Espinal 

 Alyssa joined our team February of 2016. Alyssa assists Dr. Belden in surgery's, the exam rooms, and other technical laboratory duties. You can also catch her upfront helping with clients and answering phone calls! She is currently in school to get her vet tech degree. If Alyssa is not working shes spending time with family and friends. Alyssa lives in Danbury with her fiance, dog and her 2 cats.