Meet Our Team

  • Ronald J. Emond, DVM, MS

    Dr. Ronald Emond was born and raised in New Britain, Connecticut. He attained his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, a Masterʼs Degree in Biochemistry at the University of Connecticut and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 1985. He began his training in equine reproduction while working at a prominent breeding farm in Paris, Kentucky where he was lucky enough to personally handle Secretariat, who was standing at stud at the time.

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  • Elizabeth Rowland

    Liz Rowland is the newest member of our staff and is a vital part of our healthcare team. She is the friendly voice on the phone who coordinates communication between our clients and Dr. Emond. She handles many of our routine office functions including scheduling and billing, as well as addressing client questions or concerns. Her compassionate nature, love of animals and strong work ethics provide our clients excellent service as they seek diagnosis and treatment for their horse’s medical problems  

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  • Melissa Larkin
    Veterinary Technician

    We would like to welcome Melissa Larkin, our new veterinary technician who joined our team in August 2017 and will now be assisting Dr. Emond on his day-to-day calls. Melissa comes to us with a wide range of veterinary experience. After graduating from college, Melissa completed an internship at the Equine Therapy Centre in Gloucester, England where she assisted in the rehabilitation of equine patients including therapy on the high speed and Aquafit water treadmill. Her experience also includes an interesting position working at the Metropolitan Veterinary House Calls practice in New York City where she performed house calls with the attending veterinarian.

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  • Debbie Emond
    Practice Manager

    Debbie has been our Practice Manager for 27 years and has been involved in every aspect of the practice since her marriage to Dr. Emond in 1991.  She is a long standing resident of Bridgewater, Ct where she grew up as a child and returned with Ron and their three children in 1994 to build their home and practice.

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Bridgewater Office


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm