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Everything your pet needs under one roof.

Spot On Veterinary Hospital & Hotel is your one-stop shop for all of your animal’s needs including comprehensive veterinary and specialty medicine, alternative medicine including acupuncture, luxury boarding, daycare, training, expert grooming, a retail shop, and pet chauffeur service. Conveniently located just ½ mile off exit 6 on Route 95, our brand new luxurious facility is dedicated to providing your pet with the best care in a calm and comfortable environment. Our services include but are not limited to: our veterinary hospital, veterinary house calls, luxury boarding, day care, spa, adoption center, training, pet chauffeur, pharmacy, and a boutique!

Additional Services

  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Luxury Boarding
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Grooming Spa & Salon

  • Adoption Center
  • Training
  • Pet Chauffeur
  • Pharmacy
  • Boutique

  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Luxury Boarding
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Grooming Spa & Salon
  • Adoption Center
  • Training
  • Pet Chauffeur
  • Pharmacy
  • Boutique

When our patients are happy, we’re happy!

Dr. Putter is absolutely the best when it comes to taking care of our cat, Kali. He’s gentle and kind to her and also makes us feel safe and welcome at the same time. I would highly recommend him to everyone I know! If you need someone who is knowledgeable, professional, super nice and of course caring – then definitely look no further.

Shira + Kali

Dr. Putter is the best vet we have ever had. So thorough and caring. Our two Bulldogs love him! His concierge service is so convenient for us with two dogs and a one year old son makes my life easier! Highly recommended!

Marissa + Bella

Dr. Phil gives the best care with the greatest care! He treats our dog like it’s his own, which is all one can ask for in a vet.

Seth + Little Dude

I moved to Greenwich, with a 16-year-old dog who has a few different health issues, and I was worried about getting established with a new vet. I am so glad I found Dr. Putter. He is extremely thorough and conscientious. He spent a lot of time with me, going over my dog’s history and also discussing how to best maintain his health and quality of life. I ask lots of questions and Dr. Putter always answers them completely. When there are different options for treatment, Dr. Putter will explain each one thoroughly, so that I feel like I can make the best decision for my dog. I feel like Dr. Putter and I collaborate as a team to optimize my dog’s health and well-being. If that’s the kind of relationship you want with your vet, Dr. Putter is the one!

Betsy + Raleigh

Meet the Team

Dr. Philip Putter, DVM

Dr. Philip Putter, DVM

Founder & Owner

In 2015, Dr. Philip Putter, DVM founded Spot On Veterinary. The business launched as a mobile veterinary concierge practice and was immediately successful as clients were drawn to the convenience and comfort of in-home appointments and Phil’s professional and personalized care. In 2016, as demand grew for his services, Phil began the search for property, and soon found a conveniently located piece of property and warehouse that is now home to Spot On Veterinary Hospital & Hotel in Stamford, CT. The 16,000 square-foot facility bring to life his vision of a modern, one-stop lifestyle destination for all pet care needs, and includes a state of the art veterinary hospital, pet hotel and dog day care, grooming, adoption center and more.

At Spot On, Dr. Putter’s mission is to provide world-class care for clients and their pets through exceptional medicine and distinguished client service. As a passionate animal lover, Dr. Putter and the team treat each patient as an individual, providing personalized treatment plans in an environment that considers their mental, emotional and physical well-being for animals and their guardians.

Prior to launching his own veterinary practice, Dr. Putter worked at a number of small animal hospitals in Ohio, New York, and Connecticut. Dr. Putter grew up in Suffern, NY and graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Neuroscience. He then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his year of veterinary clinical rotations at Ohio State University. Dr. Putter has worked at a shark lab research station in Bimini, Bahamas and at a large animal preserve in South Africa. When Dr. Putter is not at Spot On, he enjoys traveling, woodwork, gardening and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Putter lives in Nyack, NY with his wife Becky, son Hudson and rescue dog, Ticket.

Becky Putter

Director of Operations

Becky has worked hand in hand with her husband to launch this business from the ground up in September 2015. At Spot On, Becky is the director of operations where she manages the practice’s business administration, finances, and marketing. Becky grew up in Massachusetts, graduated from Vassar College, and worked previously in nonprofit development and philanthropy.

Kaeley Blum

Director, Spot On Hospital & Hotel

Kaeley joined Spot On in November of 2016 as the manager of the mobile practice and now oversees all aspects of the Hospital & Hotel. Kaeley has worked in the veterinary industry for 24 years, first as a licensed technician, then managing veterinary hospitals for the last 13 years, most recently providing continuing education and training for hospitals throughout the Northeast. She is also an experienced dog behaviorist and trainer, with roots in shelter medicine and management. Kaeley lives in Brookfield, CT with her partner Dean and their three children Gretta, Zoey and Jake. They share their home with three dogs, one cat, 12 chickens, a Sulcata tortoise, a turkey named Linda, and a ball python named Danger Noodle.

Dr. Anna Larson

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Anna Larson specializes in veterinary dentistry, geriatric feline medicine, preventative medicine, and client education. A Wisconsin-native and Dr. Larson graduated from Ross University in 2010 after finishing her clinical year at the University of Missouri-Columbia and completing cardiology and dentistry externships at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently lives in Norwalk with her toddler, Grayson, her loving husband, Anthony, and her feisty calico cat, Mulder.

Dr. Suzanne Penswick

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Penswick specializes in canine geriatric care, soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine and client education. A New Orleans native, Dr. Penswick graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Penswick lives in Old Greenwich with her husband Carey, daughter Ava, and three dogs. In her free time, she enjoys running, riding her rescue horse, and spending time with her family.

Dr. Rachel Fuentes

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine & Acupuncture

A certified veterinary acupuncturist, Dr. Fuentes creates custom treatment plans for pets, which combine her expertise in both the general practice and Eastern medicine. A New York Native, Dr. Fuentes graduated from Ross University in 2011 after finishing her clinical year at Kansas State University and completed her TCVM training at the Chi Institute. Dr. Fuentes lives in Danbury CT and looks forward to providing Spot On Veterinary and its patients with top-tier Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Sue Stewart

Manager of Spot On Pet Hotel

Sue is a seasoned pet care professional with over 25 years of experience as a groomer and facility manager. A passionate animal lover, Sue grew up with dogs, cats, hamsters, ferrets, rabbits, and even birds – it’s no surprise she chose the pet industry as a career! Sue started her profession in the grooming industry, then decided to pursue lodging management, where she has remained for some 20 years. Sue aims to provide a safe, caring and a nurturing environment for all dogs and cats that call Spot On their second home. Sue lives in Trumbull CT with her husband, three children, and cavalier king charles spaniel, Olaf.

Erica Lagotte

Lead Stylist, Spot On Spa

Erica is an expert grooming professional, focused on providing Spot On pet clients with picture-perfect pampering services like bubble baths, breed specific cuts, luxurious coat treatments, massages, paw-dicures and more. Erica began her career as a veterinary assistant at the Pace University Nature Center, where she cared for a wide variety of local and exotic wildlife. In 2007, she entered the grooming world, learning the trade as she helped to grow a new grooming shop in Westchester. Over the past decade, her attention to detail and understanding manner with both her canine and human clientele has amassed her a loyal base of customers. Erica welcomes all breeds and all temperaments onto her grooming table. Erica lives in Pound Ridge with her brilliant hound mix, Doug, a sweet cat named Penelope, a troublemaker cat named Olive, and Hobbes, the chatty Quaker parrot.

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