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Welcome to Family Veterinary Center
Your Veterinarian in Haydenville MA
Call us at (413) 268-8387

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (413) 268-8387!

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The Family Veterinary Center will always strive to provide you and your pets with compassionate and integrative health care through the reinforcement of wellness, comfort, and proper nutrition.

We are conveniently located on Route 9, just 10 minutes west of Northampton, and are currently accepting new clients! We treat dogs, cats, and exotics and provide acupuncture and chiropractic services for horses. If you have questions, don't hesitate to call, 268-8387.

At Family Veterinary Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Drs. Robin Karlin and Dr. Bud Allen
Haydenville Veterinarian | Family Veterinary Center | (413) 268-8387

99 Main St
Haydenville, MA 01039


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Haydenville Location


8:00 am-4:00 pm


7:30 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm


12:00 pm-7:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm



Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Robin Karlin Dr. Bud Allen

    Dr. Robin Karlin and Dr. Bud Allen own and operate our practice. They, along with a dedicated team and the help of our talented relief doctors, aim to provide the best services and care for you and your pets.

  • Dr.
    Robin Karlin

    Dr. Robin Karlin is a graduate of Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has completed extensive post-graduate study in human homeopathy with Paul Herscu and Amy Rothenberg at the New England School of Homeopathy. She also attended acupuncture and chiropractic courses at Tufts University.

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  • Dr.
    Bud Allen

    Dr. Bud Allen is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine with a Master of Science degree in reproductive physiology. He is certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association and the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • ""As far as places I have found to take my animals to, this is the top choice. Plain and simple. ""
    Tim R.- Easthampton, MA
  • ""The receptionists are very nice and professional. Dr. Allen has given my senior dog huge relief from hip stiffness. He also answers any general dog health questions I have even though he is not their regular vet.""
    Julie Z- Baltimore, MD
  • ""We have been taking our dogs to this vet for almost three years. They are very pleasant and helpful.""
    Betty L- Northampton, MA
  • "I can't say enough about the doctors and the staff. They are the best!"
    Janice M.-Springfield,MA
  • "Best veterinary center in Western MA and Northern CT. I highly recommend [Robin] to everyone, whether they ask me for a name or not!"
    Megan M.- Westfield, MA

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