About Helping Paws

Dr. Nelson is a 2008 graduate of Cornell University College of  Veterinary Medicine. Since his graduation he has been practicing in the Capital district as an associate veterinarian until starting Helping Paws Veterinary Hospital in 2017. While away from the practice he keeps himself busy, whether its Lacrosse or Hockey practice’s for the kids or trying to cook a healthy meal for the family. They share their home with three cats, Milo, Millie and Rosie and other pets the kids were able to talk him into keeping.

Mission statement

To provide exceptional care of patients and clients with focus on wellness and proactive medicine rather than reactive medicine while acknowledging and helping to minimize the financial hardships that quality pet care can create.  Also to educate clients through their pets life as well as on the effects of lifestyle and nutritional decisions that effects our patients health and overall well-being.  “Common sense wholistic medicine.”

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