Halifax Veterinary Service

259 Plymouth Street
Halifax, MA 02338



About Us

Halifax Veterinary Service is a small animal practice established in 1983 by Dr. Keith Hopkins. Our patients include dogs and cats. We have a full-service small animal hospital offering general surgery, full dentals, laboratory diagnostics, digital radiography, ultrasound, and routine outpatient services.


Dr. Keith Hopkins, D.V.M.

Certified from the Board of Registration & Veterinary Medicine since 1979 for Massachusetts

Dr. Hopkins is a graduate of The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Hopkins has been involved with many aspects of veterinary medicine. He started his career doing equine racetrack and farm work. Dr. Hopkins practiced in a small animal, equine practice in Amesbury, Mass. He then served as the director of The Animal Rescue League of Boston Clinic. He came to Halifax in 1983 and started Halifax Veterinary Service, servicing small and large animals.  He works closely in his practice with his long-time employees as well as two of his children.  In his spare time, enjoys walking his dogs and spending time with his family. He also enjoys helping his wife compete her Border Collie and Golden Retrievers in agility competitions. Dr. Hopkins has been involved in community affairs serving as a youth baseball and basketball coach along with serving as Chairman of the Halifax Master Plan Committee.


Madison Jagoda D.V.M.

Certified from the Board of Registration & Veterinary Medicine for Massachusetts

Dr. Jagoda is a graduate of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. She went to Gannon University for her undergraduate degree and is originally from Rochester, Massachusetts. She is glad to be back in south eastern Massachusetts and currently resides in Wareham. Her interests include small ruminant medicine, internal medicine, and ultrasonography. In her spare time, Dr. Jagoda enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with family - especially her cat named Herbert. 

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