Dr. Joel Higgin

Born and raised in Manchester, England, Dr. Joel Higgin received a BSc in Zoology from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland before attending and graduating Veterinary School at the University of Cambridge. He lives in Blairstown with his wife, Hannah, a native of Connecticut, they met on their very first day at St. Andrews! They are expecting their first child in June 2018 and have a very energetic Labrador / Springer Spaniel cross, Millie, who also comes from England. Professional interests include internal medicine and imaging, Dr. Higgin is especially excited about our computed tomography CT machine as well as our ultrasound and digital radiographs! An avid traveller, he has visited SE Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and numerous European countries and would love to visit Africa and South America one day. In his spare time Dr. Higgin enjoys playing squash, whenever Dr. Leal is feeling up to the challenge. A keen cyclist, he rides his bike to work whenever the weather allows. Be sure to say hi if you see him on the trails!


AAHA Accredited

Location Hours
Monday8:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday8:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday8:00am – 8:00pm
Friday8:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday10:00am – 11:00am

Doctors are on call for Emergency Consultations: until 10pm. Sunday hours are for the convenience of picking up your pet from boarding or picking up medicines that were ordered previously.