South Salem Animal Hospital Welcomes Dr. Pia Hiekkaranta to Their Team of Veterinary Specialists

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South Salem Animal Hospital in South Salem, New York is pleased to announce that Dr. Pia Hiekkaranta has joined their staff of experienced, caring veterinarians. Dr. Pia specializes in small animal care with a special interest in exotic pets.

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South Salem Animal Hospital, a modern, high-tech animal hospital in South Salem, New York and its sister hospital, Noah's Ark Animal Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut are pleased to announce that Dr. Pia Hiekkaranta has joined their experienced team of veterinarians. Originally from Finland, Dr. Pia has been practicing in the United States since 2000.

Dr. Pia is a graduate of the Veterinary School at the University of Helsinki. She worked in Finland for over twenty years as a Municipal Veterinarian, and lived on a farm just north of Helsinki with her husband, three children, and an assortment of animals, including sheep, dogs, cats, horses and pigs.

Since relocating to the United States in 1997, Dr. Pia decided to focus solely on small animals, mainly dogs and cats, but also exotic pets. She has always been incredibly passionate about her work, and she likes to keep herself abreast of cutting edge veterinary medicine by frequently attending continuing education courses and veterinary conferences.

"We are very fortunate to have Dr. Pia on our staff," said Dr. Jeffrey Hubsher, owner and medical director of South Salem Animal Hospital. "She brings with her a great enthusiasm and love of veterinary medicine. Her genuine warmth and compassion, mixed with her wisdom and medical knowledge, make her the kind of veterinarian I would want to treat my own pets. And above all, she understands the bond we have with our furry companions."

South Salem Animal Hospital provides exceptional medical, surgical and dental care to dogs and cats, as well as birds, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rodents, iguanas, lizards, pot bellied pigs, pet goats, and any other small animal. For further information about veterinarian Dr. Pia Hiekkaranta and South Salem Animal Hospital, visit their website at

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South Salem Animal Hospital has been owned and operated by Dr. Arnold Leitner and Dr. Jeffrey Hubsher since 1984. Dr. Hubsher and Dr. Leitner are pleased to have Dr. Pia Hiekkaranta on their staff. The animal hospital is dedicated to providing the best possible and most compassionate care available. Ensuring a pet stays healthy, happy, and feeling good at every stage of its life. For more information, please visit their website at

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