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Pleasant Paws Pet Center

Dr. Rakesh Vali, DVM is the founder of Prithvi, Professional Corporation, a group based in Connecticut, USA. The group is led by Dr. Rakesh Vali, who practices small animal veterinary medicine and specializes in Canine Theriogenology.

Dr. Vali, DVM is the owner of two Veterinary Hospitals. His main hospital where he works is Mt Pleasant animal hospital for animals, which is located in Newtown, Connecticut and second hospital is located in New Fairfield, Connecticut. Both hospitals are recognized for their long-established local reputation along with its relaxing atmosphere, its state of the art veterinary equipment and its comprehensive suite of services.

Mt Pleasant Hospital is a full service, state of the art pet center certified by American animal hospital associate ( AAHA ) The hospital has been established in Newtown, Connecticut since its founding in 1997 by late Dr Brian Silverleib.

Fieldstone Veterinary care, another veterinary clinic owned by Dr Vali, has been in the community for many years. Dr Vali took over this existing veterinary clinic in 2015 and transformed into a top notch veterinary practice.

Dr Vali is committed to advancing the community and inducts, regularly participating in events to support charitable causes, assisting local pet organizations, and contributing time and resources to canine games, clubs and activities. He also works to promotes dog games and veterinary medicine worldwide. Dr Vali is author to numerous articles on the practice of veterinary medicine. His wife Sumakshi Vali, is senior Vice president of banking at Webster bank, a northeast regional bank in Connecticut. His twin boys are in college now and pursuing their studies towards human and veterinary medicine.

Since Dr Vali is constantly looking for new opportunities and business ventures, Dr Vali is opening 18,000 sq feet retail building for pet related businesses, all in ONE complex, it will be called PLEASANT PAWS PET CENTER. This is going to be Dr Vali’s DREAM PROJECT.

Pleasant Paws Pet Center will provide the following services: Veterinary Clinic, Canine Physical Rehabilitation Center, Luxury canine and feline boarding, Boarding for Birds and Exotic pets, Grooming, Dog day care, canine training, Pet transportation and Pet Store.

The Main unit which will house Rehabilitation Center will be well equipped with state of the art equipment and machines providing Canine Underwater Treadmill,  Laser pet  and massage therapy. There is NO other LUXARY boarding and canine rehabilitation facility with these kind of equipment and facilities within 30 mile radius.

Construction is on its way and we hope to open Pleasant Paws Pet center in April, 2020.

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