Veterinarians include Robert Aldrich, Rachel Kaufman, Diana Weston

Veterinary Assoc. of Westville

1292 Whalley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515


Veterinary Associates of Westville's Doctors

Robert Aldrich, DVM Rachel Kaufman, VMD Diana Weston, DVM

Robert Aldrich, DVM


Dr. Aldrich graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been in practice in New Haven for 40 years. He was one of the founding members of  The New Haven Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine. The Hospital was only the second of its kind in the United States to provide 24 hour care for its patients.

Dr. Aldrich is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and he is Past President of the New Haven County Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a member of the service club Kiwanis. Dr. Aldrich is married to Janet, and they have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Their pet at home is a Labrador retriever named Finn. He has qualified as a therapy dog, and Dr. Bob visits children in the hospital with him. Dr. Bob is working part time now.

Rachel Kaufman, VMD


Rachel has worked at the office for over seven years. She has been in practice in the New Haven area for several years. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 2002. Her special interests include internal medicine, alternative medicine, and nutrition. She is married with two young boys. At home she has two Sphynx cats and a dog named Wuzzy. Rachel usually sees patients Thursday and Friday. She is also here every other Saturday.

Diana Weston, DVM


Diana Weston earned her DVM from Oregon State University in 1991. She came to Connecticut to do an internship at Central Hospital. She stayed in CT and raised a Family of 3 while practicing Veterinary medicine for the past 30 years. She has worked as both an emergency veterinarian and a relief veterinarian during this time and loves helping her patients and their people. Some of her interests  outside of vet medicine Include family time, being outdoors, Taekwondo, and word games. She sees appointments on Mondays and Tuesdays and some Saturdays.