Christine Pinello, M.S., D.V.M., C.V.A.

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Pinello is the founder and primary practicing veterinarian at River Road. She's also one of a select group of veterinarians certified to practice veterinary acupuncture.

Contact Info:
Contact RRVC at 1-802-649-3877

Dr. Pinello started River Road Veterinary Clinic in 1985 in Norwich, VT. She is a native of Bethel, VT and has a B.S. in Animal Sciences from the University of Vermont and an M.S. in Botany from Iowa State University. Before attending Cornell Veterinary College and graduated with her DVM in 1982, she worked doing product development of a yeast identification system for API. Dr. Pinello is also a certified acupuncturist and incorporates alternative medicine into her practice by practicing acupuncture as well as dispensing herbal remedies in combination with traditional treatments. Dr. Pinello enjoys riding her horse, Poppy, and spending time at her house in Norwich with her mosaic chinchilla, two cats and two dogs.

Dr. Pinello has been recognized as the Upper Valley’s Best Veterinarian for 3 years running.