Bedford Animal Hospital

Bedford Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Bedford, NH. Our professional and courteous staff seek to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for our highly-valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Bedford Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Bedford, NH and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Bedford Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Animal Hospital, Bedford, NH
  • Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 6pm
  • Currently closed Sat & Sun due to COVID-19
  • We are not accepting any boarders at this time.
  • Veterinarian in Bedford, NH

    William L. Sofield, DVM

    Dr. William (Bill) Sofield wanted to be a Veterinarian for as long as he can remember. He grew up in New Jersey and after graduating from Lafayette College he received a Masters degree from the University of New Hampshire. He was awarded his Veterinary degree from Kansas State University as well as a Ph.D. in Veterinary Parasitology. He returned to New Hampshire in 1983 and purchased the Bedford Animal Hospital with his partner Carl T. DePrima DVM. In 2006, Dr Sofield assumed sole ownership of the practice.

    In his practice of Veterinary medicine and surgery, Bill feels that it is important to build strong relationships with pets and their owners in order to best provide for the lifetime health and well being of each pet.

    Bill and his wife, Barbara have three daughters, four granddaughters and two Golden Retrievers, Gus & Maisie. In his time away from work, Bill enjoys many outdoor activities with his family such as sailing, boating, skiing, snowshoeing and hiking. He also is a "do it yourselfer" and has fun working on home projects.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1983
  • Dr Watts is Fear Free Certified

    Melissa L. Watts, DVM

    Dr. Melissa Watts grew up in Waltham, MA. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Maine and then went on to complete her DVM at Kansas State University. She returned to New England to be closer to family. Dr. Watts has eight cats, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi and a Swedish Vallhund. She enjoys spending her free time with family, going to the movies or curled up with a good book. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 14, 2014
  • Joyce M, Office Manager

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1985
  • Cheryl, Veterinary Technician

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1985
  • Andrea, Veterinary Technician

    Andrea has been a part of Bedford Animal Hospital since 1989! She lives locally with her two children Jared and Branden, their two cats Nyah and Lexi & Labrador, Mozzie. She is very close to her family and enjoys hiking and photography in her free time. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1989
  • Jessica, Veterinary Technician

    Immediately upon finishing high school, Jessica received her LNA. But she could not shake her passion for the 4-legged and quickly made her career change. When she is away from the hospital, she enjoys snuggling with her Pitbull mix rescues, Maverick and Remington. Jess also enjoys attending sporting events and spending time at their campsite with her husband and daughter.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Sara, Surgical Technician

    Sara grew up in Maine and recently moved here from Connecticut. She received her Bachelors Degree in Science at Quincy College in Massachusetts. She has one horse, two cats and two dogs, Remi & Kobe. When Sara is not at BAH, you can find her giving riding lessons at Verrill stable and enjoying yoga!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Halsey, Surgical Technician

    Halsey graduated from Great Bay Community College Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has 4 cats, Sophie, Oscar, Oliver and Micha and a pittie named Stella. Halsey also has a special interest in horses and has been riding them for the last 14 years. Her hobbies include reading and going to the beach.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 12, 2019
  • Lane, Veterinary Assistant

    Lane is a former reading teacher who decided to make a career change! She resides in Hopkinton with her daughter and husband. She has one rescue dog named Buck. In her spare time, you can find Lane working with her husband on their maple sugar and Christmas tree farm! 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 13, 2020
  • Nicole, Veterinary Assistant

    Nicole graduated from Campbell High School in Litchfield where she completed the Veterinary Science course at Alvirne High School. She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at Great Bay Community College. Nicole has three cats, Mila & Marni & Calvin, a guinea pig and a rabbit named Honey. She enjoys going to the beach and cuddling with her kitties.
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 30, 2019
  • Becca, Veterinary Assistant

    Becca will be attending the University of NH in the fall to study Zoology. She also graduated from Nashua Community College and earned her Associates Degree in Biological Sciences. She has one dog, Jade and a cat, Tuukka. Her hobbies include playing volleyball and reading.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2019
  • Sadie, Veterinary Assistant

    Sadie received her Animal Science degree from the University of NH. She has a particular interest in animal behavior and plans on continuing her education earning her certification in animal training. She has one German shepherd at home named Basil. In her spare time, Sadie enjoys tending to her chickens and training dogs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 15, 2021
  • Kayla, Veterinary Assistant

    Kayla is the newest addition to the BAH family. She has a passion for animal behavioral training and hopes to one day open up her very own daycare/training facility. Kayla resides in Milford with her rescued Pitbull, Mavis and a pet Lobster! In her free time she enjoys playing open mics at a local coffee shop. 
    Years in Practice:
    May 26, 2021
  • Bonnie, Groomer

    Bonnie has been keeping your dogs beautiful here at BAH for 20 years! She began her career here as a kennel attendant and then went on to receive her grooming license through Jane Waldo's Boutique. Bonnie shares her home with her husband Aaron, their Dachshund Jade and two cats, Petie & Puck. In her free time she enjoys cooking and traveling.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2001