Dr. Massimo Dammando attended the University of Perugia (Italy). Upon completing his studies in 1982, he came to the United States and received his Connecticut veterinary license in 1984. He then went back to Italy and practiced in Rome for 1 year. In 1993, Dr. Dammando joined Dr. Heather Rife as an owner of Veterinary Associates of East Haven. Dr. Dammando’s focus is on small animal medicine and surgery with particular interest in gastroenterology and endoscopy. In his spare time, Dr. Dammando enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children, cooking, dining, and fishing. Dr. Dammando has 3 cats (Juliet, Z, and Dasha) and a Golden Retriever named Grace.