Our Services

Well Care

Well-care examinations are the cornerstone of health care for your pet. It is far easier, and safer, to prevent medical problems than it is to treat them after they occur. Routine physical examinations and discussions of your pet’s health allow the doctors at the Animal Hospital of Chester County to make sure your pet stays healthy, and to catch minor problems before they become major problems.

Sick Care

At the Animal Hospital of Chester County, we understand the concern you feel when your pet is feeling ill. As part of our commitment to providing compassionate care, we’ll perform a thorough assessment of your pet, and give you all the options available to diagnose and treat illnesses to get your pet back to get your pet back to his or her healthy, happy self!


Our team performs surgeries on the premises and cares for pets both before and after surgical procedures. If surgery is recommended, a pre-surgical examination is performed to assess your pet’s health and ability to have surgery. Additionally, blood tests, blood pressure reading, and an ECG may be recommended.  Among the surgical procedures provided are:

  • Spaying of female pets
  • Neutering of male pets
  • Tumor removal
  • Biopsy
  • Abdominal procedures
  • Exploratory surgery
  • Dew-claw removal
  • Ear flushing and surgical care

After surgery, pets are closely monitored by the doctors and staff. Round-the-clock monitoring is available at local emergency care facilities. In addition, the doctors maintain close relationships with surgical specialists in the area. If necessary, patients can be referred to local specialists for care.


Dentistry is a critical, often over-looked part of health care for your pet. Routine cleanings are needed to maintain the overall health of your pet. Additionally, a pet with dental disease is not only in pain, but is also at risk of developing serious diseases of the entire body. The Animal Hospital of Chester Country is pleased to provide routine care of your pet’s teeth and to treat diseases of the mouth, gums, and teeth.

Laboratory Services

The Animal Hospital of Chester County uses both in-house laboratory equipment and commercial testing services to provide comprehensive testing and rapid results. Routine testing for blood counts and chemistries are done with state-of-the art equipment in the hospital and are available within hours. Other test results are usually available within 24 hours. Our laboratory services include:

  • Feline leukemia & FIV testing
  • Heartworm testing
  • Lyme disease testing
  • Fecal floatation
  • Urinalysis
  • Complete blood counts
  • Blood chemistry
  • Cytology (microscopic examination of cells) of the skin and ears
  • Culture and sensitivity
  • Diabetes diagnosis and control
  • Hormone levels, such as thyroid
  • Histology (microscopic examination of tumor cells)

Prescription Medications and Foods

The Animal Hospital of Chester County has an on-site pharmacy supplied with prescription medications for preventive care and treatment of illnesses. A wide range of veterinary drugs are stocked to make sure that the medication your pet needs is immediately available. This allows for rapid filling of needed prescriptions. In addition, the hospital stocks a complete supply of prescription foods needed to treat diverse illnesses such a kidney, cardiac, and intestinal disease.

Now more than ever, we also understand the need for value, convenience, and dependability. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Chewy and Purina Vet Direct. 

Through our partnership, you can continue to get your pet’s prescription medications and veterinary diet products on Chewy.com with their fast, free shipping right to your door and easy repeat orders. All backed by world-class, 24/7 customer support.

Purina’s Vet Direct home delivery program offers low-cost, convenient access to the entire line of Purina diet products.  What’s more, it’s not limited to veterinary diets. You can shop for all of your pets with their Pro Plan line, as well as probiotic supplements like FortiFlora and Calming Care, and don’t forget treats!

We take your pets’ health and nutrition seriously, and want to make sure we are always providing the best care at all times. We believe that using Vet Direct is one more way that we are making our clients our number one priority.

We’re proud of our new partnerships and look forward to serving you and your pet even better.

Identification and Micro-Chipping

The doctors at the Animal Hospital of Chester County recommend that all cats and dogs receive identification micro-chips. These chips are tiny, rice-sized devices that contain valuable identification information to help your lost pet find its way home. During an office call, the chips are easily implanted under the skin and remain as a permanent means to identify your pet if lost. The chips are readable with a small hand-held scanner that allows the information to be retrieved rapidly and lets your pet be traced back to your home. It is an unfortunate fact of life that pets get lost. It is another unfortunate fact that many pets are not reunited with their owners. Because veterinarians and animal shelters routinely scan for micro-chips, your pet has a much better chance of being returned to you if the animal carries a micro-chip.

Laser Therapy

Animal Hospital of Chester County is excited to offer our clients Laser therapy. Laser therapy provides a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment that is used to treat a variety of conditions and can be performed in conjunction with existing treatment protocols. Relief and/or improvement are often noticed within hours depending on the condition being treated and your pet’s unique health status. Whether you pet is rehabilitating from trauma or injury, healing from wounds, or simply aging, your companion can benefit from this innovative approach to treating pain.  Applications for Laser therapy include:

  • Treatment of arthritis, degenerative joint disease or hip dysplasia
  • General pain management (sprains, strains and stiffness)
  • Post-surgery pain (spays, neuters, declaws and other surgeries)
  • Dental procedures
  • Fractures and wounds (bites, abrasions, burns and lesions)
  • Ear infections

Contact our practice today to schedule an appointment or obtain additional information.

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