Vets

VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia

226 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 567-6446
Fax: (215) 567-7735
https://vcahospitals.com/cat-hospital-of-philadelphia

Located in historic Rittenhouse Square, VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia has been serving the Center City community for over 40 years. We are feline experts – our doctors and technicians pursue continuing education in feline medicine year round to stay abreast of the most current veterinary knowledge and technology. Our hospital is feline friendly and stress free, and our goal is to make each visit by our patients as gentle as possible. We strive to provide excellent patient and client care, matching cutting edge technology with compassion.

Our Medicine:

We provide a complete spectrum of medical care for all life stages, from kittens to seniors, and from wellness visits to urgent care. Our thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best preventive and healing care. We are knowledgeable about the most common diseases affecting cats, including diabetes, heart disease, thyroid disease and kidney disease.

Our Passion: 

As committed as we are to patient care, we truly believe in “brotherly love.”

“I chose to be a feline veterinarian because of the relationships I’m able to form with my patients and their families,” said Dr Aimee Simpson, the VCA Cat Hospital medical director. “Whether it’s year after year or just one visit, I love seeing the joy that cats bring to their families and knowing that I can be a part of that by promoting a long, healthy life for the cats.”

At VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia, your cat’s health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal.

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital
2900 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403
610-635-1100
www.ccvh.com

At Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital we understand that your pet is part of your family. For over 15 years we have provided exceptional veterinary care for pets and their human families. Pets are treated with love and compassion, and clients with respect and empathy.

Our staff is trained in low stress handling, allowing both pets and clients to have a pleasant visit. We’re all animal lovers here and we work hard to create a warm, inviting and comfortable environment for you and your pet.

Our services include:

  • Preventive healthcare including vaccinations
  • Comprehensive examinations
  • Blood work, radiology and ultrasonography
  • General surgery
  • Dentistry including dental radiographs
  • Hospitalization
  • K-Laser therapy and Acupuncture for pain management
  • In-house and on-line pharmacy
  • Prescription diets
  • Medical boarding and technician pet sitting
  • Health certificates and microchipping
  • Euthanasia and cremation

We always welcome new clients, and hope to meet you and your pets soon. We are open Monday through Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 8am to noon.  Appointments only, please.

Quakertown Veterinary Clinic
2250 N Old Bethlehem Pike, Quakertown, PA 18951
(215) 536-6245
http://www.quakertownvetclinic.com

At Quakertown Veterinary Clinic, we’re a full service practice that strives to offer excellent care to our patients. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness.

We provide both routine and 24-hour emergency care services to the tri-county area surrounding Quakertown, Pennsylvania. We provide services for companion animals, equine and farm animals and exotic species, we have been serving our community and surrounding areas for over 100 years!

Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. You and your pet will be treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with you.

Call today to learn about our veterinary services or to schedule an appointment: (215) 536-6245.

Follow and Like  us on Face Book or visit our webpage at www.quakertownvetclinic.com

Newtown Vet Hospital

107 Penns Trail, Newtown PA 18940 
215-968-3895
http://www.newtownvet.com/

Newtown Vet is a comprehensive small animal practice dedicated to improving the quality of life for all pets by offering the highest quality medical, anesthetic, dental, surgical, and rehabilitative care, customized to suit the unique needs of each patient. We also strive to educate our clients about responsible pet ownership and by doing so, create a healthier, happier community of pets. Although our typical patients are dogs and cats, we do provide select care for a variety of other companion animals, including rabbits, birds, and even pot-bellied pigs!

Our care extends beyond the routine and the expected. Although Newtown Vet is not a specialty hospital, our team of doctors can offer a wide array of experience and skills, which allows Newtown Vet to offer many advanced procedures not commonly found in general practice. At Newtown Vet, you’ll find the family feel of a small, privately-owned hospital combined with the expertise and superior care typically found only in large-scale specialty practices.

Newtown Vet surgical protocol includes dedicating an experienced veterinary technician solely to monitoring anesthesia, ensuring that every single patient undergoes surgery with minimal risk. Our post-operative care options include rehabilitative therapies like acupuncture, laser treatments, PEMF therapy, and therapeutic exercise and massage. Pain management is of the utmost importance and we do our best to provide a comfortable, complete care experience for both our patients and their owners.

In addition to providing the highest quality medical care, Newtown Vet doctors and staff work closely with pet-owners so they can provide the best at-home care, too. By educating our community and the general public about responsible pet ownership, we hope to improve the quality of life and treatment for all animals, not just those that come into our care.

We are also the official vet of the Trenton Thunder Bat Dogs!

Shops

Osbaldeston’s Pets Of The World

5207 Point Pleasant Pike
Doylestown, PA 18902
(215) 766-2170
http://osbaldestonspetsoftheworld.com

Since 1997, Osbaldeston’s Pets of the World has been family owned and operated. Owner Julie Osbaldeston received her Psychobiology degree from Long Island University. Whether you need supplies, services, food, or more for your cat, dog, or exotic pet, Osbaldeston’s Pets of the World has the quality products and services you need.

Grooming

Dog Daze Canine Hair Design, LLC & Boutiques
Richard Mignon, Kelli Herbst and Georgia Shupe

314 North Broad Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
215-340-DOGS (3647)
http://www.dogdazecaninehairdesign.com

We offer a variety of pop up posh boutiques, cookie companies, shabby chic furniture refinishers, as well as several final artists. All canine and all unique!

Owner and operator: Jacqueline Pomper has spent over 25 years in the pet industry. Experiences include the management of Amber Beech Kennels, (100 run dog kennel with grooming facility) with being awarded “Best of Philly” in the 90s. Breeding, training, & showing Doberman Pinschers. Then went on to develop one of the first local “in you rhome” pet sitting services, “Waggin’ Tails”, as well as 10 years experience working as a surgical vet tech/assistance to an established local veterinarian.

Dog Daze has grown to include two fabulous, mature & very (20 years+) experienced professional groomers, Richard Mignon & Kelli Herbst. In addition to our groomers, we are blessed to have 4 phenomenal, hardwoking, mature bather brushers –  Kim Kopchinski, Maria Bernard, Colleen Popiny & David Worthington… A Family like team all with your dogs’ care and comfort as our only priority.

It is our vision to provide a high end, dog grooming salon, akin to that human hair salon. Dog Daze Canine Hair Design is grateful to have the opportunity to work with you and your gods. It is our goal to develop long term relationships with you and your dogs for a lifetime, not just a hair cut. For details in becoming one of our new Fur-mily members, call us at 215-340-DOGS(3647) or visit us at www.dogdazecaninehairdesign.com. We are also on Facebook. There is a difference in dog grooming, we’re it!

Fur Street Pet Salon

223 York Road
Warminster, PA 18974
215-323-4153
http://furstreetpetsalon.com

Since 2013, Fur Street Pet Salon has provided high-quality grooming services to its growing clientele. We cater to any dog breeds at our Warminster store. Big or small, scruffy or fluffy, four- or three-legged, all are welcome to the salon. Our team also offers services to our feline friends.

Owner Fran Cotellese wields more than 13 years of grooming experience. She is safety certified by the American Kennel Club and has completed pet first aid training. In just a few short years, Fur Street has expanded with five professional pet groomers with over a combined 60 years of experience in corporate, veterinarian and private settings.

A standard salon experience at Fur Street includes a thorough scrubbing from head to tail, blow-dry and brush out. Our experts trim nails, clean ears and can perform either a breed-specific haircut or a style that works best for you and your pet.

Enhance your pet’s visit by adding on:

  • Nail-grinding
  • Tooth brushing
  • Deep coat conditioning
  • Larger selection of shampoos to fit the pet’s needs
  • Furminator package for de-shedding
  • De-skunking services
  • Flea and tick treatments

Fur Street Pet Salon is located at 223 York Road, Suite B in Warminster. Appointments are available seven days a week with Fran, Ally, Kelly, Tara, or Sara. Call today for your next visit at 215-323-4153. Like us on Facebook and browse through photos of our cute clientele.

Shops

Osbaldeston’s Pets Of The World

5207 Point Pleasant Pike
Doylestown, PA 18902
(215) 766-2170
http://osbaldestonspetsoftheworld.com

Since 1997, Osbaldeston’s Pets of the World has been family owned and operated. Owner Julie Osbaldeston received her Psychobiology degree from Long Island University. Whether you need supplies, services, food, or more for your cat, dog, or exotic pet, Osbaldeston’s Pets of the World has the quality products and services you need.

Awesome Pet Products

Brewscuits

Brewscuits® beer grain dog bones began in May of 2013 in Telford, PA when our dog Tiki stole some spent beer grains off our picnic table that were meant to go to the compost bin. We are home brewers and with the left-over grains we created Brewscuits®.

One weekend we brewed a batch of beer and when we were finished we took the spent grains outside and put them on the picnic table to go to the compost bin. We forgot about the grains and let our dogs outside and Tiki stole the grains off the table pulled them onto the patio and shared them with all the other dogs.

Brewscuits® contain only four ingredients spent beer grain, egg, flour, and either peanut butter, pumpkin or sweet potato. We use local farm fresh eggs, local peanut butter and local grown pumpkin and sweet potato. Brewscuits® contain no sugar, salt, additives or preservatives. And keep your eye out for new flavors!

Since we foster, rescue and take care of military family dogs it gets a little crazy in our household. Creating Brewscuits® allowed us to provide our dogs with something nutritionally sound and also up cycle a product that would normally be discarded. We work with local breweries and craft Brewscuits from their spent grain. We bring the grain back to the bakery and process it into dough to make Brewscuits®.

Events

3rd Annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade
Ciscoe Park- 199 Montgomery Ave. Glenside, PA 19038

Dapper dogs and their doting two-legged companions spent a sunny, crisp fall day showing off their Howl-O-Ween costumes and helping raise money to keep their less fortunate furry friends in their loving homes. You and your dog can help make the 3rd Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade even better. Get dressed up, catch up with old doggie friends and meet new ones, and raise even more money for Sam’s Hope, which is based right here in Wyndmoor. The funds raised at last year’s event helped provide home-delivered pet food and supplies to poor homebound & elderly pet owners in Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia Counties.

Paint Your Pet!
Painting With a Twist – Skippack, PA

Painting With a Twist (Montco) was voted Best Pet Event 2016, and now it’s time to find out why! Never painted before? No problem! Our team of expert artists will guide you to a finished masterpiece of your dog or cat (or bird or snake or llama)! It’s time to see what all the fuss is about, and Paint Your Pet is one of the best ways to find out. It’s one of our favorite days of the month, and you can join in on the fun! Ages 15 & Up welcome. 21+ BYOB. Come to the event a half hour early for check in and relax time!

Dog Parks

Philly

East Passyunk: Columbus Square Dog Park
1200 Wharton St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

A large fenced-in gravel square with tree stumps for climbing and picnic tables for lounging.

Fishtown: Palmer Doggie Depot
37 East Palmer Street

A small mulch-and-cobblestone enclosure.

Fitler Square: Schuylkill River Park Dog Run
25th and Spruce streets

A synthetic grass courtyard and $14,000 drinking fountain with sections for large and small pups.

Manayunk: Pretzel Park
4300 Silverwood Street

A small, bare-bones dog run.

Northern Liberties: Orianna Hill Dog Park
900 North Orianna Street.

An acre-sized members-only park where trees and benches abound. Requires online registration and payment.

Old City: Market Street Dog Run
1 Delaware Avenue, Penn’s Landing

A park with a view! The narrow, block-long gravel run is separated into sections for little and large breeds.

Port Richmond: Monk’s Dog Run at Monkiewicz Playground
3201 Richmond Street

Formerly an abandoned lot filled with flotsam to make a local pet paradise.

Queen Village: Mario Lanza Dog Park
200 Catherine Street

A 150-by-40-foot gravel dog run within the larger park. The run has a hose, but doggie bags are BYO. Additions are planned.

University City: Chester Avenue Dog Park
Cedar Park at Chester Avenue and 48th Street

An exclusive, member’s only dog park with a small waiting list. Park includes a kiddie pool for splash-friendly pups. Balls and toys complement an agility course of ramps, hurdles and a tunnel.

Washington Square West: Seger Park Dog Run
1020 Lombard Street

A well-kept, fenced-in dog run that takes up nearly 10,000 square feet of small Seger Park. The park association replaces wood chips once or twice each year.

Hunterdon County

The Dog Park in Readington
Hillcrest Park- Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

The park consists of approximately two acres. Membership and usage privileges are open to Readington Township residents and non-residents of currently licensed dogs with up-to-date vaccination documentation.

Off-Leash Area
County Complex- 314 State Highway 12 Flemington, NJ 08822

Open to the public from dawn to dusk daily. Use is limited to two dogs at one time, per person. Please limit use to 30 minutes. Puppies under six months of age are prohibited. No kids under 10.

Bucks County

Bucks County Off-Leash Dog Park at Core Creek Park
Tollgate Road Entrance of Core Creek Park in Langhorne, PA
Open 7 am to Sunset, 7 Days a Week (Weather and Conditions Permitting)

Perkasie Dog Park
555 Constitution Ave, Perkasie, PA 18944
Tom Bancroft Field in Lenape Park

Perkasie Dog Park is about one acre of fenced land where dogs can play off-leash. There are two sections – a smaller section for dogs 30 pounds and under and a larger section for dogs of any size. Special dog fountains are available in both sides of the park.

Warminster Community Park
Skate Parks, Dog Parks 1100 Veterans Way, Warminster, PA 18974

The park is broken down into two distinctly separate fenced in areas for large dogs and small dogs. Additionally, there are two separate entrance/exit gates into these areas but both empty into a single vestibule area. This vestibule provides a safe area for you to remove or put on your leash before entering or leaving the park. Paid registration required to enter.

Doylestown Dog Park
Almshouse Road between 611 & Turk Rd. Doylestown, PA 18901

Dog park consists of 3 separate areas: 1/2 acre for small dogs, 1-1/2 acres for large dogs, 1 acre for rotation of the other two areas to preserve the turf and to be utilized for educational events, training, and agility. Dog license, vaccinations and attendance at an educational orientation session are all required to use the park.

Morrisville Dog Park
Intersection of South Delmorr and East Philadelphia Avenues
Morrisville, PA 19067

The park has two areas, one for small dogs 35lbs and under and one for large dogs 36lbs and larger. The small dog area is 50 x 70 feet and the large dog area is 150 x 200 feet. Open sunrise to sunset but closed on days following inclement weather. an educational orientation session are all required to use the park.

Falls Township Dog Park
Wheatsheaf Lane & Penn Valley Rd, Levittown, PA 19067

Opened Nov 22, 2008. This dog park has a separate small dog area, tunnels, ramps, and a fire hydrant.  Be sure to bring water and baggies for your dog.

Montgomery County

Photo credit: Dana Z. Yelp

Horsham Dog Park
1013 Horsham Rd, Horsham, PA 19044

The Horsham Dog Park (HDP) opened on Saturday, October 25, 2008. HDP is a 1.5 acre dog park providing a meeting place for people and their dogs both large and small. The park consists of two fenced regions (small dogs under 30 pounds and all dogs). HDP is located at the end of the path to the left of the pond at Horsham’s Kohler Park. Horsham Township donated the land for the creation of a dog park. One of the conditions attached to the park is the community must maintain and support the park.

Montgomery County Bark Park
Rt 202 Rt 63, North Wales, PA 19454

Haverford Reserve Dog Park
9000 Parkview Dr, Havertown, PA 19041

The Haverford Reserve Dog Park is unique to our area as it is the only completely fenced in park that is free of charge and 90% maintained by volunteers, dog owners, Park users and through donations from supporters. The Park features:

  • Separate areas for both large and small dogs
  • Naturally shaded areas
  • Picnic tables and other seating
  • A covered pavilion to escape the elements

Reynold’s Dog Park
1000 Longford Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Part of the Longford Park at 1000 Longford Road, the Reynolds’ Dog Park was built with funds left to the township by the late Bo Reynolds in honor of his parents, Roger B. and Bettina D. Reynolds.  The township hopes to keep the park open year round with the help of the community using the park to take care of overall upkeep. All dogs must have license and have rabies tags on their collars at all times.

Hatfield Township Dog Park
2500 North Chestnut St. Hatfield, PA 19440

Features two separate off-leash areas—one for quiet, timid, or small dogs, and another for playful or large dogs. Two separate sets of doors to enhance canine safety, serving each of the two areas. Roofed vestibule with beverage/water machine.

MonDaug Bark Park at Mondauk Manor
1130 Camphill Road Fort Washington, PA 19034

MonDaug Bark Park is one acre divided into two fenced off sections where dogs can run and play off-leash. There is one section for small dogs and one section for large dogs. There are three separate double-gated entries to the dog park. The small dog park has one double-gated entry. The large dog park has two double-gated entries; one at the parking lot and one back by the walking trails. The entry located at the back of the large dog park section leads to wooded trails where you are welcome to walk your leashed dogs. There is also a stream located off the bottom left of the parking lot. Feel free to take your leashed dog for a swim in the stream!

The small and large dog parks are separated, but do share a common fence. Owners are welcome to bring their small dog into the large dog park, but they do so at their own risk.

Please clean up after your dogs. There are plenty of bag stations available for your use. We ask each user to do the following:(1) Clean up after your own dog, (2) Encourage others to clean up after their dogs and (3) pick up any “droppings” you see that are left behind by other users.

BYOW-Bring Your Own Water. Water is not provided at the park. See fundraising comments below about efforts to raise money to provide a fountain.

Park Lower Frederick Dog Park – Cuddy Park
101 Colonial Drive Perkiomenville, PA 18074

The dog park, which is separated into two fenced-in spaces to separate smaller and larger dogs, is available for residents, free of charge.

Delaware

Lums Pond Dog Park
3355 Red Lion Rd, Bear, DE 19701

A five-acre dog park. Not fenced, though it’s far from traffic. It is on a pond, where dogs are allowed to go swimming. It does have picnic tables, benches and waste disposal bags.

Bark Park
3700 Limestone Rd. Wilmington, DE 19808

Carousel’s Bark Park is a unique place where you and your dog can play in a large open field and a pond that is accessible by ramps. The Bark Park is open daily from dawn until dusk. The entrance for the Carousel Bark Park is across from Skyline United Methodist Church at 3100 Skyline Drive, Wilmington

Brandywine Park Off Leash Area
1080 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802

This park offers a small off-leash area without a fence. The greater park is located on a creek, where you can take your dog for a walk on a leash.

Talley Day Bark Park
1308 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

Features two separate fenced areas for large and small dogs. Includes wast bags and a water fountain that sprays into bowls on the ground for dogs to drink.

Rockford Park Off Leash Area
Wilmington State Parks, Wilmington, Delaware

The 100-year-old Rockford Tower is the centerpiece of this park. The historic stone water tower is located amid rolling hills and vistas offering beautiful views of the city. Rockford Park boasts large open spaces surrounded by beautiful wooded areas, making it the perfect spot for picnics, jogging, flying kites, playing ball, tennis, and hiking.

This park has a small dog park that is not fenced in.

Iron Hill Dog Park
1337 S Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702

This is a new park that opened in 2008. It features separated areas for large and small dogs, benches and trees for shade. It’s a large park with lots of room for dogs to run around. Be careful about poison ivy, however. Though a popular park for the area, it’s not too busy during the week.

 

 

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