Women’s Animal Center Veterinary Hospital

Serving pets & the people who love them since 1909

Exactly four decades after its founding as America’s First Animal Shelter™ in 1869, Women’s Animal Center opened the nation’s first free veterinary clinic to treat the horses and pets of impoverished laborers.

Today, providing high-quality, low-cost veterinary care for the community remains an integral part of Women’s Animal Center’s nonprofit mission, as they strive not only to place animals into new homes through adoption, but to keep them there by making pet ownership affordable.

Women’s Animal Center Veterinary Hospital provides a broad range of healthcare services for dogs, cats and other small domestic pets, including wellness exams; sick visits; vaccinations; x-rays; ultrasound procedures; bloodwork; dentistry; and physical rehabilitation.

Grant funding from the Bucks County Foundation in recent years has supported the outfitting of the Hospital’s state-of-the-art operating room, complete with two full surgical stations.

Women’s Animal Center’s skilled surgical team performs hundreds of advanced laser surgeries each year, ranging from spays and neuters to amputations, mass removals, oral surgeries, ACL repairs and more.

The Veterinary Hospital’s new online pet pharmacy offers competitive pricing and quick, convenient delivery on prescription medications, diet foods, vitamins and supplements, flea and tick products, and medical supplies.

Customers also receive free shipping on orders of just $38 dollars and over.

Women’s Animal Center is among just 12% of hospitals and 5% of shelters nationwide to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Practices that accept the challenge of accreditation are evaluated on approximately 900 standards of veterinary excellence, and undergo rigorous tri-annual reviews to ensure they remain at the forefront of the profession.

2020 marks Women’s Animal Center’s 151st year of operation.

While much has changed over the decades, pets have remained the heart of the organization’s purpose and passion, and keeping them healthy continues to be a top priority.

Women’s Animal Center believes that pets – and the people who love them – deserve nothing less!

All fees raised through hospital services are directly reinvested back into the organization’s animal shelter to support the care, enrichment and adoption of the community’s homeless pet population.

Women’s Animal Center Veterinary Hospital is currently accepting new patients.

Appointments can be scheduled by calling 215-750-5252.

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