Hickory Veterinary Hospital

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A 24/7 Facility

2303 Hickory Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

610-828-3054

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Our continued goal is to deliver the highest quality of veterinary medicine to our patients. We serve the needs of our clients and their pets and assist with all the advantages of a full service veterinary facility.

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Founded in 1956 as a team of professionals committed to excellence in animal care, we have been an AAHA Accredited Traditional Hospital since 1970 and in 2014 became an AAHA Accredited Referral Specialty Hospital.

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Facility Features and Special Procedures

Hickory Veterinary Hospital specializes in some of the most advanced procedures in the area.

  • Evening and Sunday appointments
  • Central treatment room for observation
  • Intensive Care – 24 hours/day
  • Isolation Facilities
  • Same day blood results
  • Blood pressure determination
  • CT Scans daily
  • Rehabilitation
  • Dentistry
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October 9, 2017

October Pet of the Month Wembly

Wembly, currently a eight month old female Labrador Retriever was born via Cesarean section with her nine other litter mates.  Unfortunately, she was born with a congenital mid-line cleft palate involving both her hard and soft palates. Incomplete fusion of the maxillofacial structures during the 25th to 28th days of fetal development results in this …

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September 11, 2017

September pet of the month Petey

Petey is a 1 year old Mastiff who was referred to Hickory Veterinary Hospital’s emergency service in July after the owner found him with two fish hooks in his lower lip.  One had quite a large lure attached!  Petey was just out of his owners’ site for a minute when they found that he had …

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August 26, 2017

August pet of the month Luca

Luca is a 7 month old puppy who presented to the Emergency Service at Hickory Veterinary Hospital after overindulging on a bone!  He was so excited to finish his treat that while chewing, it got stuck on his jaw.  Luca was brought to the treatment area and given a sedative to allow the staff to …

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July 10, 2017

July’s Pet of the Month Bernie II Hallman

Bernie II Hallman, a 7-year old Bernese Mountain Dog presented to Hickory Veterinary Hospital’s emergency service in February 2017. This gentle giant was outside in the yard one afternoon and was unable to make it into the house. He was lethargic, unsteady on his feet and presented with severe skin disease. Bernie II had a …

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October 2, 2016

September’s Pet of the Month | Rocky Burrows

Rocky, a 4 week old male domestic short hair feline, presented to Hickory Veterinary Hospital’s emergency department for a history of vomiting three times over the past 24 hours. Rocky was a new addition that was found outside the owners’ home. There were no significant findings on examination. On taking radiographs there were radiodense foreign …

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July 31, 2016

July Pet of The Month | Milhouse

July 2016 Pet of The Month   Milhouse, a 2-year-old male neutered domestic shorthaired feline, presented to the emergency service with a history of eating a rubber kitchen mat, possibly 3 days prior.  He was vomiting and produced pieces of rubber mat in the vomit.  Milhouse had a history of eating foreign material in the …

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June 7, 2016

June’s Pet of the Month | Calliope Morris

June Pet of the Month Calliope Morris, a ten year-old female spayed Domestic Longhair cat, presented to the Emergency Service with a two day history of lethargy, inappropriate urination in the house, and hematuria. Her physical examination was normal with the exception of moderate gingivitis with calculi and a firm mass present in her cranial …

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April 3, 2016

Chica

April Pet of the Month Chica a 12 week old female Havanese was presented as an emergency to Pennsylvania Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Associates at Hickory after a metal “baby gate” was accidentally knocked over and fell on her. Chica was just adopted the day prior to presentation.   Chica presented in respiratory distress with …

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March 6, 2016

Diesel Boland

Diesel Boland, a six month old, male neutered domestic shorthair presented to Hickory Veterinary Hospital with a four day history of lethargy, anorexia, and projectile vomiting. Two months prior, he had been treated for Coccidia and roundworms. His initial physical examination, bloodwork and abdominal radiographs revealed a moderately dehydrated kitten with an intestinal mass causing …

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February 23, 2016

Buddy Devine

Buddy Devine Buddy a 5yo male neutered Standard Poodle was evaluated by the emergency service at Hickory Veterinary Hospital on a Friday night with a history of vomiting and possible foreign body. Buddy had been hospitalized at a veterinary hospital in North Carolina for vomiting. There was concern of a potential foreign body causing an …

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