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 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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February 16, 2016

Dragon

Dragon, a 3-year-old male shorthair guinea pig, first presented in December of 2014 for evaluation of a mass that started growing a few months prior. The mass was on the back of the neck near the spine and measured 2 cm. It was round and freely movable. An aspirate was sent for evaluation by a …

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July 1, 2015

Ninja and Eevee Baron

Ninja and Eevee, Yorkshire terrier littermates were born in December 2014. They presented for surgical extraction of retained deciduous teeth, which were found during their puppy exams. Puppies normally have 28 deciduous (baby) teeth that erupt during the first 6 months of life. The roots of the deciduous teeth resorb in order for the teeth …

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May 1, 2015

Marley

Marley is a 6 month old female intact Chihuahua who was recently adopted by a loving family with two rescue dogs. Marley’s canine siblings are much larger in stature and love climbing on the jungle gym and going down the slides in the back yard. Unfortunately, Marley was not too keen of the idea and …

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April 1, 2015

Picasso

Picasso, a 7 year old Australian Shepherd dog, presented to Hickory Veterinary Hospital for sudden left hind leg lameness. Radiographs (pictures) and palpation of his left hind leg diagnosed Picasso with a torn cranial cruciate ligament (ACL tear is athletes), which is one of the support bands in Picasso’s knee that helps to keep it …

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