Hickory Veterinary Hospital


A 24/7 Facility

2303 Hickory Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462



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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Pennsylvania Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Associates at Hickory Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to providing your pet with advanced surgical procedures such as soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurosurgery. The surgical team strives to provide a compassionate, team-oriented approach to caring for our patients. Intense monitoring and care during their surgical procedure and recovery is provided. Our advanced patient care and monitoring includes pulse oximetry, blood pressure measurement, CO2 monitoring and electrocardiogram to provide the very best for your pet. Oxygen therapy, blood product and transfusion therapy, IV fluid therapy, and pain management are just a sampling of the support your pet may receive.
We work closely with your veterinarian to ensure that you and your pet receive the best possible care, effective treatment and follow-up. Your veterinarian always receives a detailed referral report of your pet’s visit.
Surgical Procedures include:

Soft Tissue Surgeries

Routine Surgeries (Overiohysterectomy or laparoscopic overiectomy, castration, declawing) • • Cryptorchid neuter • Caesarean section • Cystotomy • Pyometra • Mass removal • Reconstructive procedures including skin flaps and grafts • Total ear canal ablation • Biopsies • Oncologic surgery • Laryngeal paralysis correction • PDA ligation • Lung lobectomy • Chylothorax management • Gastrotomy • GDV • Gastropexy • Enterotomy • Colectomy• Portosystemic shunt ligation • Cholecystoduodenostomy • Peritonitis management • Adrenalectomy • Splenectomy • Ureteronephrectomy • Ectopic ureter correction • Cystotomy • Perineal herniorrhaphy • Perianal fistula management • Chylothorax management • Cryptorchid neuter

Orthopedic Surgeries

Fracture Repair • Mandibulectomy • Maxillectomy • Patellar luxation repair • Cranial cruciate repair • Joint arthrodesis • Total hip replacement • Limb and digit amputation • Femoral head and neck excision


Spinal surgery for intervertebral disc herniation, spinal fractures and luxation