At VCA Dover Animal Hospital, we've helped pets live long, healthy and happy lives for more than 60 years. We work hard to deliver the best medical care for your pets, and the best experience for you, the pet owner.
Located in Dover and serving the communities of greater Kent County, our veterinarians, technicians and pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best in preventive and healing care.
At VCA Dover Animal Hospital, your pets are as important to our family as they are to you! Our staff believes that preventive care is the most important part of your pet's long-term health.
When you visit our hospital, you will experience why our hospital has been such an integral part of the Dover community for over 60 years and why customers in Kent County has entrusted their pets health in us. We continue to serve the following communities; Dover, Milford, Smyrna, Kenton, Magnolia, Frederica, Felton, Harrington, Hartly and other surrounding communities. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to serve you and your pet's every need.
VCA Dover Animal Hospital is one of the few hospitals in the area with an AAHA accreditation, which acknowledges our hospital's very high standards of medicine and customer service. We are very proud of this accomplishment and the teamwork our staff put toward earning this accreditation.
We invite you to come and visit our hospital and allow us to give you a tour. You will find that our hospital is a place "where your pet's health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal."
Local Medical Issues
The Canine Flu Virus is now very much a threat to our patients and it's very crucial that you make an appointment today to start your pets vaccinations in order to protect him or her from this very contagious virus.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.
Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.
ACCT Philly is the region’s largest animal care and control service provider, serving the City of Philadelphia by contract. ACCT Philly manages the city’s animal shelter facility in North Philadelphia handling nearly 18,000 animals, from dogs and cats, to small animals, reptiles, birds and wildlife, annually.Visit The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
Resource for pet ownersVisit American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
Animal Poison Control Center
We are your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435Visit Animal Poison Control Center
Association For Pet Loss And Bereavement
The APLB is a nonprofit association of concerned volunteers who are experienced and knowledgeable in the tender subject of pet death.Visit Association For Pet Loss And Bereavement
BARCS - Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter
BARCS is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization operating Maryland's largest animal shelter and pet adoption center. We are an open admission shelter, granting refuge to every abandoned, neglected, abused, lost or surrendered animal that comes through our door. A staggering 30 or more animals are surrendered to BARCS every day. No matter what the circumstance, we do not turn away any animal in need of shelter, food, medical care and a loving touch. Yearly, this equates to more than 12,000 dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, and even wildlife and exotic animals that need care and placement.Visit BARCS
Training Dogs The Aussie Way (Home Dog Training)Visit Bark Busters
Brandywine Valley SPCA
Founded in 1929, the Brandywine Valley SPCA exists to end animal suffering and to involve the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals. Their mission is to put the "human" back in humane animal treatment and advocate on their behalf. Their vision is to be the recognized leader in animal welfare that empowers communities to treat life with respect and dignity.We participate in various spay-neuter programs for our local Humane Society and offer free post adoption examinations and provide covered care for their illnesses.Visit the Brandywine Valley SPCA
Credit Card Financing Plan For Pet CareVisit Care Credit
Cecil County Animal Shelter
The Cecil County Animal Services Division (CCAS) is committed to providing quality care and innovative services to the animals and people of Cecil County through the preservation and promotion of the human/animal bond and the protection of animals from abuse and neglect while ensuring thoughtful consideration is given to the best interest of the community. This is accomplished through transparency, open communication, public awareness, partnership-building, and, most importantly, the humane treatment of the animals served through the shelter.Visit the Cecil County Animal Shelter
Pet Cremation ServicesVisit Delaware Cremation
Delaware Humane Association
Founded in 1957, Delaware Humane Association (DHA) is Delaware's premiere nonprofit no kill animal care and adoption center, serving a four state area. We are committed to providing for the needs of homeless and owned dogs and cats in our community.Visit the Delaware Humane Association
The Delaware SPCA is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of companion animals with their human caregivers and communities. They have been serving the state of Delaware since 1873. They promote the humane treatment of animals by providing adoption opportunities, low-cost veterinary services and educational programs. They do not receive federal or state funding, and there is no national SPCA. They rely primarily on support and donations from the community and individuals to carry on their work for the animals.Visit the Delaware SPCA
Delmarva Animal Emergency
For After Hour Emergency Pet CareVisit Delmarva Animal Emergency
Dover Rotary Members
Rotary Member Discounts
First State Animal Center and SPCA
WE PROTECT ANIMALS FROM PEOPLE…
By prevention of cruelty and suffering, and the reduction of homeless pet overpopulation through targeted spay/neuter and education programs as well as low cost vaccination clinics to keep animals healthy.
AND WE PROTECT PEOPLE FROM ANIMALS…
through our serious commitment in placing only stable, safe and well-adjusted animals into homes where they will thrive while simultaneously educating the public about responsible pet guardianship.
Hills Pet Food
Prescription Diets / Maint DietsVisit Hills Pet Food
The Maryland SPCA's mission is to improve the lives of pets and people in the community. We are dedicated to helping both pets and people and to saving the lives of animals in the community.Visit the Maryland SPCA
We are committed to our animals for life. We treat each one as the individual that they are and provide whatever care necessary to give them the new start they deserve. Help us save more animals in need this year.Visit The Pennsylvania SPCA
PAWS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia's homeless and at-risk animals. PAWS is the city's largest rescue partner and provider of low-cost, basic veterinary care for pet owners and rescue organizations that cannot otherwise access or afford it. Through its three no-kill shelters, foster care network, and special events, PAWS finds loving homes for thousands of animals each year. PAWS is working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city where every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.Visit Philly Paws
Full Service Boarding KennelVisit Pinewood Kennels
Veterinary DietsVisit Royal Canin
Trupanion Pet Insurance
Pet Health InsuranceVisit Trupanion Pet Insurance
Supporting Pets In NeedVisit VCA Charities
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