VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital

Our Story

At VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital, we've helped pets live long, healthy and happy lives since 1958. We work hard to deliver the best medical care for your pets, and the best experience for you, the pet owner.

Located in Newark and serving New Castle 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.

Hometown Care at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital

Delaware families throughout New Castle, Newark, Wilmington, Hockessin, Bear, and Glasgow have trusted VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care for all of their animal's healthcare needs. We are also happy to serve the Elkton and Rising Sun, Maryland area, as well as the Lantana and Avondale area of Pennsylvania. Our veterinarians, technical staff, receptionists, groomers and kennel staff share your love for animals. We understand that your pet is a member of your family, just as you are a part of ours.

We provide medical treatment and perform surgery, including laser surgery, for a cats, dogs, and a broad range of species. We believe that disease prevention is very important for your pet and for our community. Regular physical examinations provide the opportunity for early detection and treatment of potential problems, so that serious illness can be avoided whenever possible. Our doctors recommend a vaccination, diagnostic, dental, and dietary program specifically suited to your pet.

We invite you to visit our facility and become acquainted with our services.

Accreditations & Affiliations
American Animal Hospital Association

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.