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VCA Detwiler Animal Hospital

VCA Detwiler Animal Hospital

22 Kenhorst Blvd | Reading, PA 19607

Call 484-334-7730
Monday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Preventitive Care
  • CareClub - Monthly Wellness Plans
  • Surgery/Dentistry
  • Online Pharmacy
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

VCA Detwiler is an AAHA-accredited hospital that has a proud history as being the oldest veterinary hospital in Berks County. Our services and facility are designed to assist in routine prevention, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, as well as, medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. In every case you will be served by experienced and knowledgable members of our staff. Our veternarians, veterinary technicians and other pet friendly personnel are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensure that all our pet patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

Everyone on our staff believes your pet is just as much a part of our family as he or she is to yours. In fact, when you come in you will see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We will give you and your pet all the time you need and we will never rush you through an exam. .

The friendly and professional staff at VCA Detwiler is made up of dedicated hardworking individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long and healthy lives. Teamwork! Teamwok is a constant in our daily practice. The hospital team relies on several indivduals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from his or her first shots to a lifetime of preventative care to keep him or her happy and healthy. Our services do not end at our hospital doors. As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians. If your pet ever truly needs advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help. These twenty-eight clinincs provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

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Our spacious lobby for you and your pet Our spacious lobby for you and your pet
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Hospital Sign on Kenhorst Blvd Hospital Sign on Kenhorst Blvd
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Hospital Sign on Kenhorst Blvd Hospital Sign on Kenhorst Blvd
Front Desk Reception Area Front Desk Reception Area
Cat Waiting Room Cat Waiting Room
Sympathy Candle Sympathy Candle
Cat Exam Room Cat Exam Room
Small Dog Exam Room Small Dog Exam Room
Large Dog Exam Room Large Dog Exam Room
Treatment Room Treatment Room
Doggie Day Spa Packages Doggie Day Spa Packages
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Dr. Claire Fuhrman
Dr. Claire Fuhrman

Dr. Fuhrman is originally from the Lebanon County area. She attended Penn State University where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Animal Bioscience. She went on to earn her Veterinary Degree from The Ohio State University. Dr. Fuhrman's special interest is feline medicine.
Dr. Fuhrman joined VCA Detwiler in early 2014 as a part-time Associate Doctor. She is also an Associate Doctor at our sister hospital, VCA Northside in Bethlehem.

In her spare time Dr. Fuhrman enjoys gardening, traveling to keep in contact with close friends and spending time with her family, including her kitties Rupert and Walter.

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Dr. Krista Pike
Dr. Krista Pike

Dr. Pike is originally from Bucks County, where she grew up and found her love for animals. She recently moved to Lebanon County after getting married. She attended Penn State University where she obtained her Bachelors Degrees in Animal Bioscience and Immunology and Infectious Disease. Dr. Pike found her way to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her degree in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Pike has a special interest in medicine and dental health.

Dr. Pike jointed the VCA Detwiler in March 2017 as an Associate Doctor.

In her spare time Dr. Pike enjoys reading, cooking, running, and spending time with her husband and family.

?I do what I do because these animals are family and need the medical health attention just like any other of the family member. I want to continue to be able to give the health care and assistance to those animals, just like my family and I did with my childhood pet, Lucky.?

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