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VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital

VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital

1501 Kirkwood Hwy | Newark, DE 19711

Call 302-894-7109
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Digital Radiology
  • Laser Surgery
  • Adult & Senior Wellness
  • Care Club - Wellness Plans
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

You and your pets are always welcome at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital, "Where we treat you pet like family." Our professional staff is friendly and always strives for you and your pet to have a positive experience every time you visit. Since 1958, families throughout New Castle County have trusted VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care for all of their animal's health-care needs. Our veterinarians, technical staff, receptionists, groomers and kennel staff share your love for animals and understand that your pet is a member of your family. We invite you to visit our newly remodeled, large facility and become acquainted with our services.

We provide medical treatment and perform surgery, including the availability of laser surgery for a very broad range of species in addition to dogs and cats.

We believe that disease prevention is our most important contribution to your pet and to our community. Regular physical examination 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 that is best suited to your pet.

Additional Services/Information:
- Dogs, Cats, Pot-bellied Pigs, Rabbits, Pocket Pets, Reptiles
- Friendly professional staff
- Full-service veterinary hospital
- New clients always welcome
- Prescription/premium diet pet foods
- Separate dog/cat boarding facilities
- Dog and Cat Grooming
- Veterinary pet insurance
- Puppy and kitten Care Club
- Care Club - offers convenient monthly payments

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Waiting room Waiting room
Reception Desk Reception Desk
Treatment room Treatment room
Hospital Manager Linda Simione with her pets Bella and Rufus Hospital Manager Linda Simione with her pets Bella and Rufus
Dr Herrman and Christine examing "Sunni" Gallagher Dr Herrman and Christine examing "Sunni" Gallagher
Guiding Eyes of Delaware and VCA Kirkwood Staff during our Open House, May 2013 Guiding Eyes of Delaware and VCA Kirkwood Staff during our Open House, May 2013
Dr Santiago - Dr DeMarco - Dr Tams Dr Santiago - Dr DeMarco - Dr Tams
Dr DeMarco and Kari getting prepared for surgery Dr DeMarco and Kari getting prepared for surgery
Cat Boarding Cat Boarding
Retail Supplies Retail Supplies
Spacious Exam Rooms Spacious Exam Rooms
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Dr. DeMarco Performing Laser Surgery Dr. DeMarco Performing Laser Surgery
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Kim Herrman, VMD
Kim Herrman, VMD

Dr Herrman has been the Medical Director at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital since 2000. She has been a veterinarian at this hospital since 1985.
Dr. Herrman's outside interests include working out, gardening and adventure traveling.

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Stephanie DeMarco, DVM
Stephanie DeMarco, DVM

Dr. DeMarco joined the VCA Kirkwood team in 2008. She has been practicing small animal veterinary medicine in Delaware since her graduation in 2001. She is married with 2 beautiful little girls. Dr. DeMarco enjoys baking, scrap booking and spending time with her family. she also shares her home with a very sassy little Chihuahua named Bendito.

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Dr. Skye Hartman
Dr. Skye Hartman

Dr. Hartman was born and raised in central Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree in history with minors in leadership and physics from Mary Baldwin College, in Virginia. While there she was also a part of the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership, which is the only all female cadet core in the nation.

Dr. Hartman is recent graduate from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Dr. Hartman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

While in veterinary school, Dr. Hartman had the opportunity to study various training and techniques throughout the world including exotics in South Africa and medicine in Japan. Dr. Hartman is particularly interested in exotics, surgeries (both soft tissue and orthopedics), as well as emergency care.

While her love for traveling and learning about new cultures will never dwindle, Dr. Hartman is looking forward to settling in to her new life in Newark, DE.

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Dr. Ashley Roper
Dr. Ashley Roper

Dr. Roper is a long time resident of Delaware. She graduated from Penn State University with an Animal Bio-Science Major. She earned her DVM at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Roper has been practicing small veterinary medicine in Delaware since she graduated in 2010. Her special interests include dermatology and dentistry.

Dr. Roper has a dog and two cats who always keep her entertained. In her spare time, Dr. Roper enjoys gardening and cooking.

�Dr. Roper started in veterinary medicine so she could help pets and advise owners on their care.�

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