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Northern Liberties

Low-Stress Veterinarian in Philadelphia, PA Meeting All Your Pet’s Needs

Northern Liberties Heart + Paw is committed to serving as your partner in pet parenthood, delivering the best care our veterinarians in Philadelphia, PA have to offer. We conveniently provide a full spectrum of services to meet all the health needs of your canine, feline, avian, or exotic companion. This includes general medicine, such as wellness and preventative care, teeth cleaning, surgery, and pet grooming and dog daycare all available within one low-stress top-of-the-line veterinary facility.

Every service your pet could possibly need to maintain their good health and quality of life can be found right here at our animal hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

A Veterinary Team that Makes You and Your Pet Their Priority

At Northern Liberties Heart + Paw, pets and people come first–always. We cherish the human-animal bond and the lasting relationships we are able to build with pet families here in Philadelphia. Our veterinarians and support teams combine skills, heart, and a wealth of knowledge to serve as your lifelong partner in keeping your pet healthy.

Get to know the veterinary team that is excited to care for you and your pet!

Dr. Jonas Vaitkus
Dr. Robinson
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Helping and Healing with Our Veterinary Services in Philadelphia, PA

We strive to deliver comprehensive care that meets your pet’s needs through every life stage. From helping your puppy, kitten, or young exotic pet get the best start, to maintaining their health into adulthood and making their golden years as easy and comfortable as possible—that is our goal.

Learn about our core services for pets in the sections below, and be sure to click through for additional information.

Wellness and
Preventative Care

Wellness and Preventative Care

Annual wellness exams are essential for keeping your pet current with all their routine health treatments, including their physical exam, blood work, boosters, and parasite prevention. We also offer prevention plans to make your pet’s routine care more affordable.

Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

Clean teeth are a clear indicator of good health in pets. To potentially extend your pet’s life, keep up with their at-home dental care and see us for their routine teeth cleanings so we can treat any existing oral issues.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Our team is happy to recommend a personalized vaccination schedule for your pet to keep them protected. We offer a wide range of vaccines for dogs, cats, and some exotic species to immunize against rabies and other viruses.

Spay and Neuter Surgery

Spay and Neuter Surgery

We routinely perform spay and neuter procedures, along with a variety of other surgeries to treat medical conditions, prevent future issues, and enhance your pet’s quality of life. Our facility’s dedicated surgical suite allows for careful monitoring and the use of strict safety measures.

End of Life Care

End of Life Care

We’re here for you if you need help making difficult end-of-life care decisions for your pet. Our compassionate team will guide you in choosing the best treatment options for their needs, and will support you fully when the time comes to say goodbye.

Dermatology
and Allergies

Dermatology and Allergies

If there is one condition that unites our diverse pet patients, it’s itchy skin. Our hospital is equipped to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide variety of skin conditions and allergies in dogs, cats, and various exotic species!

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Cat Ultrasound Centereach

Quick scan ultrasound is a point-of-care imaging technique that helps our team detect and diagnose internal health problems in urgent medical situations.

Quick Scan Ultrasound

Pet Digital Xray

Our radiography equipment helps us diagnose more conditions with greater speed and accuracy. Whether your pet has a potential broken bone, foreign body, or periodontal disease, our radiography tools can help us make a definitive diagnosis.

Full-body and Dental Radiographs

All Pets Tplo

We recommend a microchip for all pets, because it can greatly increase their chances of being found if they get separated from you! Talk to us at your pet’s next visit about getting them microchipped.

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Exotic Pet Care

Our Northern Liberties Heart + Paw location in Philadelphia is the sole Heart + Paw hospital equipped to provide care for exotic pets. We treat the following species:

  • Rabbits, ferrets, and guinea pigs
  • Parrots
  • Chickens (case-by-case basis)
  • Lizards
  • Turtles
  • Tortoises (case-by-case basis)
  • Hamsters, mice, rats, and gerbils
  • Frogs and toads
  • Sugar gliders

Services we offer to keep exotic pets happy and healthy include:

  • Routine wellness exams
  • Blood work
  • Treatment for common illnesses
  • Basic surgery (on a case-by-case basis)

We do not offer emergency care for exotics, so be sure to contact your nearest emergency vet if your pet needs help. If your pet needs complex, specialized care, we can refer you to an exotic pet specialist.

Grooming and Styling

The Heart + Paw stylists will pamper your pets so that they can look and feel their best. Our professional stylists are committed to providing quality grooming services for your four-legged family members. Some extra style perks:

  • Large windows allow parents to watch their pets get groomed
  • Expert pet groomers for the perfect style, every time
  • Safe hand drying techniques (we never use kennel dryers)
  • Walk-in tub with non-slip tiles
  • Steady, quiet lift tables reduce anxiety
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Playtime for Your Pup

Let your pup make new friends and get some fun exercise time at Northern Liberties Heart + Paw! Your pet’s first visit with us includes a consultation with our Play team to make sure their time at Heart + Paw is safe and enjoyable.

Our Play area features:

  • Top-of-the-line K9 grass
  • Full drainage system
  • Daily sterilization
  • Doggie toilets
  • Full windows for pet parents to watch
  • Exit baths available

Additional Payment Options for Pet Owners

Northern Liberties Heart + Paw accepts payments through CareCredit, Scratchpay, and Trupanion Express, the latter of which allows Trupanion to pay us directly once you have paid your portion of your claim. If you are not currently using Trupanion insurance, Scratchpay, or CareCredit but want to learn more, click below for additional information and to apply for an account or insurance plan.

Additional Payment Options for Pet Owners

Northern Liberties Heart + Paw accepts payments through CareCredit, Scratchpay, and Trupanion Express, the latter of which allows Trupanion to pay us directly once you have paid your portion of your claim. If you are not currently using Trupanion insurance, Scratchpay, or CareCredit but want to learn more, click below for additional information and to apply for an account or insurance plan.

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