Animal Hospital of Dauphin County

241 Hershey Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 652-1270
In case of an after-hours emergency please contact the following emergency hospitals:
Pet Emergency Treatment Services, Inc.
930 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 295-7387

Monday - Friday: 6 PM to 8 AM;
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: Open 24 Hours

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of York: Located at Willow Mill Animal Hospital
11 Willow Mill Park Road
Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050
Phone: 717-691-8727

Monday-Friday 7:30pm-7:30am


Meet Our Referral Services Team

We are pleased to be able to offer you referral services at Animal Hospital of Dauphin County. We want to make sure you have the best care possible so we have created partnerships in the Harrisburg & Hershey area to ensure that your pet will be in the best hands. For more information about the specific services offered, meet our Referral Services Team.

Dr. Cooley

Dr. Cooley: Small Animal

Dr. Cooley is a native Pennsylvanian. She graduated from Susquehanna Township High School in 1984 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1992. In 1993, Dr. Cooley received a certificate of completion for her Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. After which she completed her Small Animal Surgical Residency and obtained a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Science from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA from 1993-1996. She also lectured at Cornell University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Ithaca, NY from 1996-1999.

Dr. Cooley’s work experience includes Round Valley Referral Hospital from 1999-2001 and Valley Central Referral Hospital in Whitehall, PA from 2001-2005 where she was employed as a staff surgeon. 2005 to present she is a private contractor at Crown Veterinary Specialists as a staff surgeon. Dr. Cooley has been providing surgical services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1999.

Dr. Goodwin

Dr. Goodwin: Cardiology

Dr. Goodwin received his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. He completed his internship in 2000 at the Coral Springs Animal Hospital, and then went on to complete a cardiology residency at Purdue University from 2005 to 2008. Dr. Goodwin is a Diplomate of The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology). He is one of less than 200 board certified cardiologists in the United States.

Dr. Tomes

Dr. Tomes: Ultrasound

Berks Veterinary Ultrasound was started in 2003 by Dr. Jason Tomes. Dr. Tomes grew up outside of Chicago and did his undergrad work at the University of Illinois. He continued his education at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1983. He then completed a one-year post-doc medicine, surgery and teaching program at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1984 he moved to Berks County and worked in general practice until 2003. At that time he started Berks Veterinary Ultrasound and has limited his practice to mobile ultrasound work since. He has been ultrasounding patients since 1993, after having purchased one of the first machines for general veterinary practice in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tomes has been actively involved with the International Veterinary Ultrasound Society since 2006. In addition to IVUSS, Dr. Tomes is a member of the Veterinary Ultrasound Society, American Veterinary Medical Association, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, and the Schuylkill Valley Veterinary Medical Association. Locally, Dr. Tomes has been on a number of TV programs and co-hosted a weekly radio show about pet health care.

Physical Therapy Rehabilitation

Animal Hospital of Dauphin County is committed to providing Physical Therapy Rehabilitation for our patients and our Referral patients! We have recently had some changes to our Rehabilitation staff, and are excited to have Dr. Jennifer Fletcher and Technician Marah Eimer in Certification Training to provide this service for our patients long term. Dr. Fletcher will begin her journey with Canine Rehabilitation Institute through Colorado State University in January of 2017, and is slated to complete the program in August of 2017. At that time, she will add Physical Therapy to her services at AHDC! Marah Eimer is currently enrolled with the University of Tennessee, and has been providing Physical Therapy Rehabilitation patients under the direct supervision and prescription of Dr. Cheryl Burke, CCRP and Dr. Brooke Lowenstein, CCRT. Marah will then continue to provide Physical Therapy Rehabilitation under the direct supervision and prescription of Dr. Fletcher.