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



Caring For Your New Reptile

September 25, 2017
Your new reptile can be a great addition to the family. Since they are cold -blooded, they depend on their environment for all their comforts and needs. Here are some tips to help your new relationship get off to a great start: MAKE SURE TO KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR PET. CONSULT A [...]

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Caring For Your New Pocket Pet

August 7, 2017
  Pocket pets include rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, chinchillas, mice, rats, hamsters, gerbils, and the list goes on and on. Don’t let their small size fool you; they are a big responsibility! Here are some tips to help your new relationship get off to a great start: MAKE SURE TO KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY CARE [...]

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July 12, 2017
When you live in Pennsylvania, you are probably familiar with Lyme Disease, a common disease that is transmitted by ticks. However, there is a less familiar disease that can be transmitted to our pets. That disease is Anaplasma. Anaplasma, like Lyme Disease, is a tick borne disease. This means that certain types of ticks can [...]

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Caring For Your New Bird

June 28, 2017
  Birds are intelligent and beautiful animals. They can make great pets, but require a lot of responsibility to keep them healthy and happy. Here are some tips to help your new relationship get off to a great start: MAKE SURE TO KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY CARE FOR YOUR PET. CONSULT AN AVIAN VETERINARIAN ON: [...]

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Clinical Trial: Dogs with Seasonal Allergies

June 7, 2017
Does your dog have seasonal allergies? The Animal Hospital of Dauphin County is participating in a clinical study for dogs a clinical study for dogs with seasonal allergies that are two years of age or older. The dogs must weigh 11-110 pounds. This will be a 112-day study with 6 potential visits; compensation in the [...]

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Heartworm Disease

April 20, 2017
Spring is in the air! The weather is getting warmer and we are starting to head towards those summer months. With the warmer weather comes the flowers blooming, pools being opened, longer days outside, summer vacations, and also those annoying bugs come back from hiding away for the winter. Mosquitos are one of those bugs. [...]

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National Love Your Pet Day

February 16, 2017
  Did you know that February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day?! Love Your Pet Day Most of us don't need an excuse to spoil our 4 legged friends, however if you do, here is a great reason! <h2> Here are some good ideas on how to celebrate national love your pet day! </h2> [...]

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February is National Dental Month!

February 9, 2017
  Did you know that over 85% of pets over 4 years of age have some sort of gum disease? These are some signs that your pet may be having a dental issue: Bad breath - this can be a sign of dental issues or different medical issues, if you notice this make an appointment [...]

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Strangers And Your New Puppy

January 25, 2017
Many struggle with the dilemma of how to handle strangers and their new puppy, especially as they work through the basic steps of engagement and training, which is the critical process of proper socialization. Puppies in general are just like small children. They do not have the full body vocabulary of an adult, and can [...]

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Sugarless Foods

January 11, 2017
With Christmas recently over and Valentine's Day on the way, most people are very aware of the health risks and dangers that chocolate poses to our dogs. But did you know that sugarless foods, including gums and candies, can be even more dangerous? Sugar free products often contain an artificial sweetener called Xylitol, a chemical [...]

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