Urgent Care

Urgent Care Hours

At Animal Hospital of Dauphin County, we want to be here for you when you most need us. In order to grow our ability to be here for you and your pet in urgent matters, we are expanding our hours to include urgent care and walk in hours. Services will be available for cats and dogs, as well as exotic pets to include small mammals, reptiles, and birds!

Urgent Care/Walk In Clinic Hours:

  • Friday 6:00 pm—12:00 am
  • Saturday 1:00 pm—12:00 am
  • Sunday 10:00 am—12:00 am
  • Monday 6:00 pm—12:00 am

If you are referred by your Veterinarian, your pet will be transferred back to their primary care Doctor along with all of their records of treatment.

We happily and excitedly welcome Dr. Tasha Parks, Urgent Care Managing Veterinarian, to our elite team of Doctors!

Dr. Tasha Parks is a native of central Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in Lewistown, PA where she currently resides. She is a 2002 graduate of the University of Arizona, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. In 2007, she graduated from The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.

After graduation from OSU, she spent two years in small animal private practice in Ohio before accepting a position an emergency clinician and moving home to be closer to her family. Dr. Parks has been practicing solely emergency veterinary medicine for the last 9 years.

She is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Veterinary Medical Associations, the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, as well as, the Veterinary Hospital Manager’s Association. She is also a Fear Free Certified Veterinary Professional.

Dr. Parks’ professional interests include emergency surgery, pain management and avi-an, small mammal and reptile medicine.

Outside of work her hobbies include reading, hiking, baking, and crafts. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter, along with their menagerie of pets, which include an English Bulldog, a Pug, 3 cats and a 24 year old African Grey Parrot.

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