Fear Free Certification

Vet visits can be stressful. We are currently undergoing training to become “Fear Free Certified”. You may notice some new and improved changes throughout the hospital to help ease stress and anxiety. This is the best medicine for your pet.

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Dental care is essential for pet health.

Routine dental care is important for the lifelong health of your pet. If left untreated, periodontal disease can spread infection to all of the body systems. You can be confident your pet will receive the best medical care and every convenience while here for their dental procedure.

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Only the Best.

Our professional and compassionate veterinary staff are committed to strengthening the lifelong bond between pets and their parents. We are here to provide your pet with the best possible preventative, medical, surgical and dental care.

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We are a cat friendly practice.

You can be confident your cat will be given exceptional care and attention through all phases of their visit. It is our hope that by implementing extra cat-friendly measures, we will be able to increase and improve the quality of life of your feline companion.

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Call (610) 388-3388 230 Kennet Pike, Kennett Square, PA
Our Hours Mon-Fri: 7:30am-8pm | Sat: 8am-2pm
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Compassionate Care

From our family to yours

Longwood Veterinary Center is a full-service, AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited veterinary center located in Kennett Square, PA. We are conveniently located at the corner of Routes 1 and 52 South, just a half mile from Longwood Gardens.

Comprised of compassionate, skilled and experienced professionals, we are dedicated to providing the best possible veterinary care for your pet. As an AAHA accredited veterinary hospital, we are held to approximately 900 rigorous standards in the areas of emergency services, pain management, dentistry, radiology, surgery, anesthesia, pathology and more. Our hospital features state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, and our doctors and nursing staff continually further their education to provide the latest, safest and highest quality patient care.

We understand the special bond between pets and their owners and strive to strengthen that bond through communication, education, surgical, medical, and preventative health care. It is important to us that you feel you can ask questions, discuss treatment options, and be informed about the choices available. Together we will create the best lifelong plan for you and your pet.

At Longwood Veterinary Center, we are committed to providing compassionate veterinary care from our family to yours.

Meet Our Team

Carla Andrews, DVM

Dr. Andrews graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware in 1984. In 1988, Dr. Andrews received her DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA… READ MORE »

Laurie Strine, VMD

Dr. Strine completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Bucknell University in 1985. Dr. Strine graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. After graduation, Dr. Strine completed a one-year internship at… READ MORE »

Wendy Freeman, VMD

Dr. Freeman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 1985. After graduation, Dr. Freeman completed an internship and residency in Field Service at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center in 1988. Following her residency… READ MORE »

Kimberley Knipe, VMD

Dr. Knipe received her bachelor’s degree in 1991 from Hamilton College, where she majored in Biology. She then graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 1995 and spent seven years practicing medicine and surgery at Hayfield… READ MORE »

Corrina Parsons, VMD

Dr. Parsons graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. After graduation, she completed an internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia. She completed a residency in large animal medicine at New Bolton… READ MORE »

Beatrice McCabe, VMD

Dr. McCabe graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University and received her Veterinary Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. READ MORE »

Kimmy Siegfried, VMD

Dr. Siegfried completed her undergraduate degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences at the University of Delaware in 2012. … READ MORE »

Testimonials

Can’t thank the staff enough for saving our dog’s life. We walked in their place with only minutes to spare the Dr’s meet me at the door an scooped her up and got to work. Big thanks, we will be bringing our pack over for regular checks.

— Bob Lewis

Every single person at Longwood is friendly, caring, and beyond capable. From the people who work the desk to the vets, my pet and I have received such amazing, compassionate care over the years. I cannot thank them all enough!

— Emily Danser

The docs here are fantastic. Both Dr. McCabe and Dr. Andrews have been amazing taking wonderful care of our furry kids. Can’t say enough great things about this place.

— Michael Voltz

Brought my Pug terrier in with dog bites friday night and they worked on her nd kept her overnight. Thank you Dr. Parsons and Dr. Knipe. Bern with this Vet for 10 years! Awesome staff!

— Becca Rosenschultetreter

I recently had to have my 13 yr old lab put down and dr. Parsons and the staff at longwood could not have been any nicer and comforting during this time. Thank you so much!!!!

— Denise Ann Cuddhy

Latest News

“Barley” Needs a Loving Home

“Barley” was found by a good Samaritan in the middle of the road. He seemed to be disoriented, possibly painful and suspect to a hit by car accident. “Barley” was brought to LVC, where he received a thorough examination and pain medication. His mouth was bleeding and...

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Pick a “Pumpkin”

“Pumpkin”, a sweet young kitten was found hiding under a porch: scared, hungry, and flea ridden! He was brought to LVC where he was given care and lots of TLC! He is now available for adoption! Who wants to bring home this delicious Pumpkin Spice Pooty?!

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What Does a Vet Tech Do?

It’s actually easier to list what a veterinary technician cannot do vs. what they can do. Veterinary technicians cannot diagnose disease, prescribe medications, or preform surgeries. However, without them the veterinary hospital could not function. You may find them...

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Fall Pet Hazards

There is nothing like the start of fall, leaves changing, crisp breezes, pumpkin spiced coffee, and football games! Fall is a wonderful time for you to share with your pet but keep in mind there are some potential pet hazards you should be aware of. Rodenticides As...

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Meet Veterinary Nurse Dana

Dana has worked at Longwood since 2001. She received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, her associate degree in Veterinary Technology and is a Certified Veterinary Technician. With her experience, she has stepped into the position of Technician Manager. Her...

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Lifestyles of the Healthy and Protected

What type of lifestyle does your dog have? Is he a social butterfly, an explorer, a tick magnet, or all three? Be sure to discuss your pet’s lifestyle with your veterinarian in order to determine the vaccinations your pet needs to stay healthy.

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Kennett Square, Unionville/Willowdale, Chadds Ford, Greenville, Centreville, Glen Mills, West Chester, Avondale, West Grove, Hockessin, Talleyville, Pike Creek, Newark, Coatesville, Atglen, Oxford