From our family to yours
Longwood Veterinary Center is a full-service, AAHA accredited veterinary hospital located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. 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 rigorous standards in the areas of emergency, medical and surgical management of our patients. Our hospital features state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and our doctors and nursing staff 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 and education. 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 »
"Dr Knipe has always been very good to me and my cats. All of the staff I have dealt with at Longwood are very nice. I really appreciate how everyone takes the time to explain everything to me."
– Thomas Ralston
“We aren’t regular patients, but they took in our diabetic kitty without hesitation when she began showing signs of ketoacidosis. They were thorough and kind, and they did everything they needed to get her better. Each time we stopped in to visit over her extended stay, she looked more and more like herself. We knew it would be an expensive process, but they kept us informed of her expenses, so we were aware of the cost of each treatment. We are so grateful for the doctors and staff for helping us get our kitty back!”
– Jessie, on Facebook
“I only wish I would get the level of care from my doctor that my dog does at LVC. Great people who love working with animals and it shows in their attitudes.”
– Charles, on Google
“This office had everything our pet needed (x-ray, procedure, medicines). Staff (Dr. Siegfried, Dana, and staff) even stayed late when our pet needed urgent care. Thank you!”
– Ed, on Google
“The doctors and staff at Longwood Veterinary Center are top notch. Our fur babies have been patients there for many years. Their care and expertise keep our kitties healthy and happy.”
– Cindy, on Facebook
"I just wanted to express how wonderful it has been to switch to Longwood Vet. The staff has been a pleasure to work with and are always extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Dr. Siegfried has been an absolute joy! She genuinely cares and listens to my concerns every visit. Unfortunately, after a number of not so great experiences, Bella doesn’t particularly love going to the vet. Dr. Siegfried is always so patient and tries to make it a pleasant experience for her. I think my absolute favorite quality of Dr. Siegfried’s is that she always has a plan and makes sure I am one step ahead with preventatives and medications to help reduce the likelihood of future issues. It has been a such a delight working with Dr. Siegfried this past year and I look forward to many more years with her as our vet."
— Bob Lewis
— Emily Danser
— Michael Voltz
— Becca Rosenschultetreter
— Denise Ann Cuddhy
If you are Dr. Strine’s dog, Oscar, you know her family’s steadfast love and devotion to him goes well beyond stereotypical displays during a Hallmark holiday. He’s as much a rescue dog as can be. And so our story begins. Oscar was just another routine puppy patient nearly 13 years ago. He was an energetic and funny Labrador with poor manners and a huge personality that made it easy to forgive him for his “naughtiness.”read more
On Saturday, January 25th, Longwood Veterinary Center celebrated the end of our 2019 renovations with a party in the newly renovated reception area/waiting room. We hope you’ll love it as much as we do!read more
The benefits of owning a dog or cat are many, and they run both ways. Your friends at Kennett Square’s Longwood Veterinary Center are here to tell you how. Dogs aren’t called man’s best friend for nothing.read more
Holiday Pet Safety Tips to Safeguard Your Animals Keep your Pets Safe from Traditional Holiday Plants There are few symbols of the upcoming Holidays as significant as mistletoe, Poinsettia, or the magnificent pine tree embellished with the trappings of the season....read more
Join us for photos with Santa, cookies, coffee, and hot cocoa, and bring a canned food item donation for the Kennett Food Cupboard.
Thursday, December 12th / 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.read more
Man's Best Friend– Pets Bring Joy to Our Lives Why We're Grateful for Our Pets I asked our nurses to contribute to the blog you are reading today. My question for them was this, “What makes you grateful for your pets?” I believe Andrea put it best when she simply said...read more