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Veterinary Clinic

Important information about COVID-19:

Our Philadelphia Veterinary Clinic at Erie Avenue will remain open to assist families in need, but will operate BY APPOINTMENT ONLY with curb-side drop off. Please note that pet owners are required to wear a facemask when dropping off or picking up their animals. Families in need of veterinary services are encouraged to call our Erie Avenue headquarters to schedule an appointment, (215) 426-6300 and select #0 for the clinic.

Appointments are not necessary for vaccines. Vaccines are being done on a first come, first serve basis Monday through Saturday from 9am-1pm and again from 2-4pm. Upon arrival, please call (215) 426-6300 ext. 3.

During this time our wellness clinic is open for the following symptoms and conditions:

  • Vaccinations for dogs and cats of all ages
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Severe Flea Infestation
  • Coughing excessively
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Facial swelling/allergic reactions
  • Urinary issues including straining, blood in urine and not urinating
  • Pain
  • Limping and difficulty walking
  • Possible seizures
  • Wounds
  • Urinating and defecating outside of the litterbox 
  • Eye issues
  • Ear infections
  • Skin infections
  • Ingrown nails
  • Lumps and bumps that have ruptured, are draining, bleeding, etc. 
  • Chronic conditions that require management including thyroid, diabetes, etc. 
  • Euthanasia

We are asking patients with the following needs to wait until further notice for examinations:       

  • Annual wellness exams 
  • Routine preventatives 
  • Routine blood work 
  • Lumps/bumps that are small, not growing, not changing, etc. 
  • Itching
  • Urinating/defecating outside the litterbox that can be managed behaviorally
  • Dental checks (unless the pet is unable to eat, painful, etc.)
  • Pregnancy checks 

The PSPCA offers comprehensive primary veterinary care at our North Philadelphia headquarters.  Our experienced veterinarians and veterinary technicians provide high quality, compassionate care at budget-friendly prices.

Visits are walk-in on a first-come/first-served basis, so we recommend arriving early in the day since the veterinary team sees a maximum number of appointments per day.

Hours & Location

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.*  
Closed major holidays.

350 E. Erie Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
215-426-6300, ext. 219, 220, 252, 253, 255, 209
callcenter@pspca.org

*Tech appointments and vaccines can be administered until 6:00 p.m.

Fees

  • Physical exam: $42
  • Veterinary technician appointment: $15
  • Follow-up exam: $25

Medical treatments, prescriptions and testing are additional.

Services

  • Annual well visits
  • Medical/sick visits
  • Vaccinations
  • Flea & tick prevention
  • Heartworm prevention
  • Microchipping
  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Digital x-rays
  • End of life care

We do not provide emergency care, but can treat the following:

  • Parasites (other than heartworm)
  • Fleas
  • Vomiting or diarrhea*
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Ear infection; Eye infection
  • Thyroid disease
  • Weight loss/decreased appetite
  • Allergies or other skin infections
  • Inappropriate urination or suspected urinary tract infection**
  • Small wounds
  • Diabetic diagnosis
  • Senior joint disease management

*Chronic (2-3 days or more) diarrhea or vomiting requires urgent attention.
**If a cat has not urinated in 24 hours, emergency care is required.

We do not provide emergency or after-hours care. Should your pet need critical care we can’t provide at our clinic, we can provide a list of referral and emergency veterinary practices.