VCA AVH Animal Hospital

Pen Argyl Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Michael R. Haas

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania
    Graduate School: University of Rhode Island

    Dr. Haas's primary professional focus is to enhance relationships between pets and people and VCA AVH Animal Hospital operates with that mission at its heart.  A graduate of Lafayette College, ...
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  • Jonathan Goodwin

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Veterinary School: Tuskegee University

    Dr. Goodwin received his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. He completed his internship in 2000 at the Coral Springs Animal Hospital, and then went on to complete a cardiology residency ...
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  • Elizabeth Dymond

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Dymond rejoined our staff in December 2009. She graduated from Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in June 2004 and completed local externships, including Valley Central Referral Hospital. ...
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  • Michelle Sandrock-Corrow

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University

    Michelle L. Sandrock-Corrow is a 2003 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Lehigh Valley native and has spent her career devoted to the care of both dogs ...
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  • Rolan Tripp

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Since obtaining his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from U.C. Davis in 1979, Dr. Tripp has served as the California Veterinary Medical Association Chairman of Membership, the California Representative ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

Valley Central Emergency


210 Fullerton Ave, Whitehall, PA 18052


Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital


117 Terrace Drive, Suite 101, Stroudsburg, PA 18360