VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia

Jennifer Babineaux, DVM, DABVP/Feline, Medical Director

DVM, University of California, Davis
Certifications: DABVP/Feline


Dr. Jennifer Babineaux graduated with honors from UCLA in 1985 with a degree in economics, and then obtained an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 1989. After working in the field of finance for 10 years, she changed careers to pursue her love of veterinary medicine. She graduated with honors from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Babineaux completed a three-year residency in internal medicine in 2009, and has worked as an internist at the San Francisco SPCA and at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, with a special focus on performing abdominal and cardiac ultrasounds.  She received American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certification, Feline Practice, in 2013. Her professional interests include intestinal disease, endocrinology, kidney disease and cardiac disease. Dr. Babineaux lives in Center City with her husband, two cats and a dog. She is enjoying exploring Philadelphia and its many  restaurants and farmers markets. She is thrilled to be a part of the VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia team.


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.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:


See all VCA Animal Hospitals >


Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact the Veterinary Hospital of Pennsylvania at 215-898-4685.  They are located at 3900 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.