VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital

Carrie Phelps, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tufts University


Dr. Phelps is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has a passion for learning and has undergone extensive additional training since graduating from veterinary school in 2007. Dr. Phelps is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, and a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the Chi Institute. She has also completed training in Tui-na chinese medical massage. She is also putting finishing touches on her Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner program and her Penn Hip radiograph certification. She has completed a Veterinary Food Therapy course through the Chi Institute and is pending certification.
Dr. Phelps has a strong interest in pain management, traditional Chinese medicine/acupuncture, special needs animals, and also exotic pets. She also has a special interest in canine training and behavior problems, and has additional training in this area as well.
If you have any questions about physical rehabilitation or acupuncture for your pet, please call the hospital and Dr. Phelps would be happy to answer all of your questions.


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 AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS: Please call us immediately at 215-946-1111

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call one of the following Emergency Hospitals immediately:

VSEC:  215-750-7884,   Located at 30 Veterans Highway, Levittown, Pa. 19056

Cares: 215-750-2774, Located at 2010 Cabot Blvd., Langhorne, Pa. 19047