VCA Detwiler Animal Hospital

Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.

Pet Health and Lifestyle Information

We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and are here to help.


  • Animal Rescue League of Berks County

    A facility in Berks County helping strays and surrenders find forever homes

    Visit Animal Rescue League of Berks County

  • Humane Society of Berks County

    Providing adoption services for dogs, cats, and other small animals

    Visit Humane Society of Berks County

  • American Animal Hosptial Association

    Leading hospitals in excellence in veterinary medicine

    Visit American Animal Hosptial Association

  • Animal Poison Control Center

    Pet Poison Helpline, a 24-hour animal poison control center for pet owners

    Visit Animal Poison Control Center

  • CareCredit

    A CareCredit medical credit card gives you and your family a payment option for veterinary healthcare expenses 

    Visit CareCredit

  • Hills Pet Nutrition

    Learn more about the extensive line of products from Hill's Pet Nutrition - each one precisely engineered to meet the demands of your pet.

    Visit Hills Pet Nutrition

  • Royal Canin

    Royal Canin - providing cats and dogs with the best nutrition 

    Visit Royal Canin

  • VCA Charities for Pets

    VCA Charities - Like you, we love pets and want them all to live healthy, happy lives. Join us as we support worthy organizations that directly help pets in need.

    Visit VCA Charities for Pets

  • Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)

    VPI provides various pet insurance plans for dogs, cats and other exotic pets.

    Visit Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)

Pet Loss Resources

Losing a pet can be devastating, but you are not alone in your grief. The following online communities and resources can help you begin recovering from your loss.


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:


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Emergency Care

WE SEE EMERGENCIES DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:   Please call us immediately at 610.777.6546


Berks Animal Emergency & Referral Center 

ph. 610.775.7535

400 W. Lancaster Ave.

Shillington, PA 19607


Metropolitan Veterinary Associates & Emergency Services

ph. 610.666.1050

2626 Van Buren Avenue

Norristown, PA 19403


PETS Emergency Treatment Services

ph. 717.295.7387

930 N Queen Street

Lancaster, PA 17603