VCA East Penn Animal Hospital

Emmaus 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.

  • Douglas Payne

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Mississippi State University

    Dr. Payne joined the practice in 2007 as our Medical Director. He and his wife, Jennifer have a son Dylan and daughter Jordan. Their pets include 3 dogs, 2 cats, and a bearded dragon.

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  • Christine Lowry

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Lowry joined the practice in 1995. Dr. Lowry and her husband Troy have 2 children, 4 cats and 2 horses. Dr. Lowry works with us on a part-time basis as her children and animals at home keep her pretty ...
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  • Alison Messina

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Alison Messina obtained her D.V.M. from Ross University School of Medicine,

    on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts in 2009. She completed her clinical program at The

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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 AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call us immediately at 610-967-2156

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call Valley Central Emergency Hospital at 610-435-5588

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