VCA East Penn Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Julie Geisler
    Veterinary Tech School: Lehigh Carbon Community College/Northampton Community College

    Julie joined our team in April 2011. We are pleased to announce that Julie is our newest Technician Supervisor. Julie brings an extensive background in Internal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, and Surgery nursing to our hospital. She has been working with animals since she was 15 years old. Julie's dog Rza donates his blood through the local animal blood bank in effort to help other sick or injured dogs. Julie resides with 2 dogs and 3 cats. In her spare time she enjoys, photography, church and Pitbull awareness.

    Special Note from Julie:  I love my job a s Veterinary Nurse!  I've always had a passion for Veterinary Medicine. I hope I can be as great as my dog thinks I am!


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Renee Coyle, CVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Lehigh Carbon Community College/Northampton Community College

    Renee joined East Penn in 2001 as a technician while finishing tech school. Since then she has been through many changes with the hospital. From managing the hospital for many years and now to being one of our strongest leading technicians. Renee is also one of our Regional Tech. Supervisors for our area. Renee has worked as an Emergency and Critical Care Technician and assisted with the Lehigh Valley's only Animal Blood Bank. She currently owns 5 cats and a turtle.  Renee enjoys spending time w/ her family and the outdoors.

    Special note from Renee: I started out wanting to be a Certified Veterinary Technician so I could work with animals, but found loving the people just as much as the animals. I never thought I could enjoy a job so much. I love the versatility and divesity of being a vet. tech. Some days I am a counsler, some days a radiology tech, a dental hygenist, a teacher , a friend and most of all a nurse. Thank you for allowing me to take care of your furry friends. Renee


  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Melissa Lippincott
    Veterinary Tech School: Northampton Community College
    School: Cedar Crest College, Psychology

    Melissa was a member of the VCA William Penn Team for 11 years. Since the merger of VCA William Penn with VCA Northside Animal Hospital, Melissa has joined the team here at VCA East Penn Animal Hospital. Melissa also recently obtained her degree in Veterinary Technology and passed her state boards. We are proud to welcome another Certified Veterinary Technician to our team. She is the proud owner of a German Shepherd named Lu Chen. Her hobbies include biking, hiking, and is an avid martial artist and has been practicing for 14 years.

    Special Note from Melissa: Becoming a Veterinary Nurse has been the most spectacular journey for me. Being able to help animals in ways unimaginable and help an owner through all aspects of veterinary medicine is why I continue to strive to be a better person and Nurse for all of my patients. Nothing can replace the feeling of helping an injured animal or providing emotional support for an owner in their time of need. Let's just say I am a very fortunate person to be able to come to work and truly love my job.


  • Technician

    Amy Williams

    Amy joined our hospital just over 4 years ago. She has been caring for animals for the last 20 years, starting as a volunteer for the local SPCA then working her way into animal care at the Seeing Eye and finally settling on a career as a veterinary technician. Amy is happily married for over 10 years to her husband Ryan. They have a one-eyed cat, Fred, a crazy cat, Dega and Lab/Border Collie mix named Bristol. Outside of work Amy enjoys reading, cross-stitch, playing with her animals and shopping.

    Special Note from Amy: I am a technician because my love for animals is so strong that I want to help them, tio help ease their pain, to help them feel better and to them a dignified passing. I love what I do . I wouldn't want to do anything else.

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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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