VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital

Phone: 302-737-1098
Fax: 302-737-3367
1501 Kirkwood Hwy
Newark, DE 19711
Business Hours
Call us today to inquire about a SAME DAY Appointment or Your Pet's FREE Dental exam with one of our Doctors. We look forward to being your other "Family Doctor"
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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Since 1958, families throughout New Castle County have trusted VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care for all of their animal's health-care needs. Our veterinarians, technical staff, receptionists, groomers and kennel staff share your love for animals and understand that your pet is a member of your family. We invite you to visit our newly remodeled, large facility and become acquainted with our services.

Local Medical Issues

We provide medical treatment and perform surgery, including the availability of laser surgery for a very broad range of species in addition to dogs and cats.

We believe that disease prevention is our most important contribution to your pet and to our community. Regular physical examination provide the opportunity for early detection and treatment of potential problems, so that serious illness can be avoided whenever possible. Our doctors recommend a vaccination, diagnostic, dental and dietary

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

 VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital to provide quality, compassionate veterinary care, since 1958, to the families though out New Castle Country. Dogs, cats, bunnies, pocket pets, pigs and most pets are always welcome at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital. Our veterinarians, technical staff, receptionists, groomers and kennel staff share your love for animals and understand that your pet is a member of your family.

We enjoy being a part of your community. We take pride in the many events we attend so we can help education the importance ot animal health-care in a casual setting.

We invite you to stop by and visit our hospital so you can become acquainted with the many services we offer including: digital radiographs, denistry, dental radiographs, laser surgery, wellness exams and testing, boarding and grooming. (even dog hair coloring!)

Dr. Stephanie DeMarco
Medical Director
Veterinary School: Oklahoma State University

Dr. DeMarco was originally from Hatfield, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Delaware as  a Pre-Vet Student in the College of Agriculture.

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Dr. Kelly McGrath
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. McGrath received her undergraduate degree in Biology from SUNY Cortland. She then obtained her veterinary degree from St. George’s University

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Thanks SO MUCH
Julia Clemens from Newark

I feel so fortunate to have found such a great team - Dr. DeMarco is awesome, the desk staff and techs are great as well. For years, they took wonderful care of my cats who had to be put down for one reason or another. The sensitivity and empathy was amazing. Recently, I've been dealing with the trauma of my dog, Moses, having bite wounds from another dog. The follow up phone calls, sensitivity and concern for his well being has helped me immensely. The genuine support is priceless! Thank you all so much! Mo appreciates all the cookies!

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
302-737-1098 or request an appointment.