VCA Northside Animal Hospital

Bethlehem 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.

  • Amanda Place

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Dr. Place grew up on Long Island, NY. She attended University of Delaware where she received a BS in Animal Science in 2002 and went on to Veterinary School at the University of Georgia where she completed ...
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  • Claire Fuhrman

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

         Dr. Fuhrman grew up Lebanon County, Pa.  She attended Penn State University where she obtained her B.S. in Animal Bioscience and obtained her D.V.M. from the Ohio ...
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  • Rebecca Ladd

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Iowa State University

    Dr. Rebecca Ladd is originally from Hicksville, Ohio, but her pursuit of veterinary medicine started at the University of Findlay in Ohio where she earned a BS in pre-vet/ biology and minor in public ...
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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 emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, call Valley Central Emergency Veterinary Hospital at 610-435-5588.  They are located at 210 Fullerton Avenue, Whitehall, Pa.  18052.