Lancaster 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.

  • Donald Shellenberger

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Born and raised in Lancaster County, Dr. Shellenberger began his veterinary career at Smoketown in 1978. Dr. Shellenberger credits a great team of doctors and an excellent support staff for the current ...
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  • Salvador Galindo

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVS
    Veterinary School: University Autonomous of Tamaulipas

    Dr Salvador Galindo is originally from the northeastern coast in Vera Cruz, Mexico.  He earned his dual bachelor’s degree in Biology and Mathematics from the Diaz Miron College. He received

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  • Jonathan C. Goodwin

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Veterinary School: Tuskegee University

    Jonathan received his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. He completed his internship in 2000 at the Coral Springs Animal Hospital, and then went on to complete a cardiology residency at

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  • Hani Battah

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Baghdad University

    Dr. Battah claims that VCASmoketown Animal Hospital is one of the busiest and most progressive practices he knows. This is remarkable because he has been involved with veterinary medicine not only

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  • Megan Fowler

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania and Colgate University

    Dr. Megan Fowler-Pollitt joined the VCA Smoketown team at the beginning of 2015. She was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended vet school at the University of Pennsylvania after studying Ancient

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  • John Hall

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Hall joined Smoketown Veterinary Hospital right out of veterinary school in 1980. He has been here ever since and especially enjoys the diversity of the practice. Noting the numerous doctors

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  • Stephanie Herr

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Herr is no stranger to VCA Smoketown Animal Hospital. She was a technician assistant and kennel assistant here from 1999-2000. The diversity of our caseload attracted Dr. Herr back in 2008.
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  • Leann Murphy

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Murphy grew up in Lancaster and attended Conestoga Valley High School. Her family had a wide variety of pets and livestock on their farmette and she enjoyed caring for all the different species.

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  • Jason E. Tomes

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Tomes did his undergrad work at the University of Illinois and continued his education at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed a one year post-doc medicine,

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