Veterinary Hospital Univ Of Pa

★★★★☆
  • 3850 Spruce St

    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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  • 215-898-4680

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They lost my carrier too!!! I have had my two babies in there several times unfortunately in the past few years with vet bills surpassing 5,000. The high price is to be expected. It is Penn afterall but they have around the clock people to monitor the patients. I have had experience with pleasant, caring technicians as well as nasty, pompous types, particularly one young gentleman who treated me like I was a total inconvenience to his agenda and could have cared less if my cat hit the sack right there in the waiting room. However, they do know their stuff and I usually feel confident that they are taking good care of my pets when I have brought them in, so if you can get past the price tag and a few of the elitist employees I would recommend Penn if you ever encounter a critical emergency.

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They lost my carrier too!!! I have had my two babies in there several times unfortunately in the past few years with vet bills surpassing 5,000. The high price is to be expected. It is Penn afterall but they have around the clock people to monitor the patients. I have had experience with pleasant, caring technicians as well as nasty, pompous types, particularly one young gentleman who treated me like I was a total inconvenience to his agenda and could have cared less if my cat hit the sack right there in the waiting room. However, they do know their stuff and I usually feel confident that they are taking good care of my pets when I have brought them in, so if you can get past the price tag and a few of the elitist employees I would recommend Penn if you ever encounter a critical emergency.

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Our pet needed emergency care and we rushed him to UPenn because it was a Sunday night and they were the closest place we knew of. They ended up charging us $3,000 for two days of fluids and observation. They bill you at double, by the way, if your pet needs to be treated after 5pm, and this includes if you pet is there all day but they don't schedule the treatment until after 5pm. They do not accept American Express or Care Credit because those companies charge a higher percentage to the business (as opposed to MasterCard and Visa) and, thus, reduces their profit margin - God forbid. UPenn is all about making money off of your misery. After waiting for five hours (till about 5 am), a 20 year old with a huge attitude ushered us into a private room and informed me that she thought we may have poisoned our pet with medicine the Bryn Mawr vet clinic had prescribed, and then she shoved a form in front of us that would give them permission to crack open our pet's chest if he went into cardiac arrest during surgery. It was one of the worst experiences of my life as a pet owner, and of course she was entirely wrong about her preliminary diagnoses. Later, after asking lots of questions and getting treated very rudely and condescendingly by some other snotty 24 year old resident, we found out that they were going to have another resident (ie- no medical degree, still in training) perform a very complicated surgery with NO CLINICAL SUPERVISION. My wife is a doctor and I am a healthcare professional and after talking it over, we decided to take our chances elsewhere (Frazier emergency clinic) and demand that our pet be discharged. They were incredibly rude to us and literally gave us our almost dead pet back to us, limp and wrapped in a dirty towel. They had lost the carrier we left. It was a disgusting ordeal. Frazier's EXPERIENCED and LICENSED medical staff saved our pet and the only funny memory I have is that we left a very unique Princeton University sweatshirt there which I had left in the carrier. A few weeks later as I was driving in the city, I saw some skinny crack-head bum in the city weaving unsteadily through traffic on a banana bike wearing my sweatshirt. I wish I had a camera. The guy was probably on his way to work -- at UPenn Vet Hospital no doubt.

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Our pet needed emergency care and we rushed him to UPenn because it was a Sunday night and they were the closest place we knew of. They ended up charging us $3,000 for two days of fluids and observation. They bill you at double, by the way, if your pet needs to be treated after 5pm, and this includes if you pet is there all day but they don't schedule the treatment until after 5pm. They do not accept American Express or Care Credit because those companies charge a higher percentage to the business (as opposed to MasterCard and Visa) and, thus, reduces their profit margin - God forbid. UPenn is all about making money off of your misery. After waiting for five hours (till about 5 am), a 20 year old with a huge attitude ushered us into a private room and informed me that she thought we may have poisoned our pet with medicine the Bryn Mawr vet clinic had prescribed, and then she shoved a form in front of us that would give them permission to crack open our pet's chest if he went into cardiac arrest during surgery. It was one of the worst experiences of my life as a pet owner, and of course she was entirely wrong about her preliminary diagnoses. Later, after asking lots of questions and getting treated very rudely and condescendingly by some other snotty 24 year old resident, we found out that they were going to have another resident (ie- no medical degree, still in training) perform a very complicated surgery with NO CLINICAL SUPERVISION. My wife is a doctor and I am a healthcare professional and after talking it over, we decided to take our chances elsewhere (Frazier emergency clinic) and demand that our pet be discharged. They were incredibly rude to us and literally gave us our almost dead pet back to us, limp and wrapped in a dirty towel. They had lost the carrier we left. It was a disgusting ordeal. Frazier's EXPERIENCED and LICENSED medical staff saved our pet and the only funny memory I have is that we left a very unique Princeton University sweatshirt there which I had left in the carrier. A few weeks later as I was driving in the city, I saw some skinny crack-head bum in the city weaving unsteadily through traffic on a banana bike wearing my sweatshirt. I wish I had a camera. The guy was probably on his way to work -- at UPenn Vet Hospital no doubt.

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This is the only place to bring your pet in an emergency. The doctors and staff are amazing. So compassionate and caring. I wish I could bring my cats here for routine care. Simply the best.

PROS: The incredible care from the staff
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This is the only place to bring your pet in an emergency. The doctors and staff are amazing. So compassionate and caring. I wish I could bring my cats here for routine care. Simply the best.

PROS: The incredible care from the staff
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Penn's vet hospital is outstanding. I don't use them for routine care, nor do they recommend that you bring animals there for regular visits. For emergencies or when requiring a specialist though, I would not take my animals anywhere else. They are fanstastic doctors, up to date on all the latest veterinary medicine. They are very expensive, but when my animals need help, I want them to have the best, and the best is what you will get at Penn. I wish I could take my animals here for routine care, because after seeing how good the hospital is, all the local vets I've been to pale in comparison.

PROS: first class doctors, best emergency and specialist care
CONS: expense

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Penn's vet hospital is outstanding. I don't use them for routine care, nor do they recommend that you bring animals there for regular visits. For emergencies or when requiring a specialist though, I would not take my animals anywhere else. They are fanstastic doctors, up to date on all the latest veterinary medicine. They are very expensive, but when my animals need help, I want them to have the best, and the best is what you will get at Penn. I wish I could take my animals here for routine care, because after seeing how good the hospital is, all the local vets I've been to pale in comparison.

PROS: first class doctors, best emergency and specialist care
CONS: expense

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I used to pet-sit my friend's dog who at one point swallowed a whole bottle of Tylenol (luckily not on my watch!). My friend took him to Penn's pet hospital, which is open 24 hours a day. Frighteningly, the vet on call said that the dog could have died or been seriously injured, but actually he had consumed less than my friend thought. He had his stomach pumped, which set my friend back $1700, but definitely worth it!

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I used to pet-sit my friend's dog who at one point swallowed a whole bottle of Tylenol (luckily not on my watch!). My friend took him to Penn's pet hospital, which is open 24 hours a day. Frighteningly, the vet on call said that the dog could have died or been seriously injured, but actually he had consumed less than my friend thought. He had his stomach pumped, which set my friend back $1700, but definitely worth it!

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