Keystone Veterinary Emergency and Referral

When you are looking for an emergency & specialty veterinary hospital, you should be able to count on superior care and excellent service. We at Keystone Veterinary Emergency and Referral in Havertown PA have assembled an expert team of veterinary professionals to bring you the best possible healthcare for your pet. We have a state of the art veterinary facility which is clean, comfortable, and efficient. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for all of your pet’s emergency and urgent care needs. If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our specialist please call 484-454-5412, and we will find a time that is convenient for you.

Our Services

Veterinary Emergency and ICU

Our mission at Keystone Veterinary Emergency and Referral is to provide exceptional quality, state of the art, medical and surgical care to our small animal patients and their owners. Your pet will be treated as soon as possible, on a triage basis, which means cases will be prioritized according to severity of illness. Every effort will be made to assure your pets comfort and safety while awaiting treatment. Please call Keystone Veterinary Emergency and Referral at 484-454-5412 prior to arrival (if possible) to allow our staff to be ready for your pet.

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Emergency Surgeries
  • Abscess repair
  • Bite wound repair
  • Bloat (GDV)
  • C-Section
  • Cystotomy
  • Exploratory abdominal surgeries
  • Eye enucleations
  • Gastrointestinal foreign body removal
  • Laceration repairs
  • Limb amputations
  • Splenectomy

We are pleased to offer cardiac services by Dr. Jonathan Goodwin and Dr. Cecelia Helenski.

Cardiologists are veterinary specialists that diagnose and treat disease of the heart. Common conditions managed by cardiologists include:

  • Damage to the heart valves
  • Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathies)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coughing and other breathing problems
  • Congenita (present at birth) defects
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (problems with the heart rate or rhythm)
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Orthopedic Surgery

Surgical Consultations are by appointment only.  Please call 484-454-5412 so we can accommodate your schedule with one of our appointment slots.  Please bring any relevant medical records, radiographs or clinical pathology results to your consultation appointment.


Our Surgeons (Dr. Dina Schofield, DVM, DACVS, Dr. Sal Galindo), provide their surgical expertise for procedures including orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery.

 During your appointment one of our nurses will come in and take a detailed medical history from you.
Your pet will then undergo a preliminary examination. After this, our surgeons will review the history and physical examination findings with you and…
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Soft Tissue Surgery

We offer a wide array of veterinary surgical services in our hospital. It is important for you and you’re pet to receive care in a friendly, welcoming environment from people you both have come to know in order to reduce stress and promote healing.

During surgery, doctors and technicians closely monitor vital signs including heartbeat, oxygen level, and blood pressure. Afterwards, pets awaken on a heated blanket for warmth and comfort. Technicians are present during the entire recovery process to ensure patient safety.
Your surgeon will contact you after your pet has recovered from anesthesia.  Your pet’s length of stay with us after surgery depends upon…
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Our Radiologist Dr. Lisa Suslack Brown, VMD, DACVR provides radiographic consultations as well as ultrasounds by appointment. Dr. Jennifer Babineaux, DVM, DABVP provides ultrasounds by appointment. Please call us at 484-454-5412 to schedule an appointment for an ultrasound at our hospital.

Most pets require no sedation and lay quietly for the procedure.  Some patients may need sedation to enable a thorough examination although we find this infrequent.  Sedation or brief anesthesia is usually employed if a biopsy or needle aspirate procedure is performed.
Once your appointment is scheduled, you will be asked to drop off in the morning between 8-9am.  Then we will…
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Hospital Location

Keystone Veterinary Emergency and Referral

1200 West Chester Pike Havertown, PA 19083

Telephone: (484) 454-5412

FAX: (484) 454-5415


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