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We’d Like to Welcome our New Groomer: Lisa Poper!

I’d like to introduce myself to you. My name is Lisa Poper and I have recently been employed by Bernville Veterinary Clinic, Pet Spa & Resort in the grooming department. Animals are a huge part of my life and I thank BVC for the opportunity to show my grooming skills along with the compassion I have for the animals. I’ve been grooming for a few years along with a lot of rescue work for a lot more years! I am excited to meet new clients along with their owners at the clinic. Grooming will be available on Sundays along with availability during the week. If you have any questions please feel free to ask! Call for available appointment times! lisa groomer

Holiday Pet Food Order Schedule

ANNOUNCEMENT: Changes to the food order and delivery schedule over the holidays. – The food order will be placed Fri Dec 20 by noon and be ready for pick up on Thurs Dec 26. – The following week the food order will be placed Fri Dec 27 by noon and will be ready for pick up on Thurs Jan 2.

Pet Hotel Requirements

Vaccinations. To prevent the spread of contagious diseases, all pets must have veterinary verification that they have been properly vaccinated. ◾Dogs Vaccinations:
  • Rabies
  • DA2PP
  • Bordetella (Canine Cough)
  • Negative Heartworm Test within the past 2 years
  • Negative fecal exam within the past year
Cats Vaccinations:
  • Rabies
  • Distemper (FVRCP)
  • FeLV within one year for outdoor cats
  • FeLV / FIV test result for indoor cats
  • Negative fecal exam within the past year
Emergencies. In the event of a medical emergency, your pet will be stabilized and you will be contacted as soon as possible. If we are unable to contact you, your pet will be treated as deemed appropriate by the veterinarian on duty. Bedding. We supply clean, comfortable bedding for all of our guests. However, if your pet has special needs, such as a medical condition or an advanced age, we may allow you to bring your own bedding from home. Grooming. Bathing and grooming services, such as de-matting, nail trims, and ear cleanings, are available for an additional charge. Diet. Our guests are fed either once or twice daily in accordance with their normal eating routines. We require all pet owners supply food for your dogs and cats in pre-measured portions. Medication. A medication administration fee is charged on a per day basis. Toys. Please limit the number of toys from home to one favorite toy, keeping in mind that we cannot guarantee its safe return. Your toy should be clearly labeled. Bernville Pet Spa & Resort serves Bernville, Wyomissing, Leesport, Reading, and the entire tri-county area of Berks, Schuylkill, and Lebanon Counties. To learn more, go to:


Lynette has been a veterinary technician with Bernville Veterinary Clinic since 1999. Prior to becoming a vet tech she worked as a sous and pastry chef. Her hobbies include stained glass, gardening, music, playing piano and other art activities. In her free time she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, cross country skiing and yoga. Lynnette and her husband, Doug, share their home with four dogs (Chica, Charo, Marley and Gracie) 11 cats, five stray cats, seven ducks, seven chickens and a rooster named Cogburn. Lynnette also has both fresh and saltwater aquariums. She is dedicated to the capture and spay or neuter of feral cats. slider_bernville_178

Our New Referral Program!

We have many clients who refer friends and family to the Hospital for their pet’s veterinary care. As a way of saying thank you we have set up a new referral program. The program works like this: every time you refer a new client, the new client gets a free exam and $20 towards medical services and you get $20 in credits towards future medical services! Thank you in advance for your help and support and for trusting us with your pets’ healthcare! Bernville Ref Card Back