Meet Our Team

  • Dr. Bonnie Valiente,
    VMD
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    'Graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

    Worked as a veterinary nurse in Emergency Service, Intensive Care and the Fluid Wards at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital prior to becoming a Veterinarian.

    Attained a BA from F & M with a double major in Biology, Mathematics and Studio Art.

    Grew up in Philadelphia where she has raised a assortment of pets including rabbits, dogs and cats.

    Has three dogs Puppy Z., Sahara the Beara and Missy and also has a tuxedo cat named Sparkie.

    Dr. Bonnie is an avid lover of many animals especially horses.




  • Robert (Rob) Wright
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Graduated from Temple University with a Bachelors in Business Administration majoring in Finance.

    Rode horses for more than 18 years and was a caregiver of 4 horses and has always had dogs and cats.

    Is a Veteran of Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kuwait.

    Is the Practice Manager and one of Dr. Bonnie V.'s and Dr. Messina's Veterinary Assistant.

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  • Dr.
    Alison Messina
    D.V.M.
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Alison Messina grew up in Staten Island, NY and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Biology from Rutgers University in 2005, followed by her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Messina completed her veterinary clinical program at the University of Pennsylvania. Her professional interests include geriatric medicine, pain management, and dentistry. Dr. Messina is dedicated to providing thorough, high-quality care for her patients, while also providing comfort and compassion to their families. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys playing strategy board games, painting, reading, and baking. Dr. Messina lives in South Philly with her dogs (Royal and Kaylee) and cats (Elliot, Bruiser, and Virtute).






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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Veterinary Hospital Office Hours or House Call

Monday:

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

By Appointment

Wednesday:

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

By Appointment

Friday:

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Pet Boutique Hours

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed