Conchester Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care.
Conchester Animal Hospital was first constructed in 1960 deriving its name from the adjacent Conchester Highway. Dr, Mead Shaffer and Dr,. Donald Skinner conceived the idea while they were in the same class in veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shaffer's father was a stone mason by trade and with some additional help they literally built the original part of the hospital. Dr. Shaffer and Skinner originally lived at the hospital during its early years.
Since then a large kennel was added to house the ever growing needs of hospitalized pets. Shortly afterward a new large waiting room was constructed, enough to accommodate the clients that used to line up outside to get into the hospital. The church pews that serve as seating were acquired by Dr. Shaffer and are still in use today. Over the years, additional veterinarians and staff were hired to handle the expanding practice. New equipment was added over the years to keep pace with the ever growing sophistication of veterinary medicine. Each year we find new ways to improve patient care and improve our diagnostic abilities!
If you are a tenured doctor looking for a great place to practice, or a soon to be new graduate who wants to have an outstanding mentoring experience, we are here for you!
Builds a rapport with clients
Communicates with clients on topics such as pet diagnosis, treatment plans, nutritional needs and preventative treatment
Performs physical exams and diagnostic-surgical-medical and dental procedures that delivers the highest quality care
Stays current with new medical information and changes in veterinary medicine
Maintains client-patient medical/surgical records
Assists in the development of our team to ensure the highest quality of care and exceptional customer service
Positive attitude and a team player!
Licensure in good standing
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients
Commitment to ongoing educational growth
We offer a competitive compensation package which includes a base salary plus commission bonuses, Health package with dental and vision coverage,401k, dues and CE reimbursement.
Community Veterinary Partners (CVP) mission is to bring joy to families by providing the best care possible to the pets they love. A growing community of 75+ animal hospitals in the Eastern US, CVP empowers our veterinary professionals by providing unwavering support services that allows them to get back to what they love doing the most – caring for pets.