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Anthracite Animal Clinic was established in 1980 by Yvonne T. Walacavage, VMD. The practice continued to grow until Dr. Walacavage's passing in 2008. At the time of Yvonne's death Kate Harnish was studing to become a veterinarian and inherited the business from her long time friend and mentor. She had worked for Dr. Walacavage as a Vet Technician for several years, and was hoping to work with her again after finishing her schooling.
Dr. Kate Harnish re-opened the clinic on September 13, 2011, which would have been Dr. Walacavage's 60th birthday. The business continues to provide veterinary care to animals in Schuylkill County and the surrounding areas. Dr. Harnish focuses mainly on the care of dogs and cats. The clinic offers boarding, grooming, and training services as well. She strives to offer excellent care at an affordable price for pets in the area.
We are pleased to announce our involvement in the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Study.
Mission Statement: Our dedicated team fulfills A legacy of excellent health care while demonstrating integrity, teamwork and compassion to make you and your pet our priority.
Please take advantage of our many offers on this website. We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 570-875-4961 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Ashland veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Ashland pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Anthracite Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Kate Harnish
Ashland Veterinarian | Anthracite Animal Clinic | 570-875-4961
640 High Rd.
Ashland, PA 17921
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