Welcome to Conchester Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Boothwyn,PA
Call us at (610) 485-6007

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If you live in Boothwyn or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed PA veterinarians, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

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. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Boothwyn veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (610) 485-6007 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Boothwyn veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Boothwyn pet owners.

At Conchester Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Harvey Yenkinson BS,VMD
Dr Andrew Lombardo BS,DVM
Dr. Jody Hoffman BS, VMD
Boothwyn Veterinarians | Conchester Animal Hospital | (610) 485-6007

530 Conchester Highway
Boothwyn, PA 19061

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jody Hoffman,
    BS VMD

    When Dr. Hoffman was 12 years old, she was diagnosed with allergies, including allergies to dogs and cats.  She told the doctor, “well you need to fix that because I’m going to be a veterinarian!”  The allergies weren’t fixed but the young Dr. Hoffman did go to veterinary school and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.  Upon graduation she worked as an associate veterinarian at Conchester Animal Hospital, where she subsequently became a partner

    Dr Hoffman especially likes medicine but does some surgery and consultation on behavior problems.  She also treats small mammals, like rabbits and guinea pigs.
     Dr. Hoffman has two daughters who got her involved with the Girl Scout organization, where she has volunteered  for 6 years.  She loves interacting with children and volunteers in children’s ministry in her church, helps in a local elementary school and often speaks about her career in schools  She is a lover of black cats, the beach, books and has been known to be a little crafty! 
    Dr. Hoffman understands the special bond between an owner and their pet.  She feels it is a an honor and a privilege to partner with owners in the care of their special companion.  

  • Dr.
    Harvey Yenkinson
    BS VMD

    Dr. Harvey Yenkinson received his B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, graduating at the top of his pre vet class . He subsequently received his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Yenkinson participated in the VMD/phD program and graduated magna cum laude.
    Dr. Yenkinson worked as an undergraduate student at Conchester Animal Hospital and subsequently was hired upon graduation, became a partner, and has been at the hospital ever since. Dr. Yenkinson is a member of the American Association of Feline Practioners, RFA, JCAA, and other organizations.

    Dr. Harvey, as he is commonly called, has been married to his wife Sally for 39 years. His family resided at a small farm for many years where they tended to their cows, horses, three legged St Bernard, and 10 cats.They have two daughters, Rachel and Abby, and two grandchildren. Dr. Harvey has great respect for the environment, loves the outdoors and scuba diving and serves as an advisor to the MidAtlantic Marine Fisheries Council. He has written over 200 scientific articles on various aspects of the marine environment Dr. Harvey's motto is never to give up no matter how difficult something can become. He applies this in his personal life as well as his career, never giving up on a patient even when the problem is difficult to figure out. He enjoys working with clients and their cats and dogs to keep them healthy and achieve the best results when problems occur. Dr Harvey considers himself your 'other' family doctor as he appreciates how important our pets are to us. 

  • Dr.
    Andrew Lombardo
    BS DVM

    Dr. Andrew Lombardo started working at the Conchester Animal Hospital as an undergraduate student. He completed his Biology and Veterinary degrees at Oklahoma State University.

    Dr. Lombardo enjoys all aspects of canine and feline medicine as well as his special interests in surgery and veterinary dentistry. Dr. Lombardo performs many orthopedic procedures including ACL repair as well as advanced dentistry procedures such as  root canals.

    Dr. Lombardo and his wife Maryann share their home with their two daughters Marlise and Gina. They enjoy their lab Maggie, their chihuahua Sammi, and their minature dachshund Penelope.
    Dr. Lombardo spends his spare time in the outdoors enjoying boating, fishing, training labrador retrievers, and working in his greenhouse and gardens. He is also a member of many conservation groups. Dr. Lombardo's friendly nature bonds him to all the clients and pets he serves.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We are moving and have to leave this wonderful team of vets. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They are always caring and explain what the problem is and how best to address it. The inside is like a greenhouse with gardenias flowering in the waiting room. How many vets have that? Great team"
    Alison Randall
  • "We have been taking our pets here for 46 years, literally through generations. This hospital is world class, and compassionate."
    Tom Dooley
  • "We love the Conchester Animal Hospital. We have been taking our dogs there for over 20 years now. The staff is always so helpful and take such fantastic care of our Sammy girl. Dr. Jody Hoffman is the best and I thank God for her. She has gotten our girl through so much I honestly don't know what we would do without her!!! I highly recommend this place!! ♥"
    Lynn McGrath Platt
  • "Love the entire staff here. Everyone is very helpful and caring. There is no vet that even comes close to Dr. Lombardo. We moved to FL and we can not even come close to the care that he provided. Love and Miss the entire staff. They are the BEST."
    Cindy Meinhart-Montroy

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