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About Valley Green Veterinary Hospital in Etters, PA

At Valley Green Veterinary Hospital, providing compassionate care without stress is our primary goal. Let us share some of our services with you.

Preventative Care in Harrisburg and Etters, PA

We offer preventative health care, using a variety of physical exams to assess in-depth pet health. Valley Green Veterinary Hospital surgical procedures, including our dentistry, feature pre-op bloodwork screening. Dr Hartman uses Laser surgery for all procedures including routine spaying and neutering

Up-to-date monitoring and anesthesia, meanwhile, assure your pet’s health. From ultrasonic teeth cleaning to comprehensive dental health checkups, our team is prepared to perform anything from surgery to minor oral extractions.

Diagnostics and Therapeutic Treatment

We have in house diagnostic laboratory testing with results provided during your appointment, utilizing ultrasound and radiographs to provide an in-depth look at your pet’s health. By using cold laser treatment, our team can service arthritis, chronic pain, disc diseases and other wounds.

Our service to your pet is personal and we aim to minimize stress during your pets visit. By using the best technology around, we offer an environment capable of handling many different situations. 

Meet Our Talented Staff

Every vet at our hospital is trained to offer wide-ranging medical, surgical and check-up options—bringing love and care into work, day to day.


I started at Valley Green Veterinary Hospital as a Certified Veterinary Technician when the hospital opened in April 1988. I graduated from Harcum Junior College with an Associate degree in Veterinary Technology in 1984. I helped my husband raise 3 daughters and we have 8 grandchildren. Currently, we are raising 1 cat and 1 Tibetan Spaniel. In our spare time, we like to travel.


I am a certified veterinary technician and have part of Valley Green Veterinary Hospital since 2008. I have an Associate in Arts degree in Business Administration from Harrisburg Area Community College and Bachelors in Science degree in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson College. I am happily married with two wonderful kids a son and daughter. My four legged family members are Beau, a Labradoodle and Danny, a Cesky Fousek. My family enjoys the outdoors and likes to spend leisure time on the river with friends and family..


Michelle is a Certified Veterinary Technician who’s worked at Valley Green Veterinary Hospital since 2002. Having graduated from Wilson College with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medical Technology, Michelle loves camping with her dog—going home to her two cats and cockatiel.


Melanie graduated from Harcum Junior College with an Associate degree in Veterinary Technology in 1990. Having worked at Valley Green Veterinary Hospital in 1998, Melanie’s veterinary experience began in high school, 1986, as a veterinarian assistant. She often spends time with her family and pets outdoors.


I have worked as a Certified Vet Tech at VGVH since 1995. I received a BS Degree in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson College. My special interests include anesthesia, pain management, orthopedics, and rabbit medicine. I currently have a few adopted cats and dogs.

Your Immediate Care Provider

Accidents happen. Sometimes, hidden health issues erupt into an emergency. At our hospital, we take every emergency call seriously. Our personnel are on duty, five days per week, to assure every situation is handled appropriately.

Whether your pet needs a simple check-up or an emergency visit, we’re here to help. Between cold laser treatments, dental care and chronic pain relief options, our facility is outfitted for success. Call us today for more information at (717) 938-8944.


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Office Hours

Etters Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-7:30 pm


10:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-7:30 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm