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Dr. Lewis Hartman, DVM


  • Associate of Science Degree 1970, Illinois
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine 1974, University of Illinois

Practice Experience

  • Co-owner of Veterinary Hospital for 28 years in Hershey Area
  • Relocated to West Shore practicing at Valley Green since 2003
  • Practicing veterinary medicine for over 40 years

Professional Interests

  • General Medicine
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Cytology
  • Ultrasound Imaging


  • PVMA - Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
  • AVMA - American Veterinary Medical Association


  • Married with 2 daughters
  • 3 grandchildren
  • 2 dogs
  • 1 cat

Edwin A. Wagner, Jr., BS VMD

The staff at Valley Green Veterinary Hospital is saddened by the untimely death of Dr. Wagner. The staff under Dr. Hartman will continue to provide the high standards and compassionate care that you and your pets deserve. Our staff is very humbled by the outpouring of love and support that we have received from all of our friends, family and clients. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Valley Green Veterinary Hospital Staff


I graduated from Wilson College with a Bachelors in Veterinary Medical Technology. I have been with Valley Green since 2002. Currently, I have 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a cockatiel. In my spare time, I like to go hiking, camping, and some pet sitting and dog training.


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 worked at Valley Green Veterinary Hospital since May of 2008. I have an Associate in Arts degree in Business Administration from Harrisburg Area Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Medical Technology from Wilson College. I am happily married with two wonderful kids, a son and a daughter. My four legged family members are Daisy, a Great Dane and Beau, a Labradoodle. My family enjoys the outdoors and likes to spend their leisure time on the river with friends and family


My experience in the Veterinary field started in high school as a Veterinary Assistant. I attended Harcum Junior College and graduated with an associate degree in Vet Tech in 1990. I then attended the Florida School of Dog Grooming in Florida, graduating in 1991 as a certified dog groomer. I continue grooming today as well as working as a Veterinary Receptionist at Valley Green. I am married with two daughters. My current pets are four dogs and two cats.


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.

Valley Green provides free Veterinary Care for Tazer (Newberry Township Police Dog)

Tazer is a black and tan 2-year old German Shepherd from the Czech Republic. Officer Martinez obtained Tazer when he was 10 months old and was only in the United States for a couple of days. Tazer and Officer Martinez completed a one-month K-9 Training Academy at Castle's K-9 in November of 2010. Upon completion of the training academy, Tazer and Officer Martinez certified through NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Association) in several different areas: Narcotics Detection, Suspect Apprehension, Tracking, Building Searches, Article Searches, and Handler Protection. Tazer has been on the streets since November 2010 and is responsible for the seizure of just over $11,000 in narcotics.


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