Welcome to World of Animals, Inc. at Elkins Park
Here at World of Animals at Elkins Park we strive to provide quality veterinary care for our patients while delivering exceptional customer service to our clients. We know your pets are more than just pets; they are family. Our doctors and staff are all pet owners too, and we treat your pets as if they were our own.
Our veterinary team’s priority is to help educate our clients to understand all aspects of pet health and preventative care. Please contact one of our team members anytime at 215-635-2700 with your questions and concerns. We realize that your pets are a very important part of your family, and we are dedicated to keeping them healthy and happy for as long as possible
Full-Service Veterinary Hospital
World of Animals at Elkins Park is a full-service animal hospital. We offer a range of veterinary services, including, but not limited to: Physical Examinations, Spay/Neutering, Vaccinations, Dental Care, Surgical Care, Digital Radiology, Heartworm Prevention, Flea and Tick Control, and Allergy Testing/Relief. Our veterinarian Dr. Laura Tancredi is here to share her knowledge and expertise, allowing you the peace of mind that comes with knowing we are only a phone call away.
We welcome you and your pet to our easy to locate clinic in Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County. You can find directions on our Contact Us page. Feel free to email us at any time to request an appointment or ask a question.
Our veterinarians and staff at World of Animals at Elkins Park look forward to meeting you and your furry family members so we may provide high-quality health care with integrity and compassion.
We’re Open On Sundays!
We recommend a complete physical examination for all pets on their first visit to us. One of our veterinarians will check your pet from nose to tail. This enables us to establish a baseline of what is normal for your pet’s health. Our veterinarians recommend an annual physical examination for all pets. Senior pets and pets with certain medical conditions are recommended to have more frequent examinations. The physical exam provides clues to the existence of problems, and often leads to the recommendation of diagnostic testing, such as radiographs or blood testing, to more clearly identify the problem.
The examination involves looking the animal over from head-to-toe, feeling for bumps and lumps both inside and outside the body; checking ears with an otoscope to see down in the canal; checking eyes with an ophthalmoscope; checking for tooth or gum disease, and listening to the heart and lungs for any sign of illness.
Bring Your Medical History
Bring in any and all medical history you have of your pet when you come for your pet’s first visit. Previous history can be very beneficial to our veterinarians. Your pet’s vaccination history is also necessary, so we know what diseases he or she is protected against. If you have something like this, share it with our team. If not, let us know, and we can contact your previous vet clinic and request a copy.
We at World of Animals at Elkins Park have assembled a caring team of veterinary professionals to bring you the best possible care for your pet. Our veterinary facility is clean, comfortable, and well equipped. Call 215-635-2700 to schedule an appointment that is convenient for you.
The owners, doctors and staff of World of Animals Veterinary Hospitals pledge to you, our clients, that we will do everything in our power to provide the highest quality of veterinary care for your pet and excellent customer service for you.
New clients: If you are not happier with our service than you were with your previous veterinarian, please let our staff know, and we will waive the first exam fee charge.*
Existing clients: You know us and our standard of quality care. If at any point you feel our service has declined or is less than what you have come to expect from the World of Animals Team, please ask to speak to a manager or our medical director immediately so we can rectify the matter.
Thank you for choosing World of Animals Veterinary Hospital for your pets’ care.
*new clients must have records from previous veterinarian; staff must be notified at time of check out; exam fee only is waived – all other charges will apply.
Cat-Friendly Silver Practice
World of Animals at Elkins Park is designated a Cat-Friendly Silver Practice. The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) pioneered the CFP program to provide a framework for creating a positive practice environment for cats, including medical care that supports the cat’s unique needs and knowledgeable staff members who understand feline-friendly handling. The AAFP realizes that cats present unique challenges before, during, and after a veterinary visit.
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Meet Our Vets
Saying goodbye to an old companion is one of the most difficult things to do…. Yet today I was forced to say farewell to my faithful friend ‘Montgomery’…. an 8.5 yr old Havanese. Thankfully, I was surrounded by veterinary staff who genuinely cared for my boy. They offered me space and time to grieve, and […]
My puppy is a bit skittish. Dr. Tancredi spent all the time it took to make him comfortable. I got a call the following day to make sure he was ok with his shot and treatments. It meant a lot to me.
Thank you Dr. Platt for your kind and excellent treatment of my elder boy, Jesse, during his dental surgery this week! You helped in so many ways – by putting me at ease, by putting Jesse at ease and by your outstanding veterinary care. I’m so glad we found you!