Where compassion meets veterinary excellence.
We are one of the busiest veterinary teaching hospitals in the country, seeing more than 31,000 small animal patient visits each year, 13,000 of which are emergency cases. Our Emergency Service—open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—is staffed by emergency medicine clinicians and emergency/critical care specialists, as well as nursing specialists in emergency/critical care, augmented by on- call specialists.
In an emergency, please call 215.746.8911. To make a non-emergency appointment or for more information about our specialty clinics, please call 215.746.8387 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital is located on the University of Pennsylvania campus in West Philadelphia at 39th and Spruce Streets.
The doctors and staff here understand and share our clients’ love and compassion for animals, and provide them with the highest level of veterinary care. Our board-certified specialists, residents, interns, nurses and students are dedicated to keeping all companion animals healthy whether they are dogs, cats, birds or other exotic pets—and we appreciate the confidence our clients place in us.
The Ryan Veterinary Hospital follows a simple rule: Provide outstanding veterinary care and friendly client service. This approach has earned the hospital thousands of loyal clients over the years, which has allowed us to continue to invest in advanced training for our veterinary staff and students and in the newest medical equipment. Come see our commitment to quality and service in everything we do.