Small Town Veterinary Clinic with a Big Heart
Hands that Heal, Hearts that Care
About Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic
Veterinary Clinic in Mechanicsburg, PA
Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic opened it’s doors in 2010, and has been under new ownership of Dr. Barbara Ramos-Rivera since November 2015. Dr. Ramos-Rivera has been practicing for 15 years in the Central Pennsylvania Region. Since Dr. Ramos-Rivera has become the new owner, Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic has been able to expand its list of veterinary services to those of a more holistic approach, such as acupuncture, laser therapy and VSMT. It is our goal to continue to grow in both our knowledge and alternative services of veterinary practices through the upcoming years.
We believe that your pet is an integral part of your family, which is why it is our mission to provide them with outstanding veterinary care and resources. Our team strives to build the best relationships with both pet owners and their pets. We are personable and very friendly, and will always greet you with a smile. Come see what makes our staff stand out from the rest.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Barbara Ramos-Rivera
Dr Barbara Ramos-Rivera was born in San Juan, Puerto rico. She received her BS in Microbiology from the University of Idaho in 1994 and her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2001. She has been practicing Veterinary medicine in the Central Pennsylvania area for 15 years. Over the years, Dr Ramos-Rivera has developed an interest in alternative medicine modalities. Dr Ramos-Rivera received her certification in Small Animal Acupuncture from the Chi Institute in Florida in 2006. She completed her post-doctorate studies in VSMT from the Healing Oasis in Wisconsin in 2013. In November of 2015, Dr Ramos-Rivera became the new owner of the Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. She lives in Palmyra with her husband, Laszlo, her two beautiful children, Xander and Xerena, and their cats, Simi the Himalayan, Gato Rouge the Ragdoll, and Mr. Wrinkles and Cicu the Sphynxes.
Tiffany is the Office Manager and a veterinary technician here at Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. She has been a veterinary technician since 2005, and joined the Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic team in December of 2015. She enjoys all aspects of the veterinary field especially surgery and dental cleaning. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her husband Cody. She resides in New Oxford with her dog, Buddy, 6 cats, Petey, Scribbles, Trouble, Little Pete, Oliver, and Minion
Cassandra is a Veterinary Assistant, she joined our team in November 2017 after moving here from Flagstaff, Arizona. She lives in Mechanicsburg with her boyfriend, 2 rescue dogs named Ruca and Maggie May, a tabby cat named Blue, a Beta fish named Baby and a Bearded Dragon named Dexter. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and traveling.
Kathy is our certified groomer here at Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. She joined the team in 2013, and has enjoyed grooming all breeds of dogs and cats since then. She currently grooms at three various locations in the Central Pennsylvania region. In her spare time, she enjoys talking with her older son, who is currently in the Navy and spending time with her family. She currently resides in Carlisle with her husband, youngest son, two dogs, Boonie and Xena, and their three cats, Loki, Tigger, and Tootie.