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Animal Care Center

The Animal Care Center:

  • Functions as a wellness center
  • Promotes preventive medicine
  • Focuses on client education
  • Respects the importance of the human/animal bond
  • Delivers quality patient care

Services provided

  • Physical examinations
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness counseling
  • Routine procedures and lab tests
  • Routine surgeries
  • Dental care
  • Radiographs

The Animal Care Center is a teaching facility and provides the opportunity for students to work alongside licensed technicians.

Students learn how to

  • Properly care for patients
  • Develop client communication skills
  • Give medications
  • Fill prescriptions accurately
  • Follow doctor’s orders
  • Restrain animals for examinations
  • Perform various lab work, tests, procedures
  • Prepare for radiographs
  • Prep and Monitor the surgical patient
  • Vaccinate animals
  • Develop observation skills


Clinic hours are limited to the academic year and follow the Johnson College academic calendar

All hours are by appointment only

We are not able to offer ANY TYPE OF EMERGENCY SERVICE

Animal Emergency Hospitals:

Northeast Veterinary and Referral Hospital in Plains, PA: (570) 208-8877

Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Clarks Summit, PA:  (570) 587-7777

Contact Us

Johnson College
Animal Care Center
3427 N. Main Ave.
Scranton PA. 18508
Phone: 570-702-8961



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