Welcome Dr. Clarissa Lyon!

NSVH is thrilled to announce that Dr. Clarissa Lyon has joined our team. Dr. Lyon is a Philadelphia area native, a Penn Vet grad and has over 10 years of experience. She is a Fear Free certified practitioner and loves preventative medicine!

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8 Saint Albans Avenue
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Newtown Square Veterinary Hospital

About Us

Newtown Square Veterinary Hospital is a progressive, privately owned, boutique-style, full service animal hospital created by Dr. Heather DiGiacomo, VMD. Dr. DiGiacomo has over a decade of experience in small animal medicine and surgery.

Your Pets

We welcome pets of all shapes and sizes: dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, ferrets and more! NSVH has been certified as a "Cat Friendly Practice" and a "Fear Free" practice. We embrace fear-free handling techniques to ensure your pet enjoys visiting with us.


NSVH is a full-service animal hospital, providing comprehensive wellness, medical and surgical care for small animals. We feature the most modern diagnostic and surgical equipment. We provide the highest standard of care for our patients.

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Kathleen Hart
Kathleen Hart
00:43 04 Oct 17
Today was our 15.5 year old Toy Poodle, Jocko's, first appointment with Dr. Heather. The friendly staff as well as Dr. Heather herself made Jocko feel at ease from the start. He had a thorough wellness exam and we had the chance to ask many questions. We were very impressed with the thorough explanations given to us. We feel that Jocko is in very good hands. We greatly appreciated receiving the emailed report which was a very detailed account of our visit. This went above and beyond our expectations! Since Jocko is a senior dog we want him to have the best geriatric care. We have found this at NSVH.
Greg Meyers
Greg Meyers
15:50 31 Oct 17
I have been very happy with Dr. Heather DiGiacomo and her team, especially when they took the time to answer any and all questions that I had regarding my dog. Frankly speaking, I feel very comfortable and fortunate to have them as my Vet.
Vanessa Bruno
Vanessa Bruno
16:03 08 Nov 17
What a great experience for my dogs, no stress, very caring vet techs and Dr. DiGiacomo was very patient with my Boston Terrier. So glad I made the switch. I will definitely recommend this office to my friends.
Catherine Jacquet
Catherine Jacquet
14:25 17 Aug 17
We just moved here from another state and this vet came highly recommended. After our first visit, I completely understand why. Dr. DiGiacomo and her staff were just phenomenal. Everyone was professional, friendly, and I know my dog is getting the very best care with them. Dr. DiGiacomo spent time with us in the exam room, answering all of our questions, and made us feel totally comfortable. The office space is new, clean, and they’ve created a really nice atmosphere. Later that night we got a follow up email from her, which detailed that day’s visit - how amazing is that? I am so happy that we found Newtown Square Vet. They totally rock.
Robyn Stephanou
Robyn Stephanou
16:42 09 Oct 17
I made the switch to NSVH with Dr. DiGiacomo a few months back and absolutely LOVE her and everyone of her caring staff. The office is clean, efficient and easy to get to. Just last week I had to take my pal, Gunner, for a "sick" appointment. Dr. Heather spent so much time with him, and with his human. He had two infections and required a thorough exam and treatment. Dr. Heather's kindness knows no bounds - Gunner was not nervous, he felt safe and his human, me, felt, well, overwhelmed at the care he received. He is on the right track and is feeling 1,000% better but what really touched me was I received a follow up note summarizing the appointment and what a sweet boy he is. I haven't had an experience like this at a vet for a really long time. Friends, bring your fur-children to Dr. Heather DiGiacomo ... you will not be disappointed. Just love from Gunner and his human. HUGS and woof.
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