VCA Berwyn Animal Hospital

Sara Bennett, DVM, DACVB, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, Purdue University
Certifications: DACVB
Master's of Science, Purdue University
Departments: Behavior

Biography

Dr. Bennett DVM, MS, DACVB received her DVM degree in 2006 from Purdue University.  She spent 3 years as an associate veterinarian in general practice in Evansville, IN before returning to Purdue to complete a residency in Animal Behavior and Master's of Science.  Dr. Bennett became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists in 2012.  

Dr. Bennett addresses a variety of behavior problems and behavioral disorders including aggression, inappropriate elimination, compulsive disorder, fears and phobias and behavior problems associated with aging across a wide range of species. 

She particularly enjoys addressing problem behavior in shelter animals, helping to make these pets more adoptable, strengthen the budding human-animal bond and to keep these animals in their new homes.

Dr. Bennett can be found outside the clinic spending time with her husband, dogs, cats, horse or practicing yoga.

Dr. Bennett is available for appointments alternating Monday and Saturday, and every Tuesday through Friday.  Evening appointments are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

You can find our behavior intake and history forms under the tab "Our Hospital" and go to the drop down menu "Patient Forms" for more details.

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

Call 708-749-4200 if you have any questions or concern regarding your pet.

We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for any emergency , including all holidays.  Veterinarians are on the premises around the clock.

Some symptoms that may indicate your pet may need to be seen on an emergency basis include:

  • Difficulty Breathing and/or pale or blue gums or tongue
  • Heavy Bleeding - apply direct pressure to the wound
  •  Major Trauma - if your pet has fallen, been hit by a car or has multiple wounds
  • Gaping Wounds
  • Collapse/Loss of Consciousness
  • Paralysis
  • Lacerations and Bite Wounds
  • Poisoning
  • Infections - or if your pet suddenly gets worse while on medication for an infection
  • Difficulty Urinating - Frequent attempts to urinate that don't produce a normal urine flow could indicate infection or obstruction - especially in male cats!
  • Eye Problems - redness, tearing, pain, squinting or eyelid spasms
  • Prolonged or multiple episodes of vomiting or Diarrhea

 

 

  

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