Caring for All Animals
Large and Small

Bracken Ridge
Veterinary Hospital

All Species Ambulatory Practice –
24-Hour Medical and Surgical Care

Welcome to Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital – where we believe all animals deserve compassionate veterinary care! We are an all-species veterinary practice located in Bedford, PA. Our highly trained veterinary team serves companion animal pets, exotics, and large livestock animals within a 60-mile radius of our office. Regular office hours are available, as well as 24-hour emergency and critical care ambulatory services at your residence or farm.

Where Your Pet Matters

At Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital, we know that your pet is an important part of your family – and your pet is important to us, too! We are dedicated to providing excellent care for your pet and friendly customer service to you. Our team is proud to offer a comprehensive range of veterinary medical services from routine wellness care to some of the most innovative treatment options available – because your pet matters.

There is no greater compliment to our practice than your referral of family and friends.

– Dr. Bracken

Emergency Medical Care Services
Available for ALL Veterinary Medical Crises

Serving Established and Non-Established Patients

Veterinary Care Services

Our services for all large and small animals include preventive medicine, immunization, dentistry, digital imaging, reproductive care, surgical intervention, ophthalmology, emergency and critical care services. At Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital, our experienced medical team regularly participates in continuing education courses and seminars to stay abreast of the most innovative, effective preventive and therapeutic treatment options for your pet. We take great pride in providing your pet exceptional medical care and treatment alongside exemplary client service. Therefore, we encourage you to communicate your concerns and questions so that our medical team can provide the best possible care. We are honored that you have selected our practice to care for your pet!

Surgical Laser, Digital Ultrasound, Digital Radiography, In-House Lab, and Therapeutic Laser

Dog and Cat Companion Animal Care

Your pet trusts you. Trust the care of your special dog or cat companion to the finest in veterinary care at Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital!

Livestock Veterinary Services – Equine & Bovine Specialty Care

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital is exceptionally well equipped to provide comprehensive medical care for your horse, cattle, sheep, goat, and other small ruminants at our facility in Bedford, PA, or at your farm within our extensive service area.

Specialized Avian and Exotic Pet Care

Quality wellness and medical treatment for your chicken, pet bird, rodent, rabbit, and other small furry and exotic pets is available close to home!

Specialty Services at Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital

A full array of comprehensive in-facility and ambulatory care veterinary services are available for our animal patients, including:


From routine spays and neuters to elective and emergency surgery, your pet’s safety and recovery are our priority.


An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Keeping your pet healthy makes him happy – and you, as well.


Oral hygiene is a vital part of your pet’s well-being – let us help keep those pearly whites clean and healthy.

Urgent Care

We are a full-service 24/7/365 animal hospital offering in-clinic and mobile emergency medical services for both established and non-established patients of all animal species.

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Medical Doctor, Inc. is seeking two dedicated, service-oriented individuals to join our team as Veterinary Assistant/Technician. The primary purpose of this position is to:
-Bring animals back to exam room and perform initial evaluation of their health
-Handle basic care duties, including cleaning and dressing wounds, administering medication, collecting samples, and checking vitals
-Assist with diagnostic imaging and lab work, including blood tests and analysis of urine and fecal samples
-Provide assistance to the veterinarian during surgeries and other procedures by sterilizing tools, stocking the exam and operating rooms, and confirming that equipment is working properly
-Care for animals by feeding and watering, cleaning rooms and cages, and watching for signs of health problems
-Assist with patient intake and discharge duties
-Communicate with owners and families to inform and educate them about animal conditions and proper care
-Update electronic patient files, review care plans, and handle other administrative duties as necessary
-Assist with scheduling
Visit our employment opportunities page on our website for more information:
... See MoreSee Less

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Bracken Ridge Veterinary! ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Bracken Ridge Veterinary!

Comment on Facebook

Merry Christmas Dr. Bracken and Rebecca

Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas Dr. Edwin Bracken Jr VmdBracke & all my girlfriends from Copper..

Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas Dr Bracken, Becky, and all your wonderful staff!! Have an awesome day!

Merry Christmas 🎄

Merry Christmas Lol picture is Cheddar!

Merry Christmas Doc, to you, Rebecca and all your employees

Merry Christmas to you all 🎄🎁

Merry Christmas Doc!

Merry Christmas Dr. Bracken 🎄 Gunner says ho,ho,ho

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas 🎄

Happy Holidays.

Merry Christmas

View more comments

Book early, these specials fill up quickly! Call 814-623-1888. ... See MoreSee Less

Book early, these specials fill up quickly! Call 814-623-1888.

Comment on Facebook

Charlene Ceglar

Trish Weicht

Wendy Dishong

Ashlynn Brode

Aubrey Hedge

Dave Sandy Brown

Sam Richards

Chanda Barefoot

Sherry Smith for teeka?

View more comments

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Bracken Ridge Veterinary!

We are immensely grateful to all of the furry and lovable patients that walk through our doors every day. They are the reason we do what we do with the utmost passion and dedication.
Thank you!
... See MoreSee Less

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Bracken Ridge Veterinary! 

We are immensely grateful to all of the furry and lovable patients that walk through our doors every day. They are the reason we do what we do with the utmost passion and dedication.  
Thank you!

Comment on Facebook

Happy Thanksgiving from JT and I and our fur baby, Keira!! Thank you for all that you do! You are the best! Enjoy your family time and please everyone...stay safe!! 😊🦃😊

Happy Thanksgiving. May you all have a blessed holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving Doc and Crew

Happy Thanksgiving to the best Vet and staff ever!!!

Happy Thanksgiving

Copper says HAPPY THANKSGIVING you all of his "girlfriends" & to you Doc..

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. Doc Bracken you are wonderful. And so are all of your staff.

a very blessed and healthy thanksgiving to all of you!!

Happy Thanksgiving to you all at Bracken Ridge!

Happy Thanksgiving thank you for all you do Have blessed dsy

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!! Thank you so much for taking such good care of all our furbabies!🦃🐾

Happy Thanksgiving 😊

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Turkey🦃 Day Doc

Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Lee says Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Goober and muffin.😁😁

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Happy Thanksgiving Bracken Ridge Family.

Happy thanksgiving

We are grateful for all of you! Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you guys too! 🦃

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to you too........we are so grateful for your fine services and Molly thanks Dr Bracken for the awesome back rubs too!!!

Happy Thanksgiving from Sam and Chloe

View more comments

Load more

Thank you for your loyalty and allowing our team to provide healthcare for your beloved pets for more than 21 years!