Small Ruminant Veterinary Services – 24/7

Bracken Ridge Animal Hospital – Bedford, PA

Sheep, Goats, Alpacas, Llamas, Deer, and Other Small Ruminants

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital provides 24-hour on-site and hospital surgical and general healthcare for all small ruminants including llamas, alpacas, goats, sheep, and other farm animals throughout our extensive service area. We offer complete preventive care including vaccinations, general wellness and annual examinations, foot care, effective parasite control, elective and emergency surgery, dental services, and critical and emergency medical care. Our brand new state-of-the-art animal hospital in Bedford, PA, is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology that enables our compassionate team to provide the exceptional quality healthcare your pet or livestock animal deserves.

Herd Management and Preventive Care

From backyard goats and alpacas to show llamas and production sheep, Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital offers numerous valuable services for all small ruminants. We offer individual medical treatment plans and comprehensive herd evaluations. We specialize in working with dairy, meat, and hobby herds using all-natural, intensive, and organic management plans.

  • FAMACHA Training
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Herd Accreditation & Certification
  • Quantitative Fecal Exams & Fecal Egg Reduction Counts
  • Brucellosis Vaccination, Testing, and Certification
  • Tuberculosis Testing and Accreditation
  • Mycoplasma Haemolamae Screening

Reproductive Health Services for Small Ruminants

Make the most of your herd’s genetics with Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital’s convenient reproductive ambulatory health services. We can meet your needs right on the farm! From assistive reproductive technology to breeding soundness examinations, birthing assistance, and neonate care, we care for your sheep, goat, alpaca, or llama herd as if it were our own.

  • Digital Imaging – Ultrasound and X-Ray
  • Pregnancy Confirmation and Palpation
  • Dystocia Management
  • Caesarian Sections
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Full Breeding Service
  • Herd Synchronization
  • Embryo Transfer

General Medicine, Lab, and Surgical Services

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital offers an extensive range of quality surgical, laboratory, and general medicine services for your sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, and other small ruminants at our facility. Many of our advanced medical diagnostic and therapeutic services can be provided on-site at your farm, as well. From rapid diagnosis of blood conditions, parasites, disease, and infection to routine wellness, injury, and disease examinations and a wide range of elective and emergency surgical procedures, we deliver all the veterinary healthcare services you need to help your animals live a healthy, happy, and productive life. Among our most requested services are:

  • Abortion Investigation
  • Castration
  • Cosmetic & Functional Dehorning
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • Parasite Control
  • Enucleation
  • Infection Control
  • Digital X-Ray & Ultrasound
  • Educational Resources
  • Parasite Control
  • Necropsy

Effective, Compassionate Veterinary Care for All Small Ruminants

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to developing effective preventive and continued care programs at a reasonable cost for all animals under our care. We offer much more than general wellness care. As a compassionate care practice, we are here to help you troubleshoot health problems and deliver cost-effective clinical expertise for all aspects of your small ruminant’s life so you can better enjoy the companionship, performance, or productivity of your animal. To learn more about our small ruminant veterinary health services or to schedule a house call or in-clinic visit, please call: 814-623-1888.