Humane Veterinary Hospitals has great vets! With a wide diversity of experience and knowledge, our veterinarians know not only how to deliver the highest standard of care to your pets, but also how to serve the special needs of the shelter animals throughout the region. Our veterinarians provide a wide variety of services from general veterinary medicine and surgery to cutting-edge services like acupuncture.
DR. ALICIA SIMONEAU (Reading)
Dr. Simoneau is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California. She attended Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA where she attained a BS in Biology before veterinary school. Her special interests include holistic and integrative medicine, spay/neuter surgeries and nutrition. She practices classical homeopathy and will be certified to perform acupuncture on dogs, cats and horses. She adores the three rescued Siamese/DSH cats and two adopted Thoroughbred horses.
DR. STEPHEN LONG (Reading)
Dr. Long is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. After spending nine years in private small animal practice on the east coast, Dr. Long moved to California, where he worked at the University of California Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital as a lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. We welcome his expertise here at the Humane Society of Berks County.
DR. MISHA NEUMANN (Lancaster)
Dr. Misha Neumann graduated from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. She believes strongly in the Spay/Neuter cause and excels at these surgeries. In addition to having a soft spot in her heart for our elderly patients, she also has a passion for shelter medicine. She spent 8 years of her childhood volunteering at the Hillside SPCA and had decided to continue helping homeless pets by becoming a veterinarian. She shares her life with 4 cats: Louie, Bugatti, Orion and Babi. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafting, and hiking.
DR. HEATHER LINEAWEAVER (Lancaster)
Dr. Lineweaver attended Penn State University and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She worked in private practice for several years and then worked as the Medical Director for the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area. Currently, she divides her time between private practices and non-profit work. She is passionate about TRN (Trap-Neuter-Return) of free-roaming cats and in fostering and strengthening the bond between pets and their owners. She and her husband share their home with multiple four-legged children and enjoy traveling whenever possible.
DR. JACKIE CONNOLLY (Lancaster)
Dr. Connolly graduated from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, with a Certificate in Shelter Medicine. While obtaining her veterinary degree, she volunteered at multiple shelters and participated in Operation Catnip (Trap-Neuter-Return program). She worked at a small animal private practice in Florida for the past 2 years and has recently become Fear Free Certified. Her special interests include dentistry, spay/neuter surgeries, hospice care, prevention, and stress-free veterinary visits. In her free time, Dr. Connolly enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her 5 cats and her Labrador mix, Pudge.
DR. JESSICA WALTERS (Reading)
Dr. Walters attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. Prior to obtaining her degree in Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Walters earned her Equine Science degree at Delaware Valley College and her Bachelor of Biology degree from East Carolina University. Being a military spouse, she and her husband were transferred to many different states. Now, located back in her home state she shares her home with 3 dogs and 6 cats. In her free time she enjoys riding her horse, kayaking, hiking with her dogs, skiing, and enjoying the outdoors.
DR. AMBER WEAVER (Reading)
Dr. Weaver earned her Bachelor’s of Biology from Moravian College before going on to earn her veterinary degree at St. George’s University in Grenada. While obtaining her veterinary degree, she spent much of her free time on the island working with the Grenada SPCA and the University’s TNR program. She is passionate about feline medicine, preventive medicine, nutrition, and low stress (fear free) handling. In her free time, she enjoys baking and gaming with her fiancé. She also has 3 purr-fect whiskered children, 2 of which are souvenirs from her time in Grenada.