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Welcome to Somerset Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Somerset, PA

At Somerset Veterinary Hospital, we want to help all our clients in the Somerset, PA, area get the care they need for their pets. If you're in our local area and looking for a veterinarian near you, getting in touch with us is the right choice. We can provide pet dental care, spaying and neutering, and preventative care, along with pet surgery options from an animal hospital you can rely on. Don't settle for less when you want to protect the health of your four-legged family member.

Preventative Care from a Trusted Animal Hospital

When you come to us for your pet's preventative care, you can get your questions answered and get help with the wellness concerns you have about their health. From basic checkups to more advanced services, our goal is to keep your pet feeling their best for as long as possible. Preventative care is also a good way to catch small issues with your pet’s health before those problems become more severe.

Spaying and Neutering

Spaying and neutering does more than just help control the animal population. You also protect your pet from the risk of reproductive cancers and discourage behaviors such as spraying and roaming, keeping your pets healthier and making it easier to keep them safe, as well. Additionally, while there are small risks to these surgeries, spaying and neutering are generally safe for your pet to undergo.

Pet Surgery and Pet Dental Care

Both pet surgery and pet dental care can be important parts of ensuring good health. Whether your pet needs surgery to improve their quality of life or they have dental care needs, such as damaged teeth or periodontal disease, working with us may be the perfect way to give them a better quality of life and have them feeling like themselves again. No matter what kind of care your pet needs, we're here to help them get and stay healthy.

Get Pet Dental Care, Preventative Care, Spaying, Neutering, and General Pet Surgery from a Veterinarian Near You at Our Animal Hospital

Get in touch with us at Somerset Veterinary Hospital if you're in the Somerset, PA, area and looking for preventative care, pet dental care, and pet surgery options from an animal hospital you can trust. Whether you're looking into spaying or neutering, or you want to find out more about other health and wellness services, we can help you get the care and support you need for your cherished pet. Call us at (814) 443-1323 for pet dental care, preventative care, spaying, neutering, and general per surgery from a veterinarian near you at our animal hospital.


We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 814-443-1323 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Somerset veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Somerset pet owners.

At Somerset Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Penny Iliff | Somerset Veterinarian
Somerset Veterinary Hospital | (814) 443-1323

1322 Berlin Plank Rd
Somerset, PA 15501

Meet Our Doctors

  • Penny
    Dr. Penny Iliff

    Dr. Penny Iliff is a graduate of the University of Florida. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and was raised in Bradenton, Florida. Penny worked for many years as a certified veterinary technician before earning her DVM at the University of Florida. After graduation she worked in a small animal hospital and emergency practice in Tallahassee, Florida. She moved to Somerset County and began working at Somerset Veterinary Hospital in July 2011. Over the years she has worked her way into ownership and in December 2020 became the sole owner. Her special interests include feline medicine, dentistry and surgery. She is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (http://www.catvets.com ). She currently has 6 cats (Dharma, Rosie, Carl, Santa, Wii, Tigger) and 3 dogs (Panda, Fezsco and Henry). She enjoys spending time with her family, both human and pets, golfing, hiking, qigong and meditation.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • I have been a client of Somerset Veterinary Hospital since 2001. In those 23 years I have always been very happy with the care given to all of my cats and dogs. If any problems arose, I was given options for the care including a tertiary institution. Many of my pets crossed over the rainbow bridge and the vets and staff always have been sensitive to me and my pets needs and sorrow.The hospital has always been accommodating to new animals that we rescued. they test them as quickly as possible for any diseases that would prevent the rescue from joining the pack. Luckily only one rescue could not join the pack. The hospital and staff were able to get him healthy enough to be adopted by someone who could have an animal with a communicable disease.


    - Anita Armstrong
  • My pup got ill on Sunday and my regular vet was not available. My angels were shining down upon me with I was directed to call Dr. Penny's office. Jess returned my call and she had me bring Gabbie out right away. When I arrived I was treated with urgency and my Gab received the best care. What was one emergency visit turning into a summer of emergency visits. We finally got Gabbie on a good path and my precious Dolly became ill. Again, they got Dolly in quickly that same day. I wasn't prepared for the news I received. I took her home and had really hard decisions to make. Dr. Penny called me the next day and we discussed our options. I asked her to guide me in doing what I could to help her without being separated from her. She gave me a care plan and the following week her numbers had improved considerably and continued to improve the following week. We had a couple scary moments and more emergency visits. I will never forget how Dr. Penny sat with me in the waiting room and encouraged me. Gave me an app to measure Dolly's heart rate and breathing. Several days later, my little girl's body just couldn't fight anymore. I will never forget the kindness everyone at the practice showed me during that devastating time.Jess and Crystal both helped me handle emergency visits for each of my girls. The many follow up calls from the staff (Bri and Danielle) to check and see how the girls were doing after visits brought reassurance that we were a team working for my girls. At times, I don't know what I would have done if I hadn't heard any of the staff's (Heather, Tara, Deb) kind, caring voices on the other end of the phone. Every time I called (and I called a lot), I was treated with respect and kindness. I drive an hour and pass many vet's offices on my way to Dr. Penny's office. Many people as me why. My "why" is simple - I know my babies are getting the best care. I know the entire team loves what they do and it shows.

    Thanks for everything that you do!

    - Tracy
  • The staff at Somerset Vet Hospital have been taking care of my "Sophie" for 11 years. They are such caring and wonderful people.

    - Karen L.
  • Thanks for providing great care for my little Tortie, Tallie when she was suffering from her skin allergies. You prompt care and tender kindness was wonderful. Being new to the area I feel very fortunate to have found your practice! Thanks!

    - Nancy
  • Doctor Robert Henry, We want to thank you for literally - SAVING OUR BEAUTIFUL DOBERMAN'S (Precious) LIFE. Your excellent diagnostic skills accurately diagnosed our Doberman's condition. Your protocol in treating him have made for a healthy, happy, loving and playful dog. We can never forget what you did for our dog. We cannot thank you enough

    - Kathy & Roger
  • I came here 6 years ago when they were the only ones who would see my sick pup, and they were the best! They helped my girl get better and provided her years of loving service until we lost her to lymphoma last year. They still take care of my other babies and do an excellent job of doing so! We're patients for LIFE! Thank you guys for ALL you do :) With Love, Gina & The Crew Mountain Pride Pits.

    - Gina
  • I just wanted to take a minute to say how very grateful I am for the entire team at Somerset Veterinary Hospital. I recently had a cat and two kittens spayed/neutered, and they all came through the procedure wonderfully. Dr. Penny is THE BEST!! The vet-techs and front desk girls are always super nice and helpful. I feel good knowing that my 'family' is in good hands when being treated. Thank you all for all you do!!

    - Thomas B.

Location and Hours

1322 Berlin Plank Rd Somerset, PA 15501


9:00 am - 7:30 pm


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


9:00 am - 7:30 pm


9:00 am - 5:30 pm


9:00 am - 5:30 pm






Creating a path to health for your pet