An official army family and MWR Site

Facility Policies

  • All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier.
  • All pets that reside on the installation and/or are seen at the VTF must be current on rabies vaccinations. If the pet resides on the installation, it must also have a readable microchip recorded in our computer system.
  • Per AR 40-905, veterinary services will not be provided in support of commercial operations that breed or raise animals for sale or profit. Spaying and neutering are highly encouraged.
  • We are currently providing curbside services only
  • Please respect the time of staff members and other clients by arriving 10 minutes early for your scheduled appointment. Late arrivals and no-shows negatively impact the quality of care delivered to patients and deny other individuals and their pets the opportunity to be seen

a. If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please notify the Clinic at +1(717)245-4168 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled appointment time. If you find you will be unexpectedly late, please call to confirm that your pet can still be seen or if the appointment needs to be rescheduled. Same day cancellations are treated as no-shows.

b. Late and No-show Policy:

(1) If you are more than 10 minutes late for your scheduled appointment and fail to notify the Clinic, you will be rescheduled and the record will be marked as a no-show.

(2) If you are a no-show more than 2 times in a 12 month period, you will lose access to the Carlisle Barracks Veterinary Clinic for at least six months.

(3) This policy is enforced to ensure all pets in the Carlisle Barracks military Community receives the same access to top-quality veterinary care.

(4) Any exception to this policy are the sole discretion of the attending veterinarian and/or the Officer In Charge (OIC).

  • It is highly recommended that a FAVN (rabies antibody blood test) be drawn six months prior to your Permanent Change of Station (PCS), especially if you may be moving OCONUS. This is a stringent requirement to all locations that are rabies-free (e.g., Japan, Guam, Australia, and Hawaii). Please call the Clinic for country-specific requirements.

The Clinic is not equipped to handle emergencies, hospitalization, most surgeries, boarding, or grooming.

  • Carlisle Barracks Veterinary Clinic
  • Please note that the hours of operation are subject to change with little or no notice due to mission requirements. Facility open half-day the last working day of each month for inventory.
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