Meet Our Referral Services Team

We are pleased to be able to offer you referral services at Animal Hospital of Dauphin County. We want to make sure you have the best care possible so we have created partnerships in the Harrisburg & Hershey area to ensure that your pet will be in the best hands. For more information about the specific services offered, visit our Referral Services page.

Dr. Cooley

Dr. Cooley: Small Animal

Dr. Cooley is a native Pennsylvanian. She graduated from Susquehanna Township High School in 1984 and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1992. In 1993, Dr. Cooley received a certificate of completion for her Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. After which she completed her Small Animal Surgical Residency and obtained a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Science from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA from 1993-1996. She also lectured at Cornell University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Ithaca, NY from 1996-1999.

Dr. Cooley’s work experience includes Round Valley Referral Hospital from 1999-2001 and Valley Central Referral Hospital in Whitehall, PA from 2001-2005 where she was employed as a staff surgeon. 2005 to present she is a private contractor at Crown Veterinary Specialists as a staff surgeon. Dr. Cooley has been providing surgical services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1999.

Kelly Straub

Kelly Straub: Rehabilitation Services

Kelly, a native of central Pennsylvania, has been a human physical therapist for over 18 years. She began her physical therapy career in North Carolina and Ohio before returning to central Pennsylvania. During her physical therapy career, Kelly has enjoyed working in various healthcare settings. After 18 years of physical therapy practice, she knew that she was destined to change her focus. Kelly then developed her career further to live her passion for helping animals. In 2013, she decided to combine her lifelong love of animals with her knowledge of physical rehabilitation. She attended the University of Tennessee Canine Rehab Certification program and passed the certification exam. This has allowed her to fully live her passion everyday of helping pets on their road to rehabilitation and wellness.

Please contact Kelly at if interested in scheduling an appointment for rehab.

Dr. Burroughs

Dr. Burroughs: Acupuncture

Dr. Burroughs graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and obtained her certification in veterinary acupuncture from the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include all areas of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, herbal medicine and food therapy. She believes in combining both conventional and traditional veterinary medicine to achieve optimal results and healing for her patients. While acupuncture is most well known for providing pain relief from arthritis, orthopedic disease and soft tissue injuries, it is also used to treat a variety of medical conditions including skin, respiratory and neurologic diseases. Acupuncture can improve the quality of life of geriatric pets as they face chronic pain or limited mobility associated with aging.

Dr. Goodwin

Dr. Goodwin: Cardiology

Dr. Goodwin received his veterinary degree from Tuskegee University. He completed his internship in 2000 at the Coral Springs Animal Hospital, and then went on to complete a cardiology residency at Purdue University from 2005 to 2008. Dr. Goodwin is a Diplomate of The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology). He is one of less than 200 board certified cardiologists in the United States.

Dr. Tomes

Dr. Tomes: Ultrasound

Berks Veterinary Ultrasound was started in 2003 by Dr. Jason Tomes. Dr. Tomes grew up outside of Chicago and did his undergrad work at the University of Illinois. He continued his education at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1983. He then completed a one-year post-doc medicine, surgery and teaching program at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1984 he moved to Berks County and worked in general practice until 2003. At that time he started Berks Veterinary Ultrasound and has limited his practice to mobile ultrasound work since. He has been ultrasounding patients since 1993, after having purchased one of the first machines for general veterinary practice in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tomes has been actively involved with the International Veterinary Ultrasound Society since 2006. In addition to IVUSS, Dr. Tomes is a member of the Veterinary Ultrasound Society, American Veterinary Medical Association, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, and the Schuylkill Valley Veterinary Medical Association. Locally, Dr. Tomes has been on a number of TV programs and co-hosted a weekly radio show about pet health care.