Dr. Kassell received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. She then practiced conventional small animal medicine in Gig Harbor, Washington. Though she loved being a vet, she found herself frustrated by what she could offer her patients with conventional medicine alone. When she learned of a year-long course specifically for veterinarians in nutrition and homeopathy, she jumped at the opportunity to take it. The course was taught by Dr. Richard Pitcairn, author of the well-known book, The Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats and founder of The Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy. The experience transformed her veterinary practice, and her life. After completing the course, Dr. Kassell opened a small animal holistic house-call practice in Gig Harbor, specializing in preventive health care and homeopathy for dogs and cats.
In 2002, Dr. Kassell returned to Philadelphia with her family and opened a similar holistic veterinary house-call practice in Mt. Airy. She is thrilled to serve the people and pets of metropolitan-area Philadelphia.
Dr. Kassell strives to provide top quality veterinary care for dogs and cats–starting at puppy and kitten-hood, all the way through the “golden” years–in the comfort of their favorite environment, their own homes!