|Monday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|Wednesday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|Thursday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|Friday||7:30am - 7:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 12:00pm|
- Evening appointments
- Saturday appointments
- New clients welcome
- High quality medicine and surgery
- Wellness Packages
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Bird Vet
- Exotic Animal Vet
- Reptile Vet
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
- New Pet Initial Visit
- Physical Exam
We are devoted to providing your pet with the highest quality medical and surgical care. We recognize the vulnerability of our patients and we treat each pet as a unique individual. In particular, we understand that you have entrusted your beloved pet to us, and we promise to treat your pet like one of our own, with an added measure of hugs and kind words. We are proud to offer you a team that practices Fear Free Veterinary Visits and is also Cat Friendly certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Whether your companion is a feline, canine, avian, reptile, or exotic, your pet will find the same competent and warm health care team at the Larkin Veterinary Center.
We hope you enjoy your tour! Contact us to learn more. Your pet is our top priority.
A native of Reading from a family of physicians, Dr. Kay S. Larkin received a BS in biology from Villanova University. She then earned her VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982. After two years in private practice in southern New Hampshire, she returned to Berks County and has been practicing here since that time.
She opened Larkin Veterinary Center in 1997, to pursue her special interest in feline medicine and surgery, while maintaining personalized care for her canine patients in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Other areas of interest of Dr. Larkin are geriatric medicine, endocrinology, oncology, and critical medicine.
Dr. Larkin has three children, Jennifer, Thomas and Peter. Jen is pursuing a career in teaching. Tom is an engineer and Pete is involved in the automotive industry. When not caring for your pets, she enjoys horseback riding, photography, traveling and reading.
Dr. Larkin’s spare time is often spent on her passion of riding and showing her horse, Theo, and once in a while you may find her kayaking on a Canadian lake. The rest of her family includes her beloved Corgi mix, Houston and a very special Singapura cat named Alfabeto.
Also a Berks County native, Dr. Nelson grew up in Morgantown and received her BS from Ursinus College. She then graduated with a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in1987. After practicing in Delaware for three years, she returned to Berks County where Dr. Nelson’s and Dr. Larkin’s paths crossed as they worked in the same animal hospital.
Prior to joining Larkin Veterinary Center in 1999, Dr. Nelson pursued private practice in Morgantown, developing her special interest in birds, exotic animals, and wildlife, while continuing to provide quality care for cats and dogs. She is a past president of the Mid Atlantic Association of Avian Veterinarians. Dr. Nelson also enjoys canine and feline medicine and surgery.
Dr. Nelson and her husband Mike, also from Berks County, have two children, Christopher and Emily. Her interests include horseback riding, gardening, and spending time with her family and their pets at home.
Dr. Worrall grew up in Pottstown. She received her BS in biology from Albright College in 1993. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997, she returned to Pennsylvania. Since then, Dr. Worrall has been working in private practice. While she enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery, Dr. Worrall has a special interest in preventive medicine and senior care. She likes working with families to ensure that their pets remain as happy and healthy as possible throughout all their life stages.
Dr. Worrall and her husband, Al, have two children, Alex and Cali. In her free time, she can often be found cheering her children on at band competitions and soccer games. Dr. Worrall is an avid reader who also likes to bake and spend time with her three furry kids.