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Who Are We?

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital in Morton, PA is a full service companion animal hospital that has been serving the needs of all animal family members since 1987.

At Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn’t feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.

History

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital was established in 1987 by Dr. Gerald B. Latterner.  Our hospital facility includes 5 examination rooms, a well-stocked pet pharmacy, digital radiology and ultrasound, an in-house laboratory, a state-of-the art surgical suite and hospitalization area.  We also provide Fitness 4 Paws and a Certified Massage Therapist.  Stoney Creek continues to offer the fine tradition of excellence, while working hard to provide you, the pet owner, with more services that benefit you and your pet. The hospital has undergone complete renovations, as we continue to modernize and provide our patients with the highest level of nursing care and diagnostics.  Over the last twenty years, the hospital has achieved an excellent reputation for providing quality medicine with a personal touch.

Mission Statement

It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet.  We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own.

Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to making sure that you and your pet receive the best care when you visit our office.

 

Learn About Our Team

AAHA Accreditation

AAHA was founded in 1933 and is the only association in North America that provides accreditation to companion animal hospitals. To be accredited by AAHA, our hospital must demonstrate an exceptional level of medical care and client service, and be measured against the most rigorous standards in the veterinary industry. Only 15% of animal hospitals in the United States and Canada are AAHA accredited, and we’re one of them! During the accreditation process, we are evaluated based on AAHA’ s Standards of Accreditation, an extensive list of approximately 900 standards that directly correlate to the care we are providing your pet.

Our Team

Veterinarians

Dr. Gerald B. Latterner
Dr. Gerald B. Latterner

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Latterner has practiced in Delaware County for over 35 years. He built Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital in 1987 and over the years has provided clients with a state-of-the-art community hospital, dedicated to the care of local family pets. Dr. Latterner performs many specialized surgical procedures, and has a special interest in dental procedures as well as ear care. With his specialized video otoscope, Dr. Latterner can examine and treat deep ear canal infections. Dr. Latterner is available for appointments and surgeries 3 days a week, and is never too busy to help a patient. Recently, he has been finding a little more time to perfect his golf swing. Dr. Latterner resides in Media with his wife, Billie. He is watching his children's families grow, and is proud to be watching Stoney Creek continue in the fine tradition he established.

Dr. Barbara A. Tallant
Dr. Barbara A. Tallant

Dr. Tallant is thrilled to be back practicing in Delaware County, where she was born and raised and is a proud graduate of Dr. Barbara A. Tallant - Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital - Morton, PA Archbishop Prendergast High School. She received her Bachelor's degree from Penn State University and then earned a Master's Degree in Laboratory Animal Science at Hahnemann University. Before entering Veterinary School at the University of Pennsylvania, she worked in Cardiology and Neurology research, and these disciplines have continued to hold special interest as she practices companion animal medicine. Dr. Tallant enjoys incorporating homeopathic, nutraceutical and alternative treatments with conventional medicine in the treatment of her patients. She enjoys educating her clients and promoting preventative medicine to keep our pets their healthiest. Small furry exotic pets are some of her favorite patients - Dr. Tallant sees rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats, chinchillas and all other small furry rodents. A "mom" to many dogs, cats, ferrets and birds herself, Dr. Tallant refers to her home as the "Tallant Zoo", as she enjoys loving her pets when she is not caring for yours. Ask her about her Tennessee Walking Horse, Storm, as we believe this is her favorite! Dr. Tallant performs special surgeries on the small exotics, and also has training in abdominal ultrasound.

Dr. Kelly L. M. Slattery
Dr. Kelly L. M. Slattery

Dr. Slattery has lived in the Philadelphia area her entire life. She is a graduate of Marple Newtown High School, received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master's in Laboratory Animal Science from Drexel University. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. For years before and during veterinary school, Dr. Slattery worked at local veterinary hospitals as a technician and receptionist. She is reminded every day of why she loves her job and feels privileged to be able to care for the pets that parents love so much. Her professional interests include surgery, oncology and preveentative medicine. Dr. Slattery lives in Media with her husband Chris, three beautiful children Elise, William and Josephine, two cats (Koda and Tank), yellow lab (Bentley) and hound mix (Ruby). In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling and spending time with family.

Dr. Beth Henry
Dr. Beth Henry

Dr. Beth Henry has resided in Southeastern PA her whole life. After obtaining a degree in Biology from Albright College in Reading, PA, Dr. Henry graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 and practiced in two area veterinary hospitals before coming to Stoney Creek. Dr. Henry enjoys the variety of general medicine and the bond between pets and their people. She loves getting to know her patients, their families and helping the relationship thrive. In her spare time, Dr. Henry enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. This typically involves a lot of sports. She also enjoys the outdoors, peaceful lake vacations and family trips to the Outer Banks. Her family shares their home with two dogs, two cats, a guinea pig and hamster. She and her family recently raised a service-dog labrador puppy for The Seeing Eye

Dr. Katie McIntyre
Dr. Katie McIntyre

Dr. McIntyre grew up in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating from veterinary school, she completed a rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware. Dr. McIntyre then practiced in Delaware at a small animal general practice for 6 years before joining Stoney Creek. Dr. McIntyre enjoys getting to know you and your pets, and her role in keeping your pets happy and healthy through all stages of life. Her areas of interest include internal medicine, dermatology, and dentistry. Dr. McIntyre lives in Kennett Square with her husband two sons, Logan and Parker. They have 2 dogs, Penny and Fenway, and a cat, Swiffer. Dr. McIntyre enjoys spending time with her family and her friends, traveling, and home improvement projects.

Dr. Mandy Becker
Dr. Mandy Becker

Dr. Mandy Becker is a 2004 graduate of The School of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. She practiced medicine in Media prior to joining the Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital Staff. She completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Bioscience at Pennsylvania State University. Dr Becker enjoys all aspects of General Practice, but especially enjoys Internal Medicine. Dr. Becker Currently resides in Boothwyn with her husband, children and her pets Frankie the pug and Teddy the cat.

Dr. Tam Mengine
Dr. Tam Mengine

Dr. Tam Mengine joined the Stoney Creek family in 2017, and serves as the hospital's Medical Director. She received her DVM degree from the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003, and then completed a one-year rotating internship at Texas A&M University. She is one of the few vets in the area to have acheived board-certification in canine & feline practice from the ABVP. Following her internship, she moved to Philadelphia, where she has worked in both emergency & general practice. In 2010 Dr. Mengine became a founding member of the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, and is currently a member of their Research Committee. Dr. Mengine's special interests include all aspects of internal medicine, geriatric & hospice care, cardiology, and exotic animal medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Mengine is active in Pals for Life, a local pet therapy organization. Her hobbies include gardening, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family. Along with her human family, Dr. Mengine shares her home with three rescued canine companions - retired racing greyhound Belle, Cavalier King Charles spaniel Sung Kao, and cattle dog-mix Pip - as well as Emma the parrot, Pirahana the Budgie, two box turtles and and two red-eared slider turtles.

Dr. Stephanie Santora
Dr. Stephanie Santora

.Dr. Stephanie Santora joined the Stoney Creek family in 2018. She obtained her bachelor's degree from University of Delaware in animal boisciences and graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015, after spending her clinical year at Purdue University. Prior to joining Stoney Creek, Dr. Santora practiced general medicine in the Lehigh Valley for 3 years, where she developed a special interest in surgery. She is new to Delaware County, and currently resides in Media with her husband and her golden-doodle Buckley. In her spare time, Dr. Santora enjoys exploring the area, spending time with her family, and travelling.

Our Facility

Our Facility

Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital strives to offer exceptional treatment and convenience in an environment where technology combines with compassion to achieve optimal veterinary care. Built in 1987, the hospital has undergone complete renovations to modernize with the times. We continue to invest in the facility, adding state-of-the-art features and a growing number of procedures and therapeutic services because our patients deserve the very best in diagnostics and treatments right here in the community.

Examination rooms allow for private discussion with pet-owners and more focused diagnosis. Our well-stocked pet pharmacy saves time, while in-house spaces for radiology, ultrasound and laboratory work put the latest tools in the hands of our skilled veterinarians. Because a quick response and close observation can make a huge difference for a beloved animal in a time of medical need, our surgical suite and hospitalization area round out the resources that make Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital the best choice for pet care in the area.

Hospital Tour

If you are a new patient, we invite you to see what Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital offers with your own eyes. One look and it is easy to grasp the high standards of excellence we demand from ourselves. We know you have a choice of where to take your pet for treatment, and we appreciate your trust in us. To preview what you’ll see when you visit our facility, please click through the gallery of images to the left.