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Welcome to Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic

Where pets are treated like family!

You love your pets, and you want the very best veterinary care for them -- the kind of care we provide every day at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic. Our clinic is the oldest veterinary practice in Peters Township, and many of our veterinarians have several years of experience in providing preventative and emergency care for pets in the McMurray area. Whether you've just adopted a pet or you're seeking a new doctor for your longtime animal companion, our clinic is the right place to find a trustworthy and compassionate veterinarian in McMurray.

We offer general surgery such as spays, neuters, dental work for the small mammals. 

Our goal is to provide complete care for our patients at every stage of life. For healthy pets, we provide routine medical care such as annual wellness check-ups, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and parasite prevention. We also provide advanced care for pets that need surgery or have chronic health conditions. If your pet has a medical emergency, our clinic provides urgent care services six days a week.

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How Our Team Can Help

Our team of experts is here to make your experience high-quality so that you receive the best service in McMurray.

Quality Services
Our staff is trained in the most up-to-date techniques and procedures to care for your pet.

Modern Equipment
We've invested in the newest equipment to deliver the best results. 

Friendly Staff
We pride ourselves on being friendly with all your pets, whether you've been with us for years or are brand new.
Individual Approach
No two pets are alike. We focus on caring for the needs of each individual animal.
Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic

We offer general surgery such as spays, neuters, dental work for the small mammals

Our goal is to provide complete care for our patients at every stage of life. For healthy pets, we provide routine medical care such as annual wellness check-ups, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and parasite prevention. We also provide advanced care for pets that need surgery or have chronic health conditions. If your pet has a medical emergency, our clinic provides urgent care services six days a week.

Make an Appointment with a Pleasant Valley Veterinarian Today!

Medical problems happen, so if you have a pet, it's important to also have a go-to veterinarian in the area. We would be honored to serve your family and help your pets live long, healthy lives. If you have questions about our practice, please give us a call at (724) 941-5484 or email us at [email protected] If you are ready to make an appointment, you can do so by phone or on our website. We look forward to meeting you and your pets!

Meet The Doctors

  • Dr. Brad Carmichael
    Dr. Brad Carmichael

    Dr. Brad Carmichael was raised in the Peters Township community where his father, Dr. James Carmichael, established Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic in 1973, making it the area’s longest standing veterinary practice.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and then graduated with the honor of Phi Zeta from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.

  • Dr. Mike Pensenstadler
    Dr. Mike Pensenstadler

    Dr. Mike Pensenstadler has been practicing with Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic since June of 1996. He grew up in Ambridge, Pennsylvania and graduated valedictorian from Ambridge High School. Dr. Mike currently resides in Venetia, Pennsylvania with his wife Kelly, son Matthew, one cat, two dogs, two parakeets, several chickens, and a horse.

  • Dr. Joanne Jones
    Dr. Joanne Jones

    Dr. Joanne Jones has been at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic since June 1985. She is a West Virginia native, graduated from West Virginia University in 1980 and then received her Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 1984.

  • Dr. Andrea Gordon
    Dr. Andrea Gordon

    Dr. Andrea Gordon is a native of Wexford, PA, graduating from North Allegheny High School. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh and her DVM at The Ohio State University, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Andrea enjoys spending time outside bike riding with her husband.

  • Dr. Jacob Knox
    Dr. Jacob Knox

    Dr. Jacob Knox was born and raised in Valencia, PA and graduated from Mars Area High School. He has known since 8th grade that he has wanted to be a veterinarian.  He is passionate about the human/animal bond that he gets to cultivate every day.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology at Grove City College in Grove City, PA.

  • Dr. Michael Wells
    Dr. Michael Wells

    Dr. Wells was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, and graduated from Georgetown Preparatory High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia. He earned his DVM from St. George’s University, spending 3 years in the beautiful Caribbean before completing his clinical year at the University of Tennessee.

  • Dr. Elizabeth Hart
    Dr. Elizabeth Hart

    Dr. Hart was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Messiah College in 2012 and went on to earn her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016.

  • Dr. Taylor Hawkins
    Dr. Taylor Hawkins

    Dr. Hawkins was born and raised in Murrysville, PA, graduated from Franklin Regional Senior High School and completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Allegheny College in 2012. She earned her DVM from Ross University on the beautiful island of St. Kitts in the West Indies before completing her clinical year at Purdue University.

  • Dr. Rebecca Glatfelter
    Dr. Rebecca Glatfelter

    Dr. Rebecca originally hails from Dallas, Texas, but has lived the greater portion of her life in Frederick, MD. In 2014, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

  • Dr. Jamie Gimbus
    Dr. Jamie Gimbus

    Dr. Gimbus has lived in several different states all around the United States but would say her hometown would be a tie between, Pittsburgh and Delaware. Her family moved frequently because of her father’s military career, but finally settled into raising horses! Her family now has a beef farm in Beaver, PA.

  • Dr. Sarah Scott
    Dr. Sarah Scott

    Dr. Sarah grew up in the greater Philadelphia area and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont. She then earned her DVM degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, MO. In her free time, she enjoys trying new and unique foods, playing board games with friends, and spending time with her cats Angelo and Maria. Dr. Sarah is excited to be apart of Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic.


Services We Offer

We see all kinds of small pets at Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic. Types of animals we can treat include:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Birds
  • Hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats
  • Rabbits
  • Ferrets
  • Reptiles
  • Gerbils (sorry no hedgehogs or sugar gliders)

Conditions We Treat

If your pet gets sick, our veterinarians can help diagnose the problem and come up with an individualized treatment plan. With the right care, even chronic health problems don't have to prevent your pet from enjoying a good quality of life. Our clinic can treat all of the following conditions in animals:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Cushing's disease
  • Addison's disease
  • Thyroid disease
  • Skin problems
  • Dental Disease
  • Behavior Problem

Testimonials

  • Less than 24 hours after our visit, our dog's symptoms have improved dramatically! He is feeling a lot better already. This is why we always turn to PVVC!

    - RAINA C.
  • Wonderful visit! Caring Doctors and staff really make this a top shop vet office. Recommend without reservation!

    - ELIZABETH L.
  • We took our bunnies to Dr. Hart and she was the best! One of them had an infection and Dr. Hart was so sweet and gentle with her in her treatment. My son had been very distressed about the situation and she treated him so nicely. We will definitely be back!

    - ANNISSA F.

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