Centre Animal Hospital

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1518 W College Ave
State College, PA 16801

Driving Directions

(814) 238-5100


Email: conniecah@windstream.net

  • Hours:
  • Mon-Thur: 7:30am-7:00pm
  • Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:30am - Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours/Emergency: 814-237-4670

Centre Animal Hospital in State College, PA is a full service companion animal hospital. 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 every client as though they were family and every pet as if they were 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 providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical, surgical and dental care as necessary during his or her lifetime. Our facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area and indoor kennels for hospitalized patients.

Many of our doctors participate in volunteer spay clinics for the 100 Cat Foundation and many of our technicians foster kitten for the Orphan Kitten Program. Read about our wonderful staff members below.

Centre Animal Hospital Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Dental Care
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Euthanasia
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • House Calls
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Centre Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Mark F. Michelotti, VMD

Originally from the Camp Hill area of Pennsylvania, Dr. Michelotti received his BS in Animal Science from Penn State University in 1979. He received his VMD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 and was first in his class. After graduating, he moved back to State College because of his love for the area. From 1983-88 he practiced as an associate veterinarian at Animal Medical Hospital in State College. In February of 1988, he opened Centre Animal Hospital as a solo practice.

Dr. Michelotti's veterinary specialties include orthopedics, ear, nose, and throat surgery, and canine reproductive services.

In his free time, Dr. Michelotti enjoys playing squash, fly fishing, fly-tying, bow hunting, and bird hunting with his dog, Kira.
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Debra J. Smart, DVM

Dr. Smart is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Princeton University, and then earned her DVM at Colorado State University. She practiced in Colorado for 4 years and in Minnesota for 5 years before moving to State College with her husband, who joined the meteorology department at Penn State.

Dr. Smart lives with her husband, Ken Davis, and their three children: Maggie, Nathan, and Mary, in Warriors Mark. The family has a Portuguese Water Dog, three cats, two Morgan horses, and one pony. Dr. Smart's special interests are in feline medicine and dentistry. She treats pocket pets (guinea pigs, gerbils and hamsters) and rabbits here at Centre Animal Hospital. Dr. Smart enjoys horseback riding, both dressage and trail riding, and traveling and camping with her family.
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Jennifer Nunnery, DVM

Dr. Nunnery is originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her love of biology and love of animals combined to make veterinary medicine a perfect fit for her. She earned a BA in Biology from Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia, and in 2002 received her DVM from the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Nunnery's experience includes working as a small animal veterinarian in Tennessee and in public health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. Her areas of special interest include feline medicine, ultrasound and palliative care.

In August of 2006, following her husband's career move to Penn State University to teach philosophy, she joined the Centre Animal Hospital team. She and her husband, Mark, live in State College with their daughter, Allison and their dog, Virginia and two cats, Nenagh and Haiki. They call Haiki “Swiper” because he likes to steal things like socks from laundry baskets and toast or broccoli from the table. In her leisure time she enjoys hiking, walking with Virginia, knitting, reading and cooking.

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