North Boros Veterinary Hospital

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2255 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Driving Directions

(412) 821-5600


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Thurs: 9am to 12:30 Walk-in and 2pm to 8pm Appointment Only
  • Fri: 9am to 12:30pm Walk-In and 2pm to 6pm Appointment Only
  • Sat: 9am to 1pm Appointment Only
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours Emergency Care:
  • Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center
  • 807 Camp Horne Road
  • Pittsburgh
  • PA 15237
  • (412) 366-3400
  • or
  • Northview Veterinary Hospital
  • 223 Siebert Rd
  • Pittsburgh
  • PA 15237
  • (412) 364-5353

At North Boros Veterinary Hospital, we understand that your pets are an important part of your life. Our highly trained staff will treat you and your pets with professionalism and courtesy while providing you with the very best veterinary care available. Our full-service practice offers a variety of services intended to promote your pet’s overall health and longevity. It is our privilege to care for you and your pets, so call today to learn about our services or schedule an appointment.

North Boros Veterinary Hospital Services

  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • House Calls
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

North Boros Veterinary Hospital Staff Profiles

Dr. Lauren A. Blood

Dr. Blood is a proud graduate of Sewickley Academy.  She attended Syracuse University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  Along with her passion for small animal general practice, she also has an interest in soft tissue surgery and is looking forward to providing personalized and high quality care to the Pittsburgh Area.  She is a member of the AVMA, PVMA and WPVMA.  In her free time, Dr. Blood enjoys horseback riding, reading and outdoor activities.
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Dr. James A. Iafe

Originally from New York, Dr. Iafe practiced in New Jersey before moving to the Pittsburgh area.  He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received his undergraduate degree from New York University.  He was a relief veterinarian for a number of years before he came to practice at North Boros.  Dr. Iafe volunteers his time with the Western Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and is the former chapter President.  He is also a member of the AVMA and PVMA. Dr. Iafe enjoys dentistry, dermatology and feline medicine.  In his spare time he enjoys golfing, biking, writing and spending time with his two and four legged family members.
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Dr. Kenneth L. Bollens Jr.

Owner / VMD
Dr. Bollens has owned and practiced at North Boros Veterinary Hospital for over 40 years. His father founded the practice in 1958 and Dr. Bollens returned to his hometown in 1972 for them to work together. His focus is on small animal surgery and management. Dr. Bollens is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the AVMA, PVMA and WPVMA. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, yard work, Pitt Basketball and spending time with his family.
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