Community Veterinary Practice

Community Veterinary Practice is a full-service veterinary medical facility located in Bath, PA and we're very glad you found us!  We are committed to individualized care, stress free veterinary visits and superb service (check out our reviews in the 'latest news' section!)  We're pleased to be a favorite veterinarian in the area and strive to offer excellence in veterinary care to the Lehigh Valley in general. Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary care and to find out more information about how Community Veterinary Practice can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • 2550 Community Drive
  • Bath,PA 18014
  • Phone - 610-837-5888
  • Fax - 610-837-5877
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  • Due to the Covid virus our hours have changed
  • Monday 9-7
  • Tuesday 9-3, Thursday 9-2
  • Wednesday and Friday 9-5
  • Saturday 9-noon
  • Dr. Arthur Hulshizer, Owner

    Dr. Hulshizer (a.k.a Dr.Bud) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993.  He also received a Master of Science Degree in Biology from East Stroudsburg University in 1989 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture in 1985. Dr. Hulshizer is originally from the Phillipsburg, NJ area.  He has worked at several private veterinary hospitals in the area over the years including 4 years at a local emergency hospital before starting his own practice. He has over 25 years experience in private practice as a veterinarian and 4 years as an emergency veterinarian.  In his spare time, he enjoys touring New England's lighthouses and cheering for the New Orleans Saints.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1993
  • Dr. Kelli Carpenter


    Joining the practice in September of 2013, Dr Carpenter is a 1994 graduate of Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine.  She has been a practicing small animal veterinarian for over twenty five years, having worked at three other practices before joining CVP.  In her free time she enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking, reading and training her dogs for obedience competitions.  Besides three collies, Dr Carpenter also shares her home with six cats.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
  • Jane Coxe, CVT

    Jane graduated from Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, Pa as a Certified Veterinary Nurse in 1998. She has studied both large and small animals at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to graduation, Jane worked as a chemical research technician with Air Products and Chemical for 15 years. She has also worked at or managed several local veterinary hospitals before joining Dr. Hulshizer at CVP in 2006.  In her spare time Jane enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, rooting for the Chicago Cubs but most of all she enjoys spending as much time as possible on the sunny island of Aruba.

  • Janelle Flyte, Lead Receptionist

    Janelle joined our team in April of 2013 as a part-time receptionist. In April 2016 she became full time and has also been working as a technician assistant. She has several years of experience working in the veterinary field doing everything from a kennel worker to a veterinary assistant. She has a dog named Bruno, and several feline fur kids.  In her free time she enjoys going out to eat and walking her dog at the lake.

  • Joanne Deremer

    Joanne joined the CVP team in November 2016. She has over 20 years experience as a veterinary technician. Joanne has always known that she wanted to work in the veterinary field. Over the years she has had many pets: parakeets, snakes, cats, dogs, a guinea pig and fish. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She has two daughters and a son who she encourages to not only do their best but also enjoy what they are doing. Joanne loves the change in seasons but her favorite time of the year is Fall. 
  • Ashley Torres

    Ashley joined CVP in November of 2018 having had previous experience working in a grooming salon for 2 years. She is currently enrolled in the veterinary technician program at Northampton Community College. She spends most of her free time studying for school but finds time to enjoy watching her favorite Netflix shows.
  • Copper - Office Assistant

    Copper is an orange domestic shorthair who joined the CVP family in the very beginning in 2006. Copper was diagnosed with diabetes in 2019 and is living out his golden years in the comfort of Dr. Hulshizer's house. 
  • Levi - Greeter

    Levi is is an orange domestic shorthair who joined the CVP family in 2009.  He is usually at the front desk to greet anyone who walks through the door.  He enjoys helping the girls at the front desk by laying on their charts and standing in front of the computer screen when they are trying to type.  In his free time he enjoys playing with his stuffed animals, napping and stealing your chair when you get up.