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The Finest in Veterinary Care

About Us

Welcome to Simmonds Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Allentown PA
Call us at 
(610) 351-8036

Our goal is to serve our patients, clients, and community with the utmost care.

  • We provide gentle and compassionate care to all our dog, cat, and exotic pet patients.

  • We believe in educating clients so they can make the best decision for their pets.

  • We believe in full disclosure of treatment options and informed consent.

  • We will avail ourselves to the community and support programs that enhance the human-animal bond.


Simmonds Veterinary Hospital provides care for cats, dogs, and exotic pets from Allentown and surrounding areas. We provide routine preventative care and surgeries.

At Simmonds Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like valued family members.


Debby Cougar

Dr. Cougar was born on the island of Jamaica. She has always had a love of animals. When she was fourteen, she moved to New Jersey, where she later earned her BS in Animal Science from Rutgers University. This was followed by her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She has since practiced in New Jersey, Connecticut, and has now settled in Pennsylvania.


In December 2008, she founded Simmonds Veterinary Hospital in Allentown PA. Dr. Cougar lovingly dedicated the vet clinic to her grandfather, Nathan Simmonds, who raised her. As an experienced and caring veterinarian, Dr. Cougar believes in providing outstanding care to all her patients.


Dr. Cougar shares her home with her cats (Ichabod, Moo Bear, & Tofu), her snakes (Stewey & Henry), and her dog Stanley. In her leisure time, she enjoys gardening, running, and travel.

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