Hockessin Animal Hospital
643 Yorklyn Road
Hockessin, DE 19707 - Directions
Mon -Thurs: 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sat: 7:30 am - 1 pm
Our team is made up of veterinary experts who are at the top of their field and truly love animals. While under their care, your animal will be treated like he or she is their own. Read below to meet our staff of qualified professionals.
Dr. Anthony Dallatore
Dr. Anthony Dallatore, DVM graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently Chief of Staff at Hockessin Animal Hospital. Prior to working at Hockessin, he was an associate veterinarian at Windcrest Animal Hospital. Dr. Anthony has an interest in exotic animal medicine, internal medicine, surgery and dentistry. Dr. Anthony is the proud father of twin boys, Sebastian and Donte’. His wife, Mary Ann is a licensed veterinary technician. Dr. Anthony is from this area being born and raised in Wilmington. Dr. Anthony’s household has experienced several losses and additions recently. The Dallatore family includes Adalida an Australian Shepherd/Pit Bull mix, a senior Havenese mix Hairiette, and a three legged cockapoo named Dennis. In addition the Dallatore’s are tolerated by four cats Walter, Winifred, Wilhelmina and Graycie and a ferret Mocha. Dr. Anthony enjoys outdoor activities including hiking and fishing. Dr. Anthony and his family enjoy spending time at their small fishing cabin on the Conowingo Reservoir and are active in local scouting.
Dr. Carolyn Cassidy
Carolyn Cassidy, DVM graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a veterinarian at Windcrest and Hockessin Animal Hospitals. Dr. Cassidy’s areas of interest are medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Cassidy has wanted to be a vet for as long as she can remember, with a strong desire to help and care for all animals. The memorable experiences of Dr. Cassidy’s are all associated with her saving an animal that was critically ill or had a poor prognosis. Dr. Cassidy’s family includes her husband Timothy and three daughters, Anna, Elizabeth, and Rebecca. Her family of animals includes her dog (Merlin) and cats (Princess, Pipi and Prince Caspian). Dr. Cassidy also enjoys gardening, cooking, running, cycling, skiing and hiking.
Dr. Janet Mitchell
Janet Mitchell, DVM graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and is currently an associate veterinarian of Hockessin Animal Hospital, with a special interest in dentistry. Dr. Mitchell has lived here in Hockessin since the mid-70’s attending H.B. DuPont middle school and A.I. DuPont High School. She received her undergraduate degree, B.S. in Zoology, from Clemson University in 1987. Dr. Mitchell finds helping people help their pets live happy, healthy lives the most rewarding part of her job. Dr. Mitchell is a member of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association since 1990. She served as president of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association in 2003 and again in 2015. She was also a member of the Hockessin/Greenville Rotary from 1995 – 2011. Dr. Mitchell is a member of the local Hockessin Business Association.
Dr. Mitchell and her husband Jim own and operate the Woodside Farm Creamery in Hockessin. They milk their own Jersey cows and make homemade ice cream that they sell at the farm. Dr. Mitchell has a family of pets including her two cats, Squirt and Gracie, and two dogs, Jake (a bulldog) and Pippa (small mix breed).
From Left to Right: Jenn CVT, Tara LVT, Doug, Ian, Amy, Melissa CVT