All-Natural Remedies | Chadds Ford, PA | Animal Wellness Center | 610-558-1616

Meet our wonderful vet, Dr. Rose DiLeva

Call now to schedule an appointment with our kind and caring medical staff. You and your fuzzy companion will always receive service of the highest caliber.

"He's a happy dog again and even enjoys walks again! He went for his first dip in the pool this past weekend which I think is great therapy! All of this amazing recovery couldn't have been possible without the treatment from Dr. DiLeva!!" - Diane and Richard Burch and family

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Learn more about the doctor

Dr. DiLeva has been the CEO and owner of Animal Wellness Center and Mobile Veterinary Services, P.C. located in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania since 1999. Her approach to animal health care is holistic in nature.

Earlier in her career she was the Director of the West Chester Animal Emergency Clinic in West Chester, Pa. This enabled her to utilize the best of her conventional medical skills. While in veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania she worked as a Veterinary Medical Officer for the United States Department of Agriculture.

It was during that experience that she saw first hand what was meant by the terms “fit for human consumption” and what ended up as “pet food”. Consequently, diet and the quality of pet food is an important aspect of her consultations. Client education is upper most in her practice.

Dr. Rose has completed extensive post-graduate studies in Veterinary Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbology. This combination of western and eastern veterinary medicine allows her to integrate the most appropriate modalities to each case.

Dr. DiLeva has also completed additional training in Gold Bead Implantation, Holistic Cancer treatment, Vitamin C infusions, Myofacial Release and Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation. She also offers electroacupuncture, moxibustion, auricular acupuncture, aquapuncture and holistic pain management.

She has been a contributing author to “Golden Age Magazine”, “Tattletales”, “Progressive Health Magazine” and “Lilipough Magazine. Currently she is a contributing author to” and “Yoga Living Magazine and “Living Well Magazine”, where she discusses various aspects of alternative veterinary medicine. Dr. DiLeva spent 5 years as the editor of "The Meridian", the official publication of The American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture.

Dr. DiLeva was honored in “Who’s Who in Science and Medicine” in both 2000 and 2003.She also received the Business Leadership award in 2003. Dr. DiLeva was honored with an Official Citation from Congressman Curt Weldon and The United States House of Representatives in June, 2005, for her work in providing local and national fire houses with the proper fitting oxygen masks for pets rescued at fire scenes.

Take a look at our doctor's extensive credentials


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (VMD) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1987)
  • Masters of Science (MS) St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA (1982)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Biology & Chemistry, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA (1979)

Post-Graduate Studies

  • Certified Veterinary Chiropractitioner (CVCP) (2005) International Association of Veterinary Chiropractitioners
  • Certified Reiki Master (2003)
  • Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA), International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (1999)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine & Chinese Herbology. Institute of Chinese Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1997)
  • Limited Resident in Cardiology (Michigan State University Veterinary Hospital & private cardiology practice in Southern France) and Surgery (University of California, Davis) 1988-91
  • Co-founder and Treasurer of The International Society of Veterinary Echography, St. Raphael, France (1990)
  • Co-founder and contributing author of “Le Cri du Coeur”, the first veterinary cardiology newsletter in Europe, whose distribution was Southern France and Italy

Professional Affiliations

  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
  • American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
  • American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
  • International Association of Veterinary Chiropractitioners
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association


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