Michael Weiss D.V.M.

Dr. Michael Weiss is a 1988 graduate of the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Rutgers University and studied Animal Nutrition at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Weiss has extensive experience in emergency medicine & surgery, soft tissue & orthopedic surgery, ultrasound and endoscopy. His experience extends beyond dogs and cats to all exotic pets.

Dr. Weiss has over 20 years’ experience in the area of exotic pet medicine and surgery. He has been an exotic pet medicine & surgery guest lecturer at several major veterinary continuing education conferences both nationally and internationally. Currently, he is also part of the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital’s Exotic Companion Animal Emergency Services staff.

Dr. Weiss has been featured in People Magazine and Woman’s Day and was selected as one of the Delaware Valley’s “23 Great Vets” by Philadelphia Magazine. He has also been featured on Animal Planet, Extra and American Journal TV shows, as well as Good Day Philadelphia.

His memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, Association of Avian Veterinarians, Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians and Association of Reptilian & Amphibian Veterinarians.

Dr. Weiss is currently a resident of Mullica Hill, New Jersey and has two daughters.  Lauren, who studied veterinary medicine at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine, will become an associate veterinarian at 2nd Street Animal Hospital this fall. Morgan is a graduate of Salisbury University where she studied Community Health.

Dr. Weiss’ interests include triathlon training and racing, vegan lifestyle, boating, open water scuba diving, and travel. He has two Australian Shepherds, a cat, and several parrots.


Lauren Robinson-Weiss DVM

Lauren graduated from Kingsway Regional High School in Swedesboro, New Jersey, in 2010. She was a member of the school’s varsity lacrosse team. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Small Animal Science from Delaware Valley College in 2014. Lauren attended Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical rotations at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She has special interest in Exotic Animal Medicine & Surgery and general surgery. Lauren resides in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, with her dogs Gracie, Kay and cat Boozie.


Candice Bittner BVetMed, MRCVS

Dr. Bittner is a 2018 graduate of the Royal Veterinary College in London, England. Prior to veterinary school, she attended the Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Poultry and Avian Sciences. Her clinical interests include internal medicine, cardiology, and behavior. Candice resides in Philadelphia with her golden retriever Rua and plans on adding a cat in the near future.


Kendra Asklof VMD

Dr. Asklof is a 2019 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. Prior to that, she attended Bates College in Maine where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Chemistry and a minor in Dance. Her veterinary interests include surgery, ophthalmology, internal medicine, exotic species, and neurology. In her free time, she dances, does yoga, runs, hikes, and loves visiting breweries. Dr. Asklof currently lives in Philadelphia with her two dogs and her cat and is so excited to be able to stay in Philadelphia post-graduation from veterinary school.


Bernadette Lynn VMD

Dr. Bernadette Lynn is a 2019 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. While at PennVet she completed her Veterinary Business Management Association (VMBA) certificate and traveled to both Thailand and Ireland to work with homeless animals. Her veterinary interests include surgery, behavior, and internal medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Veterinary Science and Animal Biosciences with a minor in Biology from the University of Delaware. Bernadette lives in Philadelphia with her two cats, Lilly and Oliver. She grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and is thrilled to be sticking around the area to practice!