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Welcome to Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Richard C. Trayes, V.M.D. | Dr. David M. Rutledge, V.M.D.
Dr. Brittany A. Gross, V.M.D. | Dr. Maryann Ostrander, D.V.M. | Dr. Craig J. Spisak, D.V.M.

Located in Honesdale, PA the veterinarians at Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic are committed to your pet's health. The Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic excels in the science of veterinary medicine and was founded in 1963 by Dr. John P. Burlein and is now owned by Dr. David Rutledge. Since then Dr. David Rutledge, Dr. Richard Trayes, Dr. Brittany Gross, Dr. Maryann Ostrander, and Dr. Craig Spisak and our staff have excelled in compassionate veterinary care in the Honesdale area.

Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We provide friendly, informative, and supportive services for you and your pet, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees.

Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic offers the local community an array of veterinary services including medical, surgical, and dental care. With an in-house pharmacy and laboratory, digital radiography, and access to specialists our facility offers "one- stop shopping" for your pet's health and well being.

"Our goal is to treat our clients as we would treat our families, and to treat our clients' pets as though they were our own."

In case of an emergency after hours, please contact the following emergency clinics:

Northeast Veterinary Emergency Hospital Plains, PA - (570) 208-8877

The Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center Clarks Summit PA -(570) 587-7777

The Pocono Veterinary Clinic Scotrun, PA:(570) 620-1800

The Emergency Clinic in Newton, Newton, NJ:(973) 383-4321

Orange County Emergency Veterinary Clinic Middletown, NY:(845) 692-0260

Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic, PC
has certified reviews

Animal Poison Control Center:(24 HOUR EMERGENCY VETERINARY POISON HOTLINE) 888-426-4435

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • David M. Rutledge

    Dr. David Rutledge received his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Rutledge majored in Animal Science at Penn State University. He worked as a veterinary assistant in the summers while attending school and joined the staff at the Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic in 1993. In 2000, Dr. Rutledge became co-owner of CRVC.

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  • Richard C. Trayes

    Dr. Trayes was raised in Bangor, attended Bangor High School, and married his sweetheart on the day of the Watergate break-in. He attained his bachelor's degree from Lafeyette College and his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Trayes joined Dr Burlein at Cherry Ridge VC in 1976 and has made it his home ever since.

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  • Brittany Gross

    Dr Gross is a 2013 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school she completed an Emergency and ICU internship at Dove Lewis Emergency Hospital in Portland, Oregon. She returned to Pennsylvania to continue working as an emergency veterinarian at Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) in Clarks Summit, PA. In 2015 Dr Gross began working relief at Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic and joined the clinic full time in 2016.

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  • Mary Ann Ostrander

    Dr. Maryann Ostrander graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Prior to obtaining her DVM, she graduated with a Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences degree at Penn State University. Her professional interests include internal medicine, behavior and wellness/preventative medicine. Dr. Ostrander is a member of the AVMA and PVMA.

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  • Craig J. Spisak

    Dr. Craig brings over 15 years of veterinary experience with him, having worked part-time in a variety of small animal practices and emergency rooms throughout Pennsylvania. His experience encompasses all aspects of small animal and exotic animal care and he is skilled in a variety of medical and surgical procedures. His particular area of expertise is internal medicine and emergency care.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Cherry Ridge Veterinary Clinic Hours


7:30 am-7:30 pm


7:30 am-5:30 pm


7:30 am-5:30 pm


7:30 am-7:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-3:00 pm




Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We were able to call and get a same day appointment. We were treated with knowledge and compassion.The vet even called for the next 2 or 3 days to check on our dog and see how she was doing.I'd recommend this location to anyone needing quality and compassionate care for their fur babies"
    Tifani Kirchem
  • "Love Dr. Gross! She was very patient with my rescue, Tyson who was brought to Cherry Ridge as soon as he was adopted. Tyson still has the protective behavior and gets scared, but Dr. Gross was very calm and so nice. I was very impressed!"
    Roberta Martins
  • "I have always found Cherry Ridge Vet Clinic to be responsive to my pets' needs. They are kind, gentle and understanding and take the time to make sure all my questions are answered."
    Corrine Main
  • "Simply the best. We have all are dogs medical and preventative work done at CRVC. :)"
    Dave Lounsbury
  • "We have tried 3 veterinary clinics in this area. Cherry Ridge is the only one we felt comfortable with the care given to our dog and the only one we will use again."
    Carl Thyberg
  • "There is Never a doubt in my mind, that our dogs get the best care, when they go to Cherry Ridge!"
    Jamie M. Penyak
  • "Very nice staff always treat you and your pets like family"
    Josh Morse
  • "Dr. Rutledge was outstanding with our epileptic dog with esophagus problems. He took the time to explain what was going on and even called to check in on her later. Beyond grateful for the attention and treatment she received."
    Courtney Osborne
  • "They are great! They fit me in for an emergency appointment same day and are very professional in manner. Dr Rutledge was so gentle with our furbaby pitbull Kilo and the service was phenomenal. Within 20 minutes of blood being drawn we found out he had Lyme. The pricing was very reasonable. I highly recommend taking your pets to this vet. I'm beyond pleased and relieved. Thank you Cherry Ridge Vet."
    Liz H.
  • "Best vet around! The doctors and staff are wonderful, compassionate, warm, friendly and actually care about each and every pet. Fair pricing too. They are awesome. Thank you for taking such care of each and every animal."
    Susan Rossi Cottone
    Antonette Finelli

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