Sandhya Sadhanala, DVM, CVA ,Veterinarian, Owner

​Dr. Sandhya Sadhanala is originally from India. After graduating from college of Veterinary Science, Tirupathi, India, in 1999, Dr. Sadhanala practiced in both, Small Animal and Large Animal Medicine. She worked, both, in the State Government and Private Practice for five years, prior to coming to the US. It is not an exaggeration to say that Veterinary medicine is in her genes as her father is a Veterinarian too!

After coming to the US, at the end of 2005, Dr. Sadhanala passed her ECFVG Boards in order to pursue her dream career in Small Animal Veterinary Medicine. She worked as a volunteer at both Philadelphia SPCA and in a local Veterinary Hospital. Soon after she worked in three local hospitals over the past 5 years before opening Tender Touch Small Animal Hospital.

She was awarded the “Super Vet” award in 2009, by which is a listing of outstanding veterinarians who love animals.

Dr. Sadhanala is compassionate about providing the best care, not only for her four-legged patients but also to better serve their human companions as well! Along with traditional and modern medicine, she has strong interest in Acupuncture, Nutrition and Neutraceuticals.

She is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS).

Her special interest lies in integrative medicine and multi-modal approach to patient care so as to provide the best quality of care. Her interests include client education, ultrasound and internal medicine. She enjoys traveling, hiking, playing tennis and spending time with her family which includes her very supportive husband, her 14 year old son, who keeps her very busy at home! She is owned by her cats, Ronnie & Kitkat!