Welcome to Friends For Life Veterinary Care

   Your Veterinarian in Honesdale PA

If you live in Honesdale or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr.Amy Platko-Williams, DVM is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

 Friends For Life Veterinary Care is a full-service small animal & pocket pet care facility that welcomes pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Amy Platko-Williams has over 20 years of experience treating serious medical and surgical conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our well trained staff and veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Honesdale veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!
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                                                                 At Friends For Life Veterinary Care, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Meet Our Team

  • Amy Platko-Williams

    Amy Platko-Williams, DVM received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in 1996. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience from Penn State University in 1992. 

    In 1996, she moved to the Honesdale area and has worked as a veterinarian in Wayne County since then. Dr. Platko lives in the Honesdale area with her husband Clark Williams and their two daughters. She also shares her home and life with her dogs, Jennie and Zsa Zsa, and 4 cats.

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  • Alicia Esser
    DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), RDCS

    Dr. Esser graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences at New Mexico State University. She practiced small animal and exotic and wildlife medicine and surgery in Jacksonville, Florida for several years before moving to the Poconos to make her home. 

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  • Certified Veterinary Technician /Team Leader

    Liz D.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Brittany B.

  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Jaime M.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Jess W.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Rebeca G.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Holly O.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Julie S.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Mollie D.

  • Veterinary Technician

    Megan C.

  • Technician Assistant

    Courtney C.

  • Customer Service Represetative

    Jessica S.

  • Customer Service Representative

    Judy P.

  • Customer Service Representative

    Ellen K.

  • Clinic Custodian

    Kerrie K.


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Honesdale Office


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8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm