Pet Owners

For Pet Owners

Thank you for your interest in the Animal Specialty Center. Located in Yonkers, NY, we serve pet owners and their pets from Westchester and Rockland Counties, Connecticut, Manhattan and the Bronx.

We are a full-service hospital offering 24/7 emergency care, critical care, internal medicine, neurology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, dentistry, cardiology, surgery and acupuncture.

Providing an unparalleled level of comprehensive, specialized care, we take a team approach working closely with you and your family veterinarian from diagnosis through to after care.

What is a Veterinary Specialist?

Currently, there are 40 distinct veterinary specialties that range from anesthesiology to zoo medicine. You and your pet may be referred to a veterinary specialist if diagnosing or treating your pet’s health problem requires specialized equipment and/or intensive medical care. The specialist’s expertise compliments that of your veterinarian and it is critical that you, your veterinarian and the veterinary specialist work together to provide the best care for your pet. Veterinary specialty practices are an extension of your primary doctor so they do not usually provide wellness care such as vaccinations, spays/neuters, etc.

Specialties currently offered at Animal Specialty Center include Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery and Surgical Oncology. To learn more about individual specialties or find a specialist in your area please visit vetspecialists.com.

On-Site Dispensary

Animal Specialty Center is equipped with a fully stocked in-house dispensary to ensure that our patients can be treated quickly and efficiently. In most cases, you will be able to leave with your pet’s medications after their visit. This includes short-term medications while recovering from an illness or surgery and long-term medications for chronic medical conditions.

If your pet is an existing patient you can call to request a prescription refill. We ask that you give us 24-hours notice to ensure proper filling of the medication. Please allow extra time for the staff when picking up prescriptions during emergency hours (weeknights, weekends and holidays).

FAQs

Do I need to make an appointment?
The Animal Specialty Center is open for emergencies 24 -hours per day, 365 days per year. No appointment is necessary for emergency cases. Specialty consultations for Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, and Internal Medicine are available Monday through Friday. Appointments for these services can be made by calling us at (914) 457-4000.
Where do I take my pet for follow-up care?
Animal Specialty Center works in collaboration with your primary veterinarian to provide the best comprehensive care for your pet. We will fax or email a summary after each visit to keep them up-to-date on your pet’s status. Follow-up visits may be done at Animal Specialty Center or with your primary veterinarian depending on your pet’s condition and advice of our veterinarians.

Specialty Services

ASC is a full-service hospital offering 24/7 emergency care, critical care, physical rehabilitation, internal medicine, neurology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery and acupuncture in Yonkers, NY. 

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