Animal Health Center Staff

Animal Health Center

Phone: 518-371-3606
Fax: 518-371-1338
1656 Route 9
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Business Hours
Sun Closed
Preventative Care Clinics every Tuesday and Thursday 12pm-4PM
42.857933<--lat long-->-73.761612

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Animal Health Center is now on Facebook! Like us to see what is happening. Our veterinary hospital serves Saratoga County, Halfmoon, Clifton Park and Cohoes. We have been a proud member of the Clifton Park community for the past 18 years and are open 6 days a week with extended weekday hours. We have 4 full time Veterinarians and expanded hours including evening appointments and Saturday hours. We treat all your small family companions including exotics pets. We are committed to being in the forefront of the latest medical and surgical advances and our proud to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), which is one of the highest honors an animal hospital can achieve.

We gladly participate with the Friends of Animals spay and neuter program and the Healthy Start Program with Saratoga County Animal Shelter. We strive to ensure that every pet is handled with the utmost care.  Here at Animal

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from the first essential vaccines to a lifetime of preventive care to keep each pet happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

At Animal Health Center, we love our pets. They're not just our pets, they are our family. We all want our pets to live long, happy, healthy lives. When your pets come to our hospital to visit, we are passionate about making sure their stay is comfortable and stress-free while we provide them extraordinary care. Our goal for our clients and patients is simple, we take care of our clients' pets the same way we take care of our own. We are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pets' health care, and we are driven to take exceptional care of our patients.

Dr. Rachele Masters
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Masters was born in Patchogue, NY where she has lived for most of her life. She received her Associates in Applied Sciences degree from SUNY

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Dr. Rebecca M. Stanclift
Veterinary Specialist
Veterinary School: Cornell University

Dr. Stanclift offers a full complement of surgical services that can be provided at Animal Health Center on a referral basis. Dr. Rebecca M. Stanclift

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Anonymous from Waterford

We cannot begin to tell you how wonderful the staff at this animal hospital was when we brought a dear dear cat into the hospital after going through the clothes dryer.......... Our cat was almost lifeless when she first was discovered in our dryer. We rushed it to the animal hospital and they took us right in before they were actually opened for the day. They cared for her as if she was their own dear friend and animal. So many of the staff were right there to console us while Dr. Germano was tending to our dear cats needs, which were many to even give her a chance at life again. We never thought she would come back home to us, but after 3 days of constant care day and night, getting various treatments to help her recover, she came home with us. However she still needed round the clock needs which we were more than happy to do if it meant having her with us for several more years. I am pleased to say Cali is doing very well. She is still the boss of the house and does as she wishes and demands when she wishes. But we would not have it any other way. Hopefully she will never jump in the dryer again, but we now know that it is one of her many hiding places, so we never leave the door open and we always even though the door is closed, look before we turn it on as I have no doubt she could probably figure how to open the door. She is our miracle cat. All ended well due to the kind, caring, concerned and educated staff at the Animal Health Center in Clifton Park, NY. When they say cats have nine lives I do believe that, but I think the day she went through the dryer probably took 5 of those nine lives.

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
518-371-3606 or request an appointment.