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

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. Richard Germano
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Iowa State University

Dr. Richard Germano has been an integral part of the Animal Health Center team for over 22 years. It is his philosophy, and the mission of the

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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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Thank you
Dodge Family from Waterford

Doctor Masters and Staff,
We would like to thank you and your staff for taking good care of Marvin. He was very special to us. You people were just fantastic with him and he enjoyed coming to see you all. We will always remember you all and keep you in our hearts. More vets should be like you, and walk in your foot steps. Marvin was so sick at only 5 years old and I known you did your best. You were very caring and thoughtful and will all ways be grateful for that.
I tell everyone how you all are there and tell them to bring their family members to you. Thank you so much!!!

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.