Bay Ridge Animal Hospital Staff

Bay Ridge Animal Hospital

Phone: 718-748-1047
Fax: 718-680-8969
6803 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Business Hours
Preventive Care Clinic (50% off vaccines with a paid exam) held Tuesdays, 9AM-1PM

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


A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

Welcome to Bay Ridge Animal Hospital! We look forward to welcoming you, your dog, cat and other pets. Everyone on our staff believes that the better we get to know your pets, the better we can provide the best possible health care for them. In fact, when you come in, you'll see exactly why our veterinarians are praised for their kind and thorough care. We'll give you and your pet all the time you need, and never rush through an exam. We'll also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health.

Bay Ridge Animal Hospital has been caring for pets for over 50 years. We have cared for pets from all over Brooklyn including Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Dyker Heights, Borough Park, Bensonhurst, and Fort

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her 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.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Dr. Loretta Pesteanu
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: North Carolina State University

Dr. Loretta Pesteanu was born in Romania and raised in both Canada and the eastern United States. She received her Bachelor of Animal Science degree

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Dr. Mercedes Wilson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Cornell University

Dr. Wilson received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Iona College and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Cornell University.

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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
718-748-1047 or request an appointment.