Howard Hollander, DVM, Medical Director
Dr. Howard Hollander was born in Far Rockaway, NY, and has lived in the Rockaways all of his life. He attended Queens College, and graduated from the University of Bologna, Italy in 1977 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he spent some time at the Animal Eye Clinic of New York and then went to work in Brooklyn at the Animal Hospital of Brooklyn where he became the Director of Medical Services at their 4th Avenue branch. In 1981 he took over the practice of Dr. Richard Gillespie, the Bay Ridge Animal Hospital, at 6803 5th Avenue where he and his brother Dr. Paul Hollander developed a well known multi-doctor small animal practice. In 2006 Dr. Hollander fulfilled his career long dream of building a state of the art small animal facility with over 6,000 sq. feet of hospital and all the bells and whistles to provide his patients with the comfort and caring he feels they deserve.