Foster Animal Hospital Staff

Foster Animal Hospital

Phone: 973-777-0064
Fax: 973-777-8436
1347 Broad Street
Clifton, NJ 07013
Business Hours
Sun Closed

Dr. Barbara Barow
Associate Veterinarian

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

Foster Animal Hospital is proud to have been serving Clifton, Montclair, Nutley and the surrounding area for over 50 years. We are committed to providing you with excellent customer service and a welcoming experience every time you visit. We have been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, which is one of the highest honors an animal hospital can achieve. That means we are voluntarily inspected in over 1,000 criteria, including continuing education, medical record-keeping, pain management, diagnostic equipment, surgery, dentistry. and facility safety and maintenance, to name just a few of the areas evaluated.

In addition to our excellent medical care, we also offer boarding. If you are going away, you can relax, knowing that your pet is in the best hands. To help you select your pet's optimal diet, we have a nutritional counselor on staff, and we offer a full line of prescription and nonprescription foods. At various times during the year, we offer Client

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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. Howard Baker
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School:

Ever since I was a child, I’ve loved animals. It was an easy decision to become a veterinarian. Now I get to do something I love doing every day.


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Dr. Michael Izen
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Kansas State University

Dr. Michael Izen completed his undergraduate studies at Brandeis University and then earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Kansas State

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Caring Personalized and Outstanding Service
Carol Bradley from Belleville

I took my very sick cat Maxx to the Foster Animal Hospital and he received excellent care. I had a very difficult decision to make and Dr. Aziz laid out all the options and was very supportive. He not only explained the short term outcome, but also the long term. I would just like to say thank you, it's good to know that Foster Animal Hospital is a place my pets can go where they are loved just as much as they are loved at home. Dr. Aziz "Thank You" again words can never express my gratitude.

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
973-777-0064 or request an appointment.