Staten Island Animal Hospital

Our Staten Island Animal Hospital

Staten Island Animal Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals on Staten Island, serving pet owners and pets since the early 1940's. Our hospital is a 3- doctor, full-service veterinary facility providing comprehensive medical and surgical services for your pet - complete physical exams and wellness care for every life stage from birth through senior years, surgical procedures, dental care, vaccines and preventive care, integrative medicine therapies including acupuncture, herbal and holistic medicine, weight management, prescription diets, day or extended stay boarding for dogs, cats, pocket pets and birds, bathing and grooming, among many other services. In addition to Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, we offer expert Exotic Animal Medicine for birds, reptiles, mammals, including rabbits, ferrets and pocket pets.

We invite you to visit our hospital and become acquainted with our experienced and compassionate staff of doctors, veterinary technicians and client care specialists. We would enjoy meeting you and your furry and feathered loved ones!

Dr. Irwin Ruderman, Dr. Daniel Viado, Dr. Christine Asaro, and
all the staff of Staten Island Animal Hospital


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.