Staten Island Animal Hospital


  • Groomer

    Nina Musgrove
    School: New York City School of Grooming

    Nina Musgrove joined the Staten Island Animal Hospital staff as a groomer in May 1999. She is a graduate of the New York City School of Grooming. Nina loves horses and has taken lessons in horsemanship and jumping at the Clove Lakes Stables. Nina also loves spending time with her husband Richie and her dog Pappy, who is a papillon. She also has a Conure named Sunny. They all enjoy spending time at their lake house in Cranbury Lake, New Jersey.

  • Groomer

    Lenny Parente

    Lenny Parente joined Staten Island Animal Hospital in October 1997. He grooms pets at our hospital on Saturdays and during the week, he is a Maintenance Engineer at Staten Island University Hospital.

    In 1968, Lenny earned his grooming license and opened "Gay Paree Canine Grooming Salon," which he owned and operated on Clove Road until moving to our facility in 1997.
    Along with his love of animals, Lenny also loves working on cars and fishing.


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.