VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center

Franczesca Kondek, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Cornell University


Dr. Kondek was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in New York City.

She completed her undergraduate and veterinary training in 1989 at Cornell University. She then returned to New York City to complete a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center. Dr. Kondek is certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and certified to perform Penn HIP radiographs.

Dr. Kondek practiced in the New York/New Jersey area where she had a 1 year tour as medical director at a VCA hospital. In 2004, she moved to Albuquerque. She maintains her licensure in both New York and New Jersey.

Dr. Kondek lives in the foothills of the NE Heights with her husband, Mark, children Clayton and Annika, cats Spudge and Ezra, cockatiel T.J., and standard poodles Brie and Kysa. In her spare time, Dr. Kondek enjoys skiing, spending time with her family, and running.


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

Emergency Care  24/7

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Center
9901 Montgomery NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505 296-2982

In Case of Emergency......

1.  Remain Calm.
2.  Call Your Family Veterinarian First. If they are unavailable, call us at 505 296-2982.
3.  Tell us the nature of the problem. We will give you instructions on how to handle  your pet while enroute and give you directions to our hospital.

What is an Emergency?

Difficulty breathing
Unstoppable bleeding
Major trauma or injury
Inability to urinate or defecate
Bloated or distended abdomen
Allergic reactions
Loss of balance, unconsciousness, or seizure
Eye injuries
Inability to deliver puppies or kittens

Our ER Service is open 24/7 so we're here when you need us!