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Pets On The Shore

It is our goal to be your one-stop veterinary center in the Bay Shore area. Look no further for a veterinarian to provide the best possible care for your pet in Bay Shore. We have extended hours and our four doctors are always ready to assist you and your pet. Contact our office at (631) 665-0004 to schedule an appointment!

FOOD AND MEDICATION REFILLS: Please call ahead as usual, we will have you pay ahead of time. When you arrive, please call us from your vehicle (631-665-0004) and a staff member will bring the items to your car.
It is the philosophy of Bay Shore Animal Hospital to give back to the community and therefore, enjoys working with many of the animal leagues on Long Island. The staff understands that although many people love their pets, they may not share the same economic conditions. Keeping that in mind, the doctors at Bay Shore Animal Hospital do everything they can to avoid compromising the quality of care in those situations. The priority has been, and will always continue to be, about the pet’s quality of life and his or her importance to the family.

APPOINTMENTS: As per the New York State Veterinary Association and the State of New York we will only be treating emergency and essential services until further notice. If you have any questions regarding the new protocol please feel free to contact our office. At the time of your appointment, one of our staff members will meet you at our front door and bring your pet into the hospital to be examined. We ask that you remain in your car after this and call the front desk (631-665-0004) so the doctor can get a history from you explaining what has been happening with your pet.
The hospital provides all types of veterinary care, including digital X-rays, in-house laboratory with immediate blood results’ capability, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, ultrasound, and dentistry. A majority of the animal hospital’s staff has been employed there for years and has developed a close relationship with their clients and patients.

Are you searching for the perfect place to bring your pet for veterinary care? At Bay Shore Animal Hospital, our staff has more than eight decades of veterinary experience and provides exceptional, outstanding services. Our practice belongs to numerous associations including – the Long Island Veterinary Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Heartworm Society. Call us today at (631) 665-0004 for unparalleled assistance.Bay Shore Animal Hospital began its life as a local town animal shelter around the 1920’s. The facility was then purchased by a veterinarian, Dr. Fake, around 1935 who opened the first animal hospital in Bayshore at that time. After passing hands to Dr. Sherman, the practice continued to flourish. Around 1968, Dr. Shapiro, who graduated first in his veterinary class at Cornell, brought the medicine and surgery to another level. The current, owner, Dr. Steven Dratch, began working with Dr. Shapiro in 1982 until he took over complete ownership in 1995. Under his guidance, the practice has grown even more building a strong reputation for quality and compassion. His associates, Dr. Terrel, and his newest member, his son, Dr. Joshua Dratch, all contribute to the hospital’s success in various ways. With the combined efforts of this team, their expectations are to continue to elevate the level of medicine and surgery through new technologies and constant continuing education.

Dr. Emily loves puppies and is an expert in preventative health care and wellness. She enjoys all aspects of medicine and works hard to develop a relationship with pets and their people.Dr. Kate is enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine with special interests in Emergency and Urgent Care. She loves to work hand in hand with her clients to improve the human-animal bond.We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and links. The best veterinary care for animals is preventative medicine and quality nutrition. If you want to ask a question call 651-464-4210 or email us and we’ll promptly get back to you. Our Forest Lake veterinary office is easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Forest Lake pet owners.

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With clinical interests in dermatology, nutrition, rehabilitation and internal medicine, Dr. Laura is a valuable asset to our patients and their people.

Dr. Dave is skilled in surgery, ultrasonography and medicine, but building relationships is his forte. As a long time member of the community, he is a staple here at SSVH.With special interests in internal medicine, infectious disease and endocrine disorders, Dr. Tracy is always up for a challenge. She values the special bond between her patients and their people.

At South Shore Veterinary Hospital, we place a high value on that principle. We desire to partner with you in providing the highest quality, compassionate care for your companions. Our goal is to exceed your expectations at every visit whether your pet has need of an annual well patient examination or complex medical/surgical care. To help serve you, we have nine doctors on staff, and a well equipped, modern hospital including digital radiology, ultrasound, and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. You will also find that we strive to keep veterinary medicine affordable. We want you to be able to make the best decisions possible for your pet’s health and well-being for years to come.
For after hours exotic pet emergencies please call Windcrest Animal Hospital in Wilmington, DE at (302) 998-2995or Stahl Exotic Animal Veterinary Services in Fairfax, VA at (703) 281-3750 or Chadwell Animal Hospital in Abingdon, MD at (443) 512-8338.

Weekday lunchtime emergencies: If you are an established client and have a true emergency with your pet you may reach us at our lunch break at 410-422-4229.
We will now be open from 8 AM until 5:30 PM Monday through Friday. We will still close for “lunch” Monday through Thursday from 12 pm to 1:30 PM. Our emergency line will be turned on during that time if you have a true emergency and are an established client. We will remain open during the lunch period on Fridays to allow clients to pick up medications etc.

I called and made an appointment for my dog who had broken his toe nail. They saw him and took care of his toe very quickly. He loves going to the veterinarian. No problems.We care about you and your pet. Our philosophy is simple – your pets are special to you and we will work with you to provide the best care possible for them! Our practice of veterinary medicine involves the latest diagnostics and treatments. Kindness and personal attention are also a driving force for us here at Eastern Shore Animal Hospital.

The doctors and nurses genuinely care about your animals I know they do mine have never found a vet that seems to care more than these people I will never use anybody else as long as they’re here.I can’t thank them enough for the love and care they show for our precious animals. They are so diligent in, not only caring for the animals, but also setting OUR minds at ease. Thank you so much for all you do!Welcome to Kaua’i North Shore Animal Clinic, a full-service mixed animal practice. We are proud to provide high level veterinary care island-wide. In the Kilauea clinic we see all small animals; cats, dogs, pocket pets, birds and more. Our fully equipped mobile unit provides comprehensive veterinary services for large animals.

North Shore Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1931 on Vernon Valley Road in Northport, NY by Dr. Arthur Fredericks upon graduation from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. In the ’30’s, Dr. Fredericks spent his early years as a farm veterinarian for all types of animals.
In the early 1930’s, people traveled on dirt roads via horse & buggy, penicillin was not yet invented, old wooden crates were used to house pets, food scraps were collected from local restaurants to feed them, and boarding was only 25 cents a day.Do you plan to add a furry friend to your family soon? Adjusting to a new home can be a little overwhelming for rescue pets, even though they’re sure to enjoy all the love and affection you give them. These tips can make your new pet’s first weeks at home much easier. We have many resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. The best veterinary care for animals is preventative medicine, and we have a wellness program that focuses on prevention! Our team of experienced veterinarians, along with our excellent support staff, provide every patient with exceptional care. At South Shore Veterinary Services, we care for guinea pigs to iguanas, horses to llamas, cats to dogs, rabbits and everything in between!

South Shore Veterinary Services is a full-service animal hospital. Our veterinarians are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable and calm so your pet can relax in the waiting room while waiting to meet their veterinarian.
Our thoughts are with every owner and pet who has been displaced due to the devastating wildfires. Hill’s Pet Nutrition Disaster Relief program will provide a two-week supply of any Hill’s dry or canned food, to each affected pet displaced due to the wildfires.If you live in Bridgewater or the surrounding area, you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Your pet’s health and well-being are very important to us, and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care. On behalf of the entire team at South Shore Veterinary Services, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website! As you explore each page, we hope you learn more about our dedication to your family and the quality veterinary medicine and service we provide. If you or someone you know has been affected by the wildfires, please reach out to us to access this valuable assistance. Let’s come together and support our beloved four-legged companions.So if your looking to purchase products online you can be assured that these are the same veterinary products that we sell and trust in our office. You don’t have to worry about counterfiet products or products that could harm your pets. This is directly through our office. We approve and document every order.When the staff treats you and your pets with a smile, professionalism, follow-up calls, and being so friendly, you KNOW you’ve chosen the right place to take your 4-legged furry kids. I highly recommend North Shore Animal Hospital and their staff is like another set of friends and one can never have too many friends. Thanks NSAH for helping us provide the best care we could/can for our family of furballs!North Shore Animal Hospital and Dr Walker are 5 stars! Dr Walker is one of the most caring and competent veterinarians I have ever used. He is thorough and really great at diagnosing and treating my two dogs. This clinic is locally owned and you will not find the staffing issues and upgrade sells that the corporate owned clinics are becoming known for. I highly recommend North Shore for your loved family pets. My Izzo and Gotter love it there.

South Shore Animal Hospital is a well-established small animal hospital that has been serving the pets of Wantagh, New York since 1979. We welcome you into our family, feel free to look around and learn more about our hospital, our doctors, our services and our team.
We at South Shore Animal Hospital value feedback from our clients/ Here is just a small sample of the hundreds of happy and healthy pets that we have cared for since the 1960’s.We want to extend our thanks and appreciation to our clients for their trust and loyalty. We have grown into what we are today because of you. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

As part of the NSAH team since 1999, Dr. Linda Axnick enjoys practicing preventative medicine as well as performing surgery. Along with her husband Dr. Whitney, she spends much of her free time participating in dock diving and agility with their four Retrievers.
“The staff are always very good- friendly, caring and efficient and always follow up to see if there are any questions or new developments. I always feel that my pets are both well cared for and cared about. Thank you for all of your help.”Dr. Ayres-Ruud has been a part of the North Shore Animal Hospital Team since 1997. She and her husband have three children and several dogs, cats and horses. Dr. Ayres- Ruud enjoys spending time with her family, competing in horse shows with her children and is an avid Iron Man Triathlete. Due to her busy and active family life, she currently fills in and helps keep our patients healthy and happy when other doctors are out of the office. To best serve and care for our clients and patients, we are expanding! This includes adding three additional exam rooms to lessen waiting times. It is our goal to keep our current hours during our upcoming renovation and to provide your furry family members with the best experience possible when they come to visit us. If you are new to North Shore Animal Hospital, in order to better assist you, please contact us by phone at (262) 639-7500 during our regular business hours. Thank you!When Dr. Jahn isn’t giving lots of attention and TLC to our client’s pets, she has five cats of her own that she enjoys spoiling and spending time with her two senior cats; Bucky, Esme and four year old feline twins, Gilley and Roarke. She also enjoys traveling, photography and spending time at the lake hiking, swimming and lots of book reading.

Dr. Jahn received her degree from the University of Wisconsin with the second graduating class in the School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been a Veterinarian since 1988 but has been keeping North Shore Animal Hospital patients happy and healthy since 1991!
Stay tuned for updates and photos during the next several months while we transform North Shore Animal Hospital into a place that you and your pet will love to visit even more.Dr. Whitney is from Green Bay and graduated from UW Madison in 1995 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. One of his favorite things about working at North Shore Animal Hospital is educating clients regarding pet health and especially helping new puppy and kitten parents with behavior training to give them a happy start. When Dr. Todd isn’t spending time with NSAH patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife Linda and their four dogs; Pink, Skye, Effie and Duncan. They travel around Wisconsin and the country competing in (and winning) Canine Agility and Dock Diving Competitions with their dogs.

We have been serving pet parents in the Racine and surrounding areas for more than fifty years. We strive to treat our clients the way that we would like to be treated and our patients as if they were our own pets. North Shore Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital, providing complete diagnostics including; in-house laboratory, digital radiography and digital dental radiography. We also offer cO2 surgical and therapy laser for our patients.
Dr. Hollis grew up in the Twin Cities and graduated from The University of Minnesota in 1998 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. She moved shortly after that and began her career working with horses. For the past nineteen years she has worked at Small Animal Veterinary Hospitals in SE Wisconsin and enjoys creating bonds with clients and their furry family members.

For a first time Dog owner, I am extremely grateful that the clinic answers all of our questions and ensures our puppy is growing in a healthy manner. All of the staff are nothing short of Wonderful!
We have been coming to North Shore for at least 15 years. Our cats have always been treated with respect and kindness. From the moment we step through the doors, we are treated as guests!North Shore’s staff is extremely friendly and knowledeable. They go above and beyond to make their furry patients feel safe and calm. My dog is extremely cooperative and happy while she is in their care. I highly recommend their services.