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194 Riverside Blvd.
New York, NY 10069

3 Easy Steps to Set Up Your Appointment

  1. Fill out the form.
  2. We will call you within one business day to confirm.
  3. Show up and receive topnotch care for your pet.

If you need to change your appointment, give us a call at least 24 hours before your scheduled time.

Important Note:

Do not use the appointment form in case of an emergency. Call or visit us right away.

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    For emergencies, please telephone us immediately at 212-724-2697. Appointments are required. Our dedicated team of veterinarians and technicians are here to provide expert care for your pet.


    Our address is: 194 Riverside Blvd New York, NY 10069

    Click here for directions to our Manhattan location.

    Animal Medical Center Info

    It's hard to tell when pets and animals have something wrong that needs a veterinarian. Unusual behavior could be an early sign of illness or something more serious. We've listed some symptoms below that can help you determine if you need to call or visit the Animal Health Center in the Upper West Side.

    If your pet doesn't want to eat or drink or changes their normal behavior around food that is a red flag. Especially if the animal has trouble standing up walking or seems week. Call us to schedule an appointment if this is the case.

    Panting, crying or pacing shouldn't be ignored and could be a sign your pet is in pain

    Limping for more than a few hours warrants a call to the animal health center's upper west side office. Paralysis, or more serious symtopms like collapsing needs emergency care.

    If your pet is bleeding from the mouth, nose or rectum it calls for immediate attention. The same goes if their eye or eyes are swelling or completely shut.

    Cats – if they are straining while trying to go that could be an issue, especially in males as it could be a urinary blockage. Dogs seen straining or having urinary or bowel movements frequently or more than usual is also a sign you need a trip to the vet.

    Heavy breathing or coughing/gagging could be a serious problem. This could lead to seizures in your pet or other neurologic conditions. Call our office right away if this is the case or your pet is shaking or lying on the floor, breathing heavy or salivating a lot.

    Healthy pets vomit and have an occasional upset stomach, but if it becomes extreme, it could indicate a serious problem. Call our veterinarian office in the Upper West Side right away and keep a close eye on your pet. Even if you don't think it is serious, it could lead to dehydration and get worse.


    Fever, metabolic disease, ingestion of medications meant for people, fluctuation in blood sugar levels, or diseases of the brain can all cause dizziness or fainting. Act on this right away.

    No pet should go more than a day without drinking. If your dog or cat won’t eat their usual meal or drink water there is usually a serious problem. Call your veterinarian if food is vomiting repeatedly or for more than 24 hours.

    Your pet may not act sick but if it goes on for a day or two it needs to be looked at. Coughing frequently, vomiting or diarrhea more than twice or limping and walking funny is never a good sign in a pet.

    Small animals tend to have a much faster response to illness and disease. If your pet is less than 10 pounds, under one year, or elderly call our upper west side veterinarian office as soon as you notice something is wrong.

    If you worry your pet may be ill, please contact us at 212-724-1231


    • This is Fanny and me. We, or I guess she really, are now in the fourth week after her CCL operation almost to the day that her other knee was operated on a year ago. Both by the wonderful, magical, and caring Dr. Haroush. Last year, pre-pandemic, with a looming scare, a big price tag and months of rehab in front of us, Dr. Haroush, Jose and the rest of this magnificent team treated us immediately, helped us in more way we could count all with the kindest and most knowledgeable of treatments. Fanny felt like it was another home and we felt like we were welcome to be as neurotic as we could be about our dog. She healed up quickly and then like clockwork which Dr. Haroush said might happen, it did again, the other knee. Now it was even worse with the Pandemic in full swing, money really tight, time tighter, it felt so huge and totally overwhelming. Did Dr. Haroush come to the rescue? He certainly did. Again, she is healing nicely, we are healing along with her and I would never send her to another vet as long as she lives. Dr. Haroush and team are spectacular in their wisdom and care. Along with treating Fanny it was like he was treating me for all the insanity we are all feeling right now. Everyday and beyond the care was present. And most of all Fanny feels loved and taken care of. What more could you ask for. I wish it was all this simple.

      –Fanny & Scott Cohen
    • Dr. Haroush doesn't only look after your pet as a professional, but he sees your pet as one of his own. With his extensive veterinary knowledge and fully-equipped hospital, he is able to give you peace of mind when it comes to your pet. The Animal Health Center really is the best place to take care of your pet's problems. I wouldn't go anywhere else. Unlike large veterinary hospitals that deal with a myriad of pets hastily, this private practice gives you reassurance that your pet will be taken care of exceptionally on an individual basis.

      –Cynthia Ho
    • When our Labrador Max became seriously ill during non-business hours, our local vet referred us to Bedford Katonah Vet Center.  This was a terrible experience, as they gave us no diagnosis but charged us several thousand dollars.  We took Max home against their advice and searched for a new vet. Thank God we found Dr. Haroush! He took Max immediately and saved him.  Dr. Haroush became our family vet and we tell everyone we know about him.  He is a tremendous Doctor and a great man!

      –Max & the Spencer Family
    • Thank you for your dedication to finding treatment for Atlas.  Your generosity for finding the best plan of care for Atlas’ aggressive and extremely rare cancer helped us get through the last year.  We hope we have many more healthy and happy years to go.  We are so very thankful.

      –Atlas & the Crossling Family
    • I want to again thank you from the bottom of my heart for your patience and compassion and above all you expertise in diagnostic skills and the subsequent surgery you preformed on Ebony.  You may not remember, but Ebony Star suffered for more than half of her life (4 years) before I found your name one day on the internet when I was desperately looking for a veterinarian that could help her.

      –Ebony Star & Lutizia Liubenov
    • Thank you so much again for literally saving my (beloved) Dominic’s life. We were so distraught when we brought his sick nearly lifeless body in. But, through your skill, talent, & expertise, you helped bring him back to health. Dominic is definitely his old self & receiving lots of love. Each member of your staff treated us in the great professionalism & courtesy. And your follow up through phone calls was really excellent.

      –Dominic & Suzanne and Frank and Sclafani
    • Thank you very much for saving Luna’s life. Even with her disability, she is very happy and content.“Luna” loves attacking her toys, and running all over the house with her brother and sister. Luna is great as stalking and surprise attacks on the other cats. Thank you for your knowledge and compassion “for the animals”. I appreciate everything you and your staff has done for me and giving Luna a life she deserves.

      –Luna & Sandra
    • We cannot thank you enough for saving Cayden. He is such a huge part of our lives and couldn’t imagine being without him. You have made it possible for him to be a puppy again and to enjoy his special life with us. It was such a gift to see him be reunited with his brother, Romeo and how happy they’ve been since his return. Again, thank you for taking such wonderful care of Cayden, we couldn’t have asked for more.

      –Cayden & The Burns Family