Animal Specialty Center

Kerry Heuter, DVM, DACVIM, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, Ohio State University
Certifications: DACVIM
Departments: Internal Medicine


Dr. Heuter is a staff internal medicine specialist at Animal Specialty Center. He attended Boston University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. Dr. Heuter then graduated from The Ohio State University where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and was acknowledged with the Dr. J. Salisbury Foundation Veterinary Medical Scholarship and Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society awards. He completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Following his internship, Dr. Heuter completed a two-year residency in small animal internal medicine at The Animal Medical Center.

He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Heuter served as a staff veterinarian at The Animal Medical Center and has special training in dialysis. In addition, Dr. Heuter served as a staff veterinarian and intern advisor at Bay Area Veterinary Specialists in San Leandro, CA.

Dr. Heuter is proficient in gastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy, ultrasound and many other procedures. Special research and clinical interest areas include nephrology, urology, endoscopy and teaching. Dr. Heuter has published many scientific articles and has lectured extensively on a variety of internal medicine topics.

Dr. Heuter has received many awards, but none more important to him than an award for outstanding teacher during his time on staff at The Animal Medical Center. 


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care


TEL: 914-457-4000

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Animal Specialty Center is a fully-equipped 24/7/365 emergency hospital serving communities in and surrounding lower Westchester. If you suspect your pet may be having a medical crisis, we have a staff of top veterinarians, technicians and client care specialists prepared to handle all pet medical emergencies.

Our Emergency and Critical Care units can assist in all of the following situations requiring immediate medical attention: Auto accidents, traumatic injuries (fractures, bites, burns, lacerations, wounds), respiratory emergencies (choking, difficulty breathing), vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty urinating/defecating, shock, loss of consciousness, dizziness, staggering, tremors, seizures, paralysis, toxic reactions, poison ingestion, labor and delivery problems, blood in urine or feces, swollen, hard, painful abdomen, heatstroke.