Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

Client Services

  • Client Service

    Alanna Cappello, Neurology and Surgery Liaison

    Alanna Cappello has been with our team since March 2015 as a Client Care Representative, and recently transitioned to her role as the Liaison for our Neurology and Surgery departments. Alanna attended Mount Saint Mary College where she received her Bachelors Degree in Human Services, and Fordham University where she received her Masters Degree in Social Work. Although she enjoys working with people, she appreciates the opportunity to interact with animals on a daily basis now as well. Outside of work, Alanna enjoys spending time with her family and friends, eating tons of ice cream, and spoiling her rescued Pitbull, Kaiya.

  • Client Service

    Angela Potiah, Internal Medicine and Oncology Liaison

    Angela Potiah has been with Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury since October 2014. She moved here from Orlando, Florida to be closer to family. Ever since Angela was a little girl she dreamed about working with animals. She has been in the industry for 15yrs and has helped in every area of the hospitals she has worked for, but found client services to be her preference. Prior to moving to New York Angela worked as a client care representative for the surgery and neurology department at a specialty veterinary hospital and was opened to a whole new world of veterinary care. Angela started as our client care representative and has transitioned into our Specialty Service Liaison for Internal Medicine and Oncology services.

    As much as Angela enjoys helping pets and their owners, she also enjoys being outdoors, kayaking, catching up on the latest movies and most importantly spoiling her Chihuahua, Louie. Louie comes to work with her daily and has become quite the front desk greeter!


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

If your pet is having a medical emergency, please call us immediately at 516-420-0000. Our address is:

TEL: 516-420-0000

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Our facility is a fully-equipped 24/7/365 emergency hospital serving pets/pet owners in Westbury, LI and surrounding communities. If your pet is having a medical crisis, our highly trained team of veterinarians, technicians and assistants are here to provide expert emergency and critical care support for your pet. In addition,our specialtists in surgery, neurology, oncology and internal medicine are on-call and available to our ER/CC units to assist.

Our ER and CC 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.