Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

Veterinary Support

  • Technician Supervisor

    Jacqueline Geary, LVT
    Veterinary Tech School: Suffolk Community College
    School: Farmingdale State University, B.S. (Bioscience)

    Jacqueline is a licensed veterinary technician at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury's ICU/ER Department. She has been working in the veterinary field since 1996 and at Westbury since 2005. After graduating from Nassau Community College with her A.S. in liberal arts, she attended Suffolk Community College, where she received an A.S. in Veterinary Science. She then went on to attend Farmingdale State University and graduated with a B.S. in Bioscience. She was promoted to Technician Supervisor of the ICU/ER in April 2015. Her passion is emergency medicine, and hopes to pursue a technician specialty in Emergency & Critical Care.

    When she is off duty, she enjoys spending time with her husband, and 2 beautiful children and their Miniature Pinscher, Dezal. She also enjoys family vacations, the Bronx Zoo and reading. 

  • Technician Supervisor

    Inger Stiglianese
    Veterinary Tech School: Cedar Valley College
    School: Randolph-Macon College, B.S., LVT

    Inger has been working in the veterinary field since 2002. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology with a Pre-Veterinary emphasis from Randolph-Mason College, after which she took a position with an emergency center in Richmond. She decided to pursue her Veterinary Technician License, and upon returning to New York, graduated near the top of her class from AAHA's Distance Education Veterinary Technician Program through Cedar Valley College. Inger shares her home with her dogs and rescue cats, and many rescued exotics.

    Inger Stiglianese, LVT

    Specialty Technician Supervisor


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.