Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

Referral Forms Overview

Thank for choosing Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury as your partner for emergency, specialty, and advanced care. We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to work with you to care for your patients.

How to Refer a Case

In order to help our veterinary staff accurately assess your patient's current status, we ask that prior to referral; please complete the appropriate Vrec Westbury Referral Form. Pertinent medical records may also be faxed along with the referral form. Alternately, you may have the pet owner bring the records along with them to their pet's appointment. Simply choose the method that's most convenient for you:

  • Fax: Click the link below to print out our referral form; complete and fax it to 516.420.0122
  • Client Delivery: Click the link below to print out our referral form, complete it and give it to your client to bring to their first appointment. Note: Your client must call us at 516.420.0000 to schedule a consultation.
  • By Telephone: Call us at 516.420.0000 to arrange a consultation, schedule surgery, or discuss a case. If our doctors are unavailable, our Client Liaisons are here to help and provide immediate advice. For Internal Medicine contact Angela Potiah and for Neurology and Surgery contact Alana Cappello.

Westbury Referral Form

Emergency Cases

Emergency cases do not require an appointment or referral form. A call is always appreciated if possible.

Preoperative Blood Work and X-rays

We recommend that you provide preoperative blood work and thoracic radiographs for all non-elective cases, and for elective cases in patients >5 years of age. This information can e brought by your client, mailed, or email to us using the referral form. Radiographs should be emailed to


As always, feel free to call us at anytime and have a conversation about a case contact us at, 516.420.0000. We're here to partner with you on your cases in whatever way works best for you!

Thank you for your confidence and trust in VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury.

The staff at VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury


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

Click here for directions to our location.

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.