Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

Our Hospital

We pride ourselves on our compassion and strive for excellent client service. Our facility is a full service hospital uniquely qualified to address major, life threatening challenging or difficult health problems in pets. Our specialists provide emergency and critical care; internal medicine; neurology/neurosurgery; oncology; and surgery. Our emergency and critical care department offers twenty-four hour admissions for urgent, critical or emergency patients, and provides continuous care including weekends and holidays. Providing an unparalleled level of comprehensive, specialized care, we take a team approach working closely with you and your family veterinarian from diagnosis through after care.

Our hospitals focus is on expanding the horizons of veterinary care. From developing new therapies and acquiring state-of-the-art equipment to continuing professional development-everything at Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury has been designed to improve the quality of life for our patients.

While the professional and technical aspects of our hospital takes a prominent role, Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury never forgets its primary mission: Keeping people and pets together, while enjoying longer, happier and healthier lives. Our mission statement is "Where your pet's health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal." We strive to live these words everyday and do our best to make sure that the experience you have at the Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury is the best that is can be.

We look forward to working with you and your primary veterinarian as, together, we continue to expand the horizons of veterinary medicine and provide the best care possible for you and your pet. You have our assurance that from the moment you arrive at our hospital, you'll be assisted by experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate members of our staff who are dedicated to one thing-helping your pets get well.

Should you pet experience a medical crisis or require the expertise of a veterinary specialist, we are here to help offering the best medical expertise, advanced technology and a dedicated and compassionate staff. Veterinary Referral & Emergency, please do not hesitate to contact us at 516.420.0000

The staff of Veterinary Referral & 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

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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.