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Conveniently located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the ASPCA Animal Hospital (AAH) provides high-quality veterinary care for pets. We offer emergency services and advanced health care to pets in the New York City area.

Important notice to our clients regarding changes to ASPCA Animal Hospital services 

About Our Animal Hospital

Founded by the ASPCA in 1912, AAH provides high-quality specialized and general veterinary medicine for dogs and cats.

We are located at 424 East 92nd St. (between 1st and York Avenues) in Manhattan, New York City. Our phone number is (646) 259-4080.

Please note our new Saturday hours as of September 10, 2016:
AAH is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (patient pick-ups until 7:00 P.M.), and Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. AAH is closed on Sundays.

The ASPCA Animal Hospital serves animals who would otherwise be unable to access veterinary care due to financial challenges. The care provided to pets by the ASPCA Animal Hospital is subsidized in part by donations to the ASPCA as a whole.  Specifically, the Hospital exclusively serves pet owners whose total annual household income is $75,000 or less.  However, meeting this income requirement does not guarantee financial assistance for services. For owners who qualify for veterinary services, our financial assistance program is available on a limited basis for pets with specific health conditions and whose owners qualify for public assistance or are at similar income levels.  We will do our best to create treatment plans that work within pet owners’ budgets.

When you come to the ASPCA Animal Hospital, please bring with you one or more of the forms of income verification below:

  • Prior year’s federal Income tax return
  • Two recent pay stubs or verification of income from employer
  • Social Security benefits statement
  • Veterans Administration benefits statement
  • Retirement or pension benefits statement
  • Unemployment or Workers’ Compensation benefits statement
  • Public Assistance award letter
  • Two recent, consecutive bank statements
  • Documentation of TANF or SSI benefits

Medical Appointments and Walk-In Patients

Appointments are scheduled for rechecks only. All other patients are seen on a walk-in basis.

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Pets Who Need Appointments

  • Pets coming to recheck or follow up on a condition for which the pet has previously been seen at our hospital within the past year.
  • Pets who need to see one of our veterinary specialists (internal medicine or surgery).
  • Pets adopted at the ASPCA who are either:
    1. Showing signs of illness within 14 days of being adopted, or
    2. Under six months old and in need of vaccine boosters.

How to Schedule a Recheck for an Ongoing Medical Problem Treated at AAH During the Past Year

Pets Who Should Be Seen as Walk-Ins

  • All clients whose pet is sick or showing any symptoms should come as a walk-in.
  • If your pet has been seen for the same condition at the hospital within the past year, you may schedule an appointment or come as a walk-in.

AAH is open for walk-ins Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. AAH is closed on Sundays.

Fees for Walk-In Patients

  • Our walk-in fee was recently reduced to $105.
  • In addition; there is a discount for those arriving early in the day on weekdays.
  • Clients arriving before 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday receive a $20 discount.

Please note: Wait times are likely to be significantly longer in the late afternoon/evening, and on Saturdays. We strongly advise arriving early on a weekday if possible in order to minimize your wait.

Request a Prescription Refill

The AAH prescription refill team is available weekdays from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. to take your requests. AAH is closed on Sundays.

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Please complete and submit the form below to send us your request. Please give us 24 hours to fill your order. Orders received on Saturdays, Sundays or holidays will be filled within 24 hours of our next business day. We will contact you if there is an issue that prevents us from refilling your prescription. If you have questions, please contact us at (646) 259-4080.

Animal Clinic

The ASPCA Animal Hospital aims to relieve animal suffering and provide life-saving care to animals who otherwise might not be able to obtain these services. This includes animals who have been victims of cruelty or neglect, those in need of permanent homes, and those whose owners are experiencing financial challenges.  The hospital has an animal Intensive Care Unit, ultrasound capabilities, endoscopy, digital radiography, dental radiography, full orthopedic and soft-tissue surgical capability, blood pressure monitoring and pulse oximetry.


The ASPCA Animal Hospital is staffed by three internists, two surgeons, a cardiologist, a radiologist and 18 generalists. Doctors’ inpatient rounds are held daily, and licensed veterinary technicians provide 24-hour care to all patients.

Medical Specialties

AAH has three full-time internal medicine specialists on staff. They are experts in the management of a range of complex disease, from liver and kidney dysfunction to diseases of blood cells and hormonal disorders. Our staff internists also perform ultrasounds, bone marrow sampling and endoscopic procedures.

Our boarded-certified surgeons provide a full range of orthopedic and soft-tissue surgeries. Examples of surgeries commonly performed include liver shunt correction, fracture repair, removal of cancerous masses and organ biopsies. Radiology and cardiology services are offered on-site through consulting specialists.

Animal Emergency Care

Our emergency doctors and well-equipped Intensive Care Unit are ready to handle even the most life-threatening emergencies. We offer blood typing, cross-matching, blood transfusions for dogs and cats, EKG, oxygen therapy, chest and abdominal cavity taps, in-house blood work with immediate results and much more. We are open to handle emergencies Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Our animal ICU is staffed 24 hours a day by caring and highly-skilled licensed veterinary technicians.

Contact the Hospital

Thank you for your interest in the ASPCA Animal Hospital! Please allow up to 24 hours for us to reply to your inquiry. If this is a medical emergency, please call us at (646) 259-4080 or go immediately to an emergency veterinary hospital. Please note: AAH only treats cats and dogs.

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Externships Program

Please visit our Externships page to find out more about externship positions at the AAH.