Public & Client Services

Cornell Healthy Pet Clinic in Brooklyn

Preventive veterinary care for pets can be expensive. With that in mind, students, alumni, and faculty from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine invite pet owners who are struggling financially to the Cornell Healthy Pet Clinic in Brooklyn.

May 5, 2012

Visits for Large Dogs: 8 - 11 and 12 - 3

Visits for Cats / Small Dogs (beagle-size dogs): 1 - 5

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA
1121 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216


Pet visits will cost owners $20 per pet, and all proceeds will go to the YMCA. Owners will be required to present proof of rabies vaccination for all adult dogs and cats (animals over the age of four months).

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Although walk-ins will be accommodated as possible, pet owners are strongly encouraged to make appointments.  Call 347-620-4738 (347-620-4PET) or send an email message to with times you are available. Please list the widest possible window of time to increase your likelihood of getting an appointment. Your appointment will be confirmed with a return email or call. If you don't hear back within 48 hours, please contact us again.

Healthy pet visits will include the following:

  • Full physical exam
  • Heartworm testing (dogs)
  • FeLV/FIV/heartworm testing (cats)
  • Vaccinations
  • 1-year supply of heartworm/flea preventative, basic worming medication

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Microchips will be available for an additional $15.

Referrals are available for spay/neuter services through the ASPCA.

Please note that this is a healthy pet clinic.

If your pet is suffering from an illness, we ask that you make an

appointment with a local veterinarian, as

we will not be able to diagnose or treat ill pets.