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Bay Ridge Animal Hospital

Bay Ridge Animal Hospital

6803 5th Ave | Brooklyn , NY 11220

Call 718-535-8921
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Dermatology (Skin Care)
  • Emergency Services
  • Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
  • In-house Lab & Pharmacy
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

A Wealth of Veterinary Experience at Your Service!

Welcome to Bay Ridge Animal Hospital, where we have been caring for pets for over 50 years! Our hospital serves the Brooklyn communities of Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Dyker Heights, Borough Park, Bensonhurst, Fort Hamilton and the surrounding areas.

We provide all of your pet care needs including wellness, preventive care, primary care, advanced care, surgery and emergency services. We are pleased to offer dog grooming as well as dog & cat boarding services.

Please call us today for more information about our services and how we can help you and your pet. Book your appointment with us today!

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Welcome to VCA Bay Ridge Animal Hospital! Welcome to VCA Bay Ridge Animal Hospital!
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
We provide comprehensive veterinary care! We provide comprehensive veterinary care!
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Howard Hollander
Howard Hollander

Dr. Howard Hollander
Medical Director

Dr. Howard Hollander was born in Far Rockaway, NY, and has lived in the Rockaways all of his life. He attended Queens College, and graduated from the University of Bologna, Italy in 1977 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he spent some time at the Animal Eye Clinic of New York and then went to work in Brooklyn at the Animal Hospital of Brooklyn where he became the Director of Medical Services at their 4th Avenue branch. In 1981 he took over the practice of Dr. Richard Gillespie, the Bay Ridge Animal Hospital, at 6803 5th Avenue where he and his brother Dr. Paul Hollander developed a well known multi-doctor small animal practice. In 2006 Dr. Hollander fulfilled his career long dream of building a state of the art small animal facility with over 6,000 sq. feet of hospital and all the bells and whistles to provide his patients with the comfort and caring he feels they deserve.

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Megan Nunemacher
Megan Nunemacher

Dr. Megan Nunemacher
Associate Veterinarian
VMD, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Megan Nunemacher was born and raised amongst a menagerie of beloved family pets in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate studies at Penn State University earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Animal Science. While at Penn State, she spent much of her free time performing volunteer work and cheering on the Nittany Lion football team. Dr. Nunemacher graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Her professional interests include surgery, internal medicine, acupuncture, and exotic medicine.

When not at work, Dr. Nunemacher enjoys attending concerts and theater performances, traveling abroad and playing with her charming toy poodle, Pepito.

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Emma Williford
Emma Williford

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Williford grew up in northern Delaware, and attended the University of Delaware as an undergraduate, studying wildlife conservation and animal science. She spent several years as a clinic supervisor at Tri-State Bird Rescue, which focuses on the rehabilitation and release of oiled and injured wild birds" everything from robins to Bald Eagles. She then moved to upstate New York, working as an animal health supervisor for Farm Sanctuary. She spent a lot of time with the poultry, but also learned about the care and welfare of cows, pigs, goats, and sheep. After graduating from Cornell University as a veterinarian, she moved to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and worked in a busy, multi-doctor small animal and exotics practice for 5 years. She now lives in Brooklyn with her 3 cats (2 skinny, 1 fat) and 2 parakeets (just right). In her spare time, she loves to read and watch movies, eat at vegetarian/vegan restaurants, and do the things that you can only do in New York City. She has a special interest in dog and cat behavior, dentistry, and feline medicine.

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