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Levittown Animal Hospital

Levittown Animal Hospital

2703 Hempstead Tpke | Levittown, NY 11756

Call 631-402-5024
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Comprehensive Wellness Exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Spay/Neuter Procedure
  • Parasite Testing
  • Trap-Neuter-Release Program
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Levittown Animal Hospital in Levittown, NY has been providing the highest level of veterinary care for Nassau County’s pets for over four decades. Our veterinarians primarily see dogs and cats from Levittown, East Meadow, Bethpage, Hicksville, Westbury, Merrick, and Bellmore, NY – but our patients come from as far as Suffolk County, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Our mission is to offer the best healthcare options for our patients in a compassionate, friendly and caring environment. With appropriate client education, we empower you to make informed decisions about your companion’s healthcare.

Levittown Animal Hospital is proud to be an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Less than 15% of animal hospitals in the U.S. hold this distinction. Our accreditation demonstrates our commitment to the highest standards of veterinary care. AAHA regularly evaluates our hospital to ensure that we comply with the association’s standards for facilities, equipment, and quality procedures. AAHA standards are recognized around the world as the benchmark for quality care in veterinary medicine.

The AAHA Standards of Accreditation, viewed as the standard of veterinary excellence, contain more than 900 individual standards, divided into 18 major sections. These areas of focus include: patient care and pain management, surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, exam facilities, medical records, emergency services, dental care, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology, and continuing education

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Dr. Nunez uses a stethoscope to listen to the heart and lungs of this happy companion. Dr. Nunez uses a stethoscope to listen to the heart and lungs of this happy companion.
Dr. Nunez receives love and kisses from this dog as he performs cold-laser therapy. Dr. Nunez receives love and kisses from this dog as he performs cold-laser therapy.
Dr. Nunez is specially trained to perform cold laser therapy to provide pain relief and accelerated healing. Dr. Nunez is specially trained to perform cold laser therapy to provide pain relief and accelerated healing.
Did you know we will weigh your pet for free? Strive to keep your pet on a proper diet with plenty of physical activity. Did you know we will weigh your pet for free? Strive to keep your pet on a proper diet with plenty of physical activity.
Dr. Nunez is taking advantage of the in-house lab at Levittown Animal Hospital to achieve a faster and more accurate diagnoses. Dr. Nunez is taking advantage of the in-house lab at Levittown Animal Hospital to achieve a faster and more accurate diagnoses.
This well-mannered cat opens wide for Dr. Funk. Dental disease can spread to vital organs of the body making dental health a top priority. This well-mannered cat opens wide for Dr. Funk. Dental disease can spread to vital organs of the body making dental health a top priority.
This handsome cat is up on the examination table and ready for his annual visit! This handsome cat is up on the examination table and ready for his annual visit!
A healthy pet will be a healthy weight. Here, Dr. Funk is palpating the patient’s abdomen to check for tenderness, weight, and body status. A healthy pet will be a healthy weight. Here, Dr. Funk is palpating the patient’s abdomen to check for tenderness, weight, and body status.
Dr. Funk and practice manager, Erika Valente, gently pinch the patient’s fat folds to determine if weight loss is necessary. Dr. Funk and practice manager, Erika Valente, gently pinch the patient’s fat folds to determine if weight loss is necessary.
This affectionate patient greets Dr. Funk with a loving kiss! This affectionate patient greets Dr. Funk with a loving kiss!
Dr. Funk uses a stethoscope to check this adorable pup’s pulmonary health. Dr. Funk uses a stethoscope to check this adorable pup’s pulmonary health.
Affection and adoration is shared between a veterinary technician and this warmhearted patient. Affection and adoration is shared between a veterinary technician and this warmhearted patient.
Using a light pen, Dr. Funk assesses the overall function of a patient’s eye Using a light pen, Dr. Funk assesses the overall function of a patient’s eye
Dr. Funk listens to a Shih Tzu’s breathing using a stethoscope. Dr. Funk listens to a Shih Tzu’s breathing using a stethoscope.
Dr. Funk, as well as Dr. Nunez and Dr. Fuentes, stress the utmost importance of regular wellness visits. These committed veterinarians share a common passion to keep pets happy and healthy. Dr. Funk, as well as Dr. Nunez and Dr. Fuentes, stress the utmost importance of regular wellness visits. These committed veterinarians share a common passion to keep pets happy and healthy.
With the help of a veterinary technician, Dr. Funk listens to the heart of this sweet patient. With the help of a veterinary technician, Dr. Funk listens to the heart of this sweet patient.
Dr. Funk takes preventative measures at an annual visit by checking this dog’s blood pressure. Dr. Funk takes preventative measures at an annual visit by checking this dog’s blood pressure.
Dr. Funk works with a friendly veterinary technician to check this Shih Tzu’s blood pressure. If your companion has a change in appetite, weight loss, excessive thirst, or is prone to urinary tract infections, do not hesitate to visit the veterinarian! Dr. Funk works with a friendly veterinary technician to check this Shih Tzu’s blood pressure. If your companion has a change in appetite, weight loss, excessive thirst, or is prone to urinary tract infections, do not hesitate to visit the veterinarian!
Dr. Mark Nunez uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heart and lungs. Dr. Mark Nunez uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heart and lungs.
A veterinary technician checks a dog’s eyes for abnormalities such as glaucoma and cataracts using advanced veterinary medical technology. A veterinary technician checks a dog’s eyes for abnormalities such as glaucoma and cataracts using advanced veterinary medical technology.
Dr. Stephanie Alford assesses a digital x-ray, which provides a clear image of a pet’s bones and organs. Dr. Stephanie Alford assesses a digital x-ray, which provides a clear image of a pet’s bones and organs.
This happy dog is visiting Levittown Animal Hospital for his annual wellness exam. This happy dog is visiting Levittown Animal Hospital for his annual wellness exam.
This happy dog is visiting Levittown Animal Hospital for his annual wellness exam. This happy dog is visiting Levittown Animal Hospital for his annual wellness exam.
We love our feline patients! Levittown Animal Hospital is Certified in Low-Stress Handling to make visits to our facility stress-free for your best friend. We love our feline patients! Levittown Animal Hospital is Certified in Low-Stress Handling to make visits to our facility stress-free for your best friend.
We love our feline patients! Levittown Animal Hospital is Certified in Low-Stress Handling to make visits to our facility stress-free for your best friend. We love our feline patients! Levittown Animal Hospital is Certified in Low-Stress Handling to make visits to our facility stress-free for your best friend.
We’re proud to offer Cryotherapy as an advanced, alternative treatment for a variety of skin conditions. We’re proud to offer Cryotherapy as an advanced, alternative treatment for a variety of skin conditions.
Our hospital team is committed to the health and happiness of your family pet. Our hospital team is committed to the health and happiness of your family pet.
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Dr. Mark Nunez, DVM
Dr. Mark Nunez, DVM

Dr. Nunez is a decorated US Air Force and Army veteran, originally from south Louisiana. He graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and has been practicing on Long Island ever since. His areas of professional interest include canine behavior, preventative medicine, dermatology, dentistry, obesity management, arthritis, and endocrinology. In 2007 Dr. Nunez started a canine behavior house call practice, The Balanced Canine. He also serves as a behavior consultant for several rescue groups, both local and nationwide. Dr. Nunez and his daughter Lauryn have a dog, Roxy, and a cat, Kelly. In his spare time he enjoys yoga and various forms of exercise, spending time with family and friends, the beach, and traveling.

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Dr. Michael Funk, DVM
Dr. Michael Funk, DVM

As a graduate of Michigan State University and winner of 'Best Veterinarian' on Long Island for the fifth consecutive year (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018) Dr. Michael Funk uses an excellent set of core values to balance progressive medicine with practicality. Following Hurricane Sandy, Dr. Funk organized a relief effort for the animals of Long Island by recognizing the medical needs of animals affected by the disaster, but also the irreplaceable bond shared between a person and their companion. By blending open and frequent communication with a strong base of knowledge and experience, Dr. Funk guarantees supreme medical care for your pets. Trained and certified to perform Zeuterin, an F.D.A.-certified non-surgical sterilization method, Dr. Funk is able to offer an alternative to the traditional neutering procedure for certain dogs. He also has professional interest in neurology and seizure management, as well as surgery involving wound-repair. At home, Dr. Funk and his wife, Bernadette, have two canine family members, Sushi and Juno. When he is away from the hospital, you may find him on the softball field or hockey rink. An avid sports fan, Dr. Funk follows Michigan State football and basketball, New Jersey Devils hockey, and New York Mets baseball.

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Dr. Sue Fischman, DVM
Dr. Sue Fischman, DVM

Dr. Fischman knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 5 years old. She is a graduate of Cornell University and her areas of special interests are preventative medicine, geriatrics, animal welfare, and client education. She enjoys interacting with dedicated clients who appreciate their animals as much as she does. Dr. Fischman has always had a menagerie of pets, and currently shares her home with Gideon, a Doberman Pinscher, Snookie, a Chihuahua, Penni, a senior Dachshund, and 4 cats named Wallaby, Flan, Grizzly, and Devon. When not at the hospital, Dr. Fischman enjoys hiking with dogs, horseback riding, gardening, cooking, scuba diving, skiing, and martial arts. She also believes in giving back to the community and volunteers her time with several rescue organizations on Long Island.

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Dr. Max J. Meltzer, DVM
Dr. Max J. Meltzer, DVM

Dr. Max J Meltzer earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from St. George’s University in the beautiful West Indies, and completed clinical training at Louisiana State University. His first pet was a Cockapoo named Elvis, whose lovable personality and battle with cancer inspired him to pursue a career in the veterinary field.

Dr. Meltzer’s compassionate nature, veterinary medical skills, and dedication to serving clients and their pets makes Dr. Meltzer a valuable addition to the Levittown Animal Hospital team. He has professional interests in radiology and surgery, and has completed Fear Free Certification in an effort to minimize stress and anxiety in his patients.

A native New Yorker, Dr. Meltzer grew up in New York City and Merrick, and still resides in both locations today. He has three family pets: A Cockapoo named Sadie, a Maltipoo named Ella, and a feline named Casper. When Dr. Meltzer is not seeing patients, his favorite activities involve anything in the snow or in the water. He also likes to read, play board and card games with his friends and family, and watch movies. He is quite the movie connoisseur and sci-fi is his favorite genre.

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Dr. Tomas Infernuso, DVM, ACVS (Board-Certified Surgeon)
Dr. Tomas Infernuso, DVM, ACVS (Board-Certified Surgeon)

** Dr. Tomas Infernuso performs surgeries and provides surgical expertise and consultations at Levittown Animal Hospital on certain days **

Dr. Infernuso is highly trained and experienced in providing prompt and intensive management of patients with life-threatening conditions and those requiring extraordinary supportive care. Dr. Infernuso's caseload encompasses patients with a wide range of orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, thoracic and soft tissue problems. He is available for surgery, consultations, assistance with difficult cases or when the use of specialized surgical equipment or techniques is required. Dr. Infernuso provides exceptional care to all pets through his commitment to science, technology and compassion.

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Kristina C, Practice Manager
Kristina C, Practice Manager

Kristina is Levittown's Hospital Manager and has been a member of the team since 2008. Currently studying at Suffolk County Community College, Kristina is motivated to earn certification as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. At Levittown, Kristina does a fantastic job in helping onboard and mentor new employees. In her spare time, she delights in going to the beach, savoring sushi at Yuzu Japanese Restaurant, and watching Step Brothers. Fond of being part of a large family, Kristina is one of four children. Growing up in a home with a variety of different pets, Kristina has a natural love for all animals. She is the mother of two canines, Bella, a Pomeranian-Chihuahua mix, and Bernard, a Chihuahua-Italian Greyhound Mix. Can you believe Bernard can clap his paws!

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