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Urban Vets Animal Hospital

163 Ave C | New York , NY 10009

Call 646-626-4685
Monday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Declawing
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Docking
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

The ultimate in home and hospital veterinary care for your pet.

Our multi-faceted hospital is capable of treating pets of all varieties, from dogs and cats to birds, tortoises and pocket pets. Dr. Howard Cohen, owner and director of Urban Vets, has more than a decade of experience working with exotic pets, and exotic pets make up about 15 percent of our clientele.

Urban Vets Animal Hospital offers a range of services, including internal medicine, cancer treatment, ultrasounds and house calls. Our hospital has in-house specialists in orthopedic surgery, endoscopy and ultrasound and soft-tissue surgery, and our dedicated, skilled staff is ready to give your pet the best medical care possible.

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Dr. Howard Cohen
Dr. Howard Cohen

Dr. Howard Cohen is the owner and director of Urban Vets. A veterinarian since 1996, Dr. Cohen practiced medicine at veterinary hospitals throughout the city before establishing Urban Vets in 2000.

A Philadelphia native, Dr. Cohen attended Brandeis University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1989. He went on to attend Ross University Veterinary School and Purdue University Veterinary School, where he was on the dean's list. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1996. His professional interests include exotic animals, wellness medicine, cancer diagnostics and treatment and internal medicine.

Dr. Cohen is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

In his spare time, Dr. Cohen enjoys keeping active by jogging, rollerblading, swimming and playing baseball. He also plays the guitar. Dr. Cohen's family includes his wife, Leslie, his son, Max, and two pets—Luna, a cat, and Princess Laya, a rabbit.

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