Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

★★★☆☆
  • 365 7th Ave

    Brooklyn, NY 11215

    Map & Directions
  • 718-832-3899

About Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

Categories
  • Veterinarians
Details
  • Flea Treatment
  • Microchip Implants
  • Neutering
  • Spaying
Hours
M-F 7:30am-8pm, Sa-Su 9am-5pm (Emergency hours until 10:00pm 7 days a week)
Special Offer
We Make House Calls !
Emails
  • MCCY73@aol.com
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Pets & Animals

Pets & Animals
More choices in Brooklyn:
Resultset_next

Dr. V. Anurov, DVM, P.C.

902 Ave U Brooklyn, NY

Resultset_next

Animal Clinic of Bay Ridge

689 86th Street Brooklyn, NY

2.8 5
Hi! Sign in to let us know how Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital was?
Write a Review
.

I have had nothing but good experiences at Animal Kind with the four cats and two dogs I have owned over the past 18 years. The doctors are caring and patient. They have always answered my questions and done the utmost to help me and my pets. At times it has cost me a great deal of money, but when I compare it to what it has cost me at emergency and specialty hospitals I considerate it a bargain. I have felt that sometimes I have had to wait longer than I had hoped to be seen and the front desk could have been more friendly, but it's been worse when I have gone to see doctors for my own health care. Animal Kind has done so much to help the community, I can't imagine it without their presence.

5
★★★★★

I have had nothing but good experiences at Animal Kind with the four cats and two dogs I have owned over the past 18 years. The doctors are caring and patient. They have always answered my questions and done the utmost to help me and my pets. At times it has cost me a great deal of money, but when I compare it to what it has cost me at emergency and specialty hospitals I considerate it a bargain. I have felt that sometimes I have had to wait longer than I had hoped to be seen and the front desk could have been more friendly, but it's been worse when I have gone to see doctors for my own health care. Animal Kind has done so much to help the community, I can't imagine it without their presence.

Was this review helpful to you?
Ratings_icons Ratings_icons

.

We've been using animal kind for 10 years, and have had varied experiences. They have late night emergency service and home-visits when it's "time" for grieving owners who don't want their pets to die in a hospital. On average, they are expensive but consistent. They've had had three exceptional vets who we've sworn by--Dr. Speigal, Dr. Gorden, and Dr. Stronger. Unfortunately, I believe that Dr Gorden and Dr. Stronger have moved to other establishments. Dr. Speigal has a better way with animals than with people, but that's as should be in a vet. She's really smart, experienced, and talented and we trust our animals' lives with her. If there's any problem out of the rutine that requires a high-caliber vet, we insist on seeing her.
However, we've seen the owner several times and think he is a businessman moreso than a vet. He doesn't seem to have a good repore with animals and has on several occasions charged for services that he did not give. In one case, he promised us a credit towards the next time we needed vet services due to an overcharge. It never manifested, and there was "no record" of it later. Also, staff seem rather overworked and there is an unevenness in how competent they are (plus it seems there is a lot of turnover). It's not totally clear to me what staff working conditions are, and how that effects treatment...

3
★★★☆☆

We've been using animal kind for 10 years, and have had varied experiences. They have late night emergency service and home-visits when it's "time" for grieving owners who don't want their pets to die in a hospital. On average, they are expensive but consistent. They've had had three exceptional vets who we've sworn by--Dr. Speigal, Dr. Gorden, and Dr. Stronger. Unfortunately, I believe that Dr Gorden and Dr. Stronger have moved to other establishments. Dr. Speigal has a better way with animals than with people, but that's as should be in a vet. She's really smart, experienced, and talented and we trust our animals' lives with her. If there's any problem out of the rutine that requires a high-caliber vet, we insist on seeing her.
However, we've seen the owner several times and think he is a businessman moreso than a vet. He doesn't seem to have a good repore with animals and has on several occasions charged for services that he did not give. In one case, he promised us a credit towards the next time we needed vet services due to an overcharge. It never manifested, and there was "no record" of it later. Also, staff seem rather overworked and there is an unevenness in how competent they are (plus it seems there is a lot of turnover). It's not totally clear to me what staff working conditions are, and how that effects treatment...

Was this review helpful to you?
Ratings_icons Ratings_icons

.

This vet seems to operate according to the philosophy that the more prodding, poking, testing and "treating" done to a pet, the better. (Incidentally, this is also the philosophy that makes the vet the most money). That is one philosophy, and that is fine for those who feel that way. I tend to have the opposite philosophy. I think surgeries, needles, tubes and so forth are invasive and traumatic for my pet. I wanted to minimize my pet's suffering, and I wanted to allow her to die in peace in her own home where she is comfortable. Because this contradicts what the vet wanted, they were extremely unhelpful, judgmental, rude and pushy. They were constantly trying to "convert" me to their philosophy, and because I would not convert I was treated as if I was a neglectful pet owner. The last thing a grieving pet owner needs is to be pushed, prodded, judged, and condescended to for wanting to do what she feels is best for her cat in the last few days of her cat's life.

1
★☆☆☆☆

This vet seems to operate according to the philosophy that the more prodding, poking, testing and "treating" done to a pet, the better. (Incidentally, this is also the philosophy that makes the vet the most money). That is one philosophy, and that is fine for those who feel that way. I tend to have the opposite philosophy. I think surgeries, needles, tubes and so forth are invasive and traumatic for my pet. I wanted to minimize my pet's suffering, and I wanted to allow her to die in peace in her own home where she is comfortable. Because this contradicts what the vet wanted, they were extremely unhelpful, judgmental, rude and pushy. They were constantly trying to "convert" me to their philosophy, and because I would not convert I was treated as if I was a neglectful pet owner. The last thing a grieving pet owner needs is to be pushed, prodded, judged, and condescended to for wanting to do what she feels is best for her cat in the last few days of her cat's life.

Was this review helpful to you?
Ratings_icons Ratings_icons

.

I've been to Animal Kind twice, I made the decision to never go back after the 1st time. Unfortunately, the organization I foster for has an account there so I found myself back once more.The 1st time was about 10 years ago when I brought my young dog in to get neutered. I had a Friends of Animals certificate which stated that an extra charge may apply for dogs over 50lbs. They wanted to charge me for that because my dog was 51lbs. They also tried to tack on a bunch of other unnecessary charges. The receptionist staff was rude and condescending. Dr. Gibson (the owner) is the one who saw my dog. My dog had been badly abused before I got him, was terrified of men at the time and would pee when scared. When I brought him into the exam room, D. Gibson didn't acknowledge him at all. My dog was very nervous and peed a little on the floor. Gibson became very upset and yelled for someone to come clean it up. His yelling did nothing to calm my dog. He hardly examined him and treated him like dirt. I was not pleased and got the hell out of there.

My 2nd visit was to bring my 2 foster cats for vaccinations and spaying. Dr. Gibson helped me again and his behavior was better although not caring in the slightest. This time my problem was not so much with him but with the padded bill. They give my foster organization a discount but make up for it by adding extra charges. The receptionist staff was slightly better but not much. One woman gave me an attitude for asking for a copy of the cats records. Which I will need to give to whoever adopts them as proof of their vaccinations and spaying. They charged me for ecollars that they never gave me.

Needless to say I see no reason to ever go there again. I currently take my pets to a wonderful clinic with the 2 best vets I've ever seen.

1
★☆☆☆☆

I've been to Animal Kind twice, I made the decision to never go back after the 1st time. Unfortunately, the organization I foster for has an account there so I found myself back once more.The 1st time was about 10 years ago when I brought my young dog in to get neutered. I had a Friends of Animals certificate which stated that an extra charge may apply for dogs over 50lbs. They wanted to charge me for that because my dog was 51lbs. They also tried to tack on a bunch of other unnecessary charges. The receptionist staff was rude and condescending. Dr. Gibson (the owner) is the one who saw my dog. My dog had been badly abused before I got him, was terrified of men at the time and would pee when scared. When I brought him into the exam room, D. Gibson didn't acknowledge him at all. My dog was very nervous and peed a little on the floor. Gibson became very upset and yelled for someone to come clean it up. His yelling did nothing to calm my dog. He hardly examined him and treated him like dirt. I was not pleased and got the hell out of there.

My 2nd visit was to bring my 2 foster cats for vaccinations and spaying. Dr. Gibson helped me again and his behavior was better although not caring in the slightest. This time my problem was not so much with him but with the padded bill. They give my foster organization a discount but make up for it by adding extra charges. The receptionist staff was slightly better but not much. One woman gave me an attitude for asking for a copy of the cats records. Which I will need to give to whoever adopts them as proof of their vaccinations and spaying. They charged me for ecollars that they never gave me.

Needless to say I see no reason to ever go there again. I currently take my pets to a wonderful clinic with the 2 best vets I've ever seen.

Was this review helpful to you?
Ratings_icons Ratings_icons

.

This is a wonderful vet and pet hospital. It's clean and well staffed. Plus the animals don't seem to be so upset or afraid here. The vets here are well spoken and really take care of your pets. I highly recommend them.

4
★★★★☆

This is a wonderful vet and pet hospital. It's clean and well staffed. Plus the animals don't seem to be so upset or afraid here. The vets here are well spoken and really take care of your pets. I highly recommend them.

Was this review helpful to you?
Ratings_icons Ratings_icons

Message from Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

More about Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

Preventive health care, vaccinations, international health certificates, surgery, radiographs (X-ray diagnostics), diagnostic ultrasound examinations, dental care, dental surgery, dental x-rays, on-site diagnostic laboratory, house calls, acupuncture, on-site pharmacy, prescription diets, cancer treatment, ear care, endoscopy, cystoscopy, grooming.

 

Wait, you're the expert.

If you've been to or used Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital, leave a review.

It's easy, only takes a couple of minutes and you'll help thousands make an informed decision.



Write a Review