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Welcome to Prospect Park Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Brooklyn NY
Call us at (718) 768-6125

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Prospect Park Animal Clinic is a professional veterinary clinic dedicated to providing the finest up-to-date veterinary care for the well-being of your pets.

Complete Diagnostic Capabilities begin with the exam room where your pet's health needs are evaluated in the proper environment. Clinical pathology services such as blood chemistry, blood counts, urinalysis, full body & dental digital X-rays, echocardiograms and ultrasonography, all of which are done on premises, permit accurate diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be initiated.

We are dedicated to helping your pets live strong, healthy, and happy lives.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (718) 768-6125 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Brooklyn veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Brooklyn pet owners.

At Prospect Park Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Lenny Silverman
Brooklyn Veterinarian | Prospect Park Animal Clinic | (718) 768-6125

105 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn, NY {ZIP
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Meet Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Leonard Silverman
    D.V.M

    Practice Owner Lenny received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from SUNY Stony Brook in 1973. He then went to the University of Bologna where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1978. Born and bred in Brooklyn and then Queens,he returned to his roots in Brooklyn where he purchased the Prospect Park Animal Clinic in 1984. He enjoys all aspects of Medicine, Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery as well as Imaging. Outside of the clinic, he loves spending time with his wife, three kids, two dogs and two cats. In his spare time he enjoys playing tennis, cycling and playing piano

  • Dr.
    Raymond Quim
    D.V.M

    Associate Doctor Raymond received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in History from Binghamton University in 1998. He attended Michigan State University where he obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. He grew up in Queens, NY and currently lives in Queens with his wife, daughter and dog. He has been practicing at Prospect Park Animal Clinic since 2004.

  • Dr.
    Kelley Zucker, D.V.M.
    Associate Doctor

    Kelley received her bachelors in science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2005. She then earned her DVM from St. George’s University in 2010. After veterinary school she completed a one year internship at VERG in Brooklyn. She recently moved back to Brooklyn after practicing in Massachusetts for the last 3 years. She lives in Windsor Terrace with her husband, their son, Henry, and two cats, Bruce and Bunny.

  • Dr.
    Nick Silverman, D.V.M.
    Associate Doctor

    Nick received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Washington University in St. Louis. He then moved to the beautiful island of St. Kitts where he earned his DVM from Ross University, including completion of his clinical training at Purdue University. Born and bred in Brooklyn, he then returned home where he completed a one year internship at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, followed by an additional year of training at VERG in internal medicine and emergency. His professional interests include internal medicine, emergency medicine, and imaging. When not at work, Nick enjoys running, skiing, everything related to sports, ESPN, political debate, farmers markets, and spending time with his girlfriend Bess and their three heavily shedding dogs Annie, Lucy, and Ebbe, and cat Dexter.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 AM-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 AM-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "I have been using Prospect Animal Clinic for years . The doctors are great with our pets .We know that our pets are always in the best of care ."
    Ann & Tom H.
  • "I was very impressed by Dr. Quim. He is very kind, patient and an excellent communicator."
    Carloine N.