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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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Featured Articles

  • Seasonal Care

    Heat Stroke Heatstroke may kill or seriously injure your pet—but it can easily be avoided by adhering to the following tips. Never leave pets in cars on warm days. Exercise your pet during the cool part of the day. Look out for rapid breathing, loud panting or staggering; these can be signs of dehydration, ...

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

    Only a healthy pet is a happy companion. Assuring your pet's daily well-being requires regular care and close attention to any hint of ill health. The American Veterinary Medical Association therefore suggests that you consult your veterinarian if your pet shows any of the following signs: * Abnormal ...

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  • Mealtime

    Puppies Feed a high quality diet designed for puppies. A wide variety of diets and formulations are available and your veterinarian should be your primary source of information as to the best choice for your puppy. The amount fed will vary with the type of food and the individual dog, but in general, ...

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  • Ticks

    Ticks are the small wingless external parasites, living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that are often found in freshly mown grass, where they will rest themselves at the tip of a blade so as to attach themselves ...

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  • Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected hind leg. The second presentation is the older, overweight ...

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  • Luxating Patella

    Luxating patella is a condition where the kneecap (patella) moves out of its normal position. Luxating patella is one of the most common knee joint abnormalities of dogs, but it is only occasionally seen in cats. It may affect one or both of the knees. In some cases it moves (luxates) towards the inside ...

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  • Liver Shunt

    A liver shunt is also named a PSS, portosystemic shunt, portacaval shunt or portosystemic vascular anomaly. This abnormality occurs when a pet's venous blood from the intestine bypasses the liver. In the normal pet, blood vessels pick up nutrients from ingested material in the intestine and carry it ...

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy ...

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  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used as well. Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain ...

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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.