An essential New York institution.
A global leader in veterinary care.
A transformational effort.


The Gift of Love campaign will transform the Animal Medical Center. It invests in its entire operation.

By adding more than 11,000 square feet of new construction and renovating more than 26,000 square feet of existing clinical and client space, the Gift of Love campaign will enhance the ability of our clinical team to provide the best possible care for the patients we treat, while opening up new opportunities for cutting-edge research and providing an optimal learning environment for our residents and interns.

This $100 million effort ensures that anyone who passes our hospital can see that the Animal Medical Center is a world-class institution, a place where the most advanced and compassionate veterinary practices and clinical research are conceived, refined, and perfected — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


$100,000,000 goal

$85 Million Raised


To learn more about the Gift of Love capital campaign, please contact AMC at

Areas of Investment

A rendering of the new exterior of the Animal Medical Center

Located in the heart of New York City’s biomedical community, the renovated exterior will display AMC’s role as a preeminent institution for veterinary care and research. The Gift of Love campaign will expand AMC’s clinical and client space by 11,000 square feet.

A rendering of the new lobby at the Animal Medical Center

The renovation of AMC’s main lobby will provide a warm, welcoming environment to the more than 100,000 patients, families, and staff who enter through AMC’s doors each year.

A rendering of the new emergency room at the Animal Medical Center

AMC is the only Level 1 Veterinary Trauma Center in New York City and one of only a few trauma centers in the country that can provide comprehensive care for small animal patients. AMC’s new Emergency Room will nearly triple its current footprint, adding needed equipment, exam tables, and cages.

A rendering of the new Intensive Care Unit at the Animal Medical Center

The new Intensive Care Unit will more than double its current size and be reconfigured to improve patient outcomes and promote a better healing environment, allowing patients to return to their families sooner.

A rendering of of the new special care unit at the Animal Medical Center

The Special Care Unit is where animals that are not in critical condition get the inpatient care they need. Relocated to the third floor, the new SCU will increase its footprint by nearly 40%, allowing AMC to accommodate more patients. Separate areas for feline and canine recovery will provide a more serene experience that promotes healing. The expansion will also include new amenity spaces for families and visitors.

A rendering of the new dog run at the Animal Medical Center

The 5,500 square foot expansion of the Special Care Unit will also include a new outdoor dog run, the Acquavella Family Dog Run and Park. This amenity will provide a controlled outdoor environment for canines during their inpatient stay.

A rendering of the new operating room at the Animal Medical Center

The new peri-operative suite will nearly triple the size of our current surgical space and will include five state-of-the-art operating rooms, one minor procedure room, a recovery room separated for canine and feline patients, and a new Central Sterile Center. These new operating rooms will be configured to accommodate the most advanced medical technologies.

A rendering of a new conference room at the Animal Medical Center

A 5,500 square foot expansion of the fourth floor will allow AMC to offer new programs and client amenities. The Integrative Health Center will include new services, including a medical day care facility, a nutritionist, pain management, and behaviorist services. The fourth-floor expansion will also include a new Education and Conference Center, which will nearly double its current size and provide flexible space for staff and ample space for public health education programs through the Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education.

Latest updates on the capital campaign

Campaign Leadership

AMC is grateful for the leadership of the Gift of Love capital campaign committee who have contributed time, talent, and exceptional generosity in support of AMC and this historic campaign.

Kathryn Coyne , President and CEO
Robert Liberman , Chairman
Donna Acquavella
Tina Santi Flaherty
Emilia Saint-Amand Krimendahl
Elaine Langone
Neil McCarthy
Marianne Mebane
Katharine Rayner
Annette de la Renta
Lisa Schiff
Ann Tisch

Thank you.

The Gift of Love campaign will help AMC take bold steps to secure our future. We are energized by our patients, clients, and donors, and know that our success can only be attributed to our dedicated supporters. Because of you, AMC will remain a global leader in veterinary care for generations to come.

Thank you for joining us in this effort. Thank you for supporting us with a Gift of Love.

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