Emergency & Critical Care

24/7 Emergency & Critical Care for Dogs, Cats, Birds, & Exotic Pets

Where you go first for emergency care matters, and there is no better place than the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center. As the tri-state area’s only Level 1 Veterinary Trauma Center at a hospital accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), AMC is the premier veterinary emergency room in New York City. With more board-certified emergency medicine specialists than any other hospital and collaborative care available from 20+ in-house specialties and services, you can rest assured that your pet will receive the highest quality medical care possible at AMC’s Emilia Saint-Amand Krimendahl Institute for Trauma Care.

Experiencing an emergency?

Bring your pet immediately to our emergency room!
No appointment necessary.

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center
510 East 62nd Street, New York, NY 10065
(62nd Street between York and FDR Drive)

Directions, Parking, & Transportation

Questions? Call us at 212-838-8100.

AMC’s Emergency Room vs. Other NYC Emergency Clinics

Working with Your Primary Care Veterinarian

We are committed to working closely with your pet’s primary veterinarian to ensure coordinated care. If you need AMC to send any reports or results to your primary veterinarian, please fill out our Medical Records Request Form or request that the records be sent during your visit.

Medical Records Request Form

The Only Level 1 Trauma Center in NYC

Where you go first in an emergency matters.

When your pet is sick or injured, you want them in the best hands. That’s what you get when you visit a Level 1 Trauma Center. You’re ensuring your pet’s care is overseen by experienced board-certified emergency and critical care specialists with access to the technology and resources to diagnose and treat any issue your pet may have, whether they’re a dog, cat, bird, or exotic pet.

Everything Your Pet Needs Under One Roof

In an emergency, time is of the essence – AMC’s collaborative care means timely diagnosis and treatment.

No pet owner wants to visit the ER only to be transferred to another facility that can provide better care. That will never happen at AMC. Our 20+ in-house specialties and services are available to ER patients for consultation and referral, and our accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) means that your pet will always receive the highest standard of care.

Fast, Effective Emergency & Urgent Care

Don’t waste time, come to AMC first!

From upset stomachs to life-threatening emergencies, AMC is your first and only stop for all your pet care needs. Our innovative Fast Track Urgent Care Service means we can efficiently prioritize your pet’s needs to deliver fast, effective care, so you can go home with your pet sooner.

A Leader in Veterinary Medicine Since 1910

At AMC, your pet’s care team is committed to the highest standards of care.

For 112 years, AMC has been at the forefront of veterinary medicine. As a prestigious teaching hospital, our postgraduate education programs train the next generation of veterinarians and technicians to become leaders in their fields.