Pet Stories

Pet stories profile AMC patients battling to regain health. Read and learn about their struggles, their spirit, and the innovative, state-of-the-art care provided by our compassionate veterinary experts.

February 28, 2022


The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is honored to partner with the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to treat their jaguar, Rico! Rico recently made the trip to the Schwarzman AMC from his...

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  • Wynton the cat sitting next to a closed window at home looking outside
    June 10, 2022


    Wynton is a strikingly handsome Russian Blue with inquisitive green eyes. He and his brother, Louis, are cool cats who were appropriately named after jazz greats because of their curiosity and spontaneity....

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  • A kitten
    November 05, 2021


    Written by Kamir’s owner One day in 2003 a very broke Pratt art school kid in Brooklyn, NY rode their bicycle to one of their three part time jobs. When they were...

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  • Berkeley the golden retriever looking happy in the AMC waiting room
    August 17, 2021


    Berkeley was rescued from an abusive home at just five months old. The adorable male Golden Retriever was kept chained on an uncovered porch, and not allowed to cross the threshold into...

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  • Close up of Sugar the Bulldog
    July 06, 2021


    People usually pick their pets, but that wasn’t the case with Stephen and his American Bulldog, Sugar. Six years ago, Stephen’s family welcomed a litter of six puppies. Stephen planned to choose...

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  • A dog on the grass
    January 21, 2021


    For Neil and Priscilla, Peaky the Havanese and his “big sister” Starry are simply members of the family. And, at 14 years old, Peaky has taught his owners just how strong and...

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  • A black and white cat sitting on a bed
    November 23, 2020


    In 2008, Valerie was browsing a Chinatown flower shop and noticed a box of tiny kittens that the owner had put up for adoption. At only three weeks old, they were just...

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