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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  • A dog sits on a porch in the sun
    October 08, 2020


    Canopus, an Australian Shepherd, was found with his mom and littermates in a dumpster in Tennessee and taken in by a local rescue organization. The family who adopted him was ...

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  • A gray dog on a hardwood floor
    September 22, 2020

    Tater Tot

    In the spring of 2018, Chris was visiting one of his favorite social media sites when he saw a story about a little gray pit bull mix found tied to ...

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