Elsa the dog being held up by her owners for a picture at an AMC living legends event
It was a regular Saturday morning in early spring. A fresh coat of snow lay on the ground, when Charles brought his nine-year-old Shepherd mix, Elsa, to Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn to run and play. They arrived just after 7 am so they would have ample time before the 9 am leash rules went


Wynton the cat sitting next to a closed window at home looking outside
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. But, one day, Wynton’s urge for exploration got him into serious trouble. Chandi, Wynton’s owner, arrived home to her 16th floor apartment –


A jaguar receiving a root canal
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 home at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, New Jersey, to receive treatment from our Dentistry, Diagnostic Imaging, and Surgery teams.


A kitten
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 outside of their place of work they heard very loud crying which broke their heart. Upon investigation, they found a five day old


Berkeley the golden retriever looking happy in the AMC waiting room
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 the house for warmth and shelter. To this day, he still flinches when passing through doorways or when a stranger tries to pet