News

Update due to COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020

Dear Valued Pet Families: As we continue to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to share with you a few policy updates: For the time being, all of our appointments will be drop-off only. When you arrive at the clinic, please call the clinic 718-797-6875 from outside and a staff member will come to […]

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Hours update due to COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020

Dear Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group community, In keeping with New York City’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, we will be adjusting our hours at both of our locations. Starting Tuesday, March 17, both of our locations will be open from 9am to 6pm on weekdays. We will remain open 10am to 5pm on […]

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Coronavirus and your pet: Here’s what you need to know.

Mar 6, 2020

As healthcare professionals, we have been closely monitoring the global coronavirus outbreak. Recently, a dog in Hong Kong that is owned by an infected person tested positive for coronavirus; however, the dog does not have any symptoms and there is no evidence that companion animals such as dogs and cats can spread the virus. That […]

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We are now offering acupuncture!

Sep 6, 2019

Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is excited to announce that our newest veterinary associate, Dr. Sarah Gowda, will now be offering acupuncture! Acupuncture is a fantastic modality for many health conditions, ranging from arthritis and urinary incontinence, to behavioral disorders and more. Dr. Gowda studied at the prestigious Chi Institute to become a certified veterinary acupuncturist, […]

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Meet Betty!!!

Apr 9, 2018

MEET BETTY!!! The new ferret residing at our 57 Front St. location! Betty loves playing, exploring, and cuddling with people and cats. Stop by and say hello!

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We Are Vinegar Hill!

Jul 14, 2017

To better establish the unity of our two locations, Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Group will now be called Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group. We hope this subtle but important change will demonstrate that we are one exceptional veterinary service with two convenient locations. As a reminder, both of our locations are open seven days per week and […]

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Farewell Dr. Hallquest!

Jul 7, 2017

Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is very sad to announce the departure of Dr. Kate Hallquest.

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Welcome Dr. Órlaith Carr!

Jun 8, 2017

Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group is so proud to welcome Dr. Órlaith Carr to the team! Dr. Carr is from Ireland but spent some of her childhood living in Japan and Connecticut. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and completed her veterinary studies at University of Edinburgh, Scotland, also earning membership […]

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Increase in lyme-infected ticks

Apr 13, 2017

There is expected to be a significant increase in lyme-carrying ticks in the area this spring and summer. If your dog is staying in Brooklyn, be sure you are giving a tick preventative (Nexgard, Bravecto, Vectra) year-round. If your dog will be spending time outside of the city where there are wooded areas, we recommend […]

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A fond farewell to Dr. Pizzillo!

Mar 7, 2017

The Vinegar Hill-Brooklyn Heights Vet Group family would like to extend a very fond farewell to our beloved veterinarian, Dr. Jessica Pizzillo, who will be leaving at the end of March to relocate to Nevada. Dr. Pizzillo joined the practice in 2010 and quickly became a vital member of the team. She has helped move […]

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