Best Friends Veterinary Hospital Opens in White Plains Offering Free Initial Exams for First-Time Patients

Dr. Demmerle of Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in White Plains with a patient.
Dr. Demmerle of Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in White Plains with a patient.

Best Friends Total Pet Care has opened Best Friends Veterinary Hospital at 110 S. Kensico Avenue in White Plains.Led by Richard Demmerle Jr., DVM, the practice was established in December to serve pets in the greater White Plains community. 

To encourage pet owners to provide health care for their companion animals, the hospital is offering free initial exams for new pet patients.  

“Our goal is to provide outstanding veterinary service to pets and their owners in a caring and compassionate manner,” says Dr. Demmerle. “Our services are designed to help every pet live the healthiest, happiest life possible.”  

Best Friends Veterinary Hospital offers medical care for dogs, cats, reptiles, small mammals and small birds. Services include routine pet health care exams, vaccinations, emergency care; general surgery and dentistry. The practice offers on-site diagnostic testing, radiology and laboratory services.  

Dr. Demmerle, who has been a practicing veterinarian for more than 20 years, began working with animals when he was 17. He graduated from College of Staten Island with a B.S. in biology and was graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. A Brooklyn native, he has lived in Westchester County for the past five years with his 7-year-old Doberman pinscher George, a cat named Maria, and assorted reptiles and amphibians, including a Sulcata tortoise.  

The hospital is open Mondays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is closed Wednesdays and Sundays. 
For more information or to make an appointment, call 914-798-8000 or visit the website atwww.whiteplainsvethospital.com.  

Best Friends Pet Care provides pet boarding, grooming, doggy daycamp and training at 114 S. Kensico Road, next door to Best Friends Veterinary Hospital. For more information, call 914-997-0600 or visitwww.bestfriendspetcare.com.


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