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East Meadow Veterinary Care





Located in Hicksville, NY, Island Trees Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal health center providing high-quality veterinary care to East Meadow pets, as well as to Hicksville and surrounding communities throughout Long Island.


Pet Services for East Meadow Pets

Our top-notch East Meadow veterinary services encompass the following:

  • Pet Wellness
  • Health Maintenance
  • Diagnostics
  • Surgery
  • Dental
  • Boarding
  • Grooming
  • Emergency


Owners and founders Drs. Jay Gottlieb and Gil Caren honor the philosophy that a pet is a valued member of the family, one who deserves healthcare from a dedicated and knowledgeable medical team.


East Meadow: An Overview

The hamlet of East Meadow is located in Nassau County, Long Island. East Meadow is part of Hempstead, New York, and it is an unincorporated area whose name derived from its meadow classification. It is approximately 30 miles from Manhattan, with a population of roughly 38,132.

Long Island was settled in 1643 by colonists who crossed over from Connecticut. At that time, East Meadow was part of 17,000 acres of meadow. The following events were part of the area's rich history:

  • Initial East Meadow Trade in 1658
  • Sheep Herding Expansion
  • British Military Arrival During The American Revolution
  • Introduction of East Meadow School District
  • Purchase of Great Hempstead Plains by Merchant Prince
  • Establishment of Eisenhower Park in 1944


Off-Leash Dog Park

The new Off-Leash Dog Park at Eisenhower Park opened in 2012 and covers almost two acres. Features include:

  • Play area for small dogs
  • Play area for large dogs
  • Shaded gazebo benches
  • Water fountains for dogs


East Meadow Animal Rescue

East Meadow is home to Long Island Grey Hound Transfer (L.I.G.H.T.), located at 89 Pengon Circle. This inspired rescue group, featured in the news and honored by celebrities, has rescued more than 1300 Greyhounds.

Nearby Veterinary Care for East Meadow Pets

Island Trees Veterinary Hospital is only five miles away from East Meadow. In Nassau County, there is no better choice for your pet! Give us a call today at (516) 735-0090.