New Animal Clinic in Forest Hills Helps Find Homes for Kittens
QUEENS — At All Care Animal Clinic in Forest Hills you can arrive to have your dog checked, and leave with a kitten in tow.
The new facility, which offers grooming and boarding services, also sets up pet adoptions, the owner said.
Milad Bekhet, 53, a veterinarian who owns two animal clinics in Astoria, said he decided to open All Care Animal Clinic, at 103-27 Queens Blvd. because “it’s a great neighborhood and many people have animals here.”
Bekhet said that all his clinics accept pets for adoption. Last year, he said, more than 100 kittens got a new home through his facilities.
“Sometimes people find them on the street or in the garage and they don't know what to do with them,” Bekhet said. “They can bring them here and we’ll take care of them.”
He said he spays and neuters them. The kittens are also vaccinated and dewormed and get a flea bath for $200 to be paid by the person adopting the pet, he said.
The clinic also offers a variety of other services. A professional groomer at the facility gives pets a bath, trims their fur in various styles and cleans their ears, Bekhet said.
Pets can have echocardiograms and ultrasounds done at the clinic, which has a special operating room.
The clinic also provides dental scaling. For the price of $200, pets get their teeth cleaned after going under general anesthesia, Bekhet said. “You drop of the animal in the morning and pick it up in the afternoon,” he said.
Bekhet said in the future he also wants to offer fillings and root canal treatment for pets.