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Welcome to Smithaven Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in St. James NY
Call us at (631) 265-1438

A History of Quality Service

Established in 1949, Our animal hospital in Saint James, New York, combines the modernized, state-of-the-art care of a larger clinic with a level of personalized pet care you simply won't find anywhere else. Smithaven Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary facility serving pets and their people in Smithtown, Saint James, Nesconset, and the Long Island area. For over 60 years our skilled veterinarians and caring staff have provided high-quality, compassionate veterinary care.


Your pet is an important member of your family, and we understand the special role they play in your life. At our hospital we treat your pet as we would our own, and are dedicated to offering our patients the best possible medical care, in a family-friendly environment.

At Smithaven Veterinary Hospital we are committed to becoming a valued partner in your pet's healthcare. We stress the importance of open communication during office visits, and strive to be available to our clients whenever possible, important medical or healthcare questions should not have to wait for an appointment or yearly wellness exam. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery, with compassion and an emphasis on client education, thereby empowering our clients to be able to make informed decisions about the best possible options for their pet.

We strive to know all our clients and patients by name, and take great pride in the fact that we have provided veterinary care to some of our clients for two or three generations!

Please feel free to browse our website and learn more about who we are and what we do. We welcome your comments and suggestions.






Main Office

Monday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-7:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed


Testimonials

  • "Thank you! I’ve used other home vets but you are by far the best."
    Nadine G.
  • "I can’t tell you how grateful we are that we have such awesome vets! Your patience, communication, and above-and-beyond care is just incredible, and I know Hammie and Bear are in great hands."
    Jena W.
  • "Dr. Daphne is one of the most caring vets we’ve known. Even our 18-year old cat, Oliver, immediately took to her–he articulated his affection very loudly and showed his appreciation by sharing something of a personal nature. Despite all of that, Daphne called him a “good boy.” We love Dr. Daphne!"
    Fred & Barbara W.

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