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Perks of Adopting a Dog In NYC: Free Services and Discounted Offerings


Adopting a dog in NYC is a big responsibility. Rescues take finding the right home for their adoptables very seriously and they want to ensure that these dogs are with the right family. But their support doesn’t stop there! There are multiple Veterinarian practices in NYC that reward people that rescue by offering great benefits and discounts. 

Below you’ll find a compilation of NYC Veterinarian practices that offer great deals when you adopt from rescues.



Small Door Veterinary

Rescue Partners: Any registered rescue or shelter

Rescue Perk: First exam and one-year access to membership is free

You must be able to provide proof of adoption. Use coupon code: ADOPTED when creating your first appointment. *Pets that are eligible must visit within one month of adoption. Small Door is a membership-only veterinary practice. They cap the number of members to ensure you’ll get an appointment when you need one.

Their membership includes: Dedicated membership team, best-in-class medical care, state-of-the art facilities, appointments start on time, unlimited 24/7 Telemedicine, onsite lab and radiology, full dental and surgical suites, priority access to leading specialists, and access to your medical records wherever, whenever


  • West Village: 15 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
  • Upper East Side: 1231 3rd avenue, New York, NY 10021
  • Williamsburg: 118 N 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

FireFly Vet

Rescue Partners: Animal Care Center, Muddy Paws Rescue, Hearts & Bones

Rescue Perks: Free first exam, first heartworm prevention dose, 25% off spay and neuter surgeries

Animal Care Center & Muddy Paws Rescue

  • The first exam is free

Hearts and Bones

  • The first exam is free
  • Free initial dose of heartworm prevention
  • 25% off spay & neuter surgeries

Fun Facts about Firefly Vet: Located in the heart of Chelsea, Has a neighboring practice that is exclusively for dental care, Pearly Bites, and is Fear-Free Certified

Location: 164 W 21st Street New York, NY 10011





Downtown Veterinary Medical Hospitals

Rescue Partner: Muddy Paws Rescue

Rescue Perk: $50 off of your first exam

All four hospitals (Battery Park Veterinary Hospital, West Village Veterinary Hospital, Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital, and Seaport Animal Hospital.) offer $50 off of the first exam to all Muddy Paws Rescue adopters within two weeks of the adoption.

Our founder has brought her dog, Lucy to Seaport Animal Hospital and Tribeca Soho Animal Hospital. She was met with incredibly kind staff, on-time appointments, and they are conveniently located.


  • West Village: 75 8th Ave.New YorkNY 10014
  • Tribeca/Soho: 180 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013
  • Seaport: 80 Beekman St, New York, NY 10038
  • Battery Park: 21 South End Ave Ground Floor, New York, NY 10280

Animal General

Rescue Partner: Hearts & Bones Rescue

Rescue Perk: First exam is free (a $125 value)

Located on the Upper West Side, this gorgeous practice does everything from microchipping to Pet Orthopedics. They’re a one-stop shop for all your dogs medical needs.

Location: 558 Columbus Ave, New York, NY, 10024





Pure Paws Veterinary Care

Rescue Partners: Muddy Paws Rescue and Hearts & Bones

Rescue Perks:

Muddy Paws Rescue

  • Free first exam
  • 10% off of monthly preventatives
  • 30 days of pet insurance for free
  • Spay/neuter surgery at the low cost of $250. (Please note this low cost is for the surgery itself, and does not include any additional costs or care required for extenuating circumstances.)

Hearts and Bones Rescue

  • First exam free within 10 days of adoption. Includes exam-day offer to waive waiting periods if you sign up for Trupanion insurance 
  • 10% off first purchase of flea/tick and heartworm prevention in the office with additional instant rebates if a whole year’s supply is purchased
  • $300 spay/neuter rate within 30 days of adoption if not already fixed

Fun facts about Pure Paws:

  • Dr. Liff is the founder of Pure Paws Vet and is a fan favorite Vet by her patients. 
  • You can save EVEN more when you refer a friend to Pure Paws. $75 for your friend and $75 for you goes towards your next Vet bill


  • Hells Kitchen: 506 W. 42nd St New York, NY 10036
  • Cobble Hill: 944 Fulton St Brooklyn, NY 11238

Court Square Animal Hospital

Rescue Partner: Muddy Paws Rescue

Rescue Perk: Free first exam

Court Square Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility in Long Island City, New York. (Free Parking!) Their practices consist an array of services include: Neurology, Physical Rehabilitation, Oncology, Ophthalmology, and more. 

Court Square Animal Hospital is a part of an Animal Hospital Group that owns a 24/7 emergency hospital and typically when you got an emergency vet they add additional costs, if you’re a pre-existing client Our clients never pay any additional emergency fees!

NYC Location: 42-34 Crescent Street,Long Island City, NY 11101 (Other Locations are just outside NYC)



There are other businesses that partner with rescues to offer discounts and deals. We’ll be sure to cover those too!

Are there any Vet practices in NYC we missed? Let us know!

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