Animal Clinic of Mt. Vernon

Pet Education

140 Mount Vernon Ave, Mt Vernon, NY   (914) 699-8180
Fax: 914-699-4673 Email:

Support Staff

Tara Van Ness

MS. TARA VAN NESShas worked in our Clinic for over 19 years. She is the receptionist and animal handler. She has worked at other animal hospitals as well as the Yonkers and Harrison animal shelters. She has two cats at home - Ming and Ling.

Tara is the person to contact for insurance forms, vaccination certificates, or to make an appointment.


Cathy Astapczyk

MS. CATHY ASTAPCZYK operates Noah’s Park - a full service boarding and grooming facility which is affiliated with our Clinic - and just across the parking lot.

Cathy has been grooming dogs and cats for over 30 years. She has worked in animal hospitals and pet shops. She is a graduate of the M&M Dog Grooming School. Cathy treats each animal as though it were her own.

Did you know? A cat can not survive on vegetables alone.