Animal Hospital

The Animal Hospital, located in Westhampton, is a full-service veterinary hospital providing wellness, medical, surgical services, and referrals to specialty practices.

A young kitten with a blue cone around her neck.
Simms examining a black and white dog


  • Wellness care: vaccinations and parasite control for cats and dogs
  • Medical services: lab work including blood and urine tests, cytology, biopsies, and blood pressure tests, and imaging services including radiography, outpatient ultrasounds, and echocardiograms
  • Elective surgeries: spays, neuters and mass removals
  • Dentistry: dental cleanings and extractions


The staff at the Animal Hospital at Bideawee, led by Dr. Melissa Young, are dedicated animal lovers that are committed to serving pets and the people that love them. The Animal Hospital at Bideawee provides access to highly-trained veterinary professionals that have experience in a variety of disciplines to care for any of your pet’s medical needs. The medical team at the Animal Hospital collaborates with pet parents to address current medical conditions and works on developing long-term health care plans to ensure the health and happiness of the four-legged members of the family.

Dr. Melissa Young, DVM

Dr. Melissa YoungDr. Melissa Young has been a veterinarian at Bideawee since June 2012. She currently holds the position of Veterinary Medical Supervisor and oversees all medical decisions at Bideawee’s Westhampton hospital.

A native of Nebraska, Dr. Young received her DVM from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Kansas State. Dr. Young has been engaged in small animal practice since graduating. She has divided her time between private practice in the mid-west and non-profit work around the globe. The non-profit work has taken her to places such as Senegal West Africa, Micronesia, and Easter Island.

Dr. Young enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling when she is not working and loves her 2 Bideawee kitties Tocho and Chiquita.

Contact Us

The Animal Hospital at Bideawee is currently accepting appointments.

118 Old Country Road
Westhampton, NY 11977


The Animal Hospital is operating on a limited schedule and is open 9am – 5pm, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.