Low-Stress Veterinary Care
in Saugerties, NY

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SouthPeak@heartandpaw.com

South Peak

based on 30 reviews

Hours

Monday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday
Closed
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Monday:   8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:    8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday:    8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday:   8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday:   8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday:   8:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday:   Closed
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South Peak
Veterinary Hospital

South Peak Veterinary Hospital is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility servicing Saugerties, Woodstock, and the Catskills Mt. area offering compassionate and progressive care for your pets. We are located at the foot of the Catskill Mountains in Saugerties, NY. We are a full service veterinary practice dedicated to providing quality veterinary care for your pets.

Our highly trained vet staff is dedicated to providing quality veterinary medical, veterinary surgical, and preventative care for your pets. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership and pet health-related opportunities for our clients.

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Call us at (845) 679-6091
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Call us at (845) 679-6091
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Cat being examined during veterinary visit

Veterinary Services in
Saugerties, NY

At South Peak Veterinary Hospital, we provide a variety of veterinary services which include:
+ Pet Wellness and Preventative Care
  • New Puppies and Kittens
  • Geriatric Pet Health
+ Pet Surgeries
  • Spay and Neuter
  • Soft Tissue
  • Orthopedic
+ Exotics and Pocket Pets
+ Pet Diagnostic Services
+ Pet Radiology and Ultrasound
+ Animal Dental health
+ Animal Microchipping
+ Health Certificates for Travel
+ Pet Euthanasia Service
+ Pet Pharmacy
+ Pet Laser Therapy
+ Laboratory
+ Retail Merchandise
Cat being examined during veterinary visit
Veterinarian checking on dog with owner
Veterinarian checking on dog with owner
Our veterinary hospital strives to educate our clients on medical care so they can make the most informed decisions. Come to our newly renovated veterinary facility in the Saugerties area, enjoy the friendly atmosphere, and visit with our experienced veterinary staff who is able to better serve you and your pets.

The team at South Peak Veterinary Hospital is equipped to offer complete veterinary care to exotics and pocket pets. We provide nutritional counseling, medical care, preventive health care, and surgery to a variety of exotic pets, including rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, and ferrets, in addition to birds and reptiles. In some cases, vaccinations are offered as well.
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Dr. Orman ‘Skip’ Leighton

Dr. Orman ‘Skip’ Leighton

DVM and Medical Director

Dr. Orman Leighton is South Peak Veterinary Hospital’s Medical Director and he specializes in the General Practice of Medicine and Surgery, primarily providing care to dogs and cats, but also some exotics. He has been a veterinarian for 37 years. He earned his B.S. in Zoology from the University of Arizona and his D.V.M. from Araneta University in the Philippines. Dr. Leighton is a member of the AVMA and the New York State Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Leighton, who grew up in the Saugerties area, has three children – Melissa, Ben, and Avery. He has two cats named Vinny and Aspen. He enjoys raising bees, growing orchids, road biking, hiking and kayaking. He also enjoys studying the Civil War and traveling to “anywhere” time permitting. Dr. Leighton currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Hudson Valley Animal Emergency Clinic. A former Eagle Scout, Dr. Leighton is a Vietnam Veteran where he received the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service.
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Heart and Paw Veterinary clinic in Saugerties
Dr. Marla Ellman

Dr. Marla Ellman

VMD

Dr. Marla Ellman has been with South Peak Veterinary Hospital since 2012. She earned her degree in Biology and Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College and her Veterinary Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ellman grew up in Philadelphia but is happy to call the Hudson Valley her home. She lives in West Hurley with her family, a Labrador named Aurora and a guinea Pig named Lil Guin. As a veterinarian she enjoys dermatology, internal medicine, integrative medicine and working with exotic pets.

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Reviews for Heart + Paw Saugerties, NY Veterinary Center

South Peak Veterinary Hospital

4.3 out of 5 stars

Daniel Webster

5 out of 5 stars

They take great care of my doggy

Megan “Mammy” Ostrander

5 out of 5 stars

Staff is very gentle and sympathetic when it comes to the animals. The prices are also very reasonable in my experience. I come here to see Dr. Ellman...

Rebecca Singer

5 out of 5 stars

This place has cared for our pets for 5 years. I highly recommend Dr. Leighton. They’ve also taken good precautions during Covid. Expensive? Yes....

Rennie Wytch

5 out of 5 stars

They have been so amazing with all of my animals we are in the process to get another dog since ours passed 5 months ago and we will be taking him...

Based on 30 reviews