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Gina F

Albany, NY

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#123
Jun 6, 2011
 
We had always been happy with this animal hospital until last year. Twice they charged us for shots that the dogs shouldn't have received. It was unclear if the dogs were given the shots when they weren't supposed to, or if we were just billed for them. They corrected the bills though, and the dogs were fine.
The final straw was the last visit for our 11 year old yellow lab. He had slowed down, gotten droopy skin and had started coughing. We asked if there was anything wrong with him and the vet told us it was just old age. Over the next couple weeks it got worse and i took him to Sayville animal hospital on advise of a friend and they took a simple chest xray and saw that his heart was swollen and had fluid building up in his chest. He also had very severe spinal arthritis in addition to the congestive heart failure. Kody has been doing very well on his medication and has been hanging in there for 9 months. We now take all three dogs to Sayville where Dr. Shuman and Shepard are kind, knowledgeable and professional and we have been very happy. Dr. Greco was never a bad vet, the billing instances may not have been his fault, and the coughing may not have been severe enough for him to be concerned, but i very much prefer my new vet.
Jennifer R

Wanaque, NJ

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#124
Jun 14, 2011
 
I took my cat to Dr. Greco office last week because he was acting out of character and he was not as active as he usually is. After running $500 worth of test they told me that he had a general infection to put him on antibiotics. 2 days later the cat started having siezures I rushed him back and the doc that had seen him originally, dr. armfield, told me that the antibiotics probably needed to be changed that they sugested in the future taking him to a specialist if he did not get better. That same day I took him to atlantic in bohemia. Within minutes of having a physical and no other tests they told me that cat had a mass in his stomache and they wanted to run some further tests. It came back saying the cat had kidney cancer. After going over my options I had to put the cat to sleep. I know that if dr armfield would have diagnosed him correctly that would not have changed the outcome but the cat would not have been in pain longer then he needed to be. I am now taking my dog to Dr. Zito and I am very happy there.
Jennifer R

Wanaque, NJ

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#125
Jun 14, 2011
 

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Dr Charles Greco wrote:
Hay COWARD why not post your name?? so I could pull your chart and we can share your info with the world then we can se what aphoney you are what a shame
For a doctor your spelling is pretty sad. Also your practice does really suck you hire some of the worst vets you can and you misdiagnose your patients. You should listen to what people are saying and make some changes.
Do not like Grecco

Southampton, NY

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#126
Aug 3, 2011
 
Yes he is over priced and misdiagnoses animal. I have also gotten a lot of bad feed back on him. Not very helpful when you call for help. He has gotten worse over the years. I go to Farmingville Animal Hospital there great
Hospital truth

Torrington, CT

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Sep 21, 2011
 

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My name is Jodi Spinelli , I started coming to the hospital 9 years ago because I needed a second opinion, I was told by my regular vet that the small black chihuahua in the photo (Isabella) had something called pyometra and needed immediate surgery,I called Dr Grecos office and explained the situation and they were great, told me to bring her right in,later that afternoon, Dr Greco did an xray and as he pointed to the xray with a smile he said congratulations here's your pyometra she's pregnant! I was thrilled !
The 2 other little chihuahuas in the photo are the babies to the black one( Brown and multicolored one) Sylvio and Louie. Needless to say the entire Spinelli family now goes to the hospital too !
The big girl in the photo Fifi, Has a sad story she had been diagnosed with cancer in her leg, but thanks to Dr Greco once again ,he weighed out all the options and triple checked that the diagnosis was correct before amputating the limb, there were other options , but Dr Greco assured me Fifi would do wonderful with 3 limbs and she is ! Its been a month since the surgery and honestly i really could not have done this without the love the support and the way Dr Greco Dr armfeild Dr frielicher Dr Perri and the staff Janice Mary Sam Vicki and Ali, all went out of their way to makesure Fifi myself and my family were ok.
They all went above and beyond its amazing how incredible and how much Love, dedication, honesty and knowledge is in one little building.
Every animal hospital should be just like "The Animal Medical Hospital of Centereach ".
I highly recommend this hospital from the bottom of my heart ! God Bless.
Thanks 
Jodi Spinelli
and furry friends !
Hospital truth

Torrington, CT

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#129
Sep 21, 2011
 

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Dr. Greco and staff are always conscience and ready to help. I have 6 dogs and one cat. I always get the best care for my pets. If I need an appointment in an emergency, they will always get me right in. It is such a nice office and I have had many pet surgery's performed there. Dr. Greco and Dr. Perry have explained treatments and have given me options. The staff showed me how to care for my pet and they are always available to answer my questions or concerns. I have been using Animal Medical Hospital for 10years now and haven't gotten better care or concern for my animals anywhere else
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Torrington, CT

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Words cannot express how grateful we are to have been given a new German Shepherd puppy after the sudden loss of our dog Duke.
The smile it has put on my daughter Catherine face means the world to me and our entire family. Losing Duke was another very tough time in
our lives and your act of kindness helped us get through it. You guys truly went above and beyond and it will never be forgotten.
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Torrington, CT

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Sep 21, 2011
 

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Barron crossed over yesterday and I was on my way to you. I am so very upset but I want to thank all of you for being so kind hearted and loving to me and Baron. Just knowing I have a vet like Dr. Greco and a staff so kind hearted and understanding makes me know my pets are well taken care of.
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Torrington, CT

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#132
Sep 21, 2011
 
In a world where everyone is so quick to write letters for complaint, I felt compelled to let you know how wonderful your staff is. Everyone on
your staff is always so helpful and patient. Our family went through two puppies with your office, a loss and now a new puppy so we spend
a lot of time there. One can see by the way your staff treats the animals with such love and compassion is why we keep coming back. I must admit Janice and Mary are also a main reason why. They have always been extra nice and caring towards all of us.
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Torrington, CT

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My name is Jodi Spinelli , I started coming to the hospital 9 years ago because I needed a second opinion, I was told by my regular vet that the small black chihuahua in the photo (Isabella) had something called pyometra and needed immediate surgery,I called Dr Grecos office and explained the situation and they were great, told me to bring her right in,later that afternoon, Dr Greco did an xray and as he pointed to the xray with a smile he said congratulations here's your pyometra she's pregnant! I was thrilled !
Curious

Ridge, NY

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#134
Oct 1, 2011
 
Does anyone know where Dr Perry practices now? Apparently he left the animal hospital recently and I'd like my cat to continue seeing him. Any information would be helpful!
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Westbury, NY

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#135
Nov 9, 2011
 
thanks for the info,Im safe elsewhere.
JaJ

Shoreham, NY

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#136
Jan 14, 2012
 
Do not like Grecco wrote:
Yes he is over priced and misdiagnoses animal. I have also gotten a lot of bad feed back on him. Not very helpful when you call for help. He has gotten worse over the years. I go to Farmingville Animal Hospital there great
When 5 out of 10 cats do not survive being fixed, there's something TERRIBLY wrong. Have a friend who has had literally hundreds of (feral) cats fixed at Kent, never lost a single one. Something is VERY wrong there.
GRECO IS EVIL

Centereach, NY

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Jun 27, 2012
 

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Dr Charles Greco is a horrible, horrible man and an even worse vet. He cares nothing about your pets just about the amount of green in your pocket. He abuses animals, cuts corners on medicinal care and is an absolute HORROR to his staff. I've seen him throw a phone at his receptionist almost knocking her out, verbally abuse others, change his books and bring more than one person to tears. I have known many people who have worked for this train wreck & it wasn't long before they were running out to try and save their souls! Anybody who has ANYTHING good to say about him is being fooled! He's a liar, a cheater (has a thing for anything but his wife) and an unstable no good thief! Don't be surprised if he kills your beloved dog then lies his way out of what HE did to cause it. Disgusting, horrible & should not be allowed to practice!
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United States

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#138
Jun 28, 2012
 
Obviously all of the recent Selden posts are from the hospital in question. They are letters written to the hospital. A veterinarian that would come on topix and call people names is a REAL professional. I like how he wants to discuss medical charts on topix as well. PROFESSIONAL! Where there is smoke there is fire.
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Centereach, NY

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#139
Jun 29, 2012
 
where is this place? want to make sure i dont go there.
Henry H

Middle Island, NY

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Jun 29, 2012
 

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I've been taking my pet to this vet for a few months. One of my dogs became very ill which required him to be seen fairly frequently to re-evaluate his condition. Since I've spent some time in this office I have come to know most of the staff very well. They are a very kind, friendly, and courteous bunch of people whom I found will go out of their way to accommodate you and your pet. My issue is with the doctor. Dr. Grecco was frequently rude to myself and my wife. Whenever we had questions concerning our dogs condition he would give us short, curt answers if he answered our questions at all. His attitude towards his staff , who is essentially his support team, is also appalling. I have seen him berate, threaten and yell at his employees sending them teary eyed through the front door almost each time I've been there. If this man cannot treat his staff and his clients with the respect they deserve how can I trust he would treat my beloved dog any differently. I have since found a kind, friendly  veterinarian who apparently still loves animals and knows how to treat her staff.
Catlover

Centereach, NY

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#141
Jul 18, 2012
 
I would discourage anyone from going to this establishment. The vet who treated my sick cat walked into the exam room and didn't even introduce herself to me. I told her I thought my cat got into a fight. Without looking at him or shaving the affected area, she submitted him to $1100 worth of useless tests which only showed he had an infection. NO KIDDING. My daughter, not a medical person, cut his coat which revealed at least five wounds which were infected. This place killed my cat. I wound up taking him to Just Cats in Setauket, where he had been a patient, and where I should have brought him to begin with, to be put down. Dr. Dring and her staff were wonderful to me and my pet.

DO NOT GO TO THIS PLACE. They only want your money.
Catlover

Centereach, NY

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#142
Jul 19, 2012
 
Sucks
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Centereach, NY

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#143
Jul 19, 2012
 
This place sucks

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