Crawford Animal Hospital

We serve our clients and patients in a professional manner by providing quality medical and surgical care. We provide all services honestly and compassionately and we cater our services to the specific emotional and financial needs of our clients.

Feel free to call our number if there is an emergency.  If it is after hours our answering service can help you.  If there is an emergency a doctor can meet you at Crawford if it is before midnight.  We can also send you to an emergency clinic.  There is an additional charge for emergency service.

Drop offs can be arranged as early as 8:30am Monday thru Saturday.

  • 690 Merrick Rd
  • Lynbrook,NY 11563
  • Phone: (516) 599-0256
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  • Mon-Fri: 10AM-12PM and 2PM-5PM, 7PM-8:30PM
  • Sat: 10AM-12PM, 2PM-4PM
  • Sun: 10AM-12PM
  • Dr. Alan Baum, DVM

    Dr. Alan graduated in 1964 after completing both his undergrad and veterinary school at Cornell University in just 6 years.  He is a past president of the Nassau County Emergency clinic.  Dr. Alan is a member of the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Alan is a founding member of the Cornell Feline Health Center.   Dr. Alan and his wife Andrea have a special interest in dachshunds and dobermans.  He has special interest in orthopedic and elective surgery, endoscopy and internal and reproductive medicine.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 25, 1964
    Education:
    Cornell University
  • Dr. Gary Baum, DVM

    Dr. Gary graduated in 1968 after also completing both his undergrad and veterinary school at Cornell University in just 6 years.   Dr. Gary is a member of the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Gary is a founding member of the Cornell Feline Health Center.  Dr. Gary has a sheltie named Cordelia and a bunch of cats whose number seems to keep growing.  He has a special interest in soft tissue surgery on all species.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 25, 1968
    Education:
    Cornell University
  • Dr. Joshua Baum, DVM

    Dr. Josh graduated in 2001 after completing both his undergrad and veterinary school at Cornell University.  After graduating, Dr. Josh completed a prestigious internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in small animal medicine and surgery.  He has a special interest in ultrasonography, ophthalmology, and internal medicine.  He is also a member of Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Josh loves cats, dogs and rabbits.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 25, 2001
    Education:
    Cornell University