Bellmore Veterinary Hospital

Bellmore Veterinary Hospital in Bellmore, NY is a full service companion animal hospital. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Behavioral Medicine
  • Mon & Thu: 8:00AM-8:00PM
  • Tue & Wed: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Fri: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Sat & Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Kevin Cronin, DVM

    A Native Long Islander, Dr. Cronin attended S.U.N.Y at Farmingdale to study Veterinary Technology after graduating from high school.  He transferred to New Mexico State University where received his Bachelors in Science. Upon graduation, he was accepted to Colorado State University where he graduated in 1998. He returned to New Mexico to practice veterinary medicine. In 2000 he returned to New York.  Dr. Cronin has worked in many different fields of veterinary medicine since returning to Long Island. These fields include general , emergency and shelter medicine, as well as a mobile spay/neuter surgeon.

    In August 2008, Dr. Cronin began work on his life long dream and started construction of Bellmore Veterinary Hospital, which is located in the heart of Bellmore Village. He incorporated all the materials necessary that he believed would construct a modern and efficient animal hospital.

    Dr. Cronin shares his home with his family and a host of pets including two dogs, five cats, two turtles, a lizard and a snake. His hobbies include old cars, woodworking and home improvements. When not working, he volunteers as a member of the Wantagh Fire Department.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 15, 1998
    Education:
    New Mexico State University, Colorado State University
  • Dr. Jannel Irons, DVM

    Dr. Irons is a native of the beautiful island of Jamaica. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then went on to follow her dreams of becoming a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated Cum Laude. 
    Since graduating, she has worked in New Jersey and Queens, NY as a General Practicer and relief Veterinarian. Her main interests include Surgery and Internal Medicine and takes pride in practicing high quality medicine. 
    Her hobbies include enjoying the outdoors, working out, and spending time with friends and family. When visiting her friends and family in Jamaica, Dr. Irons also donates her time to the Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA). 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
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    Joanne

    Receptionist
    Joanne has been working in the animal field for over five years. She has been a resident of Long Island for thirty years where she and her husband have raised their two children.  In her spare time she likes to read, go to the beach, and spend time with her three dogs Bo, Molly and Coco.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 15, 2006
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    Heather, LVT

    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Heather is a graduate of Penn Foster College. As long as she can remember she has always wanted to work with animals. In her spare time she loves to rehabilitate needy animals, cooking and spend time with her husband. Her animals include a dog, some cats, a few snakes, turtles, lizards, and what ever else comes her way.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Penn Foster College
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    Diane, LVT

    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Diane has been working with animals for close to forty years since she did volunteer work as a teenager. She is a licensed Animal Health Technician and has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and animal science from Kansas State University. After college she spent some time in Ghana, West Africa where she was teaching with the Peace Corps. Most of her small animal medical experience, twenty seven years, was at the Bellmore Animal Hospital in Bellmore Long Island where she worked with her late husband, Dr. Arthur C. Walch. She has one son and enjoys being a mom. In her spare time, she loves to read. The family pets include a dog, cat, a cockatiel, a gecko, and a fish.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 15, 1975