Community Veterinary Partners is proud to announce a new partnership with Manhattan Cat Specialists and Arnold Plotnick, DVM, MS, ACVIM. Located in New York City’s Upper West Side, Manhattan Cat Specialists is CVP’s first feline-only veterinary partnership. “At CVP we are extremely excited to partner with Manhattan Cat Specialists and Dr. Plotnick” Says Scott Kirker, Vice President of Finance. “Their level of service and devotion to the cats of New York City is truly one of a kind, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for our partnership.”
Dr. Arnold Plotnick received his veterinary degree from the University of Florida in 1988 and then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked as an associate veterinarian at the Cat Hospital at Towson in Md., and then returned to academia and completed a residency in small animal internal medicine at Colorado State University. Dr. Plotnick became board certified in internal medicine in 1997. He served as chief of staff of VetSmart Pet Hospital in Columbia, Md., before returning to his home town of New York City to become vice president of Animal Health at The ASPCA.
Dr. Plotnick is also a well-known writer. He authored CatFancy’s “Ask the Veterinarian” column for many years and is a frequent contributor to Catnip magazine. He is a co-author of The Original CatFancy Cat Bible, and is the current author of “Body Parts” in Catster magazine. He is also the writer of the popular blog “Cat Man Do.” Dr. Plotnick is extremely passionate about veterinary medicine as well as New York, “After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, I was inspired to play a part in the renewal of New York by founding Manhattan Cat Specialists in January 2003.” Says Dr. Plotnick, “I have devoted myself solely to feline medicine since then, and Manhattan Cat Specialists has blossomed into the premier feline-only veterinary practice in New York City. I am proud to move forward with Community Veterinary Partners.”
About Community Veterinary Partners
Community Veterinary Partners invests with veterinarian owners who want to continue running the medical side of their practice, but want help with the day-to-day administrative and team management tasks. CVP currently has 14 partner hospitals in its family. Find more information about Community Veterinary Partners and its family of veterinary hospitals at www.cvpco.com