Resources for New Pet Parents

Resources for New Pet Parents

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Congratulations on your new four-legged family member! Welcoming a new pet into your home is exciting, but it can also be a little overwhelming. Heart of Chelsea Veterinary Group is always happy to answer your questions and help you navigate the occasional challenges of caring for a pet, because there’s nothing more rewarding! We look forward to supporting you and your new pet on your journey together.

We’ve provided a few resources below to help you get started with your newly arrived companion! Contact us if you need more information.

Pet Insurance

Interested in pet insurance? You have lots of options! See our pet insurance page to learn more so you can make the best decision for yourself and your pet.

New York City Pet License

Make sure to register your pet for a New York City pet license! Click below to print and fill out the license form and send it to the New York City Department of Health (address is located at the bottom of the form).

Household Toxic Pet Items

Part of keeping your pet happy and healthy involves protecting them from toxic substances, many of which can be found in your home! Consult the ASPCA’s list of household toxins to learn more.


CareCredit can help you manage the cost of your pet’s medical care. Click below if you would like more information about this payment method.