Dr. Howard A. Cohen

Dr. Howard Cohen

Dr Howard A. Cohen is the owner and director of Urban Vets. A veterinarian since 1996, Dr. Cohen practiced medicine at veterinary hospitals throughout the city before establishing Urban Vets in 2000.

A Philadelphia native, Dr. Cohen attended Brandeis University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1989. He went on to attend Ross University Veterinary School and Purdue University Veterinary School, where he was on the dean's list. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1996. His professional interests include exotic animals, wellness medicine, cancer diagnostics and treatment and internal medicine.

Dr. Cohen is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

In his spare time, Dr. Cohen enjoys keeping active by jogging, rollerblading, swimming and playing baseball. He also plays the guitar. Dr. Cohen's family includes his wife, Leslie, his son, Max, and two pets—Luna, a cat, and Princess Laya, a rabbit.