About Us

Since 1992, the Austin Veterinary Care, formerly Trylon, has been serving the residents of Queens, New York. Our mission is to provide you and your pets the highest quality veterinary care. We strive to strengthen the human-animal bond, healing and helping our animal companions, while also guiding you in a partnership to provide wellness care for them.

Our commitment to voluntarily seek AAHA Accreditation, exemplifies our promise to you that we will always recommend the highest Standard of Care for your best friends!

Veterinarians

Dr. Lauren WitterLauren Witter
Veterinarian/USDA Accredited

Dr. Lauren Witter is a small animal and exotics veterinarian and is excited to be at Austin Veterinary Care. Her passion is client education and compassionate pet care. She enjoys surgery, dentistry, feline and exotic medicine. She is happy to see all critters small and large! Dr. Witter grew up in Brooklyn and started her care for animals taking care of stray kittens in her backyard. Her passion for science and animal health grew as she did. From working at the Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn Aquarium and Animal Medical Center she learned compassion, curiosity and a strong work ethic. New York City born and bred, she attended Hunter College and then graduated at the top of her class at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. During her time at Cornell University she also completed a Masters Degree in canine cancer biology. Dr Witter was excited to return to NYC and has worked in Queens since her graduation in 2017.

In her free time Dr. Witter enjoys spending time with her family, including new baby Josephine and her fur-babies, cats Milou and Marjorie. She is an enthusiastic hiker, drawer, and board game player. She also sings as an Alto in the Cecelia Chorus of NY.

Staff

Lucy Yang

Practice Manager
Lucy Yang majored in animal science in high school and to majored in Biology at Hunter College. She has been in this field for over 18 yrs, working in animal hospitals and volunteering at animal shelters in New York and San Francisco. She started working with animals when she was 16 yrs old as a volunteer at a local animal hospital and then went on to work for the same veterinarian for 7 yrs. She has a deep love for animals and is proud to help make a difference in their lives. She is a proud mom of 6 rescue dogs and 2 turtles. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and is active in charity work.