Dr. Rick Guzman opened up Assisi Veterinary Hospital in Malverne in 2007. The hospital has two full-time attending doctors, Dr. Guzman and his colleage Dr. Angela Spar, and a friendly staff of vet technicians, vet tech assistants, kennel workers and receptionists. In a typical day, the hospitals cares for 20-30 patients, mostly cats and dogs, and some small exotic animals and reptiles. The hospital provides wellness exams and emergency care, dentisty, weight manage vet-stem therapy, laser surgery and ultrasound, euthanasia, DNA testing and more. It also offers boarding, grooming and day care. For Christmas and Easter, the hospital also invites owners to have their pet's photo taken with Santa and the Easter Bunny.