Animal Health Center

359 State Highway 67
Amsterdam, NY 12010


Dr. Michael P. Tucci, Veterinarian at Animal Health Center of Amsterdam, NY.

Dr. Michael P. Tucci


Dr. Tucci wanted to be a veterinarian in Amsterdam, NY, since he was seven years old.  After graduating from veterinary College in 1992, he did an internship in Trumbull Ct., and then worked for 2 years as an associate veterinarian in Middletown, NY.  He started the Animal Health Center of Amsterdam, NY  in 1994.  His professional interests include surgery, medicine, and emergency/critical care.

Dr. Tucci's hobbies include pretty much anything outdoors.  He and his wife Eileen have four children, twin daughters Lorelei and Kennedy, and two sons, Jack and Luke, and two black labs  Daisy and Landon.

Dr. Phala Chatwin


 Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Chatwin served as a linguist in the U.S. Army.  After serving her country and traveling the world, she decided to follow her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian.  Phala Chatwin graduated from the Ohio State University in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science and in 2000 from OSU Veterinary College.  She is married and has one daughter.  They currently share their home with a couple of cats and fish.  Dr. Chatwin enjoys veterinary medicine, with special interests in behavior, nutrition, holistics, cardiology and internal medicine.  Her hobbies include gardening, crafting, and traveling.