6 Jul 2016

Lyme Disease

As residents of New Jersey, we are all too familiar with Lyme disease. But what really is Lyme disease, what causes it, how does it affect our pets, and what can we do to treat and prevent
14 Jun 2016

The Importance of Vaccinating Your Pet Against Rabies

What is rabies? Rabies is a virus that can infect all mammalian species, including humans! It is fatal for ALL species and is zoonotic (can be spread from animals to humans). The virus is shed in the
6 Jun 2016

Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping Microchipping is a simple way to greatly increase the chances of having your pet returned to you in the event that they are lost or stolen. According to Home Again, a major microchip manufacturer, 17% of
13 Mar 2016

Top 10 Dog and Cat Toxins

One of the most important obligations of every dog or cat owner is to prevent their pets from eating toxins that are harmful to them. In no particular order, here are 10 of the most common toxins
16 Feb 2016

Pet Dental Health

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. What better time to learn about your pet’s oral hygiene and how you can help maintain it? Subtle Signs of a Big Issue Dental disease is extremely common and affects
12 Feb 2015

The Psychology of Human-Animal Bonding: Why Do We Love Our Pets So Much?

Most of us treat our pets like members of the family: we enjoy their company and we do everything we can to ensure their happiness and wellbeing, including providing them with veterinary care and emergency veterinary services
30 Jan 2015

Common Household Dangers for Pets

Our pets are not humans. They don’t process information about the foreign objects inside and outside of your home the way we do. Consequently, they cannot always assess whether or not they are dangerous. The truth is
13 Jan 2015

Tips for Administering Pet Medication

Pets love to eat. They will eat almost anything you put in front of them, no matter how gross, old, or inedible it may be. But pets don’t often enjoy eating their medication. Medication tends to be
23 Dec 2014

4 Common Dog Owner Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

For many dog owners, adding a dog to the family ranks among life’s most rewarding decisions.  Dogs are unconditionally loving, intelligent and fun animals that add a great deal of joy and happiness to your life. However, many
29 Nov 2014

Pet Toxins and How to Avoid Them

As a veterinary hospital, we regularly respond to pets that have been exposed to toxins. Many people think that because animals, especially dogs, seem to eat anything they can find, that they have hardy stomachs. But pets