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Alternatives to help you avoid declawing your cat


Thankfully, owner requests for front-declaws at our practice are at all-time lows. (I say “thankfully” because as you will read below, declawing is not as benign as once presumed). However, these past few weeks we have had several calls from

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Learn Pet First Aid and CPR – You just might save a life!


You never know when a pet emergency might strike, but you can be prepared.  In addition to having the phone numbers handy of your family veterinarian, your nearest pet emergency clinic and the Pet Poison Helpline along with your home

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Oncology consultation…what is it?


Pet owners now have more health care options for their pets than ever before. Cancer care is one of these options and board certified specialists are available to help. When a pet is diagnosed with cancer, pet owners can elect

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Guinea Pig facts and basic husbandry


Thinking about adding a Guinea pig (or two) as a member of your family?  Guinea pigs make great pets. However, a basic understanding about their care and feeding requirements will go a long way in managing your pet’s health and

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Thanks to all who came out for our annual Holiday Event


We want to extend a big Thank You to everyone who came to our annual Holiday Event on December 9, 2017! The snowfall this year certainly added to the festive nature of the event, and Reindeer Jingles seemed to enjoy

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Howl-O-Ween at the Hillsborough Dog Park!


The third annual Howl-O-Ween dog parade and costume contest took place October 28, 2017 at the Ann Van Middlesworth Park dog park. Hosted by the Hillsborough Parks and Recreation Department, it was another fun event for all, both human and

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Belle Mead Animal Hospital sponsors Pet Masquerade Parade


Animal Alliance of New Jersey kicked off their 13th annual Pet Masquerade Parade on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Lambertville, New Jersey. Belle Mead Animal Hospital was one of the proud sponsors of the event.          

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Belle Mead Animal Hospital chosen “The Best” in Somerset County for 2017


We wish to extend our sincere thank you to all of our valued clients and supporters who voted for us in the 2017 Courier News Readers Choice contest. The Belle Mead Animal hospital team has once again been awarded “The

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Anesthesia – is it safe?


Some pet parents still become fearful when told their pet may need anesthesia or surgery. Having concerns for a beloved pet is normal, but fear of the unknown can cause people to unfortunately disregard or delay important procedures such as spays and

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How to prevent and treat musculoskeletal disease in your pet


Musculoskeletal disease (disease that affects your pet’s bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains just like we do. But, because of their survival instincts, they try to hide it. In the

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