Category Archives: General Pets

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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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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Bark in the Park Night – A Look Back


Another Somerset Patriots “Bark in the Park Night” has come and gone. We want to thank everyone who came out to TD Bank Ballpark on July 26, 2017 to share a fun evening with us! Let’s take a look back

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Dr. Kim Somjen achieves certification as Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner


Join us in congratulating Dr. Kim Somjen who recently achieved her Certification as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner through the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM)! She began the certification process three and one-half years ago through the University

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