Category Archives: General Pets

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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Belle Mead Animal Hospital sponsors WOOF IT! Dog Walk


Belle Mead Animal Hospital was proud to be the lead sponsor of the WOOF IT! Dog Walk and Celebration on Sunday, May 7, 2017 to benefit Animal Alliance of New Jersey. The event took place at the Sarah Dilts Farm

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Thanks to those who joined us for the Free Dental Seminar


Thanks to all who joined us for the free Dental Seminar at Belle Mead Animal Hospital on May 6, 2017. We were happy to see so many dogs and cats come in with their owners eager to learn how to

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Garden mulch can be toxic to your pets


With spring comes lawn care and garden maintenance.  However, did you know that certain mulch brands can be dangerous for your pets? Some of you may have read the warnings that have been circulated through the internet recently and in

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How fatty acids can improve your pet’s health


Continuing in our series on Pet Nutrition, you may have heard the term “fatty acids” used many times with regard to human health. The fact is, our pets require fatty acids for improved heath, too. In simplest terms, fatty acids

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Cats are Silent Sufferers and the Orphan Species of pain control and medical care


Cats are the Orphan Species when it comes to care, diagnostics and treatment for many reasons. Even though there are more pet cats in the world than dogs, dogs get more veterinary care. Why is this? One of the Greatest

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Exciting blood test for Cats to detect Heart Disease


Heart disease is the silent killer of cats. One in six cats can be born with and develop heart disease in their lifetime. There are no outward symptoms, but now there is a blood test called a proBNP test that

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Santa Claus, Yukon Cornelius, Live Reindeer, oh my!


How quickly the months pass and bring us around again to our annual Live Reindeer Holiday Event at Belle Mead Animal Hospital. A heartfelt “Thank You” to all who came out to share some holiday cheer and family fun with

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