Tag Archives: Pets

Keep your dog safe with a secure collar and proper identification


Properly identifying our pets is so important that an entire week in April has been designated as National Pet Identification Week.  However, proper identification must be secured for your pet year round, and I wanted to share some things you

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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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Helping children through pet loss


As adults and parents, most of us can say we have experienced the loss of a loved one at some point in our lives, human or pet family member and friend.  As adults, at some point we come to recognize

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How to keep your pet rabbit healthy in an outdoor environment


We talk a lot about indoor rabbit care, but what about those rabbits that are kept outdoors?  Good husbandry and proper housing is just as important for outdoor rabbits as those kept inside your home. One common practice that many

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Tips for raising a healthy ferret


Ferrets make wonderful pets. Most ferrets come from a place called Marshall Farms where they are spayed and neutered at a very young age to make better pets.  Ferrets naturally have a very distinct odor about them, so they are

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Flea Control and Disease Prevention for your Pets


What are Fleas?  Fleas are tiny, wingless, jumping insects that feed on the blood of your pets and your family.  The year has proven to be one of the worst flea seasons we have seen in over 20 years.  All

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When to take your rabbit to the veterinarian


You have a pet rabbit. You are feeding it the recommended diet, and you take care to clean the cage daily.  What other things should you look out for? Trim your rabbit’s nails It’s important to keep your bunny’s nails

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Belle Mead Animal Hospital a contender in the Readers Choice Contest


Can you support us? The Courier News has launched their annual Readers Choice Contest for the “Best of the Best” in Central Jersey. Belle Mead Animal Hospital is a contender once again in the People & Services / Veterinarian category

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Happy Mother’s Day


Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there – both to human and their furry family members!  Have a wonderful day! Belle Mead Animal Hospital, Your Other Family Doctors

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Peace and Goodwill to All this Holiday Season


From all of us at Belle Mead Animal Hospital to all of you and yours…

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