- Belle Mead Animal Hospital
872 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Phone# (908) 874-4447
Fax# (908) 874-4144
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Common Causes of Pet Heat Stroke
As outdoor temperatures increase, the risk of pet heat stroke increases. Just like humans, your dog, cat, or small pet can succumb to heat stroke when his/her body temperature rises excessively. The normal body temperature for a dog or cat
Posted in Exotics, General Pets Tagged Cats, Dogs, Exotics
A Lion Shave Can Keep Kitty Cool and Comfortable
A common reason many cats get taken to the groomer is for matting. Sometimes cats mat because they are older, overweight, arthritic, and just can’t get to certain areas on their body and groom as well. If owners don’t regularly
Posted in General Pets, Veterinary Services Tagged Cats, Felines, Pet Grooming
Vaccine Update-Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV-2)
Attention all rabbit owners! Belle Mead Animal Hospital is finally able to start sourcing vaccines for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV-2). Rabbit hemorrhagic disease is a highly contagious, fatal disease in rabbits. RHDV2 DOES NOT affect humans, but it can
Posted in Exotics, General Pets, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Services Tagged Rabbits, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Services
National Dog Bite Prevention Week!
Every year one week is designated as National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The AVMA reports with an estimated population of 70 million dogs living in U.S. households, millions of people, most of them children, are bitten by dogs every year.
Posted in General Pets, News, Veterinary Services Tagged Canines, Dogs, Puppies
Lily Toxicity and Your Cat
Out of all the plants that are toxic to your cat, lilies are the most dangerous. It’s well worth a reminder not only at Easter time when Easter lilies abound, but anytime throughout the year when people are purchasing flowers for
Posted in General Pets, Veterinary Medicine Tagged Cats, Felines, Pet Health, Veterinary Medicine
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2)
Attention pet Rabbit owners! A highly contagious disease caused by a strain of the RHD virus has been infecting and killing both domestic and wild rabbits. It was first detected in the United States in 2018, and has been spreading
Posted in Exotics, General Pets, News, Veterinary Services Tagged Exotic Companion Mammals, Rabbits, RHDV2
Veterinarian Credentials and What They Signify
Have you ever noticed the abbreviation after your veterinarian’s name? The abbreviation may vary from doctor to doctor, depending upon the training and skill level your veterinarian has achieved. Following is an explanation of the various credentials our team may
Posted in General Pets, Veterinary Medicine Tagged AAHA, Veterinarian Credentials, Veterinary Medicine
Seven Reindeer Facts for the Holidays!
With visits by Santa’s Reindeer to Belle Mead Animal Hospital in years past, we thought we would treat you to some Reindeer facts this holiday season! Did you know… Reindeer live in the Northern
Posted in Events, News, Veterinary Services Tagged Events, Holidays, Veterinary Services
Make Thanksgiving Happy For Your Pets, Too!
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, we want to be sure you are aware of the many foods your pets may appear to crave but should be made off limits to keep them healthy – and that means no treating from the
Posted in General Pets, News, Veterinary Medicine Tagged Pet Safety, Thanksgiving
Rabbit dietary needs and dental care requirements
Rabbits make wonderful pets. Once you and your family learn about the basic care and dietary requirements, you can enjoy many years with your furry friend. There are several breeds to choose from, and they all have the same general
Posted in Exotics, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Services Tagged Bunnies, Exotics, Pet Health, Pets, Rabbits, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Services