Category Archives: Exotics

An 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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When Rabbits Need Force Fed – Case Study


Rabbits who stop eating must be force fed by owners and veterinary staff in order to get their gut moving again to feel better and survive. This owner was having difficulty at first, but with some tips from BMAH and

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Setting Client Expectations During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Once again, we sincerely appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience as we adjust our protocols and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following are some things to keep in mind: 1. If you are emailing CustomerService@bmvet.com for a prescription refill, it will be

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What else is Belle Mead Animal Hospital doing to make my veterinary visits safe?


The BMAH Team continues to make the health and safety of our patients and staff our highest priority as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. Here is what we are doing to keep you safe. Please remember to call

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BMAH Business Hours – New Jersey Curfew


NOTICE TO CLIENTS: Veterinary hospitals in New Jersey are essential businesses. We are remaining open to help those in need but are closing at 7 pm instead of 8 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday until further notice because of

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Implementing Social Distancing – Keeping Everyone Cared For, Safe and Staying Informed


As mentioned in other communications, the health and safety of our patients and staff is our highest priority. As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the country, and more concerning, our county, we are implementing Social Distancing guidelines meant

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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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Rabbit care – tips for new pet owners


If you are considering taking a pet rabbit into your home, here are a few things you need to know: Rabbits are not rodents, they are Lagamorphs.  There are many breeds to choose from, and their typical life span is

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Protecting Pets Under Anesthesia Always


At Belle Mead Animal Hospital we understand that considering procedures that involve anesthesia can be intimidating. Anesthesia does involve some risk in animals, just as it does in humans. There is no way to completely remove all risk when doing

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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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