Category Archives: General Pets

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cuterebrosis in Cats – Signs and Symptoms


In late summer and early fall, we sometimes see an infection called Cuterebrosis in cats.  It starts with a botfly, which is a genus of Cuterebra. Botflies lay eggs on blades of grass or in nests. Once the eggs hatch,

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Important information about Rabies from the Somerset County Department of Health


As veterinary professionals, it is part of our job to report any animal bite in a person / client at our practice to the local health department where the person resides because of the risk of rabies. The Somerset County

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Belle Mead Animal Hospital Protocol Update


As we approach a year and a half into the pandemic, we want to thank all of our clients for their continued understanding as we all navigate this world together! We are writing this letter to update everyone on how

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Detecting ticks on your pet is crucial to prevent disease


Is your dog tired or achy after a walk? Is your cat eating less than usual? These seemingly minor changes may indicate your pet has a tick-related disease, and you may not even realize it. Ticks are tricky. Even when you

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