Tag Archives: Veterinary Services

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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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

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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

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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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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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Veterinary care advice for your pet Guinea pig


Continuing with our series about guinea pig care, perhaps now you are a proud owner of one or more of these little cavies.  Here are some things you should know about maintaining your guinea pig’s health and well-being: Always seek

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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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Reducing cat carrier stress


Studies have shown that cats are seen by veterinarians on average far less frequently than dogs.  And why is this?  There can be many reasons, but one reason important to note may be that cats are so good at hiding

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Thanks for Your Vote of Confidence!


We wish to thank everyone who voted for Belle Mead Animal Hospital once again in the annual Courier News Best Contest! Your confidence in our Belle Mead Animal Hospital Team is sincerely appreciated. We will continue to treat every pet

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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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