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10 Favorite Dog Quotes

10 Favorite Dog Quotes
Earlier this week we posted 10 Great Cat Quotes in honor of our feline friends. To be sure that our canine companions didn’t feel left out, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite dog quotes to share as well. From Fido, to Spot, and every purebred and mutt in between, we’ve all heard that dog is man’s best friend. We eve [...]

10 Great Cat Quotes

10 Great Cat Quotes
In honor of our feline friends (several of whom are curled up on my couch keeping me warm as I am home sick with a cold) and the way they enhance our lives, we’ve compiled some of our favorite cat quotes from people around the world. From finding their way into trouble, to cuddling their way into our hearts, cats certainly are very spec [...]

National Cat Day

National Cat Day
Wednesday, October 29th is National Cat Day. We here at the Animal Hospital of Sussex County celebrate cats every day, with our Cat Friendly practices. Getting to the vet can be a stressful occasion for cats. They get put in little boxes that only come out for travel. Cars sometimes make them nauseous, and sometimes scared enough that they vo [...]

Rabies: Fast Facts to Keep You and yo...

Rabies: Fast Facts to Keep You and your Pets Safe
Rabies is something that many people associate with bats, and assume that as long as their pet has been vaccinated at some point in the past, that they’re okay. A lot of people think opossums are the main carriers of the disease, and even more people think that seeing a raccoon during the daytime means it’s definitely rabid, but t [...]

There’s No “I” in T...

There’s No “I” in Team: Why Seeing Multiple Vets Matters
That age old saying is something we hear throughout our lives in a multitude of situations. From being in grade school gym class, little league, and group projects, it’s a part of our childhood years to help us understand the benefit of working together. As we grow older and enter college, the working world, and adulthood, we often hear [...]

The Importance of Fall Vaccinations i...

The Importance of Fall Vaccinations in Equines
While fall means cooler days, less bugs, and lovely riding weather, vaccinations are just as important heading into winter as they are in the spring. Most horse owners swear by spring shots, and nearly every boarding facility requires this at a minimum. However, when it comes to fall shots, requirements vary by area, risk type, and even indiv [...]

Treating Feline Ceruminous Cystomatos...

Treating Feline Ceruminous Cystomatosis with Cryosurgery
Ceruminous cystomatosis is is a rare neoplastic skin disease of the feline ear of unknown etiology. It may develop as a sequela to otitis externa, a senile degenerative change or, in some cases, a congenital condition. The most common neoplasm of the ear canal is ceruminal gland in origin. Whatever the cause, my cat had these bluish purplish [...]

Tips to Beat the Heat with Your Pets

Tips to Beat the Heat with Your Pets
Summer is officially here, and while for many of us that means hot days in the sun, hanging out poolside, or any other number of fun activities, it’s important that we remember to keep our furry friends safe when the temperature rises. Water and Pool Pet Safety Pick up a life jacket for your dog next time you’re in the office! For [...]

Did You Know? Pet Dental Facts

Did You Know? Pet Dental Facts
Ever wonder how many teeth your dog or cat had, or what those spikey things on a cat’s tongue are called? Here’s some great dental trivia about our dog and cat friends. Dental disease is the most common disease seen by veterinarians: 70–85% of pets over the age of 2 have some form of dental disease. Puppies have 28 temporary tee [...]

Welcome to Bloomingtales, Tales and T...

Welcome to Bloomingtales, Tales and Tails from AHCS!
Welcome to the new blog for CaringVets.com by the team at the Animal Hospital of Sussex County. Check back for news, updates, and of course our monthly specials as we work together to keep your pets happy and healthy. In addition to health posts, you can also read about what it’s like to be a part of the AHSC Team, get a look “beh [...]
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At the Animal Hospital of Sussex County, the difference is in the caring!

The AHSC team is here to help you and your pets feel more comfortable, and work together to lead a happy, healthy life. That's why we're so involved with our patients and their owners, and love to get to know them. You see, to us, you're family, and we firmly believe that's what makes the difference.

From a relaxing office atmosphere, a calming waiting room, and a staff that is there to make sure that you and your pet are comfortable from the moment you step in the door, we're committed to making a difference. Thank you for being a part of our family!

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Referral Program:
When any of our current clients refer a new client to us and they make an appointment, that client will receive a $25.00 credit into their own pet account.

New Clients:
Fill out the New Client Form & bring it with you to receive $10 off your first visit.

Upcoming Events

  1. O.S.C.A.R. Adoption Day

    November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Santa Photos

    December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. O.S.C.A.R. Adoption Day

    December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm