At least one boarding kennel in the northern New Jersey area was recently affected by an outbreak of “kennel cough.” This generic term can refer to any of several viral or bacterial pathogens. Dr. Lori Walker and Dr. Ted Spinks of Animal Hospital of Sussex County collected vaccine data from affected dogs as well as sent […]
The Animal Hospital of Sussex County has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The Animal Hospital of Sussex County earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. Unlike human hospitals, not all animal […]
Heartworm disease in dogs is nothing new. In fact, the American Heartworm Society was established in 1974 to help further education and awareness about this nasty parasite and the dangers it poses to our dogs and cats. Even more concerning is that this disease is on the rise nationwide, making it something that needs to […]
Recently, there’s been a lot of news in New Jersey with vets warning about increased instances of the disease leptospirosis in dogs due likely to the milder winter we had. The disease is potentially serious, caused by the bacterium Leptospira interrogans. Because of this increased risk, we’ve put together this list on what you need […]
In case you missed it, we made the news, and were on the front page of the New Jersey Herald yesterday. We were featured for our pet photos with Santa, which was a huge success! Check out our feature article and some great photos here: http://www.njherald.com/20161212/animal-hospital-hosts-pet-photos-with-santa#.
Pet ownership comes with a lot of responsibilities, and routine veterinary care as well as injury and illness management are a large part of those costs. Understanding pet insurance is a good step to determining if – and what – coverage is right for you and your pet. Being prepared before something happens ensures that […]