17 10, 2017

My Dog Ate My Candy, Oh No! Halloween Safety Tips!

By | 2017-10-17T19:44:46+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

Halloween is an exciting time of year with costumes, candy, and tricker-treaters.  Normally the spookier the better but let's not forget how scary this time can be for your dogs and cats.   With lights on the houses, masks, and frequent visitors to your door its no wonder our furry friends can be a little frazzled. [...]

13 10, 2017

Vet Visit Tip #2: Aggressive dog

By | 2017-10-13T16:07:33+00:00 October 13th, 2017|

  A dog or cat acts out of character in a hospital setting for a number of reasons. Pain, fear, a bad experience or the need to protect their human.  These can all provoke aggression, even though they may not be aggressive at home.  By alerting the staff they can take necessary precautions to ensure [...]

11 10, 2017

Shelter of The Month: Happy Tails Rescue

By | 2017-10-11T20:25:02+00:00 October 11th, 2017|

Adopt Don't Shop!!! Happy Tails was formed under the premise that all animals deserve a loving and caring home to call their own!  With tens of thousands of unwanted and abused animals in NJ, we are so fortunate that there are some many kind-hearted souls like those at Happy Tails rescue out there helping day [...]

9 10, 2017

Vet visit tips #1: There is no one like you!

By | 2017-10-09T22:05:27+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

No one knows your pet better than you! It can be scary at the vet and your pet might appreciate the comfort of having you with them There is a lot more information gained during a face-to-face conversation than connecting later via phone or email.  It allows you to see the information such as radiographs [...]

8 10, 2017

What Goes On in the Back!!!! A Vet’s Secret

By | 2017-10-08T14:45:20+00:00 October 8th, 2017|

What goes on in the back?  Nothing, the same thing that goes on in the front.  We do not treat your pets any differently.   When you do see what's in the back at MVH, I am pretty sure you’ll be impressed and I have a feeling you’ll come to understand that “we practice as if you're [...]

5 10, 2017

Veterinary Oath

By | 2017-10-05T20:42:57+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

"Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge. ​ [...]

3 10, 2017

Is it an emergency or not!

By | 2017-10-03T15:32:37+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

What to Watch For Any abnormal symptom could be a sign of serious disease, or it could just be a minor or temporary problem. The important thing is to be able to tell when to seek veterinary help, and how urgently. Many diseases cause dogs to have a characteristic combination of symptoms, which together can [...]

2 10, 2017

Breed of the Month: Shih Tzu!

By | 2017-10-02T22:04:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

History The “Little Lion Dog” originated in the 17th century in China and is believed to be a cross between the Tibetan Spaniel and the Lhasa Apso. She is a new breed to America: in the 1960s there were only 100 registered in this country! Their popularity rose quickly and they were recognized by the [...]