Get Educated On First Aid For Your Pet

Get Educated On First Aid For Your Pet

April is the American Red Cross’ Pet First Aid Awareness Month and it's good to know that emergency situations can happen. If you find yourself in a scary scenario, please call our standard phone line 908-766-4211 to be patched to the doctor on call for the...

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11 Facts You Should Know About Heartworm Disease

11 Facts You Should Know About Heartworm Disease

At Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, we take heartworm seriously. In addition to heartworm testing, we also focus on heartworm prevention for your pet. Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of...

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Dog Bite Prevention and Awareness – Know The Signs

Dog Bite Prevention and Awareness – Know The Signs

April 9-15 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Preventing dog bites is easier when you know the signs to watch out for. It's good to know when dogs are feeling fear, stress, or anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a dog bite...

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How To Volunteer With Your Pet in Basking Ridge

How To Volunteer With Your Pet in Basking Ridge

There are so many ways to give back to the community in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and today we have some tips on how to involve your pet in the community service. You're a wonderful person and your pet is just like you, so this is a wonderful fit, right? National...

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Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease In Dogs

Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease In Dogs

All animals should be current on Rabies and Distemper. Basking Ridge Animal Hospital recommends vaccine titers in adult animals to check the status on the distemper vaccine. This way we do not booster the vaccine until the individual patient needs it. This reduces...

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8 Ways to Get Your Cat to Use the Litter Box

8 Ways to Get Your Cat to Use the Litter Box

Most cats surrendered to shelters every year are done so because of perceived behavior problems—primarily house soiling. And, most of the cats surrendered will be euthanized. This problem is prevalent in New Jersey and we want to do our part to fix it. It doesn’t have...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

Spring is in the air in Basking Ridge, and, as winter fades, you should keep in mind some potential pet health hazards that come along with the warmer temperatures. Our team is here to help with some tips on keeping your pet safe. Keep bugs away. Is your pet on a...

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Everything You Need To Know About Pet Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Pet Insurance

Health insurance: Whether you’re thinking about your own coverage, or you’re considering coverage for your dog or cat, it can be confusing and overwhelming. While we can’t tell you what to do about your own health insurance, here’s some information to ponder when...

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Tips For Leash Training Your New Puppy

Tips For Leash Training Your New Puppy

The team at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital wants your pet to be happy and healthy, even when they aren't ill. Just look we set good habits early on with their medical care, we want to help you set good habits for them at home. Many of us have done it: brought a new...

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Four Household Toxins All Pet Owners Need to Know About

Four Household Toxins All Pet Owners Need to Know About

The team at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital wants to make sure all pet parents are educated to keep their pets happy and healthy at all times. Poison Prevention Week is March 19 – 25, and if you own a pet, you’ll want to know about these items you probably have sitting...

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