How To Take Care of Your Pet on The Fourth of July

How To Take Care of Your Pet on The Fourth of July

Does the community in Basking Ridge, NJ know how to celebrate the Fourth of July or what?! Who doesn’t love a good fireworks display? Well, for starters, your pet. While we understand and expect the loud bangs and booms of the Fourth, your pet doesn’t, and the typical...

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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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Are You Trimming Your Pet’s Nails Enough?

Are You Trimming Your Pet’s Nails Enough?

How often do you trim your pet's nails? For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was young, chances are you’ll have a difficult time doing it effectively now....

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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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Please Keep Your Kitty Away From These Foods

Please Keep Your Kitty Away From These Foods

Starting your pet with a healthy diet early in life is key to preventing illness later in life. Having a picky eater doesn't make it easy, we know! Cats can be picky eaters, so it's best to find the right food that they actually enjoy eating! Some cat owners resort to...

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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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