The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

Unsure about your pet's vaccinations? At Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, we are here to educate you on the importance of vaccines and how critical they are to your pet's health.   How do vaccines protect my pet? Your pet’s immune system constantly defends their...

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Back-to-School Considerations for Pets

Back-to-School Considerations for Pets

As summer comes to an end, your kids will be heading back to school. While you may be looking forward to the peace and quiet, your hyper dog may have a different opinion about the change of pace. They will miss the long walks, playtime in the yard, and family trips...

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Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

In the summer, your goal as a pet owner is to enjoy the sun with your pet while keeping them protected from the dangers of heatstroke. You should still go outside to exercise and play with them but take some precautions when doing so. Here are a few ways you can help...

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A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

The 4th of July is a feared holiday in the pet world for many reasons. With very hot weather, fire and gastrointestinal hazards around food, and fireworks going off, your four-legged friend can encounter many dangers. Make your 4th of July celebration into a party for...

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Camping Tips for You and Your Pet

Camping Tips for You and Your Pet

Before packing up your tent and getting back to the outdoors with your furry companion, check out the following tips to ensure your next camping adventure goes smoothly!  #1: Take your pet on a camping trial run Have a trial run in your backyard to see how your pet...

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Are You Going to Foster a Pet?

Are You Going to Foster a Pet?

This June is National Foster a Pet Month, so you may be extra motivated to add a new furry member to your family. But do you know if fostering a pet is right for you and your household? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster family....

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Ways to Tell When It’s Time to Let Your Pet Go

Ways to Tell When It’s Time to Let Your Pet Go

Letting go of a pet when they've reached the end of their lifespan is incredibly difficult. It's even more excruciating to determine how to make that decision and when it's time. Here are a few indicators that can help you evaluate your beloved companion's quality of...

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Pet Microchipping Myths

Pet Microchipping Myths

We understand many pet owners are unsure how microchipping works, and because of this, many myths are floating around and it can sound a little scary. However, our team is determined to educate all pet owners on how important these devices are and how they can...

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Does My Pet Need Pet Insurance?

Does My Pet Need Pet Insurance?

Pet treatment can come with a hefty price tag, especially when your pet has a life-threatening illness. We understand the difficult dilemma of having to choose between putting food on your table and your pet’s necessary care. Here’s a couple of reasons how a pet...

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What Do I Do if My Pet Ingests a Toxin?

What Do I Do if My Pet Ingests a Toxin?

As pet owners, it's our responsibility to know how to respond in case our furry friend gets into trouble. Do you know what to do if your pet has ingested or been exposed to a potentially toxic substance? Don't panic! The team at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital put...

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