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Your Visit to Animal Clinic & Hospital of Jersey City

What to Expect at Our Animal Clinic & Hospital

Over your pet’s lifespan, there may be numerous times you seek veterinary care. It is important to understand a veterinarian’s expertise and purpose in your pet’s life. The following information offers insight regarding how the veterinarians at Animal Clinic & Hospital of Jersey City will play an important role in your pet’s healthcare.

Communicating with the Veterinarian

Whether your pet’s visit to our clinic in Jersey City is a regular wellness exam or is meant to treat a serious illness, communication with the veterinarian is critical. You know your pet better than anyone else and spend adequate time with your pet, enabling you to verify abnormal behavior. During your veterinary visit, conveying any irregularities to the vet will allow them to create a diagnostic method that will best determine what is ailing your pet.

Prior to your pet’s veterinary appointment, you can create a list of any questions about pet behavior, nutrition, or changes in pet demeanor. The veterinarian is a trained expert in pet care and will be able to answer your questions during your visit.

Also, if you are new to pet ownership, be sure and inquire about the grooming, nutritional, and seasonal needs of your particular breed or species of pet. A vet can inform you of changes in local climate that will affect your pet, as well as inform you about how to adapt to these changes. They can also offer advice about how to properly care for your particular species or breed of pet.

Establishing open communication with your veterinarian allows you to better understand your pet and their needs and grants your veterinarian essential insight into your pet’s behavior and potential illness.

We are always willing to listen to your questions and concerns. Contact us today if you’d like to schedule a visit to speak with a professional in person.

Why Pet Owners In Jersey City Choose Us

  • Accredited and Recognized

    AAHA-accredited and proudly partnered with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE) to best serve you and your pet.

  • More than 6 Decades of Experience

    We have a love for Jersey City, the surrounding close-knit communities and its furry pets. Passionately dedicated to providing the best care since 1953.

  • Experts of Pet Wellness

    We are dedicated to discovering the root of your pet's health concerns, healing them back to health and continuing to care for them far beyond.

  • Educational Resource for Pet Owners

    Our vets are full of knowledge and are ready to share with pet owners. Beyond that, we provide resources that will help you make informed decisions regarding your pet's wellness.

Meet the Team

  • Lawrence  Buchholz, D.V.M. Photo
    Lawrence Buchholz, D.V.M.
    Larry Buchholz was born in Brooklyn and raised in Staten Island, NY. Being exposed to a diverse wildlife and a constant supply of exotic (and more usual) pets while growing up fueled a desire to become a veterinarian from a very early age. He received his undergraduate degree from SUNY Binghamton, and attended veterinary school in Ithaca, NY at Cornell University. During vet school, he was able to combine his love of drawing and love of animals, and has several drawings published in medical ...
  • Kimberly  Danaher, D.V.M. Photo
    Kimberly Danaher, D.V.M.
    Dr. Kimberly Danaher was born in Brooklyn, NY. She was a Biology major at Manhattan College and went to veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California. She now lives in Jersey City with her boyfriend, their two dogs Shadow and Pippin, and various other pets.
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    Turbo Pet Team Member

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