Freehold Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Administrator

    Tara Hart

    Prior to becoming the Hospital Administrator at Freehold Animal Hospital, Tara worked as the Technician Supervisor at VCA Madison Animal Hospital. With previous studies in Veterinary Technology and Biology, strong dedication and a deep compassion for animals, Tara successfully developed the general practice skills and ability to cross train in all working areas of the hospital. Tara is originally from Chatham, NJ and currently resides in Morristown. She is the proud mommy of 3 chihuahuas, a miniature pinscher, two cats and a rose-breasted cockatoo. Her motto is "to treat every pet as if they were your own." Tara strives to continually improve patient care within the hospital. In her spare time, Tara enjoys assisting in the aid and fostering of needy animals, hiking with her dogs and going to dog parks, traveling, dining out and the shore.

  • Office Manager

    DeAnna Pistola


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

 RedBank Veterinary Hospital- 732.747.6562 197 Hance Avenue, Tinton Falls, N.J. 07724

Garden State Veterinary Specialists- 732.922.0011 One Pine Street Tinton, Falls, N.J. 07753

NorthStar VETS- 609.259.8300 315 Robbinsville Allentown Road, Tinton Falls, N.J.