Toms River Animal Hospital

Our Toms River Animal Hospital

Toms River Animal Hospital is a full-service companion animal hospital founded in 1956. We have been an AAHA-certified hospital for more than 50 years. Established in 1933, AAHA is well known among pet owners and veterinarians for its high standards for veterinary hospitals and pet health care. Our membership in AAHA helps ensure that your pets will receive the best care during their visits to our hospital.

Our services and facilities are designed to provide routine preventative care for healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pets age, and complete state-of-the-art medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime. Our eight doctors and more than 40 patient care team members use our more than 400 years combined experience in veterinary medicine to partner with our clients and help their pets lead long, happy, healthy lives. We strive to provide exceptional, individualized service to each of our clients and extraordinary care to each of our patients.

Upon arrival to our hospital, you will be greeted by a member of our reception staff. You will then be seen by one of our eight doctors in one of our five examination rooms. If your pet needs medication, we have a full pharmacy with a plantiful stock of veterinary medications. Does your loved one need diagnostics? We have a variety of options that can be performed in-house including digital radiographs (x-rays), ultrasound and echocardiograms as well as a laboratory capable of running bloodowrk on-site. Is your pet having a surgical procedure? We have a two-table sterile surgical suite on-site where your pet will receive optimal care from our technicians and surgeons. Your pet will be accompanied by a certified veterinary technician from their pre-anesthetic injections, through their procedure and post-operative recovery. During their procedure, you can find comfort in the fact that our certified technicians will use a variety of equipment to monitor our anesthetized patients during their procedure. Some of this equipment includes pulse oximeters for oxygen monitoring, EKG machines to monitor heart rate and rhythm, carbon dioxide monitoring of respiration, temperature monitoring to assure pets' warmth during surgery and blood pressure monitoring.

Although we hope that you are never faced with an emergency situation, our hospital is ready to handle emergencies at all times. We have a state-of-the-art oxygen unit, digital radiographs on-site (x-rays) with the capability to receive a board certified radiologist's report within twenty minutes, ultrasound and echocardiogram facilities, all on top of a laboratory to run bloodwork in-house.

If you would like to learn more about our facilities and the capabilities we have to care for your loved one, please give our office a call. We would be happy to answer any questions that you may have so that you may rest assured your pet will receive the optimal care they deserve during their time with us.


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 24-hour emergency care clinics.

Garden State Vet Specialists (732) 922-0011

1 Pine St. Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital (732) 747-3636

210 Newman Springs Rd. Red Bank, NJ 07701

Northstar Vets (609) 259-8300

315 Robbinsville-Allentown Rd. Robbinsville, NJ 08691


Animal Poison Control 1-888-426-4435