Toms River Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Administrator

    Melanie Parker

    Melanie was born and raised in Toms River. She earned her BS degree from Green Mountain College and Ocean County College. Melanie joined our team 8 years ago as a receptionist. She worked so well with our boarders, Feline Friends rescue cats and hospitalized patients that she was promoted to kennel supervisor. Melanie was then promoted to Dr. Richard Levine's assistant, and in 2011, she was then promoted to hospital manager. Melanie will do anthing to help pets in need.

    She has 3 cats at home, but considers all of our Feline Friends rescue cats her own. Her interests include being outdoors, anything creative, painting, camping, animals and vegetarian cooking.

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.

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital 197 Hance Avenue Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
(732) 747-3636

Jersey Shore Veterinary Emergency Service 1000 Route 70. Lakewood, NJ 08701           (732) 363-3200