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No Cone of Shame Campaign


E-collars, a medical safety device, are a part of life for dogs and cats undergoing certain procedures here at our hospital. But this month, we’re giving you a chance to turn the “cone of shame” into something beautiful or clever … Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Satellite Coming to Maple Shade


We are excited to announce the opening of our first satellite location in Maple Shade, New Jersey! Continue reading

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Robbinsville Mayor Recognizes NorthStar VETS Milestones


Spring 2015 represented two very big anniversary dates for NorthStar VETS. April marked the fifteen-year anniversary of the hospital, while May represented the four-year anniversary of the opening the 33,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Robbinsville, NJ. As the team at … Continue reading

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A tiger with a toothache


Dante is a 16-year-old male Tiger living at the Popcorn Park Zoo. He has been a patient of Jennifer Kim, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) here at NorthStar VETS to treat his cancer. You can find out more about how we’ve been … Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: Finding the right type of food for your cat


This is a very personal answer and if you read on the internet there is a lot of different advice. Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: I’m-Yunity extract for dogs with cancer


This supplement does increase survival from 86 days to 199 days in dogs that have only had surgery at the 100mg/kg group. What hasn’t been published yet is the survival data for other dosage groups. Continue reading

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Update on the Malawi Project


Liz, the Director of Villages in Partnership, just returned from a trip to Malawi, Africa, to update us on the progress our veterinary team made there and had much good news to share! The farm looks very encouraging. Continue reading

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A Tribute to Rob Zombie


On Sunday, June 9, 2013, we said goodbye to our beloved hospital cat, Rob Zombie. For anyone who knew him, he was a very special cat and considered a part of our NorthStar VETS family. He came to us about ten years ago after being hit by a car as a stray. We fixed him up (that’s how he came by his missing eye) and kept him as our hospital cat. Continue reading

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Ask the NorthStar VETS Vet: Living with an anxious cat and long-term use of Prozac (fluoxetine)


There are many strategies that can be employed to try to manage these problems and what is ultimately effective will vary from pet to pet and be dependent upon a variety of factors (i.e. presence of underlying medical conditions, underlying cause of the anxiety, the patient’s unique environment, the presence of other household pets, etc.). Continue reading

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Watch out for these holiday threats to your pets


By knowing what the biggest holiday threats are and taking some time to create a safer environment for your pet, you can avoid a potentially life-threatening situation for your pet. As always, be prepared and know where your nearest veterinary emergency hospital is and how to get there, and have their phone number programmed into your phone or posted on your refrigerator. Continue reading

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