Tag Archives: Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Canine Distemper Deals Fatal Blow to Raccoons in Ocean County


Canine Distemper is currently running rampant through the raccoon population because they have no immunity to it. This disease can also affect pets, so it is advised that you visit your family veterinarian to discuss keeping your pet safe against canine distemper. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Laura Tasker, DVM, CVMA


Laura Tasker, DVM, CVMA is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this video, she talks about how horses got her into small animal medicine, the types of cases she sees, and what she loves about working at NorthStar VETS. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Barbara Maton, DVM, DACVECC


Barbara Maton, DVM, DACVECC is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about how her love of animals goes back to childhood, and how Critical Care includes many of the other specialties at NorthStar VETS. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Mo


Mo is a 7-year-old neutered male Greyhound who has a history of epilepsy and takes medication for seizure control. One evening he had a seizure, fell, and hit his left hind leg causing a large bruise, swelling, and lameness of that leg. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Vincent Patanio, DVM


Dr. Vincent Patanio is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care team at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, he talks about how he got into veterinary medicine, the kinds of cases he sees and how his interactions with clients make him a better doctor every day. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS


Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about how she ended up in veterinary medicine, the types of cases she sees, … Continue reading

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