Franklin Lakes Animal Hospital

754 Franklin Ave. Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
201-848-1991
In case of an after-hours emergency please contact the following emergency hospital:

Animal Emergency and Referral Associates
1237 Bloomfield Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone: (973) 226-3282

Oradell Animal Hospital
580 Winters Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: (201) 262-0010

 

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Getting a New Pet?

So you’re ready for your family to grow? Getting a new pet is always an exciting time – whether you’re adopting a middle-aged, abandoned dog or starting anew with a kitten. In every case, we’re here for you and your new pet today, next month, and in 10+ years.

Are you or are you about to become a new pet parent? Visit our New Clients portal to discover and learn all about what to expect, download essential new pet forms, and more!

There are many things for you to take into consideration when adding another furry friend to your family. Do you already have pets? What “tricks” will you (or should you) teach your pet? What kind of food should I buy? How do I make this affordable?

The first step is to make an appointment with your veterinarian so they can examine the pet and administer the appropriate vaccinations and do a few tests to make sure Fluffy is happy and healthy. While at this visit, it is important to talk to your vet about two things. 1. Microchipping. Approximately 20% of lost dogs and less than 2% of lost cats who were not microchipped were reunited with their families. When microchipped, 52% of dogs and almost 40% of cats were returned home. 2. Pet Nutrition. Feeding your new pet a healthy and nutritious diet is one of the most important things to do.

If you’re adopting or buying a baby animal, you should also start thinking about training. There is a plethora of helpful information out there on what you should teach your pet and the best way to go about doing this. Vetstreet, the ASPCA, and PetMD all offer themselves as informative and valuable resources.

Here are some more valuable links to help you along you and your pet’s journey:
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If you ever have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call our office at 201-848-1991. We hope you and your new pet create rich and fun memories together!

First exam FREE!
SCHEDULE NOW

Schedule before Nov. 15 and mention this ad. Limited to one pet per family.This offer is for first time clients only.