Dorie Cappiello, VMD

              492 Prospect Avenue

      West Orange, NJ  07052-4112

                    973-736-7810

                fax 973-736-0284

        info@prospectridgevet.com

          HOURS

 MON       8:30 AM - 6 PM

 TUE        8:30 AM - 7 PM

 WED       8:30 AM - 5 PM

 THU        8:30 AM - 7 PM

 FRI          8:30 AM - 5 PM

 SAT         8:30 AM - 1 PM

 SUN            CLOSED


WE ACCEPT CARE CREDIT
APPLY ONLINE!

APPOINTMENTS MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE BY CALLING OUR MAIN #

 973-736-7810

WALK INS ARE DISCOURAGED BUT MAY BE ACCOMODATED IF THE SCHEDULE ALLOWS.  EMERGENCIES THAT ARRIVE DURING OFFICE HOURS WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT  WILL BE TRIAGED BY THE DOCTOR OR STAFF AND BE SEEN IN THE ORDER OF THE MOST SERIOUS FIRST.

FLEA
FLEAS AND FLEA DIRT

FLEA INFESTATIONS ARE AT AN ALL TIME HIGH THIS YEAR,  DUE TO THE HIGH HUMIDITY AND HEAVY RAINFALL, FLEAS, TICKS AND MOSQUITOS ARE AT THEIR HIGHEST NUMBERS IN THE PAST 10 YEARS.  STOP IN TO REFILL YOUR FRONTLINE AND HEARTGUARD PRODUCTS TO PROTECT YOUR PETS.  YOU CAN PURCHASE THESE PRODUCTS ON OUR VETCENTRIC ONLINE PHARMACY AS WELL.  CHECK OUT:

NEWS BULLETIN!

As of 1/1/11,

Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) Vaccine is required for all dogs boarding or admitted to Prospect Ridge Veterinary Hospital for any reason.  CIV is currently in New Jersey and many boarding facilities are requiring it for admittance.  If you are planning on boarding your dog, please call the office at

 

973-736-7810 

 

 to schedule vaccination.  There is an initial 2 vaccine series (separated by 2 weeks), so make sure to plan well in advance of boarding.  The series provides one full year of protection from this potentially serious and possibly fatal disease.

 


 

Patti Jurgensen, Office Manager, left, Dr. Cappiello , right Amelia Panico Photography

Doris A. Cappiello, VMD, owner and veterinarian, established Prospect Ridge

 Veterinary Hospital in 1992 with the goal of providing excellent veterinary services

 for patients and clients in a warm and

friendly atmosphere.  Each pet is treated as if

 it were our own and pet owners are involved in every aspect of their pets' health and

wellness decisions.

NEW CLIENTS!

To expedite your visit you can fill out the registration form in advance of your scheduled appointment. Click on the PDF link below, print out the registration form, then fill it out and bring it with you.  Don't forget to bring your pet's previous records and vaccine history with you. 

Document

For the safety of your pet and others, all dogs must be on leashes and all cats must be in carriers when you enter the hospital for any reason.  

Maggie, the Sulfur Crested Cockatoo, lives in our waiting room.  Check out the

"News and Events"

page for Maggie's story.

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