Researchers Find Link Between Certain Genes & Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
Did you know that our very own Dr. Christman is an author?!
A few years ago, he co-authored Honey, Have You Squeezed the Dachshund?, a book about how to care for Dachshunds with Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD).
Recently, researchers at the University of California, Davis found a potential link between certain genes and IVDD and Dr. Christman wrote about it.
Check out his Medium article here.
Brick Town Veterinary Hospital Now Offers Feline-friendly Hours!
Our satellite practice, located at 249 Chambers Bridge Road, Unit 3, Brick, NJ 08723, now has a whole day dedicated to our feline friends!
Schedule an appointment for your cat any Purrs-day (Thursday) from 8 am - 7:30 pm, and they'll enjoy a feline-friendly environment.
Check Out Dr. Christman's Interview with Pet Lovers Centre
At Brick Town Veterinary Hospital, we want to make sure that your pets are living their most healthy, comfortable lives.
For some cats, dry skin can get in the way of their comfort.
Dr. Christman was recently consulted for a Pet Lovers Centre article on the subject of dry skin in cats. Check out the article All You Need To Know About Dry Skin On Cats And How To Treat It (+ Expert Tips) to read his advice.
For more information, please give us a call at (732) 410-4144.
We Had a Wonderful Time at This Year's Weiner Walk!
On April 28th, Brick Town Veterinary Hospital held our second annual Weiner Walk in Asbury Park.
Dachshund lovers from near and far joined us to help raise $400 for Doxie Rescue.
Brick Town Veterinary Hospital would like to extend a warm thank to Wonder Bar for hosting our "yappy hour."
Jeff Norris' Comedy of the Stars
Do you love animals? What about comedy?
Join us for a night of laughter to support a great cause!
Support our Molly Marie Angel Fund for sick and homeless animals by attending Jeff Norris' Comedy of the Stars on March 23, 2019 at the Manasquan Elks.
Construction is underway on a new satellite office location, an outpatient-style clinic, for Brick Town Veterinary Hospital. It will be located in the strip mall right next to our main facility.
Features will include three new exam rooms, which will help reduce wait times, offer additional parking, and allow us to see more patients!
Brick Town Veterinary Hospital to Host Free Pet Food Pantry
As you know, Brick has been affected by severe flooding. Some of our clients have been displaced and many others are in need of both pet food and other supplies.
Because of that, we're going to be hosting a FREE Pet Food Pantry which will most likely be held this Saturday, August 18th, at the satellite clinic next door to our main location at 251 Chambers Bridge Rd. Pet owners can pick up food and other donations between 9:00AM and noon.
Click here to learn more about the food pantry as well as what precautions you should be taking for your pet(s) during this time.
Save on Pet Dental Care Services!
Get 15% off all pet dental services through January, February and March 2018!*
Dental Health Month is rapidly approaching in February, and at Brick Town Veterinary Hospital our discount has been extended from January to end of March 2018 (excluding the dental referral specialty practice).
Learn about the The Why, Who, How & Where of Pet Dentistry and why your dog or cat's dental health is so important.
Make that bacteria-laden smelly breath a thing of the past! Come celebrate your pet’s smile with us.
Annual Benefit Event for Homeless & Sick Animals
Join Brick Town Veterinary Hospital for our 6th Annual Molly Marie Angel Fund Event on October 7th, 2017.
All proceeds from the event will benefit sick and homeless pets. The event will feature comedians Gemini and Patty Rosborough as well as special guest appearances by Lou & Liz, radio hosts of 94.3 fm Morning Show.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m; there will also be a cash bar available.
The event will be held at:
17 Stockton Lake Blvd
Tickets for the comedy show are $25 and only $40 when you include dinner. These can be purchased right at Brick Town Veterinary Hospital or by calling 732-477-944.
Buy Local Artwork & Change a Shelter Animal’s Life
We have partnered with local Bricktown 5th and 6th graders to help them raise money for their charity campaign “Adopt for Love.” These talented kids have painted, sketched and framed drawings of shelter pets that need homes.
Our waiting room is now an art gala – you can view the artwork and even purchase a piece right at Brick Town Veterinary Hospital. All proceeds will benefit Jersey Shore Animal Center and Monmouth County SPCA. Please consider donating!
Thank you to our young and talented artists. We commend you on making a difference in the lives of shelter animals!
Learn more about Adopt for Love and Brick Town Veterinary Hospital's partnership here.
Pet Dental Special
Get 15% Off Pet Dental Cleanings January-March, 2017!*
|Take advantage of our
'Winter Whitening Sale'!
Did you know that dental health is an important part of your pet's overall wellness routine? It is estimated that nearly 80% of pets have some level of dental disease, a condition that can cause serious and expensive consequences if not managed properly.
The veterinarians at Brick Town Veterinary Hospital want to give you and your pet dog or cat something to smile about. Book a dental cleaning from January through March 2017 and receive 15% off.*
Call us today at (732) 477-9440 to book an appointment for your pet!
Social Media Helps Senior Pet Find Furever Home
As many of you know, Dr. Christman has a passion for helping better the lives of homeless pets in our area. Jesse, a 10 year old dachshund was surrendered because his owners were moving. This was incredibly traumatic for the dog as he would not eat or play in the hopes that his owners would come back for him.
Pets & Parasites Webisode
In this webisode, Drs. Adam Christman and Patricia Leff of Brick Town Veterinary Hospital, delve into a popular summertime topic for pet owners — Parasite Prevention.
Dr. Christman begins with a discussion of ectoparasites (parasites that live on a pet's skin, such as fleas and ticks) and endoparasites (parasites that live inside a pet, such as roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms). He also explains whether you should use a topical versus an oral preventative.
Finally, Dr. Christman gives a detailed overview of the most popular products on the market for the prevention of fleas, ticks, heartworms and other parasites, including:
- Frontline Plus
- K9 Advantix
- Scalibor (tick collars)
Listen to Dr. Fiorito on 'A Paws for Your Pet'
Dr. Fiorito of our Brick Town Veterinary Dental Referral Service has been asked to appear monthly as a guest on an NBC affiliate radio program, A 'Paws' for Your Pet with Lorry Young. The program airs on Sunday afternoons on WMVB 1440 AM.
In the segment, Dr. Fiorito details various topics in veterinary dentistry and answers questions from callers on dental problems that their pets might be experiencing.
The radio show is made possible and sponsored by Jersey Shore Compounding Pharmacy.
Click the Play button at left to listen to the broadcasts.
(Interview begins at 9 minute mark.)
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An Inside Look at an Animal Shelter with Dr. Christman
"The Doctor Christman Show" Takes You Behind the Scenes at a Local Animal Shelter
Wonder what it takes to care for animals in need? Our very own Dr. Adam Christman takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Jersey Shore Animal Center in Brick, NJ. You'll get to meet some adorable dogs and cats that are in desperate need of their forever homes as well as several hard-working and dedicated team members, including volunteers, that keep the shelter up and running.
In this episode of "The Doctor Christman Show," you'll also get a glimpse at the many challenges facing animal shelters. Dr. Christman also discusses the benefits of adopting from a shelter — did you know that for the price of adoption, you are really getting about $600 worth of veterinary services? Most pets from shelters have been examined, microchipped, and spayed/neutered before you take them home.