Sea Girt Animal Hospital is conveniently located in the heart of Sea Girt, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Our goal is to meet and exceed the needs of our patients and clients, improving both the quality and longevity of their lives. We believe in educating our clients and working with them as a team. Our staff strives to be friendly, caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and professional. Our New Jersey veterinarians are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of medicine, preventative care, and surgery.
Sea Girt Animal Hospital in NJ, a five-doctor veterinary practice in Southern Monmouth County, was established in 1958. We are a full-service medical and surgical veterinary hospital, and our patients include dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, other pocket pets and some reptiles. We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. thru 6:00 p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. thru 1:00 p.m. and we are closed Sundays. In case of an emergency when we are closed, please call Garden State Veterinary Services at 732.922.0011. They are a 24-hour facility.
Over the years, we have undergone two renovations and our facility now includes:
- Five exam rooms
- Five wards
- 13 outdoor runs
- A fenced rear yard
- Surgery suite
- A dental room
- Treatment room
- Two offices
- An x-ray room
In addition to our skilled and caring veterinarians, we have six veterinary technicians, six receptionists and a practice manager. We boast longevity with our staff, spanning from two to 38 years, and we feel this creates a familiar, warm family atmosphere for you and your pet.
Our staff has over 175 years of collective experience. Our doctors are progressive veterinarians and complete continuing education classes each year to provide you and your pet with the very best in veterinary care.
Each of our veterinarians are skilled surgeons and three of them perform orthopedic surgery. In addition to a full, in-house pharmacy, we offer Hill’s prescription diets, heart worm prevention and flea and tick prevention for your pet and your home.
Sea Girt Animal Hospital first opened its doors in 1958 by Thomas Sollas, VMD. He converted the existing building into a veterinary hospital and completed two additions over the next 10 years. We were the only animal hospital in Wall Township and the surrounding area for many years. Marilyn Weber, VMD became an associate following her graduation in 1975 and purchased the practice from Dr. Sollas when he retired in 1988.During Dr. Weber’s ownership, she grew the practice from two doctors and six support staff to four doctors and 15 support staff, many
of whom remain employed here. Dr. Weber inspired loyalty and enjoyed longevity in her staff as well as her clients for as many as 30 years. Upon her retirement in April, 2011, the practice was purchased by the owners of Middletown Animal Hospital; Francisco Velazquez, VMD, an alumni of University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Michael Yurkus, DVM, an alumni of Tufts University.
Dr. Velazquez and Dr. Yurkus have advanced the practice even further over the past few years by incorporating laser therapy, digital radiography, including digital dental radiography, adding the latest blood chemistry technology to our in-house lab, upgrading and expanding our anesthesia and monitoring stations, as well as completing several aesthetic improvements.
Sea Girt Animal Hospital’s current owners value our 60 year reputation and intend to expand on that reputation by continuing to improve services and provide the very best veterinary care to your pet.
Please give us a call at (732) 449-9224 or schedule an appointment today.
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