10 Sunset Road
Belle Mead, NJ, 08502


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Veterinarian & Hospital Owner

Dr. Christine Newman knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 11 years old, when her mother suggested it might be a less dangerous alternative to the police detective career she was intending to pursue. 

Dr. Newman received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, in 1984,... Read Full Bio »

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Dr. Carole Zydiak is a New Jersey native, born and raised in nearby Hillsborough. A brownie troop field trip to a local veterinary hospital in kindergarten proved to be a life changing event when little Carole, enthralled with the hospital tour, realized she wanted to become a veterinarian.

Dr Zydiak left New Jersey after high school to join the Gators at the... Read Full Bio »

Belle Mead New Jersey Veterinarians Nicholas Oakley


Dr. Oakley grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in life sciences in 2012 from the University of Prince Edward Island. He then went on to graduate with distinction, earning his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 from the Atlantic Veterinary College, located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

When Dr. Oakley isn’... Read Full Bio »

Belle Mead New Jersey Veterinarians Monica Smetts


Dr. Monica Smetts is originally from coastal New Jersey.  Her love of animals and interest in medicine led her down the path of becoming a veterinarian.

Dr. Smetts received her Bachelors in Animal Science from Rutgers University and went on to the University of... Read Full Bio »


She will be starting end of July.

Dr. Lauren Kwock is originally from central New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, a minor in Philosophy, and concentration in Nutrition studies from The University of Scranton, then moved down south to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from... Read Full Bio »