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Animal Emergency & Referral Associates (AERA) Celebrates the Grand Opening of New Specialty & 24/7 Emergency Veterinary Hospital

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On Saturday, March 26th, Animal Emergency & Referral Associates (AERA) officially celebrated the opening of their brand new specialty & emergency veterinary hospital with a grand opening event. The celebration took place in the hospital’s continuing education center and included hospital tours led by doctors and staff, food and drinks, a basket raffle, and other activities. Total event attendance was around 65 individuals, including members of the local veterinary community. Also in attendance were the Mayor of West Caldwell, Joseph Tempesta Jr., along with the city council president and another city councilman. 

Event sponsors included Hills Pet Nutrition, Antech Diagnostics and Sound Imaging, Wedgewood Pharmacy, Elanco and Hamilton Pet Meadow. 

AERA is located at 975 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 and offers advanced specialty in addition to 24/7/365 emergency veterinary care. The brand new 47,000 square foot veterinary facility is located less than a mile down the road from their former location. This newly constructed, much larger, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital allows us to offer expanded service capabilities to best serve the needs of the pets in our community. Founded in 1977 and AAHA accredited since its inception, AERA has been providing high quality veterinary care in the North Jersey area for over 40 years.

AERA features specialty teams in 24/7 Emergency and Critical Care, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, Diagnostics and Radiology. Some features of our new facility include:

  • Separate feline specific waiting area
  • 21 department specific exam rooms
  • Conference center for continuing education and community events
  • Indoor dog walk area
  • Client-facing pharmacy
  • Dedicated critical care/ICU suite
  • Separate feline ICU ward
  • State-of-the-art surgery center with 5 surgery suites
  • Advanced minimally invasive surgical and scoping capabilities
  • Advanced on-site diagnostics including CT and MRI
  • On-site linear accelerator for radiation oncology therapy
  • Independent bacterial & respiratory isolation wards
  • …and much more!

To learn more about our new hospital, click here!