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EMERGENCY   Open 24/7/365

(973) 788-0500

975 Bloomfield Ave., West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Jennifer Smith-Careaga, DVM

Emergency & Critical Care

Dr. Smith grew up in Butler and graduated from Butler High School in 2000. She received her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Seton Hall University in 2004 while working as a veterinary technician at AERA. She then went on to get her veterinary degree from Tufts University in 2008 and complete an internship program at New England Animal Medical Center in Massachusetts. She joined AERA in 2018 as an emergency veterinarian.

Dr. Smith is a member of the AVMA and NJVMA. She has special interests in emergency medicine, critical care, and pain management. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy hiking, traveling, and spending time with their cats Bee, Linus, Lucy, and Charlie.