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392 Kings Highway
Woolwich Township
New Jersey 08085

856.467.0050 Main
856.467.8668 Veterinarians
856.832.3242 Administration
856.467.9549 Fax

Joseph DeFulio, LVT

Practice Manager

Joseph DeFulio, LVT, Practice Manager

Joseph is the Practice Manager. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations in the hospital. Prior to accepting this position, he was previously the Manager of Nursing Staff and was a Nurse in the Department of Emergency and Critical Care. Before joining our team, he was employed as a veterinary technician at a small animal general practice for four years.

Although Joe enjoys most aspects of veterinary medicine, he has a particular interest in emergency and critical care (ECC). Some of his favorite aspects of ECC are: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, trauma, sepsis, toxicities, coagulation disorders, and transfusion medicine. From a management perspective, he enjoys team building and educating.

Joe has a Golden Retriever named, “Clover”. When not working, Joe enjoys spending time with his family and friends, running, and going on vacation.

Veterinary Certifications & Training

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Class IV Therapeutic Laser Certification
  • Animal Disaster Response (FEMA)

Organizations & Memberships

  • Association for Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE)
  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM)
  • National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
  • NAVTA Membership Committee
  • New Jersey Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (NJVHMA)
  • New Jersey Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (NJVTA)
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)
  • VECCS Practice Management Committee


  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum, Denver, Co, 2016 (Case Report)
  • New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians (NYSAVT) Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2016
  • New Jersey Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (NJVTA) Conference, Eatontown, NJ, 2016
  • International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS), Washington, D.C, 2015 (Case Report & Moderator)