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392 Kings Highway
Woolwich Township
New Jersey 08085
856.467.0050 Main
856.467.8668 Veterinarians


  • Dr. Peiffer, Chief of Ophthalmology, works with service dog

    Free Eye Exams for Service Animals in May

    Categories: Events

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, During the Month of May, I am pleased to offer complementary eye examinations for all Service Animals at Saint Francis Veterinary Center of South Jersey. The 7th annual ACVO sponsored National Service Animal….


    Frostbite in Dogs

    Categories: Articles

    What is frostbite? Frostbite or congelatio in medical terminology is the damage that is caused to skin and other tissues due to extreme cold. When the environmental temperature drops below 32°F (0°C), blood vessels close to the skin….

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    Spotlight Cats: Healthy Skin & Coat

    Categories: Spotlights

    Coat and Skin Appearance in the Healthy Cat The general condition of your cat’s skin and coat are good indicators of its health. A healthy coat should be shiny and smooth, not coarse or brittle,….

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    Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs

    Categories: Articles

    Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs What is a disc, and what is its purpose? The spinal cord is one of the most important and sensitive organ systems in the body. If it is damaged, the….

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    Spotlight Reptiles: Proper Lighting

    Categories: Spotlights

    Reptiles – Proper Lighting Why do reptiles need UV light? A wild reptile may spend many hours a day basking in the sun, absorbing ultraviolet (UV) light; these wavelengths of light are necessary for the….

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    ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory

    Categories: Alerts

    For Immediate Release Saint Francis Veterinary Center Issues Winter Pet Care Tips to Ensure Health and Safety  Woolwich Township, NJ (December 20, 2013) – Saint Francis Veterinary Center has issued a winter health alert for….

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    Spotlight birds: Crop Infections

    Categories: Articles, Spotlights

    Crop Infections in Birds General Information Crop infections are common in pet birds, especially baby birds that are being hand fed. While not usually fatal if treated early, crop infections can be serious and result….

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    Spotlight: Allergies in Cats

    Categories: Articles, Spotlights

    Allergy – General in Cats What are allergies and how do they affect cats? One of the most common conditions affecting cats is allergy. An allergy occurs when the cat’s immune system “overreacts” to foreign substances….