Vet Clinic

Vet Clinic Contact Info

Bldg. 3259 Gettysburg Avenue, JB MDL Dix

Phone Number: 609.562.6636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday  8:30am - 4:30pm*

Weekends & Holidays Closed

*Closed from 12:00pm - 4:30pm on the last working day of each month for inventory and staff training.

For Appointments:

Appointments are held generally 3 days per week on Mondays (except Holidays), Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Although we do not have appointments available every day, phones are answered and products can be picked up.

Please call 609.562.6636 to schedule.

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Our Mission:

The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Veterinary Services branch prides itself in our keen ability to successfully maintain the health and Deployability of the human and K9 active duty members while providing preventative medical care for your pets.

Our Veterinary Service Mission is extremely diverse. Our mission is essentially divided into 2 parts: Animal Medicine and Food services. On the Animal Medicine side, our primary mission includes providing full service veterinary care to all Military Working Dogs (MWDs). They are our K9 war fighter and they are out in the war zone as we speak saving lives.

It's our duty to keep them healthy and able to keep your war fighter safe so that they can one day soon come home. So we truly appreciate your patience when MWD procedures and emergencies may interrupt your pets care at our facility. Our mission not only services the MWD and his handler stationed at JB MDL and Lajes AFB in Azores, Portugal, but also many K9 and their Handlers from all over. Outside of our MWDs we are more than happy to offer you and your pets the best of preventative medical and disease control services. We are also improving and working hard to better serve our community. Thanks for your patience and support as we slowly but surely make improvements.

Concerning the Food mission we have the privilege of even ensuring all DOD food source is safe for you rs and your war fighter's consumption. That mission cover the greater metropolitan areas of NY, NJ, and PA. This mission along with the MWD mission often keep your installation veterinarian very busy traveling these areas and on many TDYs. Please bare with us as we work to improve our availability for you are your pet's needs.

We are constantly working to improve our access to care and our services. Many of you have have noticed our prices changes and some of the improvements we've made thus far. We are doing our best to ensure we provide you will continuity of care, better and more services across the globe. Remember we make changes with your best interest at heart.

Veterinary Services

Minor Sick-call:

  • Skin Issues
  • Ear Issues
  • Minor Eye Issues
  • Preliminary work-up for complicated cases

Wellness Examination

  • Healthy animal preventative examination

Health Certificate Examination

  • PCS
  • Conus Travel


  •  Rabies Vaccine
  • Canine/ Feline core and non-core vaccines
  • Other Services
  • Heartworm Test
  • Feline Aids/Leukemia Test
  • Fecal Floatation Test
  • ISO compliant Microchip (chip and implantation)
  • Deworming Pyrantel Pamoate
  • Nail Trim

Laboratory Procedures

  • Ear Swab/ear
  • Skin Scrape
  • Fine Needle Aspirate for mass ID
  • FAVN Blood Draw
  • Other lab procedures as related to sick call

Surgical Procedures

  • Canine Spay/Neuter
  • Feline Spay/Neuter
  • Small Mass Removal

Please note:  Only military veterinarians are authorized to perform surgery.  These services are very limited and wait time for these procedures could be in excess of six months.

Periodontal Therapy

  • Routine Cleaning
  • Extractions

Elective Diagnostics***

Ophthalmic Examination

Orthopedic Examination

Neurologic Examination

Otoscopic Examination

Abdominal Ultrasound

Prices are not listed because they are subject to change.  All prices are found in our customer Information booklet at the front desk of our establishment.