- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Holistic Veterinary Medicine
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house digital x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area.
At Animal Veterinary Center we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.
Dr. Shultz graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2003. Afterwards, she completed an internship program at the Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, Virginia where she rotated through multiple specialties such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, radiology, and dermatology.
Her interests include soft tissue surgery, emergency and internal medicine. She also practices Acupuncture and plans to further expand her knowledge in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in the future. She has been with the Animal Veterinary Center since July 2004. Her current residence is in Newark where she shares a house with her husband Dan, 2 dogs, 4 cats and 2 hamsters. Her hobbies include riding her Harley Davidson, outdoor activities, working out, and spending time with her pets and friends.
Dr. James Berg
Dr. Jim Berg grew up in Newark, graduated from Michigan State University in 1975, and has practiced at the Newark, Hockessin, North East, Hermitage Animal Hospitals before starting the Animal Veterinary Center in 1998. He is married with 5 children, loves his 3 Akitas and lives in Bear, DE. In the past, he has written weekly columns for the News Journal for over 10 years, produced regular TV spots on CN8 for over 4 years, and for more than 20 years is currently hosting a bi-weekly talk show on W.D.E.L. (1150 AM). This program airs the second and fourth Saturday most months in either the 9-10 AM time slot or from 11 AM-Noon.
Dr. Renee Boggs
Dr. Boggs is originally from Dover, Delaware. She received her bachelor's degree from Delaware State University. She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Her interests include small animal internal medicine, specifically gastroenterology, and veterinary animal behavior. Dr. Boggs resides in Newark, DE with her husband Ken, their two sons, and their dog , Doppler. Doppler is a German Shepherd Dog who Dr. Boggs adopted through a rescue organization in her first year of veterinary school. Dr. Boggs enjoys sending time with family and friends. She also enjoys spending time outdoors.