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Cresskill Animal Hospital

Cresskill Animal Hospital

39 Spring Street | Cresskill, NJ 07626

Call 201-731-8158
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Convenient Appointment Hours
  • Exotic Animal Care
  • Friendly, Experienced Drs & Staff
  • Full Service Dog Grooming
  • New Patients Always Welcome!
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Declawing
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations

Welcome to Cresskill Animal Hospital, the premier provider of complete veterinary care for your pet.

Cresskill Animal Hospital has been serving Cresskill and the surrounding communities since 1989. Our veterinarians have established a reputation for high quality medicine, compassionate care, and forming a lasting bond with our patients, clients, and the community.

As part of the VetCor family of hospitals, we benefit from the medical expertise, equipment and facility resources, and employee talent of a national network of veterinary hospitals. At the same time, our hospital retains the unique character and identity that it is known for in our community.

Cresskill Animal Hospital delivers an outstanding experience for both you and your pet.

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Welcome to Cresskill Animal Hospital Welcome to Cresskill Animal Hospital
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Jaime B. Elia, DVM

Dr. Elia has been an associate at Cresskill Animal Hospital since January 2007. A native of New Jersey, she grew up in Tenafly where she continues to reside. Dr. Elia received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in 2000, her graduate degree from Cornell University in 2002, and her DVM from Ross University in January 2006. After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Elia practiced at Pomona Animal Hospital in New York before joining our team. We are so pleased she chose to practice here at Cresskill Animal Hospital!

Dr. Elia's medical interests include animal behavior, surgery and working together with her clients to provide a long lasting, healthy and enjoyable human-pet relationship. In her spare time she enjoys camping, hiking, horseback riding, and training both horses and dogs. She also likes to spend time with her friends, family, and many pets including a Doberman, a Maltese, two German Wirehaired Pointers, five cats, four horses, and fish!

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Nitzan Tal, DVM

Dr. Tal, an associate on Cresskill Animal Hospital's team of veterinarians, grew up in Israel and currently resides in Closter, New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree from Tel Aviv University in 1992 and her DVM from Koret School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. In addition to practicing at Cresskill Animal Hospital, Dr. Tal has also spent time practicing at Lefferts Animal Hospital in Richmond Hill, New York.

Dr. Tal's medical interests include internal medicine, endocrinology, soft tissue surgery and emergency medicine. She appreciates establishing close relationships with her clients and their pets. She also enjoys photography and spending her leisure time with her friends and family as well as her pet cat.

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Jacquelyn Arns, DVM

Dr. Arns has been part of the Cresskill Animal Hospital team since December 2009. Growing up in both Sussex County, New Jersey and Duchess County, New York, she now happily resides in Bloomfield, New Jersey. She attended SUNY Cobleskill and Cornell University, receiving her undergraduate degree in 1991 and then went on to pursue her veterinary studies at Cornell, earning her DVM in 1997. Prior to joining our team, she practiced in both New York and Connecticut. We are so pleased she chose to join us here at Cresskill Animal Hospital!

Dr. Arns loves meeting new clients and their pets! She has special interest in exotic pet medicine and is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. Outside of work she collects and shows model horses and will be running the 2010 North American Model Horse Show in Lexington, Kentucky this summer. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and live music, especially Weird Al Yankovic and They Might Be Giants (she even met her husband at a Weird Al concert!). She also loves spending time with her three cats of varying levels of obnoxiousness – Cody, Suzy & Kiko!

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Ashley Elia, DVM

Dr. Elia is the newest addition at Cresskill Animal Hospital, joining us in September 2011. She grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey and currently resides in Cliffside Park. Dr. Elia received her undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University in 2004 and then attended Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, earning her DVM in 2009. Prior to joining our team, she has practiced at the Banfield Pet Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts for two years.

Dr. Elia has special interest in dentistry, surgery and alternative medicine, acupuncture in particular. She is currently in the process of getting certified in veterinary acupuncture from the Chi Institute. In her free time Dr. Elia enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and staying fit and active. She loves sports and played varsity college basketball for four years at Wesleyan University. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new cities and cultures. Dr. Elia has two loveable pets�a black lab mix named Wesley (aka �Wezzy�) and a calico cat named Kaia.

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