- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
- New Pet Initial Visit
- Physical Exam
Welcome to RegionalVet!
Regional Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center is an integrated animal health system comprised of three centers of excellence:
Total Health & Preventive Center
Illness & Emergency Center
Specialty Service Center
Home to South Jersey's top veterinary professionals, RegionalVet treats more than 10,000 cats and dogs every year. RegionalVet is where the highest standards in veterinary medicine meet warmth and compassion.
Once known only as Black Horse Pike Animal Hospital, in a small clinic with less than ten employees, RegionalVet existed only in the minds of two very progressive doctors. Now the region's leading Medical directors, Dr. William Griffin and Dr. Christopher Lindquist are changing the face of Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Medicine by offering unparalleled client service, patient care standards of excellence, and an integrity based code of referral conduct.
Our Mission Statement:
As the human animal bond strengthens, pets are increasingly considered family members by our clients, the role of the Veterinary Health Care Team must evolve to provide exemplary care, education and service for our patients and their families. Since our patients cannot speak for themselves, we must speak for them. Regional Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center, and our Health Care Team will set the standard for patient care, client education and client service. This can only be accomplished by educating our clients as to what the best care is for their best friends. To achieve these goals we must first set the standards by which we will function as a Health Care Team.
The following five core values must be present in every individual that hopes to be a successful member of the RegionalVet Health Care Team.
Co-owner and Medical Director Dr. William Griffin graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Griffin was on the Dean's List and was the recipient of the Small Animal Medicine Award for high proficiency in canine and feline medicine.
As classmates at the University of Pennsylvania, both Dr. Griffin and Dr. Lindquist were accepted into a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at the University of Pennsylvania for advanced training in medicine, emergency surgery and critical care. Joining their passion together, they have built The Black Horse Pike Animal Hospital into the region's premier 24 hour emergency and specialty center.
Dr. Griffin, a member of AAHA, AVMA and Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, his daughter, and their cats and dogs.
“Supporting the staff and allowing them to shine, is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job!”
~ Dr. Christopher Lindquist, VMD
Dr. Lindquist is not only Co-owner and Medical Director of RegionalVet, but as Chief Culture Officer, he is responsible for shaping the culture of the hospital. Dr. Lindquist promotes individual leadership, teamwork, and maintains the core values of RegionalVet.
Dr. Lindquist is also a Facilitator at the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Experience. The Veterinary Leadership Experience is designed to empower veterinary students to take responsibility for their future. This event teaches students the concepts of servant-leadership, emotional intelligence, teamwork, communication and so much more!
Dr. Lindquist graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated Magna cum laude and received the Small Animal Surgery Award for high proficiency in canine and feline surgery. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, sons, dogs and horses and in his free time enjoys sports and fitness, including Russian Kettlebell and Combat Conditioning, of which he is a certified coach and instructor.
The next time your pet is here to see Dr. Lindquist, be sure to ask him about his appearance in National Geographic’s, “A Treasure Ship’s Tragedy.”
Board certified internist, Dr. Sally Bissett is a veterinary graduate of the University of Melbourne in Australia with a Master's degree in Small Animal Gastroenterology & Nutrition from Massey University in New Zealand. Dr. Bissett is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). She completed her residency at The University of Pennsylvania and has 12 years of experience as a small animal internist. Dr. Bissett has worked in academic practice at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Sydney (Australia) and most recently as an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.
In addition to her primary professional interests in small animal gastroenterology and general internal medicine, Dr. Sally Bissett enjoys swimming, gardening, reading and spending time with her husband, two daughters and newly adopted Beagle-cross "Chester".
Megan King, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She completed a medical and surgical internship, and then her residency in cardiology, at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital. Dr. King received her board certification in Cardiology in 2006.
Dr. King has expertise and advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired heart disease, congestive heart failure, pericardial effusion, pulmonary disease, and pleural space disease.
Dr. Spiegel received his Bachelor's of Science from Muhlenberg College in Allentown PA. He attended The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene where he earned a Masters Degree in health science, (public health) After receiving his veterinary medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, magna cum laude, and a member of the Phi Zeta veterinary honor society, Dr. Spiegel completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. From there he went to the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, where he completed a residency in allergy and dermatology. After completing the residency, Dr. Spiegel passed the A.C.V.D credentialing examination for board-certification in dermatology.
Dr. Spiegel is a member of several veterinary-related associations including the American College of Veterinary Dermatology , the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, American Veterinary Medical Association , the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a member of the prestigious human-based association, the American Academy of Dermatology . He specializes in the diagnosis and management of allergies and diseases affecting an animal's skin, ears, feet and hair coat.
Dr. Spiegel veterinary-related interest includes otology, pyoderma, managing allergies, auto-immune skin disease, parasitology, and dermatology-related pharmacology (topical and oral therapies).
“The best feeling in the world is knowing that as a veterinarian, I can greatly improve the health and quality of life of our patients.” - Dr. Kristan Slotterback.
As a little girl, Dr. Slotterback brought home every animal library book that she could find. She always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Her passion lies in preventative medicine and educating clients on how to best care for their pets. She also has strong interests in dentistry, internal medicine, and dermatology.
Some of Dr. Slotterback’s most rewarding cases have been her geriatric oral surgery and dentistry patients who are now acting like puppies and kittens again after their surgery!
Dr. Slotterback graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Before beginning her career in private practice, she completed a one year internship in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine in Newark Delaware.
Originally from Pennsylvania, she currently resides in West Deptford with her husband, young daughter, and three dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, reading, scrapbooking, and wine tasting.
If you’re looking for a veterinarian who is passionate about animals and will ensure that you are well educated on the best ways to care for your best friend, Dr. Slotterback is the vet for you!
Dr. Tobi Maser Koko received her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from American University in Washington, D.C., and her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. From there, Dr. Maser went on to the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine to complete her post graduate clinical year rotation. Since her rotation, Dr. Maser has worked in several animal hospitals in Pennsylvania and New York, where she has practiced emergency medicine and has lectured technicians in critical care management.
Dr. Maser currently practices preventative and emergency medicine. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Maser currently lives in the city with her husband and her dog Osher.
Since her graduation from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999, Dr. Jennifer Morris has been committed to providing the dogs and cats of Southern New Jersey with the most compassionate level of veterinary care. Known for her exceptional knowledge of canine and feline reproduction and pediatrics, Dr. Morris works vigorously with a large number of breeders in the Washington Township area to ensure optimal wellness for all of our community's dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Together, the team of doctors at RegionalVet they are looking forward to always providing the best care for your best friend.read more
“I love working at a hospital that can provide around the clock care for animals that need it and to be there to help make a difficult time for animals and their owners as painless as possible.”
~ Dr. Margaret Fordham
In 1992 Dr. Margaret Fordham graduated with honors from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. She started her career in a mixed animal practice in Connecticut but soon became interested in emergency medicine and became an emergency doctor in 1994.
In addition to her work in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Dr. Fordham has long had an interest in exotic pet medicine. She completed a Residency in Pet Exotic Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and taught as a clinical instructor there from 2008-2010. She is an adjunct professor of Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery at Saint Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grand Cayman and a consultant for the exotic patients for Best Friend’s Animal Society in Angel Canyon, Utah (as seen on the Animal Planet show “Dogtown”).
During some of her free time, Dr. Fordham cares for exotic pet patients through a veterinary hospital in Philadelphia. She and her son live in Princeton with a dog (a pug named Chimichanga) and a cat (named Tintin).