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973-940-2276
243 Newton Sparta Road
Andover Township, NJ  07860

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Monday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday: Closed

We close 12-2 PM Thursdays for our weekly staff meeting.

Inquiries will be addressed by the end of the next business day from submission

PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY OR YOUR PET NEEDS URGENT CARE, DO NOT USE THIS FORM


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Our Team

Veterinarians

Dr. Harvey Hummel

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Dr. Hummel decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine when he was a boy growing up in Bensalem, PA. He graduated from Bensalem High School and received his B.S. degree in Biology from Ursinus College. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received his VMD degree in 1995. Dr. Hummel resides in Andover Township with his wife, Jill, their children, Lauren & Dalton, and yellow lab "Popcorn." In his free time, Dr. Hummel enjoys travel, fitness, fishing and Philadelphia sports (Eagles, Flyers, & Phillies). He loves all kinds of adventures in the great outdoors and has recently served on the Andover Township Environmental Commission.

Dr. Shelley Parker

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Dr. Parker decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine when she was 8 years old. She grew up in an Air Force family and has lived all over the U.S. She graduated from Northern Burlington High School in NJ and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cook College at Rutgers University. She attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received her DVM degree in 2001. Dr. Parker resides in Wantage with her husband, Steve, their son, Carter, dogs Sachi and Opie, and several cats.  In her free time, Dr. Parker enjoys riding and showing her horses, Max and Finnegan.

Dr. Wendy Turner

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Dr. Turner joined our team in May 2013 as a part-time associate veterinarian, and as of Jan 1 2015, became full-time. She obtained her Bachelors degree in Biology at the University of Colorado, and continued her studies at Colorado State University, earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree in 2002. Dr. Turner resides in Mountain Lakes with her son, Francis, her dog Miles, and her cats: Fuzzy, Pippin and Merry. She enjoys long distance running, and is usually in training for a half or full marathon at any given time. Dr. Turner is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, having a special interest in the prevention and treatment of disease in our feline friends.

Staff members

Vanessa, CVT

Practice Manager

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Vanessa brings a wide breadth of knowledge and years of experience as a technician, teacher and manager in private practice as well as specialty practice, and as an adjunct faculty member for the Veterinary Technology program at Bergen Community College. Vanessa received her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology from Bergen Community College holds both a NJ certification and a NY license in veterinary technology. She has a special love for learning and teaching, is a natural leader for our staff, and has a bright cheery positive personality!  



Helga

Reception Team Leader

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Helga graduated from Fairleigh Dickenson University and holds a BS degree in biology. She has been a receptionist as well as an exam room assistant at AAH and has been a member of the AAH team for over a decade. Helga is especially good with clients and patients, and also a very patient (though strict!) instructor for new employees. In addition, in her new leadership role she will be providing guidance and leadership to the reception team. She also maintains quality control of our in-house CBC and chemistry analyzers, and monitors carefully the business we do with our reference laboratories.  Helga currently shares her home with 4 cats – Smokey, Casey , Jack and Toby.

Bonnie

Receptionist

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Bonnie has always loved animals and has 2 dogs, a cat and a bird. She has been married for 32 years and has a son and a daughter. After having worked at an insurance company and then for the Vice President of Marketing at a company in Morristown, Bonnie finds that working at a veterinary hospital is the most rewarding. Over the years she has attended several veterinary conferences and taken online courses through Penn Foster.

Jane

Receptionist

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Jane has been a receptionist at Andover Animal Hospital since 2010, and has always gravitated toward animals. She was fortunate to be able to spend two years in an animal care curriculum in high school, and worked three years as a Teaching Assistant at the Wayne County Career Center in Ohio, before moving to NJ. She is very attentive to detail and makes a special effort to ensure her clients are treated well and their pets get the best quality care. She shares her home with her husband, three cats and one bunny!

Shannon

Receptionist

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Bio coming soon!

 

Alyssa

Receptionist

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Alyssa joined our team in June 2018, as a receptionist. She has been an EMT for 7 years before deciding to take her love of helping people into the animal world. She lives with her lab/boxer mix Brinn, 3 cats Cookie, Diana and Lannister, a bird, Buddy and 2 fish tanks. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with family, friends or painting

Lisa, CVT

Veterinary Technician

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Born and raised in Queens, NY, Lisa had the opportunity to work at the Animal Medical Center right after graduating from LaGuardia Community College with her degree in Veterinary Technology in 1996. In 2002, Lisa made the move to Sussex County and continued her career as a technician. She brings with her experience in Emergency/Referral medicine from hospitals such as Oradell and Animal Emergency and Refferal Associates as well as general practice at Madison Animal Hospital VCA, to name a few. She has developed an interest in Emergency and Critical Care medicine and has a passion for patient care. Lisa is a Star Wars fan that loves cooking, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and her two cats Sith, and Skwrrl.

Hope, CVT

Veterinary Technician

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Hope joined the AAH team on March 5, 2018. She is a double credentialed technician with a CVT from NJ and a LVT from NY, her home state. She is new to the veterinary field and is constantly discovering new aspects of the profession that she enjoys. Hope is a Gilmore girls fan and also enjoys reading when she is not working or spending time with her puppy Cayco.

Ashley,  CVT

Veterinary Technician

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Ashley is one of our Veterinary Technicians, and joined the AAH team on Jan 1, 2015 as an Assistant.  She is a graduate of Bergen Community College's Veterinary Technology Program.  Ashley seems to have never-ending energy, willingly takes shifts to fill in for others, and readily accepts working overtime when needed. Ashley loves outdoor activities, such as fishing and hiking. She is also a very talented artist, her favorite media being pastels, acrylics and pencil. 

Tara

Veterinary Assistant

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Bio coming soon!




Miranda

Veterinary Assistant

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Bio Coming soon!