Banfield Pet Hospital® Offers Free Physical Exams For Pets Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

November 01, 2012 • Portland, Ore.

UPDATE: To continue our support of those affected by the ongoing storms in the Northeast, Banfield Pet Hospital is extending the offer to waive office visit fees through November 18, 2012 for hospitals in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
More than 140 Hospitals throughout the Northeast Waive Office Visit Fees for Pets in Need
Portland, Ore.—November 1, 2012—To assist pets affected by Hurricane Sandy, Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world’s largest veterinary practice, is waiving office visit fees through Sunday, November 11 in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Virginia. The waived office visit fee covers a physical examination by the veterinary team; however, excludes any testing, treatments or medications. While not all hospitals are fully operating, Banfield is currently providing care in the majority of the Northeast and some of the hard-hit areas of New York and New Jersey, including:
-Manhattan, NY—517 E 117th St. / (212) 996-3238
-Brooklyn, NY— 238 Atlantic Ave. / (718) 522-0415
-Staten Island, NY—1520 Forest Ave. / (718) 448-5558
-Commack, NY—2160 Jericho Turnpike / (631) 493-3820
-Bridgewater, NJ—145 Promenade Blvd. / (732) 271-9105
-Secaucus, NJ—400 Mill Creek Dr. / (201) 348-1645
-Manahawkin, NJ—219 Stafford Park Blvd. / (609) 978-5005
-Brick, NJ—2 Brick Plaza / (732) 279-0444
-Woodbridge, NJ—865 St. George Ave. / (732) 602-1925
-East Brunswick, NJ—300 State Route 18 / (732) 432-8005
Although pets may not have direct injuries as a result of the hurricane, pets may display other physical symptoms such as diarrhea, reluctance to eat or go outside, general malaise, nervousness and other behavioral changes due to stress. If you have any concerns about your pet’s behavior or overall health, please contact the nearest Banfield Pet Hospital. To find a hospital near you, visit
About Banfield Pet Hospital®
Founded in Portland, Ore., in 1955, Banfield is the largest general veterinary practice in the world. In 2007, Banfield joined the Mars, Inc. family of businesses, and today we are more than 800 hospitals strong in neighborhoods across the United States. More than 2,600 veterinarians at Banfield are committed to giving pets the highest quality of veterinary care. Banfield hospitals offer a full range of comprehensive medical services, computerized medical records, preventive care plans for pets and extended operating hours. Banfield Pet Hospital helps extend the lives of millions of pets each year through Optimum Wellness Plans®. For journalists seeking more information, visit our press room at or contact our Media Hotline at 888-355-0595.