Fischer Veterinary Hospital
877 Fischer Blvd | Toms River, NJ 08753Call 732-908-7999
|Monday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 3:00pm|
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Bird Vet
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic
- Exotic Animal Vet
- Reptile Vet
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
- New Pet Initial Visit
- Physical Exam
Fischer Veterinary Hospital, an affiliate of Ocean County Veterinary Hospital in Lakewood, is a full-service hospital that offers the highest quality medical care, surgery and dentistry for dogs, cats, small mammals, birds and reptiles. Our exceptional veterinarians and support staff are committed to providing your pets with compassionate, comprehensive care whether your pet's visit is for a routine wellness check and vaccinations or urgent care due to illness or accident.
Conveniently located in Toms River on Fischer Boulevard across from Shop-Rite, we're here Monday through Saturday for appointments, pet food and prescription refills.
Dr. Briggs is a 1992 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He joined the staff shortly after graduation and has never left! Dr. Briggs treats all kinds of companion animals and has a special interest in exotic pets. Memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), New Jersey Veterinary Medical AssociationAmerican Animal Hospital Association,(AAHA), Jersey Shore Veterinary Medical Association (JSVMA) (where he also serves as treasurer and was recognized by his colleages and awarded Veterinarian of the Year in 2006), Association of Avian Veterinarians, Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, and the New Jersey Herpetological Society. Dr. Briggs enjoys furthering his knowledge and skills through a variety of continuing education resources including periodicals, conferences and multimedia productions. In his spare time, Dr. Briggs enjoys spending time with his kids, working with computers and of course playing ice and/or roller hockey (Dr. Briggs is a native Canadian). He is also an audio/video/electronics nut and this hobby is perhaps his favorite pastime.
Dr. Billy Danowitz is a 2003 graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, which he attended after obtaining a BS degree at Penn State University. Following Veterinary School Dr. Danowitz completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), and the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA). When not in the hospital he enjoys spending time with his family: wife Caroline, daughter Faith, dogs Roxy & Janey, and cats Clousseau, Kato and Georgia. A die-hard Springsteen fan, Dr. Danowitz is interested in almost any type of sports, both playing and spectating, and is very fond of watching the races at Monmouth Park during the summer.
Dr. Pearlman is a Jersey Shore native having grown up only miles from OCVH. She attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and completed her DVM degree at the Univeristy of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the staff of OCVH in the summer of 2003 and is actively involved in all aspects of companion animal care. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and Jersey Shore Veterinary Medical Association (JSVMA). Prior to graduation from vet school, Dr. Pearlman spent some time managing a local animal shelter and rescued pets of her own. When not delivering excellent patient care, Dr. Pearlman has been known to blow through several rolls of film pursuing her photographic interests along with tending a beautiful garden.
Dr. Iaquinto earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 2003, which she attended after obtaining her BS in Animal Science at the University of Delaware. Following Veterinary School, Dr. Iaquinto completed a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ. Before moving to our area, Dr. Iaquinto was an Associate Veterinarian at Rutherford Animal Hospital in northern NJ.
Dr. Iaquinto is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association,American Animal Hospital Association , and New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association.
Away from the hospital, Dr. Iaquinto enjoys spending time with her family - husband, Stephen, daughters Abby and Emma, three dogs and four cats. In addition, Dr. Iaquinto enjoys cooking and traveling.
She is very excited to be working at Ocean County Veterinary Hospital and its affiliates. Dr. Iaquinto looks forward to getting to know you, your family and your pets!
Dr. Lorri Mitchell is a 1997 graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College at The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Upon graduation she joined Ocean County Veterinary Hospital where she was an associate veterinarian until 2007. After a 4-year hiatus in Virginia, Dr. Mitchell has returned to NJ. She a strong interest in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and has proficiency in ultrasound.
Dr. Mitchell is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association ,American Animal Hospital Association, and New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association, and is also USDA Accredited Veterinarian.
As a transplanted Canadian, Dr. Mitchell enjoyed southern living, but is now excited to be back on the Jersey Shore, seeing familiar patients and meeting new ones. In her spare time she is mom to twin boys, 2 cats, 2 Russian dwarf hamsters a rabbit and her dog Nitro!
Dr. Jenna Koenigstein graduated from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Massachusetts, in 2012, after receiving her Bachelor's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, in 2007. She worked as a veterinary technician at Ocean County Veterinary Hospital for many summers during her and undergraduate and veterinary school years and was eager to return as an associate doctor.
Dr. Koenigstein is a native of the New Jersey, growing up in nearby Toms River. She shares her home with her husband Steve, 2 cats, Charlie and Cameron, and her energetic Labs named Sammy and Nikki. In her free time, Dr. Koenigstein enjoys reading, cooking, running, and spending time with family and friends