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Tranquility Veterinary Clinic

Tranquility Veterinary Clinic

17 Kennedy Road | Tranqulity, NJ 07879

Call 908-509-8849
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Preventative Care
  • Parasite Preventatives
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory Diagnostics
  • General Surgery
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Welcome to Tranquility Veterinary Clinic!
We are a full-service veterinary clinic providing the most current and reliable care for Sussex County's dogs and cats. Since our founding in 1974, it has been our mission to help each and every one of our patients live long and happy lives.

Our passionate doctors and staff strive to deliver the highest level of veterinary care the industry has to offer. Our team receives continuous training by attending yearly workshops and conferences, helping us stay up to date on the latest advances in medicine and technology. We offer many of the most modern and effective treatment protocols, including laser surgery, digital x-ray, and stem cell therapy.

If you are interested in how Tranquility Veterinary Clinic can serve you and your pet, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our friendly veterinarians. New clients are always welcome! Just give us a call - our knowledgeable reception staff is ready to assist you.

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Tranquility Veterinary Clinic offers a complete list of veterinary services with a focus on preventative wellness care. Tranquility Veterinary Clinic offers a complete list of veterinary services with a focus on preventative wellness care.
Since 1974, we’ve provided modern and reliable veterinary care for the dogs and cats of Sussex County. Since 1974, we’ve provided modern and reliable veterinary care for the dogs and cats of Sussex County.
We love what we do! We love what we do!
Dr. Christensen takes a peek at a Yorkie’s teeth and gums. Regular dental examinations are critical and a part of every wellness visit at Tranquility. Dr. Christensen takes a peek at a Yorkie’s teeth and gums. Regular dental examinations are critical and a part of every wellness visit at Tranquility.
Dr. Hewitt uses a stethoscope to assess a patient’s pulmonary health. Dr. Hewitt uses a stethoscope to assess a patient’s pulmonary health.
Tranquility Veterinary Clinic is fully equipped with advanced imaging technology like ultrasound and digital radiology. Tranquility Veterinary Clinic is fully equipped with advanced imaging technology like ultrasound and digital radiology.
Dr. Christensen uses a stethoscope to make sure the heart and lungs sound healthy. Dr. Christensen uses a stethoscope to make sure the heart and lungs sound healthy.
We have a modern diagnostic laboratory on-site! This allows our clinical team to return test results quickly and accurately. We have a modern diagnostic laboratory on-site! This allows our clinical team to return test results quickly and accurately.
Our top priority is keeping your special companion happy and healthy for a lifetime. Our top priority is keeping your special companion happy and healthy for a lifetime.
Our waiting area is bright, sunny and spacious. Our waiting area is bright, sunny and spacious.
Ear infections are quite common in dogs. That’s why we check for signs of inflammation and infection during every wellness visit. Ear infections are quite common in dogs. That’s why we check for signs of inflammation and infection during every wellness visit.
Using an ophthalmoscopescope, Dr. Christensen checks to make sure this dog’s eyes are clear, white, and bright. Using an ophthalmoscopescope, Dr. Christensen checks to make sure this dog’s eyes are clear, white, and bright.
Annual wellness exams are key to a happy and healthy pet! Every wellness visit at Tranquility is comprehensive, meaning we check patients from nose to tail checking for any signs of concern. Annual wellness exams are key to a happy and healthy pet! Every wellness visit at Tranquility is comprehensive, meaning we check patients from nose to tail checking for any signs of concern.
Does your pet have bad breath? If so, it’s time for a dental exam! Bad breath is one of the first signs of dental disease in pets. Does your pet have bad breath? If so, it’s time for a dental exam! Bad breath is one of the first signs of dental disease in pets.
Your family pet is in skilled and trusted hands at Tranquility Veterinary Clinic. Your family pet is in skilled and trusted hands at Tranquility Veterinary Clinic.
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Ryan Christensen, DVM
Ryan Christensen, DVM

Dr. Ryan E. Christensen received his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Monmouth University, where he graduated with magna cum laude honors in 1998. He then pursued his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating with honors in 2002 and immediately joining Tranquility Veterinary Clinic. Throughout his education, Dr. Christensen worked as a veterinary technician in several hospitals in New Jersey. While at Iowa State University, his experience focused on small animal medicine and surgery, including a surgical externship at the Nebraska Humane Society in Omaha. Dr. Christensen's professional interests include small animal surgery and laser surgery, and he is a member of the A.V.M.A. and .N.J.V.M.A.

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Linda Krotje-Wall, DVM, Diplomate A.C.V.I.M.
Linda Krotje-Wall, DVM, Diplomate A.C.V.I.M.

Dr. Linda Krotje-Wall earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. Following this, she was employed for five years in a small animal practice in West Hartford. Dr. Krotje-Wall went on to complete a Small Animal Internal Medicine residency at Iowa State University from 1985-1987, and then held the position of clinical instructor in small animal medicine from 1987-1989. In 1988, she received board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

In 1990, Dr. Krotje-Wall and her husband, Dr. Keith Wall, returned to Green Township to live on the farm where she grew up. Dr. Krotje-Wall works part-time at Tranquility Veterinary Clinic, where her special interests are general medicine, dermatology, and ultrasonography. Outside of the hospital she is busy operating a small beef farm. She also owns a horse and a black lab named "Happy

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Michelle Hewitt, DVM
Michelle Hewitt, DVM

Dr. Michelle Hewitt studied at the College of St. Elizabeth, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and then the North Carolina College of Veterinary Medicine, where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Upon completing her veterinary degree, Dr. Hewitt returned to New Jersey and joined Tranquility Veterinary Clinic, where she has practiced since. She is a member of the AVMA and NJVMA, and her special interests include renal disease, endocrine disease, dermatology, and geriatrics.

Dr. Hewitt enjoys working with the talented and caring staff at Tranquility, as well as working on a team with her accomplished colleagues. Best of all, she enjoys helping provide an excellent quality of life for pets and their families. A pet lover herself, Dr. Hewitt is the proud owner of two rescued cats and a rescued dog. In her free time, she volunteers her services at Father John's Animal House, helping pets in need.

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Sarah Jones, DVM
Sarah Jones, DVM

Sarah Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of New Jersey, and went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Most of all, Dr. Jones is elated to be a part of an amazing hospital team that truly cares about its patients and clients, and to serve a wonderful community of pets and people. She has areas of professional interest in behavior medicine and clinical pathology. In addition, Dr. Jones is Fear Free Certified in an effort to make veterinary visits a more pleasurable experience for pets and their owners.

In 2007, Dr. Jones began shadowing an equine veterinarian. Eager to learn more, in 2009, she started working as a laboratory technician at an equine hospital and shadowed at a small-animal clinic until it was time to attend veterinary school. In 2016, she completed a student externship at Tranquility Veterinary Clinic.

Beagles have been a part of Dr. Jones' family all of her life. It's her favorite breed! She currently has two beagles named Danny Boy and Sweetie, along with a menagerie of pets. Dr. Jones also cares for two horses named Charlie (a retired thoroughbred racehorse) and Charmer (a Chincoteague pony); three cats named Moody Meow, Ross Poldark, and Jingles; two goldfish named Ragnar and Rollo; and two beta fish named Dave and Oolong. Outside of the hospital environment, Dr. Jones enjoys crocheting, knitting, weaving, and other yarn crafts, and volunteering at Germania Park in Dover, NJ, a German-American culture club that holds events where the public can experience German food, dance, music, and traditions. She has also been a horseback rider for over 20 years.

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