Dr. Frezzo is an established veterinarian with over 19 years of experience.  She has been practicing in New Jersey throughout her veterinary career and has dedicated her services to the families and pets in Bergen County for over 16 years.

Dr. Frezzo grew up in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey and attended Paramus Catholic Girls High School.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst.  Since her graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University in 1998, Dr. Frezzo has worked diligently to promote the longevity, health and well-being of pets.

Animal Hospital of Hasbrouck Heights provides complete veterinary care for all of your pet’s needs.  Animal Hospital of Hasbrouck Heights offers high quality services in medicine, surgery and dentistry.  Dr. Frezzo combines traditional medicine with holistic care including pure essential oils, supplements, and laser therapy.  

Your pet’s visit to Animal Hospital of Hasbrouck Heights will include a complete physical examination, recommendations for preventative care and vaccines, education to prevent diseases, fleas, ticks, intestinal parasites and heartworm disease.   Advice regarding nutrition, supplements and behavior are also discussed. 

Our mission is to promote the best quality of life for your pet, extend his or her life and improve the family bond with your pet.  Dr. Frezzo is committed to provide excellent service and education to her clients.  She will care for your pet with compassion, treating him or her as her own.

Professional Experience

Banfield Pet Hospital – Paramus, New Jersey

Charter owner and Medical Director | December 2003 to December 2012

Owned, operated, and managed a highly successful small animal veterinary hospital for 9 years. The hospital grew to support 4 full time veterinarians and a staff of 16.

Animal Clinic of Bayonne – Bayonne, New Jersey

Associate Veterinarian, Part time and relief work | May 2001 to December 2003

Verona Animal Hospital, Verona, New Jersey

Associate Veterinarian | March 2001 to September 2003

Franklin Lakes Animal Hospital – Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Associate Veterinarian | June 1999 to February 2001

Newton Veterinary Hospital – Newton, New Jersey

Associate Veterinarian | October 1998 to June 1999

Community Animal Hospital – Morris Plains, New Jersey

Associate Veterinarian | August 1998 to January 1999

 

Veterinary Technician Expertise

Deer Creek Animal Hospital – Littleton, Colorado

Veterinary Ex-tern | April-June 1998

Assumed primary patient care for small animals, pocket pets, and wildlife. Performed necessary diagnostics, designed treatment plans, performed and assisted in numerous orthopedic and soft tissue procedures. Extensive experience in emergency medicine. Maintained daily client communication.

Animal Clinic of Bayonne – Bayonne, New Jersey

Veterinary Technician | June-August 1996, June to August 1988-1994

Participated in diagnosis and treatment of small animals and exotics. Assisted in all aspects of patient care. Educated clients, performed dental prophylaxes, venipunctures, catheter placements, and in-house lab work including complete blood counts, chemistries, urinalyses, cytologic examinations, and fecal examinations. Observed in evaluation and interpretation of radiographs. Trained and guided new employees. Extensive experience in surgery, patient monitoring and recovery.

Iams Company

Product Representative | May- October 1996

Educated customers concerning Iams products, distributed samples and promoted Iams Company pet foods in PetsMart, Complete PetsMart, PetCo, and The Andersons

Veterinary Center – Sunnyside, Staten Island, New York

Veterinary Technician | June-August 1995

Treated and monitored hospitalized patients. Assisted in examinations and surgeries. Monitored anesthesia. Performed dental prophylaxes and radiographs. Handled in-house blood tests, differential cell counts, heartworm tests, FeLV/FIV tests and fecal examinations.

Cats Only Veterinary Clinic – Columbus, Ohio

Veterinary Ex-tern | December 1994 to May 1995

Greeted clients, gathered patient histories, assisted in examinations and treatments. Administered oral and injectable medications. Performed urinalyses, fecal examinations and prepared outgoing laboratory tests. Enhanced communication skills.

The Seeing Eye, Inc. – Morristown, New Jersey

Veterinary Technician | June-July 1993

Managed Parvovirus Intensive Care Unit. Demonstrated strict isolation procedures. Instituted thorough disinfection protocol. Extensive skill development in catheter placement and fluid therapy.

Veterinary Center – Sunnyside, Staten Island, New York

Veterinary Technician | June-August 1995

Treated and monitored hospitalized patients. Assisted in examinations and surgeries. Monitored anesthesia. Performed dental prophylaxes and radiographs. Handled in-house blood tests, differential cell counts, heartworm tests, FeLV/FIV tests and fecal examinations.

Cats Only Veterinary Clinic – Columbus, Ohio

Veterinary Ex-tern | December 1994 to May 1995

Greeted clients, gathered patient histories, assisted in examinations and treatments. Administered oral and injectable medications. Performed urinalyses, fecal examinations and prepared outgoing laboratory tests. Enhanced communication skills.

 

Education

The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, June 1998

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, May 1994

 

Honors & Awards

  • Manchester Who’s Who, Recognition for outstanding business development and success, October 2005
  • Banfield Northeast Regional Award for Quality and Standards, 2005
  • The Ohio State University Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine, 1994, 1996, 1997
  • Bill-Jac Foods Scholarship, 1995
  • George Farley 4-H Scholarship, 1994
  • American Society of Animal Science Scholarship Award, 1994
  • Byron E. Colby Scholarship, 1990
  • Royal Arcanum Annual Scholarship, 1990
  • Wood-Ridge Scholarship Fund, 1990

 

Honorary Societies

  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, inducted 1992
  • Alpha Zeta Honorary Fraternity, inducted 1992
  • National Honor Society, inducted 1998

 

Certifications

  • New Jersey Veterinary Accreditation Program, June 1998

 

Authorship

Dr. Frezzo has written a book with Jan Jeremias entitled “SpOil Your Pet: A Practical Guide to Using Essential Oils in Dogs and Cats”.  This book provides ideas and methods on how to use Essential Oils to support your pet’s good health.  It is available on the Aroma Tools Website and Amazon.  Go to the book’s Website or  Facebook Page for the most up to date information.

Dr. Frezzo and her Co-Author, Jan Jeremias, have developed a unique mobile app condensed from the book. Now it’s easy to care for your dog or cat naturally—at home or on-the-go.

To download the app, visit Apple iTunes or the Google Play Store on your mobile phone.