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Welcome to MountainView Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Rockaway!

Experiencing a pet emergency? Call us immediately at (973) 709-8958!

Welcome to Mountainview Veterinary Hospital! Our veterinarian in Rockaway, New Jersey combines the most advanced veterinary medicine with outstanding compassionate care. We understand that coming to the vet can be scary for both pets and their owners, so our staff goes the extra mile to make you feel right at home. Not only do we offer the same comfort and love that we'd give our own family, but our location features the best veterinary technology in the business, including digital x-ray and ResQ microchipping.

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At Mountainview, we take time to meet with each patient (and their owners) to understand how we can best meet their needs. Our vets provide excellent veterinary medical advice based on you and your pet's specific situation. We offer a variety of options so that you can decide what works best for you. You won't find a more personalized animal hospital anywhere else in the Rockaway area.

Look no further than Mountainview Animal Hospital for your veterinary needs!

We love all animals, and each veterinarian on staff does their absolute best to provide your beloved pets with the care they deserve. As a full-service, independently-owned animal hospital, we treat both emergency situations and offer regular veterinary care, such as wellness exams, surgeries, or dental care. With decades of experience combined, our doctors expertly treat grave conditions and mild issues alike. We not only treat your furry family, but we welcome everyone in our comfortable clinic. Our waiting room is kid and pet-friendly, so you can all relax during your visit.

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We invite you to browse our entire site to get more information about our veterinary care. Our articles include important information about maintaining your pet's optimal health through nutrition and prevention. Understanding how to provide regular preventive care ensures your animal's quality of life, and that's important to us! We welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter to get tips and tricks delivered directly to your inbox. If you have questions about any part of your pet's health, just give us a call. We'd be happy to help.

Call us to schedule your appointment today!

If you're looking for the best Rockaway veterinarian, you've come to the right place. Call our offices at (973) 709-8958 visit our appointment request page to schedule an appointment today. And for after-hours Urgent Care services Monday through Friday, no appointment is needed although a call ahead is always appreciated.

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  • Dr. Elizabeth Boggier
    Owner and CEO

    My inspiration for making my veterinary dream come true was Larry Lion, a beloved stuffed animal I had at the age of two. When Larry’s string was pulled, he roared. One day, to my dismay, the string stayed out. Larry Lion was broken. My thoughtful babysitter at the time offered to take Larry home for an “operation.” I still remember feeling frightened for him, but my babysitter said not to worry. She’d take good care of him. The next day, Larry Lion came back home. He wasn’t able to talk anymore—they had to remove his “voice box” but otherwise he was restitched and as good as new. I could have cared less that he didn’t speak anymore. I had my best friend back. It was at that moment, I knew I’d one day become a veterinarian and take care of other people’s much-loved best friends. It’s been 40 years and I can still remember that feeling of pure joy.

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  • Dr. Caitlin Bell

    Dr. Caitlin Bell is from Rockaway originally and started working at local veterinary hospitals prior to attending veterinary school. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from East Carolina University in 2011. She went on to earn a Degree of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016, after completing her clinical year at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. 

  • Dr. Susan Loftin

    Dr. Loftin has been a practicing veterinarian since 1986. She graduated from a veterinary school in the Philippines and went on to study clinical medicine at the University of Missouri Veterinary School until her graduation. Dr. Loftin feels living in the Philippines for four years satisfied her sense of adventure and taught her how to be self-reliant.

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  • Dr. Terri Schneider

    Dr. Terri Schneider is Morris County, NJ born and raised. Starting in 1985, she worked in local vet hospitals starting as a kennel attendant, receptionist and vet assistant while attending Mount Olive High School and college.

  • Dr. Maryellen Voigt

    A Detroit native, Dr. Maryellen Voigt attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, and received a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture in 1984. She went on to attend the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Upon graduation, she honed her skills in a small animal hospital in central NJ where she continues to practice. Dr. Voigt's professional interests include ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. She holds advanced training in emergency preparedness as a member of both the Morris County Animal Response Team and Morris County Medical Reserve Corps. Also, as a USDA Federally Accredited Veterinarian, she can issue both domestic and international health certificates. What else can this wonder woman do? Why see pot bellied pigs of course? One of the few in the state who do! With a perpetual smile on her face and a perceptive sense of medicine, Dr. Voigt is a great addition to the Mountainview family.

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  • Dr. Alli Sommerkorn

    Dr. Alli Sommerkorn grew up in Rockaway, NJ. During that time, her mother was the president of an animal shelter, so animals have always been such a big part of their family. She went on to earn her Bachelors of Science in Biology/Animal Science/Equine Science from Rutgers University in 2011, and graduated cum laude! She then earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Illinois. Alli enjoys helping seniors maintain mobility and post op recovery and is certified in physical therapy for canines.

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  • "Dr. O, Dr. B, and Dr. L are absolutely amazing. The entire staff goes above and beyond to make sure Lucy, my wife, and I feel comfortable, safe, and well taken care of. Justine is our absolute favorite. She goes above and beyond. Can not say enough about Justine and how much she cares!"
    Danielb
  • "I would never take my cats anywhere else. The doctors are extremely smart and knowledgeable, kind and caring, and passionate about the wellness of our furry friends. I highly recommend MountainView!!"
    Toni L.
  • "I can't thank Dr. Loftin and everyone at Mountainview for their wonderful care of my Maltese, Roza Gracie!! From our first appointment to her spaying surgery everyone has treated Roza so wonderfully and with such loving care! In addition, they answer all my questions and are so thorough with explaining things! I am truly so glad I found them!"
    Anthoula
  • "Always a pleasant experience both the docs and the vet techs. Appointments typically run timely and everyone really cares about your pet."
    Andrewd

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Office Hours by Appointment

Rockaway Office

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Urgent Care

Tuesday:

7:30 am-8:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Urgent Care

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Urgent Care

Thursday:

7:30 am-8:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Urgent Care

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Urgent Care

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Close - Midnight: Telemedicine

Sunday:

All day through Monday 7 am: Telemedicine