Meet Our Team

We’re dedicated to your pet’s health.

Better medicine through a team-oriented approach.

The veterinary team is why we are successful. This team is made up of a diverse group of individuals with varying credentials, backgrounds, personalities, qualities, and skills. All of this contributes and enhances our successful practice. What we all share is the continued desire to push the medical and customer service envelope, improving the health and well being of your four-legged family members, and thus improving our lives as well.

Michael Tokiwa, DVM

Michael Tokiwa, DVM

Owner / Veterinarian

Michael “Dr. T” Tokiwa is the owner and Medical Director at The Animal Hospital. A self-proclaimed CanAsian, he graduated from The Atlantic Veterinary College in beautiful Prince Edward Island. His passion has always been to change the landscape of the profession: embracing the latest technologies, medical and management changes that not only help improve the medicine we practice but also help with the quality and lifestyle of the people within the profession.

Dr. Tokiwa is also a media personality. As host of the Your Pet Matters Radio show Saturday mornings at 10 AM, he brings the people that treat, train and help your pets into your living rooms. HIs YouTube videos provide a great viewing experience into the lives of those who treat and increase the human-animal bond of our furry legged family members.

Outside of work, his interests are varied. Equally permeating his life are the joy of Family, pets, music, and exploring new projects and hobbies. He’s equally at home riding his motorcycle, playing Nerf /Anki/video games with his son, jamming on his drum kit, or jogging with his Golden, Holly.

Charles Schwirck, DVM

Charles Schwirck, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Charles Schwirck has been part of the Hillsborough and surrounding community for a long time. He is the former owner of Hillsborough Veterinary Hospital, and after Red Bank purchased it, he stayed on as the Medical Director and later as a Recruitment specialist for Compassion First. His passion has always been to be on the clinical side, and we are excited and grateful that he’ll be spending some of his free time with us. Charlie also has a home visit business called Sourland Pet Health.

To learn more about this service, please visit www.sourlandpethealth.com 

Dr. Ryan Keegan
Dr. Ryan Keegan

Cardiologist

Ryan Keegan is a board certified veterinary cardiologist. His Mobile Cardiology business services most of the referral and surrounding practices in the area.

Dr. Keegan is happy to provide his services managing your pets that have heart disease. As a mobile service, Dr. Keegan comes to our hospitals, performs a full cardiac exam on your pet, and then discusses the case directly with you. He also is skilled at performing cardiac ultrasounds and helps our doctors review chest radiographs, blood pressure reading and ECG’s to get a complete cardiac diagnosis of our cardiac patients.

Outside of work, Ryan spends time with his wife, cat and a pack of dogs.

To learn more about Ryan, please visit www.veterinarycardiologyservices.com

Dr. Dennis Ting

Dr. Dennis Ting

Surgeon

Dennis Ting is a board certified veterinary surgeon. His face is familiar among many of the surround practices in the area. Dennis provides us with orthopedic surgical services as well as difficult or oncology-related soft tissue surgery. As a mobile surgeon, Dr. Ting comes to our practice, meets with you, performs an orthopedic exam on your pet, and determines with you the best surgical options. In addition to orthopedic surgeries, Dr. Ting is skilled in soft tissue surgeries that may be beyond the scope of a general practitioner. These surgeries are also performed on site, under the care of our Doctors and Dr. Ting.

To learn more about Dennis, please visit www.princetonveterinarysurgery.com

Dr. Debra Ward

Dr. Debra Ward

Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Ward is a board certified internal medicine specialist, and has a vast experience in dealing with difficult cases. She has a great reputation in our area for providing mobile ultrasound and internal medicine consultation. Dr. Ward provides ultrasounds and consults right here within our practice.

Kim Sickoria

Kim Sickoria

Lead Nurse

In Loving Memory of Kim Sickoria Hancaviz

Kim was the head technician at the Animal Hospital. She graduated from the College of Saint Elizabeth in 2010 with a Major in Biology and minored in Chemistry. After teaching high school for one year, she decided that animals were her passion and obtained a degree in Veterinary Technology from Camden County College in 2013. She played an integral part in the development of the team and the practice, and she will be deeply missed.

Laura DelGuercio

Laura DelGuercio

Laura is a veterinary technician and Reiki Master. She owns Enchanted Wings and performs Reiki consults by appointment or via distance with a photo of your pet.

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Address

390 Route 518, Suite A
Skillman, NJ 08558
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Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri: 9:00-6:00
Tues + Thurs: 9:00-7:00
Sat: 9:00-1:00

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