Dr. Neil Bloom

Dr. Neil Bloom, a native of Monmouth County, grew up in Hazlet, New Jersey. He graduated Raritan High School in 1984 and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cook College – Rutgers University. In 1992, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University.

He is a member of the AVMA, NJVMA, and the MNJVMA.

He has worked with many Rescue Groups including MAGDRYL, New Life Boxer Rescue, Adopt a Boxer, Boxer Angels Rescue, Whiskers, Angel Paws, and Holisticat Cat Rescue.

Dr. Bloom lives nearby in Middlesex County with his family including 6 rescue dogs and a cat. Outside of work, he enjoys skiing, running, biking and playing softball. He is an AAU Nationally Certified 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He was the 2013 National Champion in Point Sparring, 5 time NJ State forms Champion (2013-2017), and 2011, 2015, and 2017 NJ State Point Sparring Champion. He is certified as both a tournament official and coach. He also volunteers as an Instructor at Fastkix Tae Kwon Do in Spotswood, NJ.


Sarah Marcus, DVM

Dr. Sarah Marcus was born in Los Angeles, California. She moved back to her family’s home state of New Jersey where she grew up and attended the Freehold Borough elementary and high schools. In 2007, she graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Her clinical year was completed at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Marcus completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship as well as a small animal internal medicine internship from 2011 to 2013 at Garden State Veterinary Specialists. She has over 5 years of experience as an Emergency Care veterinarian.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, and gardening. She also enjoys music and movies. She is the owner of two rescue dogs, Stella and Olive. Dr. Marcus has a true love for the bully breed and dreams of one day opening my her own pit bull rescue.


Phyllis Bloom, Business Manager

Phyllis is a native of Middlesex County, who grew up in Edison and graduated John P. Stevens High School. She then went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from Douglass College – Rutgers University followed by a Master of Social Work Degree, from Rutgers University. She continued her Post-Masters coursework at University of Phoenix and Seattle-Pacific University. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor.

She handles all the behind the scenes business operations to keep things running smoothly. In her spare time, she enjoys time with family including their two children, Jessica and Zachary, friends and all of the animals in the Bloom zoo!


Reception Staff

Sam, Trish & Ellisse


The Team

Dr. Bloom, Sam, Dr. Baum, Trish, Jacob, Ashley, Phyllis & Ellisse


The Staff

Trish, Ashley, Skylar, Dr. Baum & Phyllis