Welcome To Butler Veterinary Hospital

A Full Service Veterinary Hospital

Providing Compassionate Pet Care     

Dr. Garro and Dr. Barbaris along with their caring and professional  staff would like to welcome you to Butler Veterinary Hospital.  Everyone at Butler Veterinary Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality medical, surgical and dental care to their patients and offer the best possible service to their clients. The staff have devoted their lives to the care and well being of animals.  Whether it is for a routine exam, a rescue patient, a pet with serious health issues or one in need of emergency medical care, you can count on them to provide your pet with the best veterinary care available.  

At Butler Veterinary Hospital, we understand that animals are more than just pets, they are members of our families.  Because of this and because of our own love for all animals, our mission is to always provide the finest in veterinary care. All staff members attend continuing education courses to keep up with the most up to date medicine. Our doctors respect, listen and care for our clients, patients and team members. The hospital is equipped with the latest technology, including digital radiography, on site ultrasound, a state of the art surgical facility, and an extensive in hospital laboratory, pharmacy and more.  Come visit us and see.      

The veterinary hospital is conveniently located near Route 23, Route 287 and Hamburg Turnpike, making us easily accessible for our Morris County, Bergen County and Passaic County clients. 

Check back at this site regularly for updates.  You will also find educational information on this website to help keep your pets and family healthy and happy.

We are closed for national holidays, please check our Facebook page for any changes in the schedule.

If your pet is experiencing an emergency after hours, please contact one of our local 24 hour emergency hospitals. Two hospitals in our area are:      

Oradell Animal Hospital: 201-262-0010
580 Winters Ave
Paramus, NJ 07652

Blue Pearl Animal Hospital: 201-527-6699

454 Route 17 South

Paramus, NJ 07652

Animal Emergency and Referral (AERA) : 973-226-3282

1237 Bloomfield Ave. Fairfield NJ 07004

Dr. Dawn Garro
Butler Veterinary Hospital  973-850-6300

417 Main Street, Butler, NJ 07405

Veterinary Hospital serving Butler, Kinnelon, Oakland, Wayne, Bloomingdale, Pequannock, Pompton Plains, Pompton Lakes.

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Dawn Garro

    Dr.  Garro grew up in NJ.  She has always had a huge love for all types of animals, rescuing anything she could including dogs, cats, squirrels, and even raccoons.  Another passion of hers is riding horses. She has competed in show jumping for over 20 years. Dr. Garro attended undergraduate school at Cook College, Rutgers University.

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  • Dr. Amanda Barbaris

    Dr. Barbaris received her bachelor in biochemistry with an animal and poultry science minor from Virginia Tech. She went on to receive her veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Originally from Virginia, Dr. Barbaris relocated to Hudson county to begin her veterinary career and worked in small animal practice for 7 years before joining Butler Veterinary Hospital. Throughout her years of schooling she was heavily involved with multiple rescue groups and continues to be enthusiastic about rescue and adoption programs. She also has a special interest in preventative medicine and internal medicine. When she is not in the hospital, you can find her playing soccer or enjoying the outdoors hiking and spending time with her fiancé, Anthony, 2 island dog rescues (Carib and Stitch) and 3 cat rescues (Laney, Louie, and Bob).

  • Manuela Ocampo
    Veterinary Technician

    Manuela grew up in Dover, NJ. She always had a love for animals and landed her first job as a kennel assistant her senior year of high school. Manuela quickly excelled and was soon granted the title of veterinary technician. Outside of the veterinary field she really enjoys hiking with her dog Mia and spending time with friends and family.

  • Ashley Skiba
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley grew up in Bergen county. She recently moved to Vernon and joined our team. Ashley has been a tech for 9 years. Her and her husband have two rescue dogs Mia Belle and Darla May who they adore. When she is not busy spoiling her brother and dogs she enjoys DIY projects at her home, quadding and horseback riding.

  • Dr.
    Brittany Walker

    Dr. Walker is a native of New Jersey and is thrilled to join the team at Butler Veterinary Hospital. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University and received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from western University of Heath Sciences, in Pomona, CA. 

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  • Eileen Gibabert

    I've been working as a veterinary receptionist for 30 years. My love for the animals has made my job a rewarding one. I enjoy greeting the clients and making them feel comfortable. I have been married to my husband, Mario, for 44 years. We have 3 grown daughters and 7 grandchildren.In my spare time I enjoy being a caring clown, 'Silly Gilly.' I love to see the smiles on the children's faces when I'm doing my walks. I've been blessed to have a job that I enjoy going to everyday, and to work with Dr. Garro along with a great staff..

  • Leigh-Ann Janitz

    Leigh-Ann grew up in West Milford. After graduating in 2012, she started online college to become a veterinary assistant. Leigh-Ann has always loved animals and has multiple pets of her own. At work she is known for her loving personality and helping others. In her spare time, you can find Leigh-Ann in her backyard gardening, going on long hikes, fishing or quadding. She looks forward to coming to work everyday and learning more new things about the veterinary field.

  • Nathaly Cardona
    Veterinary Technician

    Nathaly grew up in NJ and moved to Denver, Colorado to pursue her career as a veterinary technician. In March of 2018 she became a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been part of the Butler Veterinary family since then. During her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, and most importantly spending quality time with her Rottweiler Bentley. 


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  • "We brought our 10-week old puppy in for signs of ParvoVirus and Dr. Garro and her team have done an exceptional job treating our Kota girl. Although she is still currently battling the virus, I need to express how much more at ease I feel knowing she's in Dr. Garro's care. She has shown the same concern for Kota as I have during this ordeal and has been available to reach for questions and comfort at any hour of the day. Thank you!"
    Lauren Scrudato - Butler, NJ