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Welcome to Packanack Animal Hospital, the
most trusted Veterinarian Hospital in Wayne, NJ for 20 years!

Call us at 973-305-3652


Packanack Animal Hospital provides the highest quality medical, dental, and surgical care to our patients. Our excellent and compassionate staff provides routine wellness check-ups, diagnostic services for sick patients such as blood tests and ultrasounds, and comprehensive surgical and dental services.

We know that your pet is a much-loved member of your family -- we provide them a warm and loving atmosphere.

We consider our clients and their owners to be members of our family.   We take great pride in providing the same level of love and compassion to your dog and cat that we provide to our own.

At Packanack Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Packanack Animal Hospital
Wayne Veterinarian | Packanack Animal Hospital | 973-305-3652

455 Newark Pompton Turnpike

Wayne, NJ 07470

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Meet Our Skilled Team

The most experienced Veterinary staff in Wayne, NJ.

  • Steven Clinton Neuss, D.V.M.

    Dr. Neuss is the founder of Packanack Animal Hospital. Dr. Neuss has been practicing veterinarian medicine since 1979 as well as serving the local New Jersey animal community since 1993. He takes a special interest in challenging diagnostic and surgical cases and is often consulted by his colleagues. 

    Dr. Neuss also provides veterinary care to local shelters in the Wayne area. 

    Dr. Neuss is a member of the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the New Jersey Veterinarian Medical Association. Dr. Neuss attended Undergraduate school at Rutgers University and earned a Masters degree in Animal Husbandry at the University of Missouri. Dr. Neuss graduated from the University of Shiraz with a Doctorate of Veterinarian Medicine.

    Dr. Neuss resides in Wayne, New Jersey with his wife Joyce, his mother in law Myrna, his dogs, Maggie and Sammy and his cat, Luey. He is the proud father of two daughters, Ilysa and Lara. In his free time, Dr. Neuss is an avid golfer and also enjoys playing the piano.

  • Cynthia Yim, D.V.M.

    Dr. Cynthia Yim received her Masters degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and her DVM at University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She then completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and has been practicing in Manhattan for 15 years.  

    Dr. Yim is also a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist and enjoys providing the option for integrative medical care to her patients. 

    She and her husband are proud parents of their daughter and enjoy food, traveling, and exploring nature.

  • Sharon Capone, D.V.M.

    Dr. Capone graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 1988. She practiced at Shrewsbury Animal Hospital, Marsh Animal Hospital and Alliance Emergency Veterinary Clinic before acquiring her own practice in Pompton Plains, Cassidy Animal Care (CAC). CAC was named after a stray dog who became her family pet and  inspiration.

    In 2006, Dr. Capone and her husband, Richard Gries, took CAC on the road as a mobile veterinary service. Soon after, Packanack Animal Hospital became their home base hospital,  providing surgical, medical and support services. In January 2015, Dr. Capone joined Packanack Animal Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian.  Dr. Capone is excited about being able to provide for her patients in such a well-appointed setting.

    Dr. Capone maintains strong relationships with specialists in the area, and enjoys attending monthly educational meetings at the Animal Emergency and Referral Center. Her patients have benefited from advanced diagnostics and treatments for a myriad of disorders.

    Dr. Capone and Rich are known for their personal dedication to the importance of companion animals. They enjoy home life with their dogs Elsa and Harper who are both rescue dogs. 


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The doctors and staff are always friendly and always treat your pets like family. They are open almost everyday and some days until 8pm so i never have a problem making or changing an appointment."
    Christina G.
  • "Awesome staff, Awesome hospital. The staff here is so friendly and understanding; you really can see how much they love the pets they care for. If I could give them 6 stars, I would."
    Robert G.
  • "The people at Packanack Animal Hospital are like family to me! I've been coming to Dr. Neuss for 20 years now, and I travel 30 minutes to get there because they are the best!!!"
    Cathy K.

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