Barnside Veterinary Hospital, located in Howell Township, NJ, is open 7 days a week. The hospital has an in-house Avian specialist who treats all species of birds, including pet chickens and other poultry.
Dr. James McKinley received his bachelor's degree from Rider, his master's from Rutgers and then graduated from veterinary school at the University of Parma, Italy. He recently retired after 29 years of ownership of Amwell Bird Hospital in Hillsborough, NJ. In his spare time, Dr. McKinley has a second career as a high-school basketball official. He enjoys riding his Goldwing motorcycle and cultivates coral for the aquarium trade. Dr. McKinley tends to all manner of medical and surgical problems and health maintenance for all species of birds. He has appointment hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.