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Meet Our Veterinarians


Dr. Jay Buchholz

Jay Buchholz

Dr. Jay Buchholz is the proud owner and director of the Maywood Veterinary Clinic. In January of 1984, he graduated from Colorado State University and quickly began practicing veterinary medicine in New Jersey in March of that same year.

Dr. Buchholz became the owner of the Maywood Veterinary Clinic in the summer of 1987, and he has been dedicated to providing our area with state of the art, quality medicine ever since!

In the winter of 2009, the Maywood Veterinary Clinic moved to a larger location at 125 East Passaic Street, an accomplishment which Dr. Buchholz is very proud to have achieved. He focuses on practicing comprehensive, high quality and progressive medicine to promote wellness and restore health. It is his goal to continue to provide an attentive, one on one experience for clients and their beloved pets for many more years to come.

Dr. Buchholz's individual areas of interest include Internal Medicine, as well as Stem Cell Therapy for dogs suffering from arthritis.

Outside of the Maywood Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Buchholz enjoys skiing and photography. Many of his photos are on display in the hospital for your enjoyment. His home life is shared with his loving wife, six children and two foster children, as well as 5 cats and 2 dogs!

Dr. Buchholz is a member of AAHA, AVMA, and NJVMA.

Dr. Wendy Lim

Wendy Lim

Dr.Lim graduated from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2003. She started practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio upon completing the ECFVG (Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) program. She has been in private practice for the past 12 years.

"The little Chinese doctor" is how most clients recognize Dr.Lim. She comes from an exotic tropical island - Borneo, Malaysia. She studied on gastrointestinal and blood parasites of the Malayan water monitor lizards as her final year project. She represented the country in an inter-varsity parasitology competition. Her interests however remain in soft tissue surgery, critical nursing care, and client education. She wishes to further enhance her knowledge in canine rehabilitation and veterinary acupuncture.

Currently residing in Clark, NJ, she shares her home with her family which consists of her husband and 2 daughters, as well as Maki (2-year-old Rottweiler), Pancho (2-year-old- terrier mix from Puerto Rico), and 2 cats recently adopted from the Monmouth County SPCA. Her favorite pastimes include swimming, instrumental music, and spending quality time with family and friends. She occasionally fosters orphaned kittens and puppies in need of medical care.

Dr. Brett Swan

Brett Swan

After working as the head technician at The Maywood Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Swan moved to Iowa to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. Following graduation from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Swan returned to the Maywood Veterinary Clinic to practice high quality medicine at a state of the art, progressive practice. He brings over 15 years of experience in veterinary medicine as well as a passion for science, a love of animals, and a personal responsibility to provide high quality medicine to pets of entrusting clientele. He believes that doctor visits should be health-giving for the patient as well as educational and enjoyable for the client. His veterinary interests include cytology, internal medicine, and dermatology. He is also a member of the AVMA, NJVMA, and AAHA.

Dr. Swan lives with his wife, 2 sons, and dog Tyson. His outside interests include fishing, exercising, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

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