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Miami, FL
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  • Canine / Feline Practice
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The Vets is a full-service animal care clinic that serves the Miami metro and nearby communities. The facility specializes in mobile and home pet care services. Its veterinarians provide specialized medical assistance and pet treatment at the client's home within 24 hours after a request has been made. They also carry a mobile tablet device for paperless transactions and the signing of documents. The clinic currently caters to cats and dogs. Past clients have commended the facility for its efficient and timely services.

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5.0 / 5 (7)

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My Vet at Home

Miami, FL
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My Vet at Home works with pet owners in Miami and nearby areas. It focuses on providing holistic veterinary services using Chinese, reiki, and western medicine. The mobile practice treats animals with diabetes, allergies, chronic digestive disorders, and thyroid and skin problems. It also conducts flea and tick prevention, microchip placement, chronic pain management, and fecal and fungal examinations. Additionally, it offers funeral and memorial services. The clinic has been in operation for over a decade.

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Animal Emergency Clinic of South Florida

Miami, FL 33156
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Animal Emergency Clinic of South Florida is an AAHA-accredited Miami veterinary clinic. The practice is open 24 hours a day for emergency cat and dog care. Pet owners have praised Animal Emergency Clinic of South Florida for its kind, compassionate staff and their professional care.

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Animal General Hospital

Miami, FL 33166
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Animal General Hospital has been serving the Miami area for more than 40 years. The pet clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the veterinarian has more than 40 years of veterinarian experience. The practice provides 24-hour emergency care as well as general medicine, laser surgery, radiology, endoscopy, dental care, pet boarding, and grooming. Clients have praised the clinic for its thorough care and friendly staff.

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Animal Wellness Clinic of Tamarac

Tamarac, FL 33319
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Animal Wellness Clinic of Tamarac is a full-service animal hospital that cares for dogs and cats. The clinic's routine care includes vaccinations, parasite control, diagnostics, and microchipping, and its advanced services include dental care, dermatology, internal medicine, surgery, and pain management. The veterinarians are members of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Broward County Veterinary Medical Association,

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Dixie Animal Hospital

Miami, FL 33176
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Dixie Animal Hospital in Miami has been serving the area for more than 50 years. The clinic provides preventative care, diagnostics, nutritional counseling, surgery, dental care, and euthanasia. The practice also gives pet owners interstate and international pet health certificates and has grooming and bathing facilities. Dixie Animal Hospital's Adoption Program searches for homes for stray kittens throughout the year.

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Eco Deco Pet Hospital

Miami, FL 33139
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Eco Deco Pet Hospital has a veterinarian and personnel on staff seven days a week for emergency care. The clinic sees dogs, cats, rabbits, pocket pets, birds, reptiles, small farm animals, and monkeys. The veterinarians are members of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Technician Association, and Kay Laser American Association. Pet owners have praised the clinic for its friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff.

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Good Care Animal Clinic

9837 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33165
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Good Care Animal Clinic is a veterinary clinic serving the Miami metro area. This clinic offers full-service veterinary care to animals, primarily dogs and cats. These services include annual checkups, dental cleanings, and ear croppings, as well as special services for puppies and kittens. Good Care Animal Clinic spays and neuters pets as well. Its surgical practice is comprehensive, and this office does X-rays, in-house lab work, and stem cell and PRP treatments. It offers pyometra surgery and laser therapy options too.

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5.0 / 5 (10)

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Kind Animal Hospital

North Miami Beach, FL 33179
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Kind Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited North Miami veterinary practice. The clinic's veterinarian, Dr. Amgad Basta Jr., has more than 15 years of veterinary experience. The practice provides wellness exams, vaccinations, orthopedic surgery, dentistry, reconstructive surgery, skin and ear disease management, herbal medicine, and other care services.

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Knowles Animal Clinic

Miami, FL 33125
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Knowles Animal Clinic is an AAHA-accredited Miami veterinary practice. The clinic has staff on duty 24 hours a day for emergency and urgent care and is equipped for most surgical procedures such as laceration suturing, broken bones, neurosurgery, spaying, and neutering. Knowles Animal Clinic's in-house laboratory diagnoses pets for fast treatments. The practice also has boarding and grooming facilities. The medical director has more than 40 years of veterinary experience and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association.

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Miami Animal Hospital

Miami, FL 33134
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Miami Animal Hospital has been serving the Miami area since 2002. The pet clinic's services include internal medicine, gas anesthesia, dental care, digital radiology, ultrasounds, EKGs, endoscopy, and microchipping. The licensed practice also spays and neuters pets and performs simple to advanced surgeries, and its emergency care is available 24 hours a day. Pet owners have praised Miami Animal Hospital for its friendly staff and professional veterinarians.

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Miami Lakes Veterinary Clinic

Miami, FL 33016
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Miami Lakes Veterinary Clinic's services include microchipping, yearly examinations, digital radiology, echocardiograms, dentistry, and surgery. The pet clinic sees dogs, cats, rabbits, and small mammals and has a full-stocked pharmacy on its premises. The practice immediately accepts emergency patients during its office hours. Customers have left positive feedback for Miami Lakes Veterinary Clinic's friendly and professional staff, clean facilities, and knowledgeable doctors.

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Miami Veterinary Specialists

Miami, FL 33143
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Miami Veterinary Specialists provides specialty healthcare and emergency care in Miami. The practice's specialties include neurology, oncology, internal medicine, diagnostics, and surgery. The clinic is open 24 hours a day for emergency care, and the facility's fully-equipped ambulance has oxygen, cages, stretchers, masks, emergency medications, and a triage kit. Clients have praised Miami Veterinary Specialists for its knowledgeable, professional team.

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Paws & Claws Medical Center

Miami, FL 33175
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Paws & Claws Medical Center cares for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and exotic pets in Miami. Veterinarian services include diagnostics, vaccinations, internal medicine, anesthesia, radiology, electro cardiology, dentistry, and dietary and behavioral counseling. The pet clinic won Top Veterinarian of the Month in February 2016 from the Doctors' Choice Awards. The doctor is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.

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Sabal Chase Animal Clinic

Miami, FL 33176
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Sabal Chase Animal Clinic has been serving the Miami area for more than 20 years. The family-owned and operated pet clinic cares for senior pets, provides dental care, and is equipped for in-house ultrasound exams. The practice's cat and dog boarding facilities keep pets comfortable and well-exercised while their owners are away. Sabal Chase Animal Clinic has been featured by NBC6 and News Local 10.

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Smiling Pets Veterinary Clinic

Miami, FL 33138
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Smiling Pets Veterinary Clinic's services include physical exams, vaccinations, parasite detection, parasite prevention, puppy and kitten care, spaying and neutering, dental care, and senior pet care. The Miami clinic also grooms pets, which includes bathing, hair cutting, nail trimming, and tooth brushing. The veterinarian has more than 30 years of veterinary experience.

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4.1 / 5 (81)
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South Kendall Animal Hospital

Miami, FL 33157
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South Kendall Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited veterinary clinic that cares for dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, and pocket pets. The practice provides general wellness exams, vaccinations, blood testing, x-rays, spaying and neutering, dental care, surgery, and flea and tick prevention. The clinic has prescription diets in stock. The veterinarians are members of the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

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Southeast Veterinary Neurology

Miami, FL 33165
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Southeast Veterinary Neurology specializes in brain and spinal cord veterinary conditions. The clinic sees patients with issues such as seizures, brain tumors, cervical disk disease, encephalitis in dogs, and other concerns. The Miami practice has one of less than 200 board-certified veterinary neurologists in North America on staff. Clients have praised Southeast Veterinary Neurology for its effective, efficient work and gentle, compassionate doctors.

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Sunset Pet Hospital

Hialeah, FL 33015
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Sunset Pet Hospital is a full-service clinic based in Hialeah. The veterinary clinic's services include geriatric wellness care, vaccinations, surgery, preventative care, dental care, grooming, nutritional counseling, and flea and tick prevention. The practice has received praise for its knowledgeable doctors and reasonable prices.

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Trail Animal Hospital

Miami, FL 33144
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Trail Animal Hospital is a family-owned and AAHA-accredited Miami veterinary clinic. The practice's services include vaccinations, dentistry, preventative care, laboratory diagnostics, radiography, ultrasounds, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and other care services. The clinic also has pet boarding facilities. Clients have praised Trail Animal Hospital for its caring, respectful, and professional staff and clean office.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

If you're a pet owner, you're probably familiar with companion animal veterinarians. This type of vet is a general practitioner who provides preventative care, diagnosis, treatments, and surgical services for dogs, cats, and other common pets. Some vets specialize in the care of exotic animals, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and pocket pets. There are veterinarians for livestock and large animals, too. These vets focus on providing care for cattle, horses, pigs, and other animals on the farm.

Veterinarians can choose to specialize in areas such as nutrition, oncology, cardiology, and many others. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) currently recognizes more than 40 fields of study and 22 veterinary specialist organizations nationwide.

How often should I bring my pet in for an exam?

This depends on the age of your pet. Ideally, puppies should have their first vet visit between six to eight weeks old, and kittens should see the vet within one week of bringing them home. Healthy adult animals need a checkup once per year. Vets recommend two exams per year for senior pets (age 10 and up).

What are the benefits of having my pet spayed or neutered?

Aside from preventing unwanted pregnancy, sterilization has other benefits for pets. Spayed females won't go into heat, and they have a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer and mammary gland tumors. Neutering males reduces aggressive behavior, territorial marking, and roaming urges. It also eliminates the possibility of testicular cancer and can reduce the chance of prostate disease.

Should my pet be on heartworm medication?

Dogs are very commonly affected by heartworm disease, so they should be on medication to prevent it all year long. Heartworm preventatives are available as topical “spot-on” medications, monthly chewable pills, and injections that are given every six to 12 months. Heartworms are less common in cats, but preventative medication is still recommended.

How often should my pets be vaccinated?

In general, puppies and kittens need several types of vaccines every three to four weeks until they're 16 weeks old. Depending on the vaccine, your pet might need a booster shot every one to three years. Pets that are indoors-only may require fewer and less frequent vaccinations.

Are you supposed to brush your dog’s or cat’s teeth?

Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental disease in animals as young as two to three years of age. To help prevent this, vets recommend that you brush your pet's teeth at least two to three times a week. Dogs and cats should also have a professional dental cleaning once per year.

Is it safe for my cat or dog to be vegan?

According to the ASPCA, cats need a diet that's high in protein and taurine, which can only be found in meat and other animal products. They also struggle to digest carbohydrates from plants. Dogs can eat plants, but it's difficult to provide adequate nutrition for them on a vegan diet.

Why is my dog dragging his butt on the ground?

Dogs drag their rear ends on the floor for a number of reasons, including clogged anal sacs, intestinal parasites, and food allergies. Some groomers express a dog's anal glands manually, which is often unnecessary and can cause irritation that leads to scooting. If you notice frequent scooting, contact a veterinarian to figure out the cause.

What is a brachycephalic breed?

Brachycephalic animals are prone to obstructive breathing due to the short muzzles and flattened faces they were bred to have. Common brachycephalic breeds are the pug, French and English bulldogs, Boston terrier, Pekingese, shih tzu, boxer, and bull mastiff. Brachycephaly can occur in cats such as the Persian, Himalayan, and Burmese breeds, and in rabbits such as Netherland Dwarfs and Holland Lops.

When do I switch from puppy/kitten food to adult food?

For puppies, it depends on the dog's breed and size. Generally, dogs are considered ready for adult food around 18-24 months of age. Large breeds take a bit longer to mature. Toy breeds can reach their adult size in as little as 10 months. Cats should be transitioned to adult food when they're around 12 months old.

Should I declaw my cat?

It can be tempting to declaw a cat to stop it from scratching your furniture, but it's a medically unnecessary procedure that does the animal more harm than good. Declawing can cause paw and back pain, lameness, tissue necrosis, and discomfort when using the litter box. Better alternatives include keeping your pet's nails trimmed and providing scratching posts around your home.

We just found a stray pet. What should I do?

The pet may already belong to someone, so check for a collar and tags, or have it scanned for a microchip at your local animal shelter or veterinary clinic. Many people who lose a pet will look for it at nearby shelters, so consider leaving the animal there to give the owner a better chance of finding it.

Are dogs color blind?

Dogs don't see in black and white, but they're unable to recognize many of the colors that humans can. The colors they can see best are blue, yellow, and combinations of these shades. Objects that are green, orange, and red appear to be dull brown or gray through a dog's eyes.

What degree do you need to be a veterinarian?

In the United States, vets must obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD) degree to practice. Some choose a dual DVM/Ph.D. or DVM/M.S. program, and others opt for specialty training after earning their degree. Becoming a veterinarian takes about four years of undergraduate education and four years to complete a DVM or VMD program.

How do you become a registered veterinary technician?

Veterinary technician requirements vary by state. Most vet technicians must complete an AVMA-accredited two-year associate or four-year bachelor's program and pass the VTME exam. Some states have alternate paths to credentialing, such as passing a certification exam at a specialist academy.

What do veterinary assistants do?

Vet assistants help veterinarians and technicians with their daily tasks, set up equipment, and clean key areas of the clinic, such as kennels and operating rooms. There are certification programs for vet assistants, but most are trained for these tasks on the job.

What do veterinary technicians do?

Vet technicians serve many roles in the clinic. They act as surgical nurses, lab and radiography technicians, and supervisors to veterinary assistants. Technicians also meet with pet owners and usually provide the initial exam of their animal. They can administer vaccines and medications, but are not allowed to write prescriptions or provide a diagnosis without veterinarian approval.

How much do veterinary assistants/technicians make?

Veterinary assistants typically earn about $13.75 an hour, or $28,590 per year. Vet technicians, on average, make $17 per hour, or $35,320 per year for full-time employment.

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