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Servicing West Kendall, Hammocks, Lakes of the Meadow and Doral area. Dr. Carmen A. Vazquez graduated in the top 10% of her class. Your pet's are our main concern, Let your pet's receive the care they deserve.

Animal Medical Center & Spa is your friendly neighbor animal hospital we welcome emergencies, preventive care grooming and boarding on an appointment or on a walk-in basis. Dr. Carmen A. Vazquez knowledge and vast experience will ensure your pet's health is in the best hands. We look forward to meet you and your loved one at our Miami practice on the corner of 157th Ave SW and Miller Road (56th St.).

Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The key to the best veterinary care is a good quality nutrition and preventive care. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your pet's health. We are here to help! If you have any questions, call (305) 222-7387 or email us we'll promptly get back to you. Our Miami practice is away from the crowd and very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

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At Animal Medical Center & Spa, we treat your pets like we treat our own.

Dr. Carmen A. Vazquez
Miami Veterinarian | Animal Medical Center & Spa | (305) 222-7387

15703 SW 56th St
Miami, FL 33185

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Featured Articles

  • Declawing Alternatives for Cats

    Cat declawing is possibly one of the most controversial of all animal surgeries. Cats scratch to mark territory and to keep their claws in top condition, but the scratching behavior can challenge the bond between a cat and his owner. Felines, especially young cats, often play rough and scratch their ...

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  • Canine Environmental Enrichment

    Does your dog like to bark, dig and chew everything in his line of sight? Before you panic and head straight for doggy boot camp, the solution may be simpler than you think. Just as humans do, dogs get bored. Unlike humans, however, dogs have fewer means of passing the time. Instead, bored dogs can develop ...

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  • A Tired Dog is a Happy Dog

    No species on earth varies as much as the domestic dog. Dogs can weigh two pounds or two hundred pounds. We have developed different breeds of dogs to fit all kinds of different occupations. Some dogs such as retrievers are bred to return things to us. Herding breeds such as border collies have been ...

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  • Assistance Dogs Offer Many Benefits

    Assistance dogs are not just for blind or visually impaired people. Today, these dogs help people with a range of conditions enjoy full lives. Guide Dogs Guide dogs, also known as Seeing Eye dogs, help blind and visually impaired people live independent lives. These dogs "see" for their owners and ...

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  • Can Pets Sense Pregnancy?

    Your pets probably don't understand that in nine months a new baby will be joining your family, but dogs and cats do detect differences in mood, posture, behavior, and body chemistry that clue them that an enormous change is happening. Your dog or cat will pick up other signs, too: Our four legged ...

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  • Do Cats Really Love Milk?

    Cats, unlike dogs, are true carnivores which means they thrive on meat only diets and require no vegetable, grain, or dairy supplementation. Cows milk is not recommended for cats because it can be too rich for their digestive systems. This is because most cats can't digest milk properly because it contains ...

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  • All About Hairballs

    Does your favorite feline leave you hairballs as gifts? If so, you’re not alone. Although we love cats for being meticulous groomers, it’s safe to say we don’t like finding hairy presents around the house. Let’s explore what causes hairballs and how to prevent them. What Causes a Hairball? Hairballs ...

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  • Diabetes in Cats: Prevention and Treatment

    Diabetes in cats, also known as feline diabetes mellitus, is an increasingly common disease affecting 1 out of every 400 cats. Obesity is the leading risk factor for diabetes. "Overweight or obese cats are two to four times more likely to develop diabetes than cats with a healthy body weight," says ...

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  • Understanding Renal Failure in Cats

    Acute renal failure and chronic renal failure are two health problems that commonly affect cats. Acute renal failure can affect cats at any age; emergency care is essential to treating this condition and saving a cat’s life. Chronic renal failure typically occurs in senior cats. According to the American ...

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  • Medical Benefits of Regular Home Grooming for Cats

    The condition of your cat’s coat and skin is an important feline health indicator. Healthy coats are shiny and smooth, and healthy skin will be supple and clear. While nutrition and health status will influence a cat’s appearance, regular grooming also has an impact. At-home grooming care, including ...

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