Calusa Veterinary Center
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6900 Congress Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33487
- Mon-Sun: 12:00am - 11:59pm
Calusa Veterinary Center is a full-service practice that strives to offer excellent care to our patients. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. You and your pet will be treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with you. Call today to learn about our services or to schedule an appointment.
Calusa Veterinary Center Services
- 24-Hour Animal Hospital
- Behavioral Medicine
- Birds (Avian Medicine)
- Blood Transfusions
- Dental Care
- Emergency and Critical Care
- Fully Stocked Pharmacy
- Hospice and Euthanasia Services
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
- Laser Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Parasite Prevention and Control
- Physical Rehabilitation
- Puppy and Kitten Care
- Rabbits and Small Mammals
- Radiology (X-Rays)
- Senior Care
- Wellness Exams
Calusa Veterinary Center Staff Profiles
Andrew Turkell, DVM, CVA, CCRTOwner & Partner, General Practice
After graduating from Araneta University in the Philippines in 1979, Dr. Andrew Turkell chose South Florida as the place where he wanted to live and practice. He acquired Lake Worth Animal Hospital in 1980, where he practiced for over 20 years.Realizing the need for high quality/high touch veterinary medicine in other locales, Dr. Turkell opened Boynton Beach Animal Hospital in 1985, followed by Calusa Animal Hospital in Boca Raton in 1990 and Island Animal Hospital in Palm Beach in 1995.In September 2006, Dr. Turkell realized his 25-year dream by opening the Calusa Veterinary Center, a state-of-the-art facility that marks a move and expansion from the former Calusa Animal Hospital, which enjoyed 16 years of continuous growth.
Dr. Turkell is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and the prestigious American Animal Hospital Association, Council of 100. He has a special interest in internal medicine, dermatology, exotic animal care and holistic pet health.
Dr. Turkell’s growing interest in holistic and complementary medicine led him to return to class and acquire certification as a veterinary acupuncturist with a side interest in Tui Na, a type of Eastern massage. He has also recently completed course study leading to certification in veterinary rehabilitation.
Dr. Turkell was the host of the WPBR radio show “Pet Talk” and was the co-producer of the feature-length documentary “Why Do They Treat Them Like Animals?,” a film by Jane Louder.
Dr. Turkell lives in Delray Beach with his wife Penny, an interior designer, whom he credits with making the CVC the beautiful, modern and warm place that it is. Also residing at their Delray Beach home is Charlie Bunny, a red-headed, fun-loving Poodle, who took over son Jaret’s room after he moved to Miami to practice law, a silver red fox, two very large iguanas that live in the palm trees and all the other creatures that make living in old Delray Beach what Dr. Turkell calls “a wonderful nature trip.”
Anthony Krawitz, DVM, CVHOwner & Partner, General Practice, Homeopath
Dr. Anthony Krawitz graduated from the University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa, in 1983 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science Degree. He worked in several multiple-doctor practices before building his own hospital in South Africa. Doctor Krawitz earned his Florida license in 1986, and moved to Florida in 1993 where he joined Calusa Animal Hospital, becoming a partner in 1995. Together with Dr Turkell, they realized their dream and built Calusa Veterinary Center, a state-of –the –art facility which opened its doors in September 2006.Dr. Krawitz boasts broad experience in all aspects of veterinary medicine, including internal medicine and general surgery, and is well- known for his “bikini-cut” spay technique, which got its name due to the small incision he makes.In the late 1980s, Dr. Krawitz became interested in homeopathy as an alternative way of practicing medicine, which led him to study homeopathy. In 1997, he became a certified veterinary homeopath after completing the professional course in veterinary homeopathy given by Dr. Richard Pitcairn, founder of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy. Dr. Krawitz practices classical homeopathy and serves as a member of the homeopathic certification committee of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, a body that certifies veterinarians who have fulfilled professional homeopathy studies.
Dr. Krawitz lives in Delray Beach with his wife Jeanette, their animal-loving daughters Shannon and Ashton, doggy Pavel, and bird Petey. Dr. Krawitz is a sports fanatic and is an avid Miami Dolphins fan.
Cindy Krane, DVMAssociate, General Practice
Dr. Cindy Krane grew up in Montreal, Canada where she graduated from McGill University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Her sincere love for animals took her to Purdue University where she graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 and included externships at the Baltimore aquarium and Washington, DC National Zoo.Dr. Krane began her career working in large multi-doctor hospitals in Northern Virginia and Maryland. In 2003, Dr. Krane and her family moved to South Florida. Dr. Krane joined Calusa’s new state-of–the–art facility when it opened in 2006 and believes she has found the perfect place to provide informed, compassionate, quality health care to every patient she sees.Dr. Krane lives in Boca Raton with her husband Steven and is a very active and involved mother to her children Lexie and Ryan. The Krane family enjoys spending time with their dog Chalupa (Chihuahua), 5 cats, 2 hermit crabs, chameleon, frog and frequent rescue animal-du-jour from the hospital.