Faithful Companions Animal Clinic

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15825 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

Driving Directions

(954) 433-4160


  • Hours:
  • Mon. Wed. Fri.
  • 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tue, Thu: 7:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Grooming Mon. Wed, Fri.

Faithful Companions Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Pembroke Pines, FL. The professional and courteous staff at Faithful Companions Animal Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Faithful Companions Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Pembroke Pines and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Faithful Companions Animal Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Faithful Companions Animal Clinic Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Dental Care
  • Grooming
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Faithful Companions Animal Clinic Staff Profiles

Amy J. Balko, DVM

Veterinarian / Owner
Dr. Amy J. Balko grew up in Champaign, IL where she completed her undergraduate degree in 1986 at the University of Illinois. She has resided in Florida since 1987, and earned her DVM degree at the University of Florida in 1992. Following graduation, she completed an internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital. She then worked as a small animal veterinarian at South Federal Animal Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale for 6 years. Dr. Balko opened Faithful Companions Animal Clinic in Early 2000, where she enjoys caring for her patients in her home community. She lives in Pembroke Pines with her husband, two teenage children. a Golden Retriever, and a Boxer mix. In her spare time she enjoys vegetable gardening, reading, fishing and watersports with her family.
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Years in Practice: 24

University of Florida

reading, fishing, water sports with her family

Dr. Judy Koscielniak

Dr. Judy Koscielniak graduated from Michigan State University in 1988 completing her undergraduate degrees in microbiology and medical technology. Originally from Michigan she relocated to the Tidewater area of Virginia and practiced small animal and emergency medicine for several years. Later she and her family moved to South Florida in 1998. Here at Faithful Companions Animal Clinic Dr. Koscielniak continues her interests in preventive medicine, ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. She keeps busy with her two wonderful daughters, two dogs, a bird and a busy husband. In her spare time she enjoys reading, butterfly gardening and spending time with friends.
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Years in Practice: 28

Michigan State University

spending time with her children, reading, butterfly gardening

Ursula Dell, DVM

Dr. Ursula Dell is a native of South Florida (Fort Lauderdale).  She attended Florida State University where she received her bachelors degree in biology.  She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2003 from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduating she went on to complete a thirteen month internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center at Cooper City.  She has been with Faithful Companions since 2007.  Her professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology, cytodiagnostics, and soft tissue surgery.  When not working she enjoys spending time with her pets, going to the beach, and being with family and friends.
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Years in Practice: 13

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

spending time with her children, being around pets and going to the beach