Knowles Animal Clinic

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1000 NW 27 Ave
Miami, FL 33125

Driving Directions

(305) 649-1234


  • Hours:
  • 24 Hour Care/ 7 Days a Week

Knowles Animal Clinic is a full-service facility that strives to provide the very best veterinary care to our patients. Our highly trained staff of professionals and state-of-the-art equipment are just part of the story. Every dedicated member of our staff will treat you and your pets with courtesy, compassion, and respect, while offering quality care and customer service. Our practice provides a diverse group of services to promote overall patient health, so call today to speak with one of our caring professionals or to schedule an appointment for your pet.

Knowles Animal Clinic Services

  • 24-Hour Animal Hospital
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Grooming
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Knowles Animal Clinic Staff Profiles

David T. Wise, DVM

Medical Director, Central
Dr. David T. Wise Jr. did his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia and graduated in 1969 with a BSA in Agriculture. He also received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, graduating in 1972. He completed his professional training from 1972 – 1973, with a medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Wise is a member of many organizations, including Ag Hon, Gridiron Secret Society (UGA), Phi Zeta Honorary Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, and Omega Tau Sigma. While in veterinary school, he was president of the student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). He is also a member of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA), the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association (SFVMA), the Veterinary Dental Society and the Veterinary Ophthalmology Society.

Dr. Wise has held a keen interest in veterinary orthopedics since his training at the Animal Medical Center. Dr. Wise performs many surgeries, including neurosurgery, most soft tissue surgery, and orthopedic surgery at our Central location.
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Emily C. Abraham, DVM

Dr. Emily C. Abraham attended the University of Miami from 2006 – 2009, receiving her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, with a major in Biology and double minors in Chemistry and Classics. She was the president of the UM Pre-Veterinary Society, where she organized dog walks, baths and shows to raise money for local pet rescue organizations.

In 2013, Dr. Abraham graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She also studied at The Chi Institute and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist. Dr. Abraham is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA), Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and she is certified with the USDA, enabling her to authorize animal health certificates for travel needs.

Her veterinary interests include surgery, clinical pathology, dermatology and acupuncture. In her spare time, she enjoys playing basketball, dominoes and rock climbing with her friends and family. Dr. Abraham rescued her “kids,” Yogi, an adorable 6 year old Yorkie, and Minnie, an energetic and lovable 3 year old Pomeranian.
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Javier Canabal, DVM

Dr. Javier Canabal received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Agrarian University of Havana, graduating with honors in 1998. He completed his professional training in 2012 at Tuskegee University in Alabama, where he participated in a small animal medical and surgical internship.

Before coming to the United States, Dr. Canabal worked for the JASPCA in Jamaica and was also a member of the board of the Cuban Scientific Council, Orthopedic and Small Animal Surgery Societies. Dr. Canadal is an Associate Veterinarian at Knowles.

Dr. Canabal has a special interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and has performed surgeries for more than 15 years.  He has been with Knowles Animal Clinics since 2012.
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