VCA Miami Beach Animal Hospital

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959 West Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Driving Directions

(305) 672-6039


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Sat: 9:00AM-2:00PM
  • For after hours emergency care Please call (305)672-6040 for instructions

Miami Beach Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Miami Beach, FL . The professional and courteous staff at Miami Beach Animal Hospital 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. Miami Beach Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Miami Beach, FL 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 Miami Beach Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Our Mission
To provide high quality pet health and wellness services to assist your pet in living a longer, happier, and healthier life.

To provide our clients with access to leading edge products and services and authoritative educational content focusing on enhancing the human animal bond.

VCA Miami Beach Animal Hospital Services

  • Bathing
  • Dental Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Senior Care
  • Wellness Exams

VCA Miami Beach Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Ms Lela M.

Lela has worked at Alton Road Animal Hospital since February of 2000.  She has worked with animals for the majority of her life since her father is an equine veterinarian in New York.  She grew up on Long Island and moved to Miami in 1996 to go to Florida International University where she received a full ride soccer scholarship.  Lela has a beautiful Neapolitan mastiff named Stella.
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Florida International University

Gary Pait, DVM

Dr. Gary Pait is a 1992 graduate of Alabama's Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He grew up in South Carolina and received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University.  He is an identical twin and has a sister 3 years older.  He began working in the Carolinas before moving to Florida to reopen and reestablish a clinic in central Florida.  Looking for another challenge, he joined our practice in 2000 and came back to us in 2004.  His pet family includes Jack[a Greyhound], Albert[a Shiba Inu], and his 2 cats[Molly and Charlie Brown].  When not at work, he enjoys spending time relaxing with friends, catching up with family and the occasional workout and run.
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Alabama's Tuskegee University

Carla Hoffman

Carla is from Winter Garden, Florida and has been living in Miami and worked with Pet Medical Centers since 2006.  She is very dedicated, detail oriented, and is our Customer Service Superstar at Miami Beach Animal Hospital.  Her unusual wittiness along with her desire to ensure all clients and patients leave us feeling content and valued make her an incredible asset to our team.  She is currently attending FIU where she will soon have her Bachelor's degree in Science and apply for med school so she can study anesthesiology.  In her minimal amount of spare time, Carla enjoys traveling , watching movies, working out and playing with her two dogs, Diamond (a Miniature Pinscher) and Bella (a Doberman Pinscher).  With the metabolism of a 12 year old boy, she is also able to enjoy consumming large amounts of sushi, french fries, and pizza without ever gaining a pound.
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