Veterinary Medical Center of St. Lucie County

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7790 South US Highway 1
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Driving Directions

(772) 337-8570


  • Hours:
  • General Practice Hours:
  • Monday- Friday: 7am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 7am - 4:00pm

We are a full service, 24 hour, veterinary hospital located in beautiful St. Lucie County, Florida. Our hospital has an experienced staff that is dedicated to providing compassionate care for your dogs and cats. 



We are available by appointment during our clinic hours for preventative and maintenance care, doggie day care, dog and cat boarding, luxury boarding, dentistry, radiology and grooming.  We carry a variety of heartworm and flea preventatives as well as Royal Canin and Science Diet Prescription Diets.


Whether you are an existing client of our day practice or are being referred by your regular veterinarian, our facility is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year to care for your emergencies.  Our staff is fully trained and ready to handle emergency surgeries, fluid therapy, 24 hour monitoring, blood transfusions and more.

Veterinary Medical Center of St. Lucie County Services

  • 24-Hour Animal Hospital
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Laser Therapy
  • Boarding
  • Vaccinations
  • Bathing
  • Anesthesia
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Dental Care
  • Doggie Daycare
  • 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
  • Wellness Exams

Veterinary Medical Center of St. Lucie County Staff Profiles

Meagan Loew, DVM

Associate Veterinarian - Emergency

Dr. Meg Loew grew up locally in Martin County and realized at a young age that she wanted to be a veterinarian after caring for an ill family cat at the age of eight. She attended the University of Central Florida for her undergraduate studies, majoring in biology and earning a minor in music. She obtained both small animal and equine veterinary technician experience during her time at UCF.

She attended the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine for her veterinary education.  It was during this time that she developed a passion for emergency medicine and dermatology. After graduation she practiced small animal general practice locally for two years prior to joining our team.

Dr. Loew is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the Treasure Coast Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Loew has four rescue pets, two Siamese cats named Mama Rubi and Little Man and two Pomeranians named Boo and Tibby. In her free time she enjoys rowing, road cycling, playing the flute, sewing/crafting and any outdoor activities on the water.

(Above is Dr. Loew's attempt at a family pic.  Leave it to the cat to not be interested :->)

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Kathleen Durso, DVM

Associate Veterinarian - Emergency

Dr. Kathy Durso is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She attended Ursinus College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Environmental Studies.  Throughout her life, she has realized the exceptional bond that people have with their pets and knew that her career would in some way involve giving back to animals. She attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for veterinary school.  After veterinary school, she practiced emergency medicine in Virginia for three years, and now her love of warm weather has taken her to Florida.

Dr. Durso enjoys the variety that veterinary medicine offers and the difference that can be made in an animal’s life. Her professional interests include feline medicine, geriatric care, and emergency medicine.  In fact, she was awarded the feline medicine award at the end of veterinary school.  She has two perfectly spoiled cats named Cali Cal and Jammy Jam and a special needs golden retriever named Lexi.  In her free time, Dr. Durso enjoys the outdoors, hiking, traveling, live music, and spending time with family and friends.

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Haley Johnson, DVM

Associate Veterinarian - Day Practice

Dr. Johnson wanted to be a veterinarian from the time she was a little kid. As she grew up in the town of Rome, Georgia her desire to become a veterinarian also continued to grow. She completed her undergraduate work at Berry College in Rome, Georgia in 2008, where she obtained a BS in Animal Science. She then went on to complete her degree in veterinary medicine at the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She did a rotating internship at Coral Springs Animal Hospital from 2012-2013 and then remained at Coral Springs Animal Hospital as a staff Emergency Veterinarian. She is a member of the AVMA and TCVMA. Her professional interests expanded to include preventive care and internal medicine after her working in emergency medicine. She also has an interest in alternative medicine. In her spare time, she and her fiance enjoy sailing, paddle boarding and most other water activities. They also enjoy spending time with fur family, a lab mix named Reef, a poodle mix named Captain, and two mischievous cats named Noah and Oliver.

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