Dr. Greg Rupp, DVM Veterinarian
Dr. Rupp graduated from Ohio State University in 1999. From there he completed a one year internship in Avian and Exotic Medicine and Surgery at Ohio State University. Dr. Rupp has been practicing in South Florida since 2000 and treats all exotic animals except primates and fish.
Dr. Rupp's family consists of his wife, Dr. Tacy Rupp, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Veterinary Cardiology) who also practices in South Florida, and their son Colin. Some of Dr. Rupp's interests outside of work inculde computers, bike riding, and any outdoor activity with the family.
A Shih Tzu named Momo, a Terrier Mix named Nancy, a Maltese named Huffle Puff, a Boxer named Tiffany, and a Chihuahua named Bella. Seven cats named Mylo, Mombo, Cheeto, Midget, Hal, Kenau and Frito, a Hawk-Headed Parrot named Chumby, two Lovebirds named Fat Patricia and Aubery, and a Guinea Pig named Gizmo.
Pam Gonzalez, Practice Manager & Technician
Pam was born in New Jersey and grew up in South Florida. She graduated from Broward College with a degree in Business Administration. Pam has been in the veterinary field since 2000 and has gained an extraordinary amount of hands-on experience over the years. Pam and Dr. Rupp open Animal House Veterinary Hospital in February 2015.
Pam loves rescuing stray animals (cats, dogs, exotics and etc.) and finding them good and loving homes.
A Cavalier King Charles named Cheddar, a Schnauzer named Sherman, a Chihuahua named Pookie, a Dachshund named Magoo, 5 cats named Morris, Nicholas, Juan Pablo Rachet and Gimp, a Conure named Skeeter and a Sugar Glider named Bobby.
Josh was born and raised in New York. He attended Broward College where he began his Associates Degree. Josh then transferred to Miami Dade College where he is currently taking biology classes and some business courses. Josh's has been in the veterinary field for the since 2012 and his passion for his job begins with aiding animals. Knowing that he can lend a hand to the innocent really makes a difference in their lives and in mankind. Josh started working at Animal House Veterinary Hospital in February 2015.
Josh's hobbies are simple, enjoy life to the fullest in every aspect, you only get one. Also playing playing basket ball and Call of Duty.
Two Dachshunds named Twinkie and Pixie, that are full of love, affection, and distruction.
Anais was born in Hialeah, FL and has been working in the veterinary field since 2006. She received her Associates Degree from Miami Dade College and then went on to finish her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science from North Carolina State University. Anais is currently working on becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician and is interested in dentistry, avian and exotic medicine, and canine behavior. Her passion is animal welfare, learning about exotic animal husbandry and educating clients to aid in better care for their loved ones. Anais started working at Animal House Veterinary Hospital in June 2015.
Before moving back to FL, in her spare time Anais enjoyed working with the Turtle Rescue team in the NCSU Vet School and training SPCA dogs for the Canine Assisted Rehabilitation of the Elderly program through the Pre-Vet Club at NCSU. Anais also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
JD a three legged beagle mix that was brought in as a stray hit by car, Don Juan a Blue and Gold Macaw, Charlie a Columbian Red Tailed Boa, Cheer wine a Red eared slider, Mellow Yellow a Yellow eared slider, Gilbert the Tortoise, Frank a Box turtle, and Hook a cat. All rescue pets.
Ana was born in Cuba in October of 1960 and moved to Hialeah FL when she was only 6 years old. She was raised in Hialeah where she attended Miami Dade Community College and obtained a degree as a Surgical Technician in Human Medicine. Ana has been married to her husband Tony since 1981 and has two beautiful children Anthony and Anais. She is very thankful for her gorgeous grandson Jacob from her son and daughter in-law Cristy.
Ana's love is being a surgical tech and working side by side with surgeons as she assisted them during surgery in the following Hospitals: Palm Springs General Hospital, Hialeah Hospital, and Aventura Hospital.
Recently, Ana has made a major change to her life and entered a new field of knowledge. Ana started working at Animal House in March 2017, where she is starting to share a new passion for animals with her daughter Anais. She is excited about learning new things in Veterinary Medicine and loves being able to speak with client when they come in and comforts them when needed.
Ana and Anais are mother & daughter, she lovingly let Anais bring her rescue pets home.
Yesenia was born and raised in Hollywood Fl. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2016 and started here at Animal House Veterinary Hospital in September 2017. Yesenia is very eager to engage with different species of animals, and absorb vast information throughout her journey in the veterinary field. Yesenia discovered her love of Veterinary Medicine through her aunt which has been veterinary technician since early 2001.
On her spare time Yesenia enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.
Wrath, the cat who she rescued in 2015, and her brothers Veild Chameleon Juicy that they have had since 2016.
Paola, Kennel / Technician Assistant
Paola was born in Hialeah, Florida. She is currently attending Florida International University as a junior. She is majoring in Biology for her undergraduate studies and aspires to become a Wildlife Veterinarian. Paola started working at Animal House Veterinary Hospital in August 2017.
Paola has always taken a liking for wildlife as she grew up watching documentaries and taking in all sorts of animals. One of her goals are to travel around the globe and make a change for wildlife by opening her own sanctuary. Even, one day possibly travel to Antartica to see her favorite animal in the entire world emperor penguins. Paola is interested with any outdoor activities, traveling and food. She volunteered at Animal and Bird clinic in Hollywood, Florida and volunteered at South Florida Wildlife center in Fort Lauderdale for a year as a vet assistant.
Three Siberian Husky named Milkway, Lucas, and Luna, two bunnies named Flower and Puff.
Alexandra, Kennel / Technician Assistant
Alexandra was born and raised in Miami, FL. She is Cuban, French, Italian, and grew up surrounded by a Hugh family. Alex has always loved animals and has had a wide variety of pets, ranging from snakes and ducks to dogs and even a little brothers. Alex is currently enrolled in Broward College working on her Associates degree and aspired to become a future Veterinarian, she is working towards applying to the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Alex enjoys learning as much as she can about Veterinary Medicine and loves discovering new things. Alex started working at Animal House Veterinary Hospital in May 2017. On her time off Alex likes to sign/ records music, draw and work out.
Pitbull Labrador Mix named Buddy, a bull dog Boxer mix named Zoe and a Shih Tzu named Mei Ling , and two cats named Jay Jay and Sammy.
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