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.
Some of Dr. Rupp's interests outside of work inculde Tae Kwon Do, Krav Maga, bike riding, computers and any outdoor activity.
Dr. Rupp's family consists of his wife, Dr. Tacy Rupp, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Veterinary Cardiology) who also practices in South Florida, their son Colin, and their 16 animals; two Dachshunds named Twinkie and Pixie, a Shih Tzu named Momo, a Terrier Mix named Nancy, a Maltese named Huffle Puff and a Boxer named Tiffany. We have six cats named Mylo, Mombo, Cheeto, Midget, Hal and Frito, a Hawk-Headed Parrot named Chumbelona aka Chumby, two Lovebirds named Fat Patricia and Aubery, and a Guinea Pig named Gizmo.
Passionate about animals and animal welfare Dr. Rupp wanted to open the best veterinary hospital in South Florida with his business partner Pam Gonzalez.
Pam Gonzalez, Practice Manager & Technician
Pam was born in New Jersey and grew up in South FLorida. She graduated from Broward Community College with a degree in Business Adminsration. Pam has been in the veterinary field since 2000.
Pam loves rescuing stray animals (cats, dogs, exotics and etc.) and finding them good and loving homes.
Pam has a big heart when it comes to animals and currently she owns 12 pets: A Yorkie named Samantha, a Cavalier King Charles named Cheddar, a Schnauzer named Sherman, a Chihuahua named Pookie, a Dachshund named Magoo, 5 cats named Alien, Morris, Pilar, Nicholas and Juan Pablo, a Conure named Skeeter and a Sugar Glider named Bobby.
Compassionate about animals and their care, health and well being, Pam wanted to open the best veterinary hospital in South Florida with her business partner Dr. Rupp.
Josh, Office Manager & Technician
Josh was born and raised in New York. He graduated from American Senior High School in Miami and then attended Broward College where he began his Associates Degree. Josh then transfered to Miami Dade College where he is currently taking biology classes and some business courses. Josh's 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's hobbies are simple, enjoy life to the fullest in every aspect, you only get one. His furry little companions are Rachet and Gimp, two female Torties that are full of love, affection, and distruction and a rat named Steve.
Helping animals in need is Josh's passion in life.
Kim, Head Receptionist
Kim was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and was raised in South Florida. Kim has been working in the veterinary field since 2002. Working with animals has been a passion of hers since she was a little girl. She feels it's rewarding to see the difference we can make in the lives of animals.
Kim is the proud mother of daughter Jaylie and companion animals Neiko a Yorkie, ChiChi a Yorkie mix, Bentley a Pit mix, Abby Cadabby her cat, Vanellope Von Schweetz a Bearded Dragons, 3 hermit crabs and a Beta fish named Dori.
In her spare time, Kim and her daughter love to be outside. They enjoy going camping, canoeing, to the park, as well spending time at the beach or in the pool.
She feels it's rewarding to see the difference we can make in the lives of animals.
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. She 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.
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. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Anais' companion are all rescues: 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, Shrimp a Box turtle, and Hook a cat.
She is passionate about avian and exotic animals and enjoys learning thier husbandry as well as educating clients on how to properly care for them.
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