VCA Cypress Wood Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Tina Gehalo

    Tina Gehalo calls South Florida home. She was raised and currently resides in Margate. Her career in animal care started August 1989 with the help of Dr. William Sammons. The animal clinic was privately owned at first, later merging with Veterinary Centers of America. She started in kennel working her way to veterinary technician within two months. She spent the next seventeen years as a veterinary technician, and now the hospital manager since 2006.
    In her spare time Tina enjoys spending time with husband Steve, two kids Tyler and Kaley, and her furry kids Riley (golden retriever), Sassy and Shmoo (kitty cats).


    I have always had a love of animals. It's a great feeling to know that everyday, I have a chance to be the voice for the pets.

    Being able to help any animal is a big part of who I am.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.