VCA East Colonial Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Mandy Lucente

    Mandy was born and raised on Long Island. She moved to Italy at 19 for 3 years and it was there she found her compassion and passion for animals by voluteering in Italian shelters and the military vet clinic. When she returned to the states it was her dream to work in the veterinarian feild. She found her "home" at VCA Village Animal Hoapital in Palm Bay as a CSR where her talents and knowledge were nutured and grown she then joined VCA East Colonial as hospital manager in June 2011. She has a chihuahua named Bambi (B.B.) and 2 kitties Reign her wild child and Patches. In her off time she enjoys the beach, reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.


    " I do what I do first and foremost to help animals. It started when I went to an animal shelter to adopt a dog. I had a strong urge to do all I could do to make their lives better. As time has passed in my career in the animal medical field, I get great satisfaction from being able to help clients understand their pets needs, and to be able to offer clients the best possible care options for their four legged babies. I have learned that I can give pets a voice, even if it's just teaching the importance of heartworm prevention to their owners, I feel like I have made a difference in that pets life. "


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, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please call PetER at 407-273-3336