Our Hollywood Animal Hospital

About Us

We are an ever growing animal hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to provide the finest veterinary care to our patients. We look forward to meeting you and your pet.

Mission Statement

"To provide the finest in veterinary care to our patients and to assure that their owners are well informed and comfortable with the decisions made regarding their pets care"

Our History

The Hollywood Animal Hospital was originally built in 1947 by Dr. C.E. Dee and Dr. I.C. Frederickson on what was then the western edge of the City of Hollywood. The announcement of their practice at 2864 Hollywood Boulevard was sent to the community on November 1, 1947. The phone numbers at that time were Hollywood #1253, Ft. Lauderdale #862 and Miami # 7-7727.

In 1978, we coVCA, Hollywood Animal Hospital, Annex, Vets, Pets, 24 hour carempleted the construction of our current medical facility and in 1996, opened the Outpatient Clinic, which is also referred to as the Annex, located next to the hospital.

Since its inception, the HAH (as it is commonly referred to) has grown to include a staff of 22 doctors and more than 100 technical and support staff. These individuals have been selected, not only for their compassion and communication skills, but also for their appreciation of the special roles that pets play in our lives. In addition, a lifelong commitment to continuing education is an integral part of the philosophy of our medical staff.

Determined to provide the finest veterinary care, in 1950 we became a Certified Member Hospital of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). This voluntary veterinary organization sets high standards which member hospitals are required to maintain and continually upgrade. There are only 3,200 veterinary hospitals in the United States and Canada which have been awarded accreditation as an AAHA Member Hospital.

Click here to view a few of the original images from the 1940's of Hollywood Animal Hospital.

Choosing a veterinary hospital is a very personal decision. Our hospital is backed by the full resources of VCA's national network of over 600 hospitals. We are a strong and committed team with the experience and know-how to skillfully care for your beloved pet. 

Please stop by and visit us any time. Be sure to bring your pets along. They'll want to check us out, too!