VCA Stirling Square Animal Hospital

Hollywood Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Andrew Thay

    Medical Director
    Graduate School: University of Melbourne, Australia

    Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Thay made the move to South Florida in 2008. He has a keen interest in endocrinology, emergency and critical care, and soft tissue surgery. 

    I ...
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  • Sandra R. Buckweitz Conner

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Buckweitz was born in Northern Jersey where her parents and sister currently reside. She has been with our hospital since 2004 and has established a loyal following of clientele because of her ...
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  • Veronica Gomez

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Florida

    Dr. Gomez is a Colombian native, born in Medellin, and moved to Florida with her family as a child.  She has lived in Florida since and in addition to her love of animals, is an underwater enthusiast.
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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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

We refer after hours emergencies to Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists located at 3217 NW 10th Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fl.  They are a 24 hour critical care referral hospital.  Phone number is 954-641-1100.

Alternate emergency service at St. Francis Emergency Animal Hospital located at 6602 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Fl.  Also a 24 hour critical care referral hospital. Phone number is 954-962-8564.