VCA Wiles Road Animal Hospital

Boarding/Grooming

  • Kennel Assistant

    Yolanda Barrera

    I am native of Peru and moved here in 2001 and live in Coral Springs with my husband, two young children (Walter and Ilene) and two dogs (Ishvel and Courage). In my spare time I enjoy going to the park, watching movies, reading and knitting.

    I have been working for VCA since 2005. The experiences during these years have been great. I work at VCA Wiles Road because I believe in the sensibility, kindness and friendship from the animals that stay at this great Animal Hospital. I can mention that some of my friends are Beemer, Willy and some other little animal friends.  On the other hand I like the quality and the loyalty from my coworkers, doctors and manager. This is what I love about working with this amazing team.

     


     


  • Kennel Assistant

    Daniel Novoa

    As a child most of my time was spent outside, or with my pets. From a very young age, I’ve had almost an innate love for all creatures. Arthropods, birds, reptiles, mammals, fish, and everything that moved interested me. I always knew I wanted to dedicate my life to non-human animals. On more than one occasion I have begged my parents to help me rehabilitate nestling birds, stop in the road to facilitate a crossing turtle, and take in stray cats (among other things). I have been surrounded by animals every moment of my life, and they have played an integral role in the person I am today; teaching me to be patient, nurturing, and understanding.

    I have an African Grey parrot, a Sun Conure, 4 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 fish tanks. I have special interests in Avian and exotic medicine, aquariums, anthropology, and zoology. I also like photography and painting, as well as reading, spending time with my pets, and hanging out with friends. 
     


  • Groomer

    Jenna Mears
    School: Merryfield School of Grooming, Master Groomer

    I attended Merryfield School of Pet Grooming, in Fort Lauderdale, where I studied under the top professional stylists and competitive groomers in the Pet Grooming industry. I became an accredited groomer within a year of starting the program. During that time, I also became a Registered Member of the National Dog Groomers Association of America and certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.

    I currently live with my adopted medium mixed breed dog (Jasper) and three rescued Domestic Short-haired cats (Pepper, Nala and Kitten). When I am not grooming, I spend my free time needle pointing or at the dog park. I also enjoy playing dominoes and keeping up with the latest in people fashion.

    Why Am I a Pet Groomer?

    I love watching each pet I groom walk out of the salon with a whole new confidence. Working with a dog that had a bad experience at another salon, and gaining the dog’s trust so the dog is comfortable being groomed again, that’s why I groom. I make an impact on these pets’ lives in some way, much like my pets have made an impact on my life. I stand by the adage that “if one looks good, one feels good”. Every dog and every cat deserves to look as good as they make their owners feel. When a client comes in and I ask how they want their pet styled, it is exciting to learn about the pet’s personality. I strive to make each pet that I style have a clip that matches their personality. I get a feel for what the client likes about the way their pet looks, the little things that make Buster who he is. I love hearing each client tell me about how their friend is a part of the family and then working with the pet. It’s almost like making a new friend with each pet that I work with. I like making specific dog breeds look like what their breed standard should be, and explaining the history behind why the AKC recognizes the hair style to the owner. Educating the owner on a breed’s history is exciting, because heritage is such an important factor in a pet’s personality. It’s amazing how much just a hairstyle can become not just physical, but also a social, emotional and mental experience for each pet!
     

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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 at 954-752-1879.

Our hours are:

Monday  7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday thru Friday 7:30 - 7:00 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                     

If it is after hours, please contact:

Pet Emergency Center  located at 7110 N. University Drive  @  954-726-0998

Pet Emergency Center located at 921 E. Cypress Creek Road @ 954-772-0420

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