Squirrel Appreciation Day is Tomorrow!

Squirrels get lots of attention from humans, but not always much appreciation. We tend to dwell on the stolen birdseed or the occupied attics, but squirrels have a long, mostly harmless — and often entertaining — history of living in our midst. That’s the focus of Squirrel Appreciation Day, founded in 2001 by North Carolina […]

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The History of AMC

Animal Medical Clinic was founded in 1964 by Drs. Harold Nelson and Charles Joiner.  They had been classmates and friends in veterinary school at Auburn University, where they graduated in 1960.  Harold was born and raised in the Melbourne area, and talked his friend Charlie into going into practice with him here. Everyone wondered why […]

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What makes us Different?

Animal Medical Clinic’s vision is to be the leader in primary veterinary care in South Brevard by creating a network of practices, providing high quality medical care and exceptional client service. Selecting a veterinary practice can be challenging. You have many to choose from, and there are many differences between practices. Even though it may be […]

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AAHA Accredited since 1997. Why is this Important?

What does AAHA Accreditation mean? To become AAHA-accredited, practices undergo a rigorous evaluation process to ensure they meet the AAHA Standards of Accreditation, which include the areas of patient care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, pain management, pharmacy, safety, surgery, client service, anesthesia, contagious disease, continuing education, dentistry, examination facilities, medical records, leadership and emergency/urgent care. To maintain accredited status, hospitals undergo comprehensive on-site evaluations every three years, […]

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New Year, New Location!

More and more exciting things are happening for Animal Medical Clinic. We are pleased to announce the purchase of a third location. We have officially become the owners of Melbourne Beach Animal Clinic. Melbourne Beach Animal Clinic has been serving the Melbourne Beach area since 1976. We have renamed the clinic to Animal Medical Clinic […]

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Field of Dreams

We at Animal Medical Clinic appreciate the community we live in, and support several charitable organizations.  One of those is the Space Coast Field of Dreams. The Space Coast Field of Dreams is a non-profit organization that has developed and supports a quality, all-accessible sports complex, playground on Minton Road in West Melbourne.  They provide programs for […]

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Cruciate Ligament Injury

The knee (stifle) joint of the dog is one of the weakest joints in the body.  Just as human athletes frequently suffer knee injuries, the dog also has knee injuries.  The knee joint is relatively unstable because there is no interlocking of bones in the joint.  Instead, the two main bones, the femur and tibia, […]

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