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National Veterinary Technician Week (15th -21st)

This week, we pay special honor to our Certified Veterinary Technicians. The Basic Job Description of a Veterinary Technician The job of the veterinary technician is to take care of technical tasks, so the veterinarian can focus on his or her job. The tasks vet techs often take on include drawing blood, placing catheters, assisting […]

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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day – October 11th

Chloe is a10.5year old Miniature Dachshund who is loved and cared for by Elizabeth VanHamel. Chloe hasn’t always lived with Elizabeth, but it seems they were destined to be together, it took eight years for them to find each other. Chloe lived with a sweet elderly lady, whom loved Chloe dearly. Eventually, caring for Chloe […]

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30 Year Anniversary – Jane Murphy

All of us from Animal Medical Clinic would like to wish a happy 30 year anniversary to Jane! Jane graduated from Eastern Florida State College with her degree in Veterinary Technology.  Her clinical interests include dentistry and canine behavior, but her main interests are dogs, dogs and more dogs!  She also likes riding her Harley when […]

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Dr. Godwin attends course on Circular and Hybrid External Fixators for Fracture Repair

On August 10-13, Dr. Godwin traveled to Dallas, Texas for a course on the biomechanics and applications of circular and hybrid external fixators.  External fixators are devices used to manipulate the bones in fracture repair and other conditions.  Pins are inserted through the skin into the bone, and then once the bones are aligned the […]

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The Pet Effect

What is the Pet Effect? There’s something mysterious between us and our pets. It’s more than love and loyalty.  Every year, scientists learn more about the effect pets have on our own physiology. From slowing down our heart rates to preventing heart disease, allergies, and depression The Pet Effect is real. Benefits of Dog may […]

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New Lab Equipment

Recently Animal Medical Clinic made an investment in new equipment to provide improved medical care for our patients.  The purchases included new lab equipment for our Indialantic and Melbourne Beach locations. The new LaserCytle Dx Analyzer provides the data needed for a more complete diagnosis because it can, analyze red blood cells, identify the reticulocytes […]

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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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