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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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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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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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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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Dr. Godwin attends Veterinary Orthopedic Society Meeting

Recently Dr. Godwin returned from attending the 43rd Annual Conference of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society in Big Sky, Montana.  The VOS exists to improve the specialty of veterinary orthopedics and improve patient care by fostering research and learning in the field. While there Dr. Godwin attended lectures on conditions like cruciate ligament disease, elbow and […]

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