Pinecrest Veterinary Hospital

12125 S Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156



A  commitment to providing your pets with dedicated and compassionate care as well as medical excellence is provided through our general practitioners, Dr. James P. Dugan and Dr. Cynthia Langdon and the entire support staff.

We stress the importance of annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. Vaccines and vaccine protocols are based on each pet's indiviudal needs and discussed with each owner.

Advanced ophthalmologic diagnostics, certification, surgery and therapeutics with our highly experienced specialist, Dr. Lorraine Karpinski,  DACVO.

Advanced dermatologic diagnostic and therapeutic care with our highly experienced dermatologist, Dr. Susan Sawyer.

Radiology Services:
  Our on-site, modern DIGITAL X-ray and ultrasound equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.  X-rays can be shared with specialists for consultation by e-mail or by CD if needed.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
Surgical Services:  Our surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures. 
Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, tooth extractions and routine oral surgery.
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer and recommend microchip identification.
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression. We also work with local and online veterinary behaviorists to ensure challenging cases get the highest level of care.


Emergency Care:  Please call the PET EMERGENCY ROOM at 305-666-4142 for all after hour emergencies.  They are located at 6394 S. Dixie Highway.