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Our Staff

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  • Dr.
    Joe Barbosa
    - Founder, Administrator and Head Veterinarian

    Click HERE to read Dr. Joe Barbosa's biography.

  • Natasha Nappo
    VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

    Natasha Nappo is a veterinarian from Brazil and she is working with Dr. Barbosa and his staff as a veterinary technician and, she also offers acupuncture, physical therapy, and Reiki for animals. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. 

  • Shannon
    OFFICE MANAGER

    Shannon has worked at the Animal Hospital of Hallandale for 24 years. She is originally from Indiana and has been in South Florida for 25 years.


  • Ily
    RECEPTIONIST

    Ily has worked at the Animal Hospital of Hallandale for 3 years. She is from South Florida and has a passion for animals. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and takes care here of our large Spanish speaking community.


  • Becky
    Veterinary Assistant

    Becky is a Veterinary Assistant who speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish, and German. She loves animals and is aiming to become a vet tech. She adopted Nita the cat from our hospital and she will become a vet tech in the near future. 

  • Julia
    Veterinary Assistant

    My name is Julia, I am a college student who is preparing to go to vet school. I speak English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently. I am working with Dr.Barbosa for over 2 years now and I would love to meet you and your beloved pets. I love every animal you could think of..... I have a 3-year-old dog called max who is a rescue and I trained him myself.

  • Luvy
    KENNEL TECHNICIAN

    Luvy has been in the veterinary field for over 15 years. Also, fluent in Spanish, she has been working at the Animal Hospital of Hallandale for 15 years. She has a passion for animals and knows all of our client's pets by name.

  • Anastasia
    In training - Receptionist

    I work part-time at the Animal Hospital. I speak English, Russian and Ukranian.

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International staff are available with knowledge of 6 different languages to assist you in caring for your pets.

New Clients Get $18.00 Off On Their First Office Exam!

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

  • "A friendly and very very scientific place to bring our pets. We are full of confidence"
    J.P
  • "The best doctor in the world. DOCTOR JOE has so much knowledge about animal and pet owners. Professional and spiritually. Little heaven for us."
    C.S

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