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Our Staff

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

animalhospitalofhallandale.com

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

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

  • Dr.
    Javier Cepeda

    Biography coming soon...

  • Enrique Fernandez
    Head Technician

    He started working here with the team in 2012 for 5 years, and just rejoined the team in 2019. He is fluent in Spanish and has many years of experience with animals, and has great humor.

  • 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.


  • Rebecca
    Veterinary Assistant

    Becky is a Veterinary Assistant who speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish, and German. She loves animals and was raised on a farm with horses. She adopted Nita the cat from our hospital. Rebecca is aiming to become a vet tech.

  • 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 18 years. Also, fluent in Spanish, she has been working at the Animal Hospital of Hallandale for 18 years. She has a passion for animals and knows all of our client's pets by name.

  • Anastasia
    RECEPTIONIST

    I love working part-time with Dr. Barbosa, at the Animal Hospital. I speak English, Russian and Ukranian.

  • Almendra Crisóstomo

    My name is Almendra, I’m a vet student from Chile and I am doing an internship with Dr. Barbosa and his staff.

  • Sabina
    Adoption Coordinator

    I am working for the animal hospital of Hallandale since 1995 And I have had 8 dogs and 5 cats ,most of them adoptions. I love them all, big or small.

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

Special
Offer

New Clients Get $17.00 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

Location

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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