Dr. Javier Cepeda - Owner and Head Veterinarian


Dr. Cepeda acquired the Animal Hospital of Hallandale in 2023 from Dr Barbosa and has been serving the Hallandale community since 1963. Dr Cepeda was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. He studied Animal Science at the UNIVERSIDAD LA SALLE in Bogota where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1997. Licensed in the State of Florida in 2011. He is certified to issue Pet Health Certificates for international/domestic travel. Dr Cepeda main interests are internal Medicine, Surgery and Care of Senior Pet. Dr Cepeda constantly attends continuing education courses in the US and abroad. He is very passionate about new ways of pain relief on pets throught acupunture and laser. He is the proud Dad of Victoria, and pet parent of two cats named Jingles and Fendi as well as his new baby dog named Anthony. Dr Cepeda welcomes you and your pets at The Animal Hospital of Hallandale.

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International staff are available with knowledge of 4 different languages to assist you in caring for your pets.

We offer Nexgard, Heartgard, Revolution Plus, Simparica Trio, Proheart 6&12

All Major Pet Insurances Accepted!

New Clients Get $15.00 Off On Their First Office Exam!


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