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Welcome to Broward Avian and Exotic

Your Veterinarian in Deerfield Beach, FL
Call us at 954-968-7171

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If you live in Deerfield Beach or the surrounding area in FL, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Susan kelleher is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of exotic pets. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Broward Avian and Exotic is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Susan kelleher is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take care of your exotic pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question please call 954-968-7171. Broward Avian and Exotic is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page.

At Broward Avian and Exotic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Susan kelleher
Broward Avian and Exotic | 954-968-7171

1101 S Powerline Road, Ste 108

Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Updates

CHECK US OUT ON TV!!!

It's official! Set your DVR's and tell your family and friends. Watch the newest season of Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER on National Geographic Wild! In case you are not sure which channel Nat Geo Wild is on based on your provider:

Comcast: Channel 108
Direct TV: Channel 283
AT&T U Verse: Channel 266
Dish TV: Channel 190

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Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Susan Kelleher
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Kelleher is originally from Buffalo, NY. Don’t worry Dolphin Fans, she doesn’t know football well and roots for anybody who scores! She received her Bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Chemistry and Biology from Alfred University in 1990 and went on to veterinary school at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

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  • Dr.
    Veronica Pardini
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Pardini is originally from Sao Paulo Brazil, where she graduated from veterinary school in 2012. She has always loved the USA and exotic animal medicine, so she pursued different externships in zoos and aquariums all around the country.

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  • Alex Strelzik
    Office Manager

    Alex was born in New York but raised in South Florida. He joined our practice July 2015. He enjoys working with birds and primates. Alex has a chihuahua at home named Reesie. When not in the office, Alex enjoys hanging out with his family and friends or lounging on the beach.

  • Dyanne Velasquez
    Veterinary Technician

    Dyanne is a Certified Veterinary Technician who was born and raised in Pennsylvania, but moved to South Florida to attend Nova Southeastern University in Davie where she received her Bachelor of Science degree.  Deciding to pursue a career in animal nursing, she went back to school and graduated from Miami Dade College's Veterinary Technician program in 2007.

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  • Kristin Runkle
    Veterinary Technician

    Kristin was born and raised in South Florida. She graduated from Deerfield Beach High School in 2000.  She married Matthew, her high school sweetheart, in October 2006. Together they breed ball pythons and have numerous reptilian pets, one guinea pig and two dogs. She teaches Sunday school for two year old's at her church.

    Kristin joined our practice in April of 2008. She spent the prior 2.5 years as a bird and reptile keeper at Miami Seaquarium. She enjoys yoga, reading, and being outdoors in her spare time.

    Kristin and her husband Matthew just welcomed their first son named Bram on New Year's Eve, 2016.

  • Brooke Rowell
    Veterinary Technician

    Brooke was born and raised in Florida and joined our practice August 2016.  She has worked with animals all her life and has volunteered countless hours at the humane society. Brooke has two little boys, Fisher and Dakoda, who keep her very busy. She has a pitbull named Boss, a schnauzer mix named Scooter, two cats named Little & Lumber, a rabbit named Luna and and African fat tail gecko named Gecky.  On the rare occasion that she has free time, her family likes to go fishing, camping or spend the day at the beach. 

  • Ashley Saddler
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley is originally from Jamaica but has been in the United States since 2011. She graduated from Ardenne High School in Kingston, Jamaica and is an alumni of Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. Ashley has worked with animals all her life and has a deep rooted passion for them. She is also planning to pursue her DVM degree in the near future. Ashley has a Pitbull named Fatboy, whom she loves dearly and is planning on getting a uromastyx. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, reading and playing soccer. 

  • Jamie Lee
    Veterinary Technician

    Jamie-Lee is originally from Wolcott, CT but relocated to South Florida in 2011. She and her fiance, Rob, welcomed their beautiful daughter, Elliana, in 2012. She has had a passion for animals since she was young and started working at a small animal clinic when she was 18. She has one dog at home named CJ. She enjoys being outside with her family in her spare time. She joined our team in September of 2018. 

  • Bailey Godoy
    Receptionist

    Bailey was born and raised here in South Florida. She graduated from Seminole Ridge Community High school. She joined our team in June of 2018 and has had a love for animals her entire life. She has two bearded dragons at home named Buddy and Fat girl. As passionate as she is about animals she does aspire to be a neonatal nurse eventually. She spends her spare time cheering her boyfriend on at his soccer and basketball games.  

  • Jasmine Sommers
    Receptionist

    Jasmine is originally from Kearny, NJ but relocated to South Florida about 10 years ago. Her love of animals stemmed from her childhood and she couldn't be more happy to be working with all of the different species we see here. She joined our team in May of 2017. Her favorite animals to work with are primates and ferrets. She comes from a large family so her spare time is spent with them

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am

8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am

8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am

2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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