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About Us

Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists, under the directorship of Dr. Ira M. Zaslow and a staff of board certified veterinary specialists, opened its doors in March 2011 with the goal of filling the needs of  pet owners in east Fort Lauderdale and surrounding Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach  counties.  Its modern emergency and critical care facility, housing state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging equipment, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Fully staffed ’round the clock with experienced emergency doctors and veterinary technicians, Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists welcomes referrals from local veterinarians. LVS enjoys a partnership with your family veterinarian and acts as an extension of their services.

“We promise to practice ethical medicine with integrity & compassion”


Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Emergency and Critical Care Medicine: Open 24/7, 365 days a year. An emergency doctor is on site at all times to deal with any and all emergencies. Read More

Internal Medicine

Disease management, diagnostic and endoscopic procedures, ultrasound. Read More

Diagnostic Imaging

Inpatient and out-patient ultra sound services and imaging consultation including onsite CT scans. Read More


Orthopedics, soft tissue and neurosurgery. Read More

Neurology & Neurosurgery

Diseases of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Read More


The diagnosis and treatment of cancer in dogs and cats. Read More

Physical Therapy

The process of restoring range of motion, strength and mobility. Read More


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