Weston Road Animal Hospital

4585 Weston Road
Weston, FL 33331

(954)389-5656

www.westonroadanimalhospital.com

 

Doctors

Dr. Sam Strauss DVM, Medical Director

Sam Strauss, DVM

A native of New York, Dr. Strauss attended Cornell University as an undergraduate, then completed his veterinary degree at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. Since then, he has been practicing small animal and exotic medicine in the city of Pembroke Pines.

In 1986, he opened Pembroke Lakes Animal Hospital, where he was the owner and medical director. In December 2005, he relocated the office to a larger facility at the current location, and renamed the office Weston Road Animal Hospital.

Dr. Strauss is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Broward County VMA, the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians, and the Association of Avian Veterinarians. His primary areas of interest include internal medicine, exotic animal medicine, and animal behavioral problems.

Dr Strauss's wife Judy, is an operating room nurse. He has two daughters the elder, Jamie, earned a Masters as a Physicians Assistant in Anesthesia from Emory University College of Medicine and works at multiple hospitals across south Florida. The younger, Melanie, attended the University of South Florida and is currently the proud owner and head instructor of Steve's House of Karate in Cooper City where she teaches martial arts and self-defense. The Strauss family shares a home with three dogs, an African grey parrot, and an indeterminate number of orchids.

Dr. Michael Feldt DVM

Michael Feldt, DVM

Dr. Feldt graduated from the University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Upon graduation, he completed an internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in New Jersey. Since that time he has been practicing small animal medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. In his free time he enjoys travel, fishing, and golf. He is a proud pet parent of Bruno, a French Bulldog & Sapa a Siamese Mix.

Practice Manager

Amy Barron, CVT

Amy began her career in the animal industry at age 19 working with exotic animals in a sanctuary setting. Her intense love and devotion to caring for these beautiful creatures and educating others about animals fueled her passion toward veterinary medicine. She has been in the veterinary field for over 10 years. Her educational background includes a degree in psychology from Florida Atlantic University and a degree in Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster College. Amy has held various management positions in a variety of customer service oriented industries. In her spare time she maintains a household of rescued exotic animals and enjoys educating the public about her animals with an emphasis on responsible pet ownership.

Veterinary Technicians & Assistants

Colleen

Colleen is a avid outdoor adventurer. She grew up enjoying nature and observing animals. This directed her career path into veterinary medicine. She has been gaining experience in all facets of veterinary medicine for the past seven years. She loves assisting in surgery and watching over our patients during anesthetic procedures and recovery. She takes extra special care to make sure our patients are warm, padded and comfortable before, during and after their procedures. Colleen also enjoys working with all types of animals. She is a pet parent to several different species including a dog, cat, and two types of snakes. 

Kelsey

Angela

Angela is a seasoned veterinary technician. She has been in the industry for 10+ years. Angela has experience in Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Emergency and Critical Care. She has worked for a variety of GP and specialty veterinary practices throughout the south Florida area. Angela also has experience working with exotic animals and birds. Her favorite part of the job is providing love, healing and medicinal support for pets in their owner's absence. She treats each animal as her own and gives 110% to each one. 

Chris 

Chris enjoys opportunities to work hands-on with the patients. He believes that every task has a lesson and enjoys learning. He owns and cares for a variety of reptile species in his spare time and continuously researches conservation issues, best reptile husbandry practices and information on captive animal enrichment. 

Latte, Our Best Friend

Latte , American Pitbull Terrier

Born in 1996, Latte is a red-nosed American Pitbull Terrier. Originally adopted as our office guard dog, she was quickly promoted to blood donor. She had a blood type which is transfusable to all dogs of differing blood types. Latte saved numerous dogs in their desperate time of need.

We at Weston Road Animal Hospital as well as the Strauss family were deeply saddened by the loss. Latte will be sorely missed by us and all those who were lucky enough to be touched by her presence.

A sincere thank you from those who were saved by your blood transfusions.
LATTE WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU!

Client Services Staff


Margarita

Margarita loves animals and has been working in the veterinary industry for the past 15 years. She was born in Colombia and raised in Miami. She shares her home with her family and 3 four-legged children. Amya is an amazing 17 year old Miniature Pinscher. She is also the proud pet mom to Mia, a poodle and Chapo, a Shih-tzu. In her spare time she likes to take pictures with her camera and spend time with her four-legged children.

Marissa

Marissa is all smiles at the reception desk. She loves interacting with our clients and their pets. She is currently working on a nursing degree to continue a career path in the human side of the medical industry. Marissa is a pet parent to Chinch, a beautiful black Chinchilla. She loves learning about all animal species and enjoys informing pet parents about all of our great services. 

Luna

Luna has worked in the veterinary field in various departments for 10 years. She recently took time away from the veterinary industry to establish a not-for-profit Great Dane rescue in the south Florida area. She enjoys interacting with owners and helping them establish fun and healthy relationships with their pets. In her spare time Luna enjoys the outdoors and coordinates play dates and social events for Great Dane owners in the local area. 

Andrea

Andrea joins us from the pet retail industry. She has always loved animals and wants to gain experience in the veterinary medicine. She loves to engage with clients and listen to stories about their pets.  Her favorite part of the job is watching patients arrive with an excited expression and wagging tail and they come through the door. Andrea has one four-legged family member named Pinto, a chihuahua mix. 

Kennel  & Spa Staff


Andrew, Groomer

Andrew has been working in the Veterinary field for 14 years. He has worked in multiple job positions at different hospitals and truly enjoys spending time with the patients. He helps out wherever he is needed, but most frequently is found with a pair of scissors or clippers in his hands. His patience, gentle nature and creativity give his grooming clientele a "spa" like experience. 

Joana 

Joana has always loved being around animals. She is currently working on her degree in Veterinary technology. She joined our team to get more hands-on experience with a variety of animal species and learn about basic husbandry. Joana is very attentive to our kennel occupants. She frequently takes extra walks with them and give them extra attention.