David T. Wise DVM
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CENTRAL
Dr. David T. Wise Jr. did his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia and graduated in 1969 with a BSA in Agriculture. He also received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, graduating in 1972. He completed his professional training from 1972 – 1973, with a medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City…
Emily C. Abraham DVM
Dr. Emily C. Abraham attended the University of Miami from 2006 – 2009, receiving her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, with a major in Biology and double minors in Chemistry and Classics. She was the president of the UM Pre-Veterinary Society, where she organized dog walks, baths and shows to raise money for local pet rescue organizations…
Javier Canabal DVM
Dr. Javier Canabal received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Agrarian University of Havana, graduating with honors in 1998. He completed his professional training in 2012 at Tuskegee University in Alabama, where he participated in a small animal medical and surgical internship.
Before coming to the United States, Dr. Canabal worked for the JASPCA in Jamaica…
Jacqueline Pereira DVM
Dr. Jacqueline Pereira received her Associate of Arts in Pre Veterinary Medicine from Miami-Dade Community College in 1984. In 1987, she graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, and in 1992, graduated from the University of Florida Veterinary School.
Dr. Pereira is involved in several organizations, including the AVMA and AAHA…
Carlos J. Canino DVM
Dr. Carlos J. Canino graduated from the University of Florida in 2000, earning a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. He later worked on a Master Of Science in Animal Reproduction. In 2004, he gained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University and did his clinical year at Kansas State University. Dr. Canino worked as a veterinary technician at Knowles Animal Clinics since the age of 18 and has been in practice with Knowles for the last six years. He is an Associate Veterinarian…
Jane Ann Knowles Wise
Jane Ann Knowles Wise was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Everglades High School for Girls. She was a Kappa Alpha Theta at the University of Georgia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1971. Later that year, she married Dr. David Wise, whom she met at college.
They moved to New York City, where Mrs. Wise was a copy editor for medical journals at Rockefeller University, while Dr. Wise…
Sara Beg DVM, CVA, CCRT
Dr. Beg received her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. Georges University. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is certified in canine/ feline rehabilitation from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. She is currently working towards her certification in pain management and Chinese herbal medicine.
Dr. Beg provides excellence in veterinary care by integrating Western and alternative therapies to promote wellness and longevity, which allows her to…
Brittni Goldberg DVM
Dr. Brittni Goldberg was born and raised in North Miami, Florida. Her undergraduate studies were completed in 2010 at the University of Florida, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, with a Minor in Education. While completing her clinical year at Auburn University, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2014.
Dr. Goldberg is a member of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
James H. Block DVM
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, SNAPPER CREEK
Dr. James H. Block attended the University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1968 and a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in 1970. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1972.
Dr. Block has been involved in many organizations, including the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, where he was President…
Cristina A. Maristany DVM
Dr. Cristina A. Maristany was born and raised in Miami, Florida.
Her love for animals and her thirst for knowledge began when she was a young client at Knowles Animal Clinics and was later solidified when she worked as a Knowles technician during her high school years. She studied biology at the University of Miami and later obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Maristany also studied under Dr. Xie at the Chi Institute to become a certified veterinary acupuncturist…
Marina Riera DVM
Dr. Marina Riera was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University and did her clinical year at the University of Florida.
Tracy Scola DVM
Dr. Scola received the Howard Hughes Honors Biology Student Scholarship to the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During this time, she co-founded the Biology Colloquium, a credited student run course at the university.
Fayth Vanatti DVM
Dr. Vanatti received her Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 2006. After working several years in the veterinary field, she attended Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine, followed by one year of clinical rotation at Texas A & M University, College of Veterinary Medicine.
After completing several externships, including conservation medicine with Wild Life Vets in South Africa, Dr. Vanatti began working in emergency and critical care. Dr. Vanatti has worked for a variety of emergency and general practices, and is a member of AVMA and VECCS. Her veterinary interests include ultrasound, emergency medicine and critical care.
When she’s not working, Dr. Vanatti enjoys water activities, travel and spending time with her family, including her three dogs and two cats.