About Us

Tender, Loving Pet Care at Oakland Park Animal Hospital

If you are looking for an excellent veterinarian serving Fort Lauderdale and surrounding communities in Broward County, Florida, we have two you should meet at Oakland Park Animal Hospital. Come visit us at 2200 West Oakland Park Boulevard, which is located a short distance west of I-95.

.


Veterinarians Serving Fort Lauderdale Area

Dr. Spencer Ratnoff and Dr. Gary Glickman offer a combined 25 years of experience providing compassionate, up-to-date care for a broad range of pets. Oakland Park Animal Hospital treats a comprehensive range of pets, including birds, cats, dogs, rabbits, pocket pets and reptiles. Our support staff – including our technicians and our office manager who is also our groomer -- listen closely to your questions and help connect you to the information you need.

Complete Vet Services and After-Hours Emergency Care

Our animal hospital in Oakland Park provides a comprehensive range of medical care during regular daytime hours as well as urgent and emergency procedures after hours at our Animal Emergency Trauma Center within the same building.

Oakland Park Animal Hospital’s office hours are Monday through Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Closing time varies. Mondays we are open until 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday ending time is 8 p.m. And on Saturdays, we are in until 5 p.m. On Sundays and after hours, our Animal Emergency Trauma Center provides care in the same facility housing our daytime clinic.

We offer medical procedures ranging from anesthesia for surgery to x-rays for diagnosis of orthopedic problems and accidents. Dr. Ratnoff and Dr. Glickman handle dental work, dermatology, treatment of fleas, ticks and internal parasites, spay and neuter procedures, pet ID microchipping, vaccinations and wellness checkups including nose-to-tail physicals.

Cold laser therapy is one of our newest technologies and uses a low-power laser emitting no heat. It eases acute and chronic pain, aids immunity and reduces inflammation. We’re glad to answer questions you may have about this therapy or any of our medical procedures.

Dog Grooming and Pet Boarding

Support services at our Fort Lauderdale animal hospital include dog grooming to keep your pet healthy and attractive.

Boarding of many kinds of pets is available for regular patients. We can handle medication needs as well as special diets.

A Focus on Community Participation

All of us take great pride in keeping pets healthy and happy in Oakland Park, Fort Lauderdale, Wilton Manors, Lazy Lake, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, North Lauderdale, Sunrise, Plantation, Davie, Tamarac Margate, Pompano Beach, Lauderdale by the Sea and Sea Ranch Lakes.

Not only do we offer quality care for local pets, but we also participate in animal rescue and outreach programs. Participation in animal expos -- where we provide care and training tips – and other community pet education programs are a regular part of practice of giving back to our community.

How to Contact Us

Please feel free to ask questions or arrange an appointment by calling (954) 644-7281 or contacting us online. We’re here to help you.

New patients receive $25 OFF First Exam.

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Oakland Animal Hospital New Patient Special001.png

Click for the BBB Business Review of this Animal Health Products in Oakland Park FL

Location

  • "Dr. Ratnoff has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    John / Oakland Park, FL

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

    Don't get us wrong, we love the bees! But we don't love when our pets get stung. Follow our tips to treat and prevent bee stings on your furry best friend. ...

    Read More
  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

    Read More
  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

    Read More
  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

    Read More
  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

    Read More
  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

    Read More
  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

    Read More
  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

    Read More
  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

    Read More
  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

    Read More

Newsletter Signup