Miami Veterinarians

Eric Wenke, DVM

miami veterinarianFounding owner and general practitioner Dr. Eric Wenke received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida International University, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Araneta University and is a graduate of the Veterinary Management Institute at Purdue University. He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Dental Society. His professional interests within veterinary medicine include Dentistry, Radiology and Internal medicine. He also has continuing education certifications in Ultrasound, Dentistry, Dermatology and Animal Behavior.

In 1980, Dr. Wenke started his practice in South Florida as a Veterinarian treating horses in Dade and Broward County. In 1985, Dr. Wenke built the first Town & Country Animal Hospital at the Country Walk Shopping Plaza. Dr. Mordaunt joined him in 1990 as Veterinarian in charge of Medical and Surgical Services. When Hurricane Andrew destroyed Country Walk and the first Town & Country Animal Hospital, Dr. Wenke designed and built the new Town & Country Animal Hospital at its current location. In 1997, Dr. Wenke was acknowledged for his unique and innovative design concepts and Town & Country Animal Hospital received national recognition for design excellence as the 1997 Animal Hospital of the Year.

In his spare time Dr. Wenke and his wife travel extensively and he is an avid sailor and photographer.

Michael Mordaunt, DVM

vets in miamiOwner and general practitioner Michael Mordaunt, DVM, says that his natural affinity for animals and his love of medical science led him to become a veterinarian. A native of upstate New York, he also enjoys the variety of experiences and challenges his job affords him. He became partner and owner at Town & Country Animal Hospital in 1990.

Dr. Mordaunt received his undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Florida International University in 1974 and graduated from Araneta University with a veterinary degree in 1980. His professional interests within veterinary medicine include ophthalmology, surgery and internal medicine. He also has continuing education certifications in orthopedics, surgery, dentistry, dermatology, animal behavior and endocrinology.

In his spare time, Dr. Mordaunt enjoys the company of several animals and also has many hobbies. He has two Jack Russell Terriers named Pete and Boulie, two Shih Tzus named Foxy Lady and Luna, and a tri-color cat named Fluffy. A private pilot, Dr. Mordaunt also enjoys photography, hiking, camping and painting watercolors.

Catalina Kesserü, DVM

miami area veterinarianDr. Catalina Kesserü, was born in Berlin, Germany and raised in Peru and Argentina. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998 and successfully completed the ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates) in 2008 and has been a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association since 2009.

Her special interests are internal medicine, endocrinology, and dentistry. She also enjoys fencing and jogging in her spare time. Dr. Kesserü is happy to communicate in Spanish, German, and Hungarian as well.

Jill Child, DVM

veterinarian in miamiDr. Jill Child was raised in northern Utah were she completed her undergraduate degree from Utah State University. She then received her DVM from Washington State University. In 2003 she moved to Miami in search of sunshine. Dr Child worked in emergency medicine until the fall of 2009 when she joined Town and Country Animal Hospital. She now concentrates on dentistry and surgery where she can best use her skills of perfectionism and precision. When not at work she enjoys her hobbies of gardening, cooking and making her house green. She is also kept busy with her son, daughter and two dogs.

Lori Wendland, DVM

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Miguel Polanco Rivas, DVM

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