Staff

  • Dr.
    Phil F. Cruz
    Veterinarian/ Practice Owner

    Dr. Phil F. Cruz A graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. He completed his clinical year at Purdue University and has a special interest in surgery and cytology. He is a native of Miami and has been in small animal practice since his graduation. Dr. Cruz is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association. He is married and has two beautiful girls and enjoys camping, hiking, and the outdoors. His pets (at this time) include a black mixed named “Maxi”, two cats named “Tiki” and “Echo” and a fish called “Tails”.

  • Dr. Joseph Lacret
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Joseph A. Lacret has been practicing Veterinarian for over 30 years helping all kinds of animals. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in 1983 and learned alongside Cornell University professors. He did his thesis on fracture repairs on avian. He owned Greater Miami Animal Hospital for many years and now has merge with us since 2020. He is a bonsai enthusiasts, nature photographer, and musician. He has two adult children and been married for 35 years. He loves to travel and spending time with family.

  • Dr.
    Cyrena Rose
    Relief Veterinarian
    Dr. Rose graduated with High Honors from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She praticed as an associate small animal veterinarian in Tampa for 2 years and then moved to Miami to work as a relief vet. She has been providing veterinary relief services for Red Bird Animal Clinic since 2006. Surgery, preventative health and client education are her special interests. She regularly works at the local Humane Societies helping to spay and neuter South Florida animals to promote better health and limit pet over population. She and her loving husband that helped encourage her to pursue her passion for veterinary medicine currently share their home with a rescued golden retriever, and two rescued orange tabbies.
  • Teyma Cruz
    Practice Manager
    Teyma has been a member of our team since 2005. Happily married to Dr. Cruz, they also have two beautiful girls. When not in the office, she is running around taking the girls to extra curricular activities.
  • Susie Londoño
    Office Manager

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  • Allison Marin
    Vet Technician

    Allison is a graduated with her Bachelors in Biology in pursuit to becoming a Veterinarian. She loves to spend time practicing yoga and hanging out with her cool chihuahua Pancho. 

  • Winny Ng
    Vet Technician

    Vet Technician

  • Alyssa Garcia
    Vet Technician

    Vet Technician

  • GuiAlix Douyon
    Vet Technician

    GuiAlix is a young college student currently getting his Bachelor in psychology. He's working toward becoming a Mixed Practice Veterinarian, specializing in Internal Medicine. GuiAlix is a musician, enjoys a good adventure, spending time with family and friends, the gym, and the beach.

  • Beatriz Garcia
    Vet Technician

    Vet Technician

  • Michelle Loayza
    Vet Receptionist/ Vet Technician

    Michelle Loayza is currently at City College to be a certified Vet Technician. She is working toward opening a dog boarding facility. Although she is allergic to cats, she enjoys helping the cats that come in. She enjoys going to the beach, eating good food, and watching transformer movies. 

  • Bryan Hoyos
    Vet Technician

    Bryan Hoyos recently graduated from high school and is now studying at Miami Dade College to receive his Associates in Biology. His goal is to become a livestock veterinarian. He enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, and playing video games.