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Who are we?

Those of us who work at the Hospital de Animales Perla del Sur in Ponce are passionate about animals and their welfare. Everyone in or staff from the front desk to those that help us clean the cages are passionate about animals. We ensure our medical staff receives constant training to ensure the best possible treatment for our patients.

Our physical facilities are modern, clean and up-to-date with the latest equipment available for the care of your pet.

About Dr. Doggie

Dr. Victor Oppenheimer is a noted veterinarian who runs the Perla del Sur Animal Hospital. He has practiced for more than 20 years and has a subspecialty in regenerative medicine with cold laser of specific frequencies, he is the only veterinarian in Puerto Rico with this subspecialty.

Dr. Oppenheimer is the founder of Vets for Strays, Inc., an organization that offers free spays and neuters, rabies vaccines, and pet welfare tips for all animal hospitals and shelters on the island.