The doctor and staff at the Wander Animal Hospital are dedicated to maintaining the health and well being of all its patients by offering a caring, concerned and honest approach to your pet’s health needs. Our main goal is to provide our patients with the most up-to-date veterinary medicine available in conjunction with the highest ethical standards of practice. You will find us to be an animal hospital with a dedication to giving your pet excellent care whether they are sick or healthy.
The Wander Animal Hospital was founded by Dr. Barry M. Wander, M.S., D.V.M. His lifelong dream was to be a veterinarian. To attain this goal, he began his education at the University of Florida, receiving a B.S. in Agricultural Science and Master of Science in Animal Nutrition. He graduated cum laude receiving his D.V.M. Degree from the University National Pedro H. Urena, Santo Domingo in 1985. In addition, Dr. Wander received postdoctoral training at the prestigious Animal Medical Center (A.M.C.) in New York City; the world’s largest private veterinary diagnostic referral center.
He has been honored in Who’s Who of Veterinary Medicine and Science and is a distinguished member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national educational leadership honor society; the American Veterinarian Medical Association (A.V.M.A.) and the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Wander has served as Veterinary Educational Director for the Dade County Public School Veterinary Assistance program at the English Center from 1998-2000.
He is currently a board member on the advisory committee for the veterinary technician degree program at Miami Dade Community College.
Dr. Wander is a licensed and accredited veterinarian by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) allowing him to issue an international and/or interstate health certificate.