About Us

Shank Animal Hospital has been located in Fort Lauderdale, FL since 1973. Founded by Dr. Jerry P. Shank, DVM. The hospital was originally a 520-square ft. facility. Over time Dr. Shank, with his very own bare hands rebuilt his business into whats now 8,300 sq. ft. of working hospital space.

Shank Animal Hospital is fully staffed offering on-call service, a fully stocked pharmacy and dietary supplies. Our facility has a full size kennel and open space for your pets to feel right at home. We build relationships with our clients and their pets, and make them feel as comfortable as possible.

Dr. Jerry Shank, DVM is an active member and previous President of the FVMA (Florida Veterinary Medical Association). Currently, Dr. Shank is the President-elect of the BCVMA (Broward County Veterinary Medical Association). Shank Animal Hospital is a proud member of the Fort Lauderdale community, participating in local programs such as the Broward County SNIP Program.

Shank Animal Hospital's staff receive trainging by Dr. Shank, DVM and FVMA affiliated training organizations, in order to best serve your pets. Our staff at Shank Animal Hospital take pride in what we do and the services that we provide. Shank Animal Hospital is a community supported business that has grown over time.

Click on link to find out more about Dr. Shank, DVM and Shank Animal Hospital: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jerry-shank/42/90b/826


Shank Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and boarding facility.

Dr. Shank specializes in advanced surgery and medicine and has clinical lab support on-site.

Shank Animal Hospital Ft Lauderdale Veterinarian, Oakland Park, FL 

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If you want become a staff member at Shank Animal Hospital, go to this link and apply:  http://hr.4act.com/application.aspx?AccountID=207

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