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Lake Howell Animal Clinic is PERMANENTLY CLOSED as of September 9th, 2022. If you were an active client, we already sent you a notification to the mailing and/or email address we have on file. In order to get your pet's medical records, send a request to our email For refills on medications and prescription diets, place online orders as usual as we will continue to monitor our email to approve medication requests for at least the next 6 months.

Dr. Nydia Melissa Perez

  • Dr. Nydia Melissa Perez graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto in
    Mayagüez, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1997. She was then admitted to the
    School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University in Alabama in the fall of 1997. On May
    2001, she graduated Cum Laude from Tuskegee University with her Doctor of Veterinary
    Medicine (DVM) degree. 
    After her graduation, Dr. Perez completed a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and
    Surgery at the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital in Akron, Ohio. During her internship, she
    received training from various general practitioners as well as specialists in internal medicine,
    surgery, oncology, and emergency medicine. Dr. Perez then moved to Louisiana where she
    worked at Metairie Small Animal Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana, which received the Hospital of
    the Year award in 2004 from Veterinary Economics magazine. Dr. Perez had five years of
    experience in emergency and critical medicine before starting a general practice.