Welcome to Anzer Animal Hospital in Loxahatchee, FL

Call us at 561-619-7600

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In Wellington, Loxahatchee or Royal Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach, FL we are your trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further!

We provide the best care, for dogs, cats and horses. Your pet's and horse's health and well-being are as important to us as they are to you, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve. Anzer Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal hospital and welcomes dogs and cats in all stages of life for comprehensive exams and preventive care, as well as for medical, surgical and dental diagnostics and treatment, both in a routine and emergency basis. Our veterinarians have over 30 years of experience diagnosing and treating medical and surgical conditions and offering routine and comprehensive pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best care for animals begins with comprehensive vaccination programs, ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call us at 561-619-7600 or email us and we will promptly get back to you. Our hospital is very easy to access -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Wellington, Loxahatchee and Royal Palm Beach areas.

How does our business differ from others?

Our facility has a state-of-the-art laboratory that allows us to best diagnose your pets the same day and start the right treatment immediately, instead of having to wait a day or two for lab results to come back. Prompt diagnosis and treatment, result in a better prognosis. 

Our project of innovating veterinary visits include minimizing the fear, and stress in all pets and owners. We have four exam rooms, and one of them is dedicated mostly to cats to minimize their stress level. 

We are one of the few practices in the aea that have dental X-rays, allowing us to best diagnose pets’ mouth health, whether it is to extract or save a tooth. 

We pay special attention to the cleanliness of our hospital by implementing biosecurity protocols and constant desininfection several times a day throughout the entire hospital to prevent infections and disease transmision. 

Our boarding areas are also available to be seen by clients at all times. Anzer Animal Hospital has spacious inside runs, and big shaded outside runs for the comfort and well being of all pets boarding with us. Our boarders go out for exercise and play time several times a day with our staff. 

Our extraordinary staff and customer service has been carefully selected to provide our clients with the finest and most respectful treatment.

At Anzer Animal Hospital we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

14471 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee Groves, Florida, 33470

Your veterinarian in Palm Beach County

Meet Our Skilled Team

Coming Soon

  • Dr. Juan Manuel Lopez Zertuche and Dr. Cristina Anzures
    Business Owners

    When children name the things they may want to be when they grow up, veterinarian is a common occupation to make the list. Dr. Juan M. Lopez Zertuche and his wife, Cristina Anzures Gurria, owners of Anzer Animal Hospital, followed through on their childhood ambitions.    

    “I have always had a love for animals and an interest in medical and surgical science, shared Dr. Zertuche. “As a young teenager, I volunteered at the Zoo, at Veterinary Hospitals, and Horse Shows. I became a Veterinarian and immediately after graduation I pursued specialty training in Internal Medicine and then in Surgery.”  

    Dr. Zertuche and Dr. Anzures, moved to Wellington 10 years ago.  Since moving to town, Dr. Zertuche and Dr. Anzures have continued to build their careers, and their family. Dr. Zertuche has successfully grown his veterinary practice and Dr. Anzures has been working in regulatory medicine for the Florida Department Of Agriculture for nine years.  

    “Dr. Zertuche and Dr. Anzures have two children, and two Jack Rusell Terriers and are an extraordinary team in life, and as business partners. 

    “The opportunity and growth of our work as veterinarians came together to allow us to acquire Anzer Animal Hospital. It is the product of sharing the same dreams, team effort and hard work.”

    How did your career take off? 

    “My love for horses took me to Belmont Park in New York where I worked for the renowned surgeon William O Reed. Later I started my own equine practice, and had the opportunity to work with top class competition horses, and attend to them at world class events like the Equestrian World Cup, The World Equestrian Games, The Pan American Games, and the Olympic Games. All the while I continued to practice Small Animal Medicine and Surgery,” explained Dr. Zertuche.  

    How and why did you open Anzer Animal Hospital?  

    “Since our  practice has continuously grown, we saw the need to have a stone and mortar facility to better provide the needed care for our patients and clients,” said Dr. Zertuche.   

    “We always wanted to do more for our clients’ pets, and with our hospital we are now able to offer more services and products in a comfortable and convenient location, renovating the concept of veterinary visits,” added Dr. Anzures.   

    Why the name Anzer?  

    “My husband and I both wanted to contribute to the name of Anzer, so we came up with the combination of both of our last names,” said Dr. Anzures. 

    What are your feelings and thoughts on your way to work each day? 

    “Every day I feel energetic, I mentally review the day’s appointments and make a rough draft of what the best treatment plan for each one will be,” Dr. Zertucheshared. “My favorite part of my work is arriving to a diagnosis so I can provide answers and develop a solution for my clients and their pets.” 


    What do you enjoy most about the business?  

    “Seeing people committed to their pets’ well-being, and long-term relationships with owners that with time become friends,” said Dr. Anzures.   

  • Dr. Juan Manuel Lopez Zertuche
    Bio Coming Soon.
  • Margaret Warsaw
    Practice Manager

    Hi, I’m Margaret, I’ve been in the veterinary field since 2004 when I started working as a veterinary assistant in a corporate clinic setting. I have also worked with Florida Department of Agriculture as the Palm Beach County Foreign Animal Disease Specialist prior to this opportunity to work full-time with Dr. Z and Dr. Anzures at Anzer.

    I have worked my way up through all the positions in a veterinary hospital and have found new challenges as a Practice Manager.

    I graduated from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) in 2008 with a B.S. in Animal Sciences and a minor in Equine Industry. My pets at home include 2 pitbull mixes, “Penelope” and “Starvin’ Marvin” who were both rescues and a cat named “Corrigan”.

    I grew up riding horses and competing locally. I still have my childhood horse, “Lily”, who is 28 years old and spoiled rotten. I couldn’t imagine my life without animals involved and have a special place in my heart for all “senior” animals.

  • Caterina Sevares
    Customer Service Specialist / Receptionist

    Hi there! My name is Caterina Sevares. I am your bilingual (English and Spanish) front desk receptionist.  I’ve been in the veterinary customer service field for three years.

     I’m an avid reader and my “fur baby” is a two year old long-haired chihuahua named Charlie Brown. Being a  med school student and dog mom, taking part in your pet’s healthcare is something I take pride in doing.

     The only thing I love more than animals are the special, caring people that come with them! 

  • Gaby Perez
    Kennel Tech

    Hi, my name is Gaby. I am a native Floridian, born and raised. I have always had a passion for animals, since before I can even remember. I was the type of little girl that watched animal planet instead of cartoons. I am one of the original hires and longest working employee of Anzer Animal Hospital and helped Dr. Z and Dr. Anzures with the opening in 2016. I have an adorable cat named “Figaro” who I love dearly for his personality and cuddles. As a kitten, he broke his leg (humerus) and needed surgery requiring a metal plate for the bone to heal properly. Thankfully he recovered well! If I could give advice to a fellow pet owner, it would be to get pet insurance and CareCredit due to my personal pet’s experience!

  • Meredith Prete
    Veterinary assistant

    I’ve had a passion and connection with animals since I was young. In middle school I started volunteering at a Nature Center, taking care of the injured and educational wildlife there. After spending several years in human medicine, as a yoga teacher and massage therapist, I realized that my passion for healing was more increased when around animals. I started working at an emergency animal hospital as a receptionist and then gained experience as a Veterinary Assistant. I volunteered again at a local Nature Center and became the lead volunteer, supervising animal feeding and care. I spend a summer working on a farm learning how to care for sheep and goats. Then I worked as the sole Veterinary Assistant at a small animal practice and there I realized I wanted to pursue my career as a Veterinary Technician. I want to expand my knowledge in this field, and grow as much as I can. I am currently pursing my degree in Veterinary Technology while getting hands on experience and education from Dr. Z and all the staff at AnzerAnimal Hospital. I plan to continue my career in this field, completing certifications to increase my training in animal medicine,and zoology. I love all different types of animals, but dogs and cats definitely hold a large space in my heart

  • Anzer Animal Hospital Team
    Anzer Animal Hospital Team

    Best Team!

  • Alexis Brady
    Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon

  • Kelly Boger
    Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon

  • Kylie Ruble
    Veterinary Technician

    Hello! My name is Kylie. I was born in Indiana but have been raised a South Florida girl. My passion for animals began early in my childhood, as I would hunt through my backyard (and sometimes neighbors!) for the injured lizards so that I could nurse them back to health.

    My first job in the animal field was at an exotic pet store where I had the opportunity to meet, raise and learn about all different types of animals (birds, reptiles, and exotic mammals). This only further fueled my passion to move into the veterinary field. Since then, my dream of becoming a veterinary technician has become a reality. I continue to grow and learn, I strive to do my best in everything I am exposed to. I have worked in general practice clinics to 4 years of exciting and stimulating overnight emergency work. A few of my main interests include pet dental health and animal rehabilitation


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  • "Dr. Zertuche has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years."
    Jon L.
  • "I absolutely trust nobody else to work with my pets than Dr. Zertuche at Anzer Veterinary Hospital! Dr. Z. listened to what I had to say before he diagnosed. He really knew what he was doing. The visit was a good price too! My pets were taken cared of!"
    Susana A.
  • "After visiting 3 other veterinarians in the area for a 2 year period and major skin issues in my dog, I finally found the vet I have been looking for. I cannot believe the money spent at other practices with no results. My dog has been comfortable and with no more skin problems for over 3 months now. Thank you Dr Z. And all Anzer Animal Hospital staff for your professionalism and great care!"
    Felipe E.
  • "Great, amazing group of people who have helped us with our pets in need thank you! and I definitely recommend it!!"
    Carolina F.
  • "My dogs love to go to visit Dr Zertuche. The staff is always very nice. Office is always super clean.... 100% recomended"
    Mauricio G.
  • "The medical attention exceeded my expectations! After 3 different veterinarians, finally we know what is going on with my dog. We planned the best treatment and follo up, based on on the case and my family needs. Definitly my #1 option in Florida!!! Thank you"
    Stephanie L.

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