Thursday, January 28, 2016

VCA HAH Welcomes Veterinary Cardiologist!!!!

Dewey H Carpenter Jr. DVM, DACVIM – Cardiology

VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital would like to welcome Dewey Carpenter, DVM, ACVIM (Cardiology) to our practice.

Dr. Carpenter grew up in Greenville S.C and served 6 years in the U.S. Navy. Following his honorable discharge from the Navy he completed a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry at Charleston Southern University in 1996. He then received his DVM from Mississippi State University in 2000, completed an Internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University in 2001 and finished  a residency in Comparative Cardiology at the University of Minnesota in 2004. He became boarded in cardiology through the ACVIM in 2005 and began private practice in Cary, North Carolina. In 2012 he moved to Florida and practiced as the sole Cardiologist at a local hospital.

Dr.  Carpenter’s joins our team to pursue his effort of expanding the availability of specialized cardiology to all of Florida. His mission is to offer excellent and compassionate care to all his patients.

Dr. Carpenter has been married for 26 years, has three children, as well as three cats, and a dog. He currently lives in Coral Springs, Florida. In his off time, he enjoys family activities, coaching his daughter’s rec soccer team as well as training in Northern Seven Star Praying Mantis Kung Fu.

Board Certified: The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology: 2005

Residency: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine: 2001-2004

Internship: Auburn University: 2000-2001

DVM: from Mississippi State University: 2000


  1. I am grateful for the services and caring he not only provided to our dog Lola but the emotional support he gave my wife. Further to that he communicated with Lola's DVM in New York to learn more about Lola and share his findings. Without reservation I recommend him for anyone whose animal needs a cardiologist

  2. Thank you for this awesome recommendation!! We are grateful to have him on our team and share you admiration.