Dr. Michael Pegelow, DVM
Dr. Michael Pegelow graduated from the University of Florida in 1999 with a degree in Zoology with honors. In 2004 he completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree also at the University of Florida. He began practicing at Dixie Animal Hospital in 2004. Dr. Pegelow’s professional specialties include veterinary dermatology, dentistry, and internal medicine. When he is not caring for animals at the hospital, Dr. Pegelow enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, daughter, and son. His family also includes an adopted terrier mix named Chewie and a cat named Rocky.
Dr. Pegelow also runs the animal adoption program at Dixie Animal Hospital which has found homes for more than 135 cats and dogs since 2006!
- American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
- Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA)
- South Florida Veterinary Medical Association (SFVMA)
Dr. Lara Sparks, DVM
Dr. Lara Sparks graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in 1999 with a degree in Psychology and Natural Sciences with honors. In 2005 she completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Louisiana State University. In 2006 she returned to her home town of Miami practicing for 11 years at Ponce Animal Clinic in Coral Gables. Her professional specialties include veterinary dermatology, dentistry, and internal medicine. In addition to caring for your animals her interests include golf, pilates, boot camp classes, and volunteer work with shelter pets and rescue organizations. Dr. Sparks grew up with and has personally owned many different breeds of dogs. She has a special affinity for Rottweilers and Shih Tzus.