Learn More About Our

Vet Clinic
in Palm Harbor

The Animal & Bird Medical Center is one of the most state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals in Florida.

We provide routine and advanced specialty care for dogs, cats, birds and other exotic pets.

State-of-the-art Care
For Your Pet is Affordable

Dr. Joel Murphy founded our vet clinic in Palm Harbor on the principles of making advanced veterinary care affordable for pet owners. You will never find a more highly trained, dedicated team of animal lovers to care for your pet.

While we are known for our Advanced and Traditional veterinary medicine, Dr. Murphy also strongly believes in utilizing the best of all medical systems including Holistic veterinary medicine such as Ayurvedic, Chinese, Naturopathic, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, Reiki, Adamantine systems of healing.

Nationally Recognized Center for The Treatment of Pets and Exotic Birds

The Animal & Bird Medical Center of Palm Harbor is a nationally recognized center for the medical and surgical treatment of Exotic Birds.

We provide specialized bird transport to-and-from the Tampa International Airport for clients sending birds from out of state.

Our vet clinic of Palm Harbor serves clients from all over Florida, including Pinellas County, Tampa, Bradenton, Orlando, Miami, Sarasota, and Naples.

We Serve Pet Lovers in the Greater Tampa Bay Area

Medical Center Hours

A Cavitron is a dental tool that uses high frequency sound waves to clean teeth. The Cavitron ultrasonic cleaner is a state of the art instrument that has proved to be an extremely successful tool in removing tartar from both above and below the gum line.


For your pet’s dental care we have a complete dental suite with dental drills & a cavitron just like your Dentist’s office.


We have the latest digital radiology technology that greatly increases the amount of information from pet x-rays.

Radiosurgery is surgery using radiation, that is, the destruction of precisely selected areas of tissue using ionizing radiation rather than excision with a blade. Like other forms of radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy), it is usually used to treat cancer.


An Ellman radio-surgical unit allows for precise micro-surgical procedures on birds as small as parakeets.

Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine a person's digestive tract.


We also have a complete Olympus Videoscope for Endoscopy to diagnose esophageal disease, stomach disease and obstructions as well as colon disease.


For orthopedic surgery, we have a complete orthopedic suite with all of the same Hall’s hand pieces that are used in human hospitals.

Ultrasound Imaging is a method of producing images of the inside of the body by using a machine that produces sound waves which are too high to be heard.


We have a state-of-the-art Siemans Ultrasound for both abdominal ultrasound and echo-cardiology.