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 the hospital 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.

Holistic Medicine

While we are known for our advanced traditional veterinary medicine, Dr. Murphy strongly believes in also utilizing the best of  all medical systems including  Ayurvedic, Chinese, Naturopathic, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, Reiki, Adamantine sytems of healing.

Nationally Recognized Center for The Treatment of  Pet and Exotic Birds

We are a nationally recognized center for the medical and surgical treatment of exotic birds. We have bird transport to and from the Tampa Airport for clients sending birds from out of state. We serve clients from all over Florida, including  Pinellas, Tampa, Bradenton, Orlando, Miami,Sarasota, and Naples.

We Serve Pet Lovers in The Greater Tampa Bay Area

  • Palm Harbor
  • Tarpon Springs
  • Dundedin
  • Clearwater
  • Safety Harbor
  • Holiday
  • Ozona
  • Clearwater
  • Pinellas County
  • and Greater Tampa bay


  • MONDAY 9:00 am – Noon | 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • TUESDAY 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • WEDNESDAY 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • THURSDAY 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • FRIDAY 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • SATURDAY 8:30 am – Noon
  • SUNDAY Closed

Early Morning Drop-off is from 7:00 am – 8:30 am.


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.


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


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.


We have a state-of-the-art Siemans Ultrasound for both abdominal ultrasound and echo-cardiology.
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Palm Harbor Vet Accepts CareCredit for Veterinary Services

We Accept CareCredit!

For your convenience, we have posted our Payment Policy and options.

Flexibility is the key.