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Coral Springs Animal Hospital Pet Medical Service Review

Money hungry blood suckers dragged along my dogs diagnosis as not to jack up the bill to tell me he was better and 4:30 am he was in cardiac arrest and we decided Not to put a tube down his throat.. They called a month later to tell me they had my dog remains and needed to know what to do with them??? Charged me for that *** too which was a total lie..
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Reason of review:
Poor customer service

Knowingly Maimed Dog with Unnecessary Procedure

Coral Springs Animal Hospital - Knowingly Maimed Dog with Unnecessary Procedure
For CSAH and all neurologists, be SURE you do not let them do an EMG/Nerve biopsy on your dog. For many breeds there are genetic marker tests which requires a mere cheek swab and costs only $140 and can tell you if your dog is "affected" by polyneuropathy. In my case the neurologists here I was shocked to discover knew about this completely non-invasive option, never disclosed it, assured me that no harm would result from the EMG/Nerve biopsy when I asked, and now I have a dog that was previously in no pain, in great pain that I will have to live through with him for years for absolutely no reason, and then abandoned in pain. When I sent an update and video of my dog's agony for followup, Dr. Lisa Lipitz merely reprimanded me for having interrupted her Thanksgiving holiday after waiting 5 days before calling to check on the patient whose agony she had alone unnecessarily caused. When I asked Dr. Lisa Lipitz to be sure to give this option to her patients forward so no other dogs would ever suffer this fate, she didn't care, didn't plan to change what she was doing going forward and hung up on me. Reminds one of the Hippocratic Oath which I guess doesn't apply to CSAH: First Do No Harm. *** Response to the Owner where posted (Google, etc.) -- their Facebook Page is rigged so you can't read anything negative there -- also be sure to read all the filtered Yelp reviews with more horror stories as they are endless. What is stated by the Owner is simply untrue as their is excuse is that it is excepted practice not to present the non-invasive option to owners of pets. The CSAH Owner remarkably is either uneducated in the field, sadistic or greedy. Under no circumstances should it be anyone other than the OWNER'S decision to do a procedure than may severely injure your pet (without warning of any risk from CSAH) when there are non-invasive options readily available for some breeds (which are also about 1/10 the price). Intentional failure to present non-invasive options is unconsciounable especially when it results in agony to an animal that was in no prior pain as it did with my dog then abandoned by CSAH. The non-invasive genetic testing for Leonbergers are available through the University of Minnesota, for Greyhound as published by the University of Florida ( and for Malamutes via the University of Copenhagen, Department Of Veterinary, Clinical And Animal Sciences, Section Of Genetics, Groennegaardsvej 3 Dk-1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark (+45 35 33 ** **, dir +45 35 33 ** **; minnaj@***, Also see "The Genetic Connection: A Guide to Health Problems in Purebred Dogs by Lowell Ackerman DVD, DAVCD published by the American Hospital Association Press. All of these discuss and encourage non-invasive procedures primarily and are more than reliable sources. For anyone seeking help or information about polyneuropathy and Malamutes, please feel free to contact me at 954-630-**** Judith
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people like this dr.I only hope some day it comes back on them

map-marker Miami, Florida

Coral Springs Animal Hospital -PREDATORS

Charged me $10,251.00 for the privledge of mis-diagnosing & killing my cat. Cat went in for 2nd opinion with previous tests. they do theirs. report he has an obstruction in his intestines. They cut his intestines open and find NO OBSTRUCTION. They with hold the heart pills he needed to stay alive and give him 12 different drugs. His heart stops after 4 days. They will not release his body until they get their $10,251.00. Not 1 Vet came to see me. PREDATORS! "First do no harm" is an oath they are suppose to know something about. They are heartless and all about getting your money.
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This hospital is a scam. Don't use them. Bad doctors and bad customers service.


please send me your contact info and I will recommend a Vet that is 100 times better than Carpenter. Stay away from CSAH


Hi Susan,

First of all, I'm very sorry for the loss of your pet.

My dogs has been going to see Dr. carpenter for at CSAH for almost a year now to treat her heart condition. Even though we do everything the DR. advises, we are still ending up at the ER. This past week, we went back to the ER and after being hospitalized for 4 days, revisiting the internal med. Dr., and 3000.00 later, my dog is still not doing well. This place needs to be stopped. I've heard a lot of bad things about this place and I'm seriously considering a class action lawsuit. Contact me if you are interested.

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Michelle: Did you move towards a class action lawsuit on Coral Springs Animal Hospital yet? If you need me - let me know. Kathleen

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