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Your Veterinarian in Fort Myers, FL
Call us at 239-482-6897

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 239-482-6897!

If you live in Fort Myers or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Alexandra Mercado is a licensed FL veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Tails-A-Waggin Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Alexandra Mercado has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Fort Myers veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 239-482-6897 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Fort Myers veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Fort Myers pet owners.

At Tails-A-Waggin Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Alexandra Mercado
Fort Myers Veterinarian | Tails-A-Waggin Animal Hospital | 239-482-6897

11960 Kelly Road
Fort Myers, FL 33908

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

  • "Amazing staff! Everyone has been so kind and caring. When my cat began to fail, they did all they could to help him. It was I who finally said it was enough and let him go. They not only offered their condolences but they also sent me a card informing me of a donation made in my cats name to the Arbor Day foundation. I am beyond pleased with the care we have received here and I will continue to bring my dog to them for care."
    Jennifer C. T.

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