Canal Animal Hospital

Canal Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Lake Worth, FL. The professional and courteous staff at Canal Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Canal Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Lake Worth, FL and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Canal animal hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
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  • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Dr. Jay A Butan, DVM

    Veterinarian
    After completing his Bachelor of Science degree at Cornell University, Dr. Butan received his veterinary doctorate at Tuft’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. He went on to practice at a large group facility in Detroit for 3 years, where he served as chief of staff. In 1989 Dr. Butan took over Canal Animal Hospital and has been serving the needs of his clients and community since.

    Dr. Butan is an active member of the Palm Beach County Veterinary Society, The Florida Veterinary Medical Association, The American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the American Veterinary Association, Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, America Association Sugar Glider Veterinarians, and member of the ASPCA. In addition to running a busy animal hospital, Dr. Butan has participated in many clinical trials to test the efficiency of new drugs prior to approval and has represented major pharmaceutical companies at both national and international conferences.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1989
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  • Scarlett Lee

    Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1989
  • Jessica Hogan

    Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
  • Sheena Real

    Hospital Administrator

    Sheena is Certified In Pet CPR, Attended The Veterinary Receptionist Training At University Of Florida

    Sheena has been with Canal Animal Hospital since June of 1997 when she began volunteering her time during high school as a class project. She would come in every day from 3 P.M. to close to help out with the kennels. Soon she applied for a job at the clinic and has been learning continuously about the practice since, helping Dr. Butan in surgery, learning how to develop X-Rays, run blood work, and help in exam rooms. Next Sheena started to work as the receptionist and has been in this position since 2000. She loves this part of the practice as she is able to greet clients and their pets when they arrive.Sheena says “Our clients mean a lot to me and each day I strive to make sure each patient is happy and satisfied 100% before they walk out our door.”

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1997
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  • Crece Vojtas

    Technician
    Crece graduated with a degree in Theater from Florida Atlantic University. She was a stay at home mom for 15 years and was slightly apprehensive about starting a job, but she has found everyone at Canal Animal Hospital to be so welcoming and nice that she is truly glad to have been a part of the staff since 2002. She loves animals and has five cats and two dogs at home.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
  • Rebecca Mastowski

    Assistant

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2004
  • Ashley Wood

    Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007