Welcome to Heron Lakes Animal Hospital and Pet Rehabilitation Center

Dr. Abel Lera and our team are committed to bringing you and your pets better health by practicing the science of Veterinary Medicine for over 25 years. Heron Lakes Animal Hospital was founded back in 2005 . Since then, our staff has been performing veterinary medicine and compassionate animal care in the Coral Springs area. Heron Lakes Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital. Our mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for our patients, while providing a welcoming, informative atmosphere, and supportive service for our clients. Heron Lakes Animal Hospital offers veterinary services in addition to standard medicine, such as surgical and therapeutic lasers, and anesthetic or non-anesthetic dentistry. We have an in-house pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology facility. We also have a selection of natural wholesome foods for your pet's specific needs. Our state-of-the-art hospital enables you to make one stop for your pet's medical care.

We are open for appointments Monday through Saturday.


2012 Best of Coral Springs Award

2017 Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite

2019 Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite


Abel Lera DVM
Coral Springs Veterinarian | Heron Lakes Animal Hospital | 954-344-4911

5615 Coral Ridge Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33067


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  • Abel M. Lera, DVM

    Born and raised of Cuban descent in Miami, FL, with a constant love for animals, Dr. Lera obtained his Bachelor Degree from the University of Florida and became a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University in 2008. Dr. Lera has been in private practice since he assumed full responsibility of Heron Lakes Animal Hospital in 2013.

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  • "Excellent. As I new pet owner I had a lot of questions. The doctor took the time and patiently answered all my questions. Great staff. A+"
    Gustavo F.
  • "The care that is given is great. Never had a bad experience here."
    Kristin Z.
  • "My fur babies love Heron Lakes. The best service for the best price, thorough, professional and informative. Love Dr Lera and his team."
    Ethan P.

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