Welcome to Guardian Veterinary Medical Center!

Helping Us All Become
Better Guardians

Veterinarian Coming Soon to Port St. Lucie!

Our new facility is under construction – our veterinarian and team are looking forward to providing top-notch care to pets and their families in the Port St. Lucie, FL community! Until our new facility is open, we invite you to explore our website to learn more about the history of Guardian Veterinary Medical Center, what we hope to bring to the community, and the team that will help you be a guardian to your pet.

Still have questions about this new practice and what we are bringing to the Port St. Lucie community? Contact us online! We’d love to speak with you.

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Fear Free Port St. Lucie

Behind the Name

We bring them into our lives voluntarily. Some as service providers, some as an extension of our personality, but for most it’s simply to satisfy our need for companionship. Regardless of our motives, they give us their love and devotion and for that we care for them. We share their happiness and feel their pain. They become our family. They depend on us. We are their voice. We are their life. We are their world. We, are their Guardians.

I’m Dr. Jennifer Ely, and I am a Guardian.

What is a Guardian?

Guardian, a protector, a provider, a devoted caregiver, who is able and willing to speak for those who may not be able to manage on their own. To truly be a Guardian and speak for them, we must first see the world as they see it, and not just with their eyes, but with all their senses. In this way we can begin to understand their fears as well as what brings them joy. We can begin to learn their language and how they speak to us in so many ways beyond their voice. Then and only then will we be able to truly communicate with them, and for them.

I’m Jean Lyons and I am a Guardian.

Tough Love

Loving them is the easy part, but there are times when they are hurting or in danger that we must administer tough love. Doing the right thing for them, even though it hurts and they cannot possibly understand, but will endure it anyway, because we have earned their trust. You see, they don’t care how much we know, all they need is to know how much we care.

I’m Dr. John Ely and I am a Guardian.


We know that trust is a sacred thing. To earn it, takes caring, time and patience, and with the knowledge that once broken can never be totally restored. So that simple fact needs to be first and foremost in our minds, at all times, and with every encounter. They are also blessed with a sixth sense, so our caring cannot be faked. It must be genuine. The old saying is true “If my dog doesn’t like you, I probably won’t either”.

I’m Dennis Fast and I am a Guardian.

Follow Our Progress



See the Exterior Coming Together!

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In our latest drone video, you can see the windows are in and the veterinary medical center starting to look like a finished building. As more work is done, we…

Roof is up! Archways are in!

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We are so excited about the progress that the hospital is making so far. Take a look at the building taking shape - as well as Dr. Ely posing in...

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