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Veterinarian in Port St. Lucie

Our new facility is now open! Our veterinarian and team look forward to providing top-notch care to pets and their families in the Port St. Lucie, FL community! 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? Call us today or contact us online! We’d love to speak with you.

Veterinarian In Port St. Lucie

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Fear Free Port St. Lucie

 Dr. Jen Ely - Veterinarian Staff

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.
Vet Staff
Animal Hospital Staff

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.


The most important thing to know before becoming a guardian is that it’s a life of dedication and it’s not for everyone.  Our abilities can be as diverse as our companions needs and to embark on that journey without a full understanding and commitment is a recipe for an unhappy and unhealthy relationship.  However, for those with the understanding, commitment and dedication, it can be the most rewarding experience of a lifetime.

Hi, my name is Chad, I am a Guardian.

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