Faithful Companions Animal Clinic

February is National Pet Dental Health Month! We are offering Free Dental Assessments to all of our Patients through the month of February. We are also offering discounts during the month of February on all Dental Procedures and Dental Products. Please call for complete details. Appointments are required.

Faithful Companions Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Pembroke Pines, FL. The professional and courteous staff at Faithful Companions Animal Clinic 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. Faithful Companions Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Pembroke Pines 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 Faithful Companions Animal Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

  • 15825 Pines Blvd
  • Pembroke Pines,FL 33027
  • Phone: (954) 433-4160
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  • Monday 8am - 7pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 7am - 7pm
  • Friday 8am - 7pm
  • Saturday 8am - 3pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Dr. Balko examining a dog

    Amy J. Balko, DVM

    Veterinarian / Owner
    Dr. Amy J. Balko grew up in Champaign, IL where she completed her undergraduate degree in 1986 at the University of Illinois. She has resided in Florida since 1987, and earned her DVM degree at the University of Florida in 1992. Following graduation, she completed an internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital. She then worked as a small animal veterinarian at South Federal Animal Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale for 6 years. Dr. Balko opened Faithful Companions Animal Clinic in Early 2000, where she enjoys caring for her patients in her home community. She lives in Pembroke Pines with her husband, and a Great Dane named Diesel. In her spare time she enjoys vegetable gardening, reading, fishing and watersports with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1992
    University of Florida
    reading, fishing, water sports with her family
  • Dr. Judy Koscielniak

    Dr. Judy Koscielniak graduated from Michigan State University in 1988 completing her undergraduate degrees in microbiology and medical technology. Originally from Michigan she relocated to the Tidewater area of Virginia and practiced small animal and emergency medicine for several years. Later she and her family moved to South Florida in 1998. Here at Faithful Companions Animal Clinic Dr. Koscielniak continues her interests in preventive medicine, ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. She keeps busy with her two wonderful daughters, two dogs, a bird and a busy husband. In her spare time she enjoys reading, butterfly gardening and spending time with friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1988
    Michigan State University
    spending time with her children, reading, butterfly gardening
  • Dr. Dell examining a cat

    Ursula Dell, DVM

    Dr. Ursula Dell is a native of South Florida (Fort Lauderdale).  She attended Florida State University where she received her bachelors degree in biology.  She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2003 from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduating she went on to complete a thirteen month internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center at Cooper City.  She has been with Faithful Companions since 2007.  Her professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology, cytodiagnostics, and soft tissue surgery.  When not working she enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters, her pets and going to the beach, and being with family and friends.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
    University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
    spending time with her children, being around pets and going to the beach
  • Head Technician Diana Johnson, Adrianna Upham, Melissa Perez, Melissa Cardoso

    Veterinary Technicians
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    Linda Fortier

    Office Manager
  • Tannia Ledo

  • Paola Montoya and Samantha Lingeman

  • Samantha Lingeman and Emily Smith

    Kennel Personnel