Greg Drummond, DVM - Owner/Veterinarian
Dr. Drummond graduated from veterinary school in 1989. He began working at a small animal clinic in Ohio, then moved to South Florida in 1991. He started working at Village Royale Animal Clinic in 1993, working side by side with Dr. John Griswold. In 1995 he took over ownership of Village Royale Animal Clinic. Working at the clinic keeps him busy but he also enjoys boating, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his Golden Retriever.
Karen Zino - Hospital Manager
I moved to South Florida in 1981, after graduating high school in Massachusetts. I worked with plants for a long time and realized that I really had a passion to work with animals. I took my first job in 1993 as a kennel technician, then eventually gained the knowledge to be a veterinary technician. I started working for Village Royale Animal Clinic in 2003 as a receptionist and became office manager in 2005. I feel it gives me a better knowledge of all employees having worked all the aspects of the hospital. Outside of work I have 4 dogs. Salty my German Shepherd is a registered Therapy dog, he loves his visits.
Natalia Temprano, DVM - Veterinarian
Dr. Natalia Temprano did her undergraduate studies at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ. graduating in 1997. She then went to Tuskegee University - School of Veterinary Medicine, obtaining her degree in 2002. When she is not in the office working Dr. Temprano enjoys spending time with her husband and many pets including: 3 cats, 3 dogs, 4 birds, 2 guinea pigs, 1 bearded dragon, and 1 box turtle. She also likes to read books and travel.
Manuela Garner DVM, CVA - Veterinarian
Dr. Manuela Garner attended University of Florida to earn her DVM degree after receiving her Bachelor of Science Cum Laude from FSU. Dr. Garner has also studied acupuncture, herbal medicine, Tuina massage and using food to maintain and restore health at the Chi Institute in Reddick Florida. She studied Acupuncture Integrative Technique with Dan Newell which helps her to determine the cause and treatment for problems using acupuncture points to test for strengths and weaknesses in the body. Studying Integrative Manual Technique at Blue Star Therapeutics taught her hands on healing techniques for many health conditions that often help patients feel better very quickly. She has also studied Emotional Freedom Technique and Tellington T Touch. She shares her home with 2 Angel dogs Sugar and Panthi who are Blue Heeler Mixes and Angel my lovely Angel Kitty. Dr. Garner is grateful to all of them for the unconditional love and joy they bring to her life, and looks forward to assisting you and your beloved pets.
Cindy Carlson - Groomer
My name is Cindy and I am a Certified Master Groomer through the National Dog Groomers Association of America. I started in the early 1980's as a dog bather in a grooming shop located in Hollywood, FL. There I discovered that I had a talent for grooming and a natural "way" with the animals, so I chose to make it my career. I am an animal lover of all sizes big and small. I joined the staff at Village Royale Animal Clinic in 1997. Throughout the years I have continued my education in animal care and grooming; and I have also trained and worked as a veterinary technician. Having your pet groomed is a great preventative to many health problems. When I am not working, I enjoy riding and training my horse, playing with my 2 dogs, and hanging out with my 2 children.
Tara Stainton CVT- Veterinary Nurse
I am native to P.A. but grew up in South Florida and have lived here most of my life. The vast wildlife here fueled my passion for animals from a young age.
As an adult, I turned that passion into a dedicated career in the Veterinary field. I got started working with animals in a two year work study at the South Florida Wildlife Center in Ft. Lauderdale. After graduating from Sanford Brown Institute as a Certified Veterinary Technician, I took a position at a Exotic/Domestic animal practice where I was featured in (3) seasons of a reality based Veterinary T.V. show. Today I am happy to be part of a team at Village Royale Animal Clinic.
Brittney - Veterinary Technician
Jackie - Veterinary Technician
I have worked for Dr. Drummond for (8) years. I started as a Kennel Tech at our sister clinic in Belle Glade, once the clinic sold I moved to work at V.R.A.C as a Technician. I love what I do and the family I have found here. I have (2) dogs an American Bulldog/Pit Mix and a Buckskin Pit. I also have (3) beautiful little girls who are my world. "Remember life is what you make of it."
Ashley - Receptionist
My name is Ashley, I graduated from Glades Day School in 2017. I have been working at VRAC since that time. I have always wanted to work with animals since I was a little girl, and I am thrilled with this opportunity. I currently have (3) dogs and (1) cat of my own.
Amanda - Receptionist
My name is Amanda, I am a graduate of Royal Palm Beach High School, Class of 2010. I am a technician and I enjoy working with the animals. I started working at Village Royale Animal Clinic in 2010 and I plan to be here for a long time.
Sudan - Receptionist
Glennicia - Groom Asst./Kennel Tech
Austin - Kennel Tech