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Marilyn Britten, Veterinary Technician


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Anja van Vliet, Veterinary Technician


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Hedy Versluis, Veterinarian (DVM)


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Eric de Cuba, Veterinarian (DVM)

Born in Aruba Graduated: Atlantic Veterinary College, Canada (1993) after obtaining a bachelors in biology at King’s College, PA (1989) Working experience: predominantly on companion animals in Aruba, where he started working in 1993. Cofounder of VKA Dr. de Cuba enjoys working on his 1965 Mustang convertible or his miniature boat, and riding his Harley… Read more


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Pieter Barendsen, Veterinarian (DVM)

Graduated: State University Utrecht, the Netherlands (1981) Scholarship: Karnal, India (1980) on artificial insemination in water buffaloes Working experience: predominantly on companion animals in Aruba (1984) and Amsterdam Holland (1985-1990) before settling in Aruba in 1991. Cofounder of VKA Dr. Barendsen enjoys playing tennis and making music on his bass guitar Specializes in orthopedics


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Travel with your pet? Prepare in advance !

Not everybody realizes that traveling with your pet means “importing a live animal into another country”. Importing countries protect themselves from the risk of importing disease by having requirements in place  (read more)… Exporting animals from Aruba. It is your responsibility as an owner to find out what the requirements are for importing an animal… Read more


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New Dog Act in power on January 1st of 2015

Nothing new for the already responsible dog owner but starting January 1st of 2015 you will have to keep your dog on your terrain always! If your terrain is not fenced in then you must use a kennel or tie your dog with a “looplijn” (running cable). Outside you will have to keep your dog… Read more


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10% Discount on early spay/neuter?!?

At Veterinaire Klinieken Aruba we promote responsible pet ownership. We therefore would like to reward you when you take preventative measures like vaccinating your pet in time and practicing birth control by early spay/neuter. We see too many clients bringing in animals that are sick from preventable disease. This brings about unnecessary suffering for your… Read more


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