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Dr Jaime J Pausa

Jaime J. Pausa DVM

Paradise Animal Clinic formerly known as Pausa's Animal Clinic was founded by Juan E. Pausa DVM in 1980.  Sharing the same passion as his father Dr. Jaime Pausa started as his father?s assistant, years later becoming a veterinarian.

- 2012 North American Veterinary Conference

- 2011 North American Veterinary Institute Small Animal Opthalmology

-2007 North American Veterinary Institute Orthopedics Surgery

-2006 North American Veterinary Institute Small Animal Surgery


             "Today, my focus is on preventive medical

               care, internal medicine and surgery."


University Autonomous of Mexico City (UNAM) 1990 MVZ, DVM

Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery 1990-1992.



Yoleidi Fontes DVM

Dr. Y. Fontes obtained her DVM in 2013.  She is interested in small animal medicine, surgery and emergency clinic and care.


                           " I love all animals as my own but my

                            pomeranian Osito holds a special place

                            in my heart."


Universidad de Camaguey, Cuba.



Isa Soto

Isa is not only a loving mother and grandmother, but the heart and soul of Paradise Animal Clinic. She has been our office manager for over 10 years, allowing our clients to feel right at home.



                  "I love all animals, but I must admit 

                        dachshunds are my breed."

Office Manager

Office Manager

Midaly Diaz

Midaly Diaz

Midaly is a veterinarian who worked with swine genetics in Cuba. She joined Animal Paradise in 2006 as a technician, assisting as an in-house lab tech specialist and in surgical procedures. She is a bibliophile, with the knowledge to help our clients care for their pets accordingly. 



                             "I must say I love cats!"

Surgical Technician

Surgical Tech and In Lab Specialist

Leidy Perez

Leidy Perez

Leidy came from Cuba 2 years ago and graduated from Coral Gables High School with honors. She dreams of becoming a veterinarian.  

Veterinarian Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

Elizabeth Bello

Elizabeth is our newest member. She recently graduated from Miami Dade's Honors College, and currently attends Florida International University as a health sciences student. She assists the doctors and technicians, and also helps manage our web services. She is an animal lover and has a pet rat and dog.


 "An animals eyes has the power to speak a great language."

                                                                  -Martin Buber


Veterinary Assistant

Network/Computer Tech

Christina Cruz

Christy is our newest member. She is one of our veterinary technicians to assist our doctors and patients. 


Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician