Animal Hospital at the MarketplaceCall 561-790-3333 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcomed.

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We strive to provide quality veterinary service to meet our clients'/patients' needs.

About Us

Veterinarians at Animal Hospital at Marketplace

Veterinarians Dr. Michael J. Russo and Dr. Janusz A. Kwiatkowski strive to provide the best care for our special family members and animal friends. Providing veterinary service to the western communities since 1991, Animal Hospital At The Marketplace was acquired by Dr. Russo and Dr. Kwiatkowski in March of 1998, so that they could continue to offer exemplary veterinary care for years to come.

Licensed and insured, the hospital’s veterinarians are well-versed and experienced in a wide array of veterinary medical and surgical options for the care of your pets. For those patients that need even more specialized care, we have working relationships with many board-certified veterinary specialists and critical care facilities in the area.

Located in Wellington, we also service the surrounding areas. Our doctors and support staff pride ourselves on our compassion and bedside manner. We are committed at Animal Hospital At The Marketplace to providing the best care for your pets. We carry researched and proven brands of veterinary products, and use updated modern state-of-the-art equipment to help diagnose, treat, and care for your animals.

Contact our receptionists today to make an appointment or to find out more about our services and products.


Animal Hospital At The Marketplace
13889 Wellington Trace • Suite A-1 Wellington, FL 33414 

Phone: 561-790-3333 
Fax: 561-790-3903

Doctors: Dr. Michael J. Russo
Dr. Janusz A. Kwiatkowski

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
8 a.m. – Noon
Sunday Closed

Emergencies and Drop-offs Accommodated 

Visa MasterCard American Express Discover/Novus Cash Check
We also accept Care Credit.

How it all came about

Dr. Kwiatkowski completed his undergraduate and veterinary training in 1978 at the Agricultural Academy in Lublin, Poland, and then proceeded to come to the United States in 1980.  Once here, he worked as a veterinary technician at a busy private referral practice in New Jersey called Oradell Animal Hospital while he pursued completion of his veterinary certification in the United States.

While there he met a young high school student named Michael Russo who was working as a veterinary kennel assistant.  The two became good friends, and neither knew that this would only be the beginning of an enduring relationship. 

Dr. Russo completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University in 1987, where he continued to keep in contact with Dr. Kwiatkowski.  Dr. Russo went on to obtain his degree in veterinary medicine from North Carolina State University in 1992, but unfortunately lost contact with Dr. Kwiatkowski.

Dr. Russo began working as a veterinarian at Simmons Veterinary Clinic in Lake Worth in 1992.  During his first week in Florida, by a stroke of fate, he ran into Dr. Kwiatkowski at a Division of Motor Vehicles.

Dr. Kwiatkowski has previously worked at the Animal Referral Center in Stuart/Ft. Pierce, as well as Belvedere Animal Hospital.  At the time of their reunion, Dr. Kwiatkowski was working at Dr. Denoff’s Wellington Animal Hospital in Loxahatchee, but six months later he joined Dr. Russo at Simmons Veterinary Clinic, where the two worked side by side for the next five and a half years.

With Dr. Kwiatkowski residing in Loxahatchee and Dr. Russo residing in Wellington, they took advantage of the opportunity to acquire Animal Hospital at the Marketplace in Wellington from Dr. Sharon Tiberio in March of 1998, and began providing  their veterinary services to their communities and the surrounding areas.

Their long term commitment and goal is to provide quality veterinary medical and surgical care with the best interests of their patients and clients in the forefronts of their minds.

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