About Mindful Veterinary Care

Mindful Veterinary Care is a Lake Worth, Florida based general small animal, integrative veterinary practice founded in 2023 by Dr. Jonathan S. Block, CVA CCRT. We differentiate ourselves by offering advanced, comprehensive medicine and surgery services, complemented with integrative methods such as acupuncture, nutritional supplements, hydrotherapy, comprehensive rehabilitation, and pain management.

Our Approach

Under the direction of Dr. Jonathan S. Block, DVM CVA CCRT, Mindful Veterinary Care takes a personalized approach to pet care through custom wellness and treatment plans specifically tailored for animals at every life stage. We are passionate about building long-lasting relationships with our patients and clients in an effort to deliver the highest quality medical and customer care. We work hard to create a space where your four-legged friend can feel safe and we can practice mindfulness in all aspects of veterinary care.

Our Philosophy

We strongly feel that through infusing “mindfulness” into every aspect of our practice, we are able to foster a low-stress, welcoming and healing environment for clients and patients where we can deliver the highest quality care.

Our Mission

At Mindful Veterinary Care, our goal is to approach veterinary care in a more thoughtful, judgment-free, comfortable way where healing through a more nurturing environment is encouraged. Our team practices unconditional kindness and compassion made possible by bringing the best versions of ourselves to work each and every day. We emphasize that medicine is not a “one-size-fits-all” practice and each patient and every person has a unique set of circumstances and perspectives. Our philosophy is to tailor every wellness and treatment plan to each patient’s independent needs by utilizing advanced medicine, surgery and integrative therapies. We always aim to do what’s best for you AND your beloved pet!

Workplace Wellness

Mindfulness is the mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings and thoughts. At Mindful Veterinary Care we implement the idea of being more mindful and thoughtful in the workplace to radiate a positive, friendly workplace. We seek to bring the best versions of ourselves to work every day so that we are able to provide the best quality of care to our patients and clients.

The Highest Standard of Business Practices, Social and Environmental Transparency and Accountability: Certified B-Corporation

Mindful Veterinary Care will work to become a certified B Corporation in our first year. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and accountability to balance profit and purpose.

The Highest Standard of Medical Care: AAHA Accredited

Mindful Veterinary Care will become an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) within its first year. AAHA is the only organization to accredit companion animal veterinary hospitals. To become and maintain accreditation, our hospital will undergo regular, comprehensive onsite evaluations and be measured on more than 900 standards of veterinary care.

Fostering a Positive Veterinary Experience: Low Stress

Mindful Veterinary Care will become a Low Stress Certified practice. This is a set of training initiatives that will help us provide a low stress, positive experience for our patients and clients. We understand that visiting the vet is not always the most enjoyable experience. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to minimize the stress associated with going to the vet.

Meet Our Dedicated Team


Veterinary Technician
Practice Owner

Triston was born and raised in South Florida! Before working at Mindful Veterinary Care and West Delray Veterinary, Triston was at Alma Vet Connection in Wellington for 6 months and  Northlake Animal Hospital for two years. She has been working with animals for 5+ years now, between her time at Big Dog Ranch and The Ohana Pet Resort.  Triston's greatest passion in the veterinary medicine field is to be the voice and advocate of the animal and to provide the highest quality of care. Her special interests include holistic health and pain management.

In her free time, Triston enjoys spending time with her animals or in nature. She also enjoys traveling and tries to travel as often as possible!


Client Service Representative
Practice Owner

Dayana is Cuban, born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida! She is currently attending Palm Beach State College where she is completing her Associate in Arts and seeks to further continue her education in the veterinary field. In her free time, if she is not watching Netflix, you can find Dayana outdoors on an island or probably at the gym. She prides herself in providing outstanding care and service to every client and patient and is so excited to work in veterinary medicine!


Veterinary Technician
Practice Owner

Jaime has been a Veterinary Technician in Palm Beach County for several years now. She really enjoys veterinary medicine and is very thankful she gets to do what she loves. Jaime has an amazing son who plays collegiate football, two dogs Sara and Deckoda, a tortoise named Lil One, and a bearded dragon named Steven. Jaime loves the beach and enjoys attending sporting events during her free time.

Melanie S.

Client Service Supervisor
Practice Owner

Melanie grew up in Coral Springs and attended Florida State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Meteorology. Melanie was in the Broadcast TV industry for 4-5 years but being closer to loved ones was more important to her and she is glad to be back in Florida! She is a big fan of Disney World and loves Disney movies. She also loves going to the beach, eating good food, and reading. Melanie and her husband have 2 fur babies, Gatsby, who is a very precious cat (but thinks he’s a dog), and Freyja, a German Shepherd and Husky mix rescue!


Practice Manager
Practice Owner

Alanna started her veterinary career at the Bay Ridge Animal Hospital in Brooklyn, New York in 2002 as a veterinary assistant and later the Technician Supervisor. In 2015, Alanna joined the team of Worth Street Veterinary Center in Tribeca, New York. It was there she was introduced to an integrative approach to medicine and rehabilitation medicine. A year later she joined the team of Water4Dogs Rehabilitation Center and expanded her interest in geriatric and rehabilitative care.

Alanna has been a New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2012. She completed her veterinary rehabilitation training from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute and became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Assistant in 2017. Alanna joined West Delray Veterinary as the Practice Manager in February 2020. Alanna’s special interests include Geriatric, Integrative and Rehabilitation medicine. Alanna also has a passion for caring for senior patients and is a senior animal foster mom.

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Wednesday: 8am - 1pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 8am - 3pm

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