Our Doctors

An Exceptional Staff

We have an exceptional staff consisting of a talented, experienced doctor and support team with particular interests in many aspects of pet care. Our family-oriented team is committed to providing you with state of the art veterinary care while maintaining a warm, friendly, attentive atmosphere of respect, support, and care.

We look forward to serving you and your pets’ needs. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate, life-long family member care. We have an amazing staff of talented doctors and support staff with special interests in all aspects of pet care.

The Doctors

Dr. Dan Clifton

Dr. Dan was born in Cinncinati, Ohio. He graduated from Iowa State University with a DVM.  He has been a veterinarian for 30 years.  Dr. Dan is associated with the AVMA, Treasure Coast Veterinary Medical Association, and Veterinary Information Network. He has recently received his pilot license. In his spare time Dr. Dan enjoys flying, music, church, and swimming

Dr. Sara Mathews

Dr. Sara was born in Grinnell, Iowa. She graduated from Grinnell College and Iowa State University with a DVM.   She has been a veterinarian for 29 years. Dr. Sara is associated with the AVMA, Treasure Coast Veterinary Medical Association as the Treasurer for the past 10 years, and the Veterinary Information Network. She also is president of her non profit organization Indian River Animal Advocates. In her spare time Dr. Sara enjoys movies, cruising, jewelry, swimming, and spending time with her beloved pets and children.    

Dr. Loretta Potts

Dr. Loretta Potts, was born in Kane, Pennsylvania.  She received her DVM at the University of California and her MA in Reproduction at California State University.  Dr. Loretta was a practice owner in Paso Robles, California for 25 years.  She then ran a free Spay/Neuter clinic in Utila, Honduras for 12 years.  Dr. Loretta also did Horseback riding competition in California.  During her free time she enjoys Scuba diving, golf, playing pickle ball, traveling and horseback riding.  We were so happy when Dr. Loretta decided to join our team in 2016.

Dr. Susan Fries

Dr. Susan Fries graduated with honors BA Anthropology summa cum laude, valedictorian Monmouth University, Monmouth, NJ 2002
Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY 2005
Certified veterinary chiropractitioner 2014
Professional Associations – Florida Chiropractic Association, international association of veterinary chiropractitioners, President’s Council NYCC
Dr. Fries specializes in chiropractic treatments on canines and felines
Treatments are for orthopedic, neurological, spinal and muscular skeletal disorders and associated pain syndromes Holistic pain management
In her spare time Dr. Fries interests include her private human Chiropractic practice, golf, tennis, beach walking, spending time with her beloved rescue animals