Paola R. Berrocales
Head Veterinary Technician
‘I have always loved animals and pets so working with them all day and learning how their bodies work fascinates me. Everyday, I feel like I am making a difference in the lives of not only my pet patients, but also their human families as well.’
Paola moved to Florida after living her whole life in Puerto Rico, where she earned a degree working with large animals. She has two dogs and a cat.
During her free time she enjoys going to the park with her dogs and going to the pool.
Lorraine B. KassisC.V.T.
Supervisor Technician and Practice Manager
‘When I made the decision that I wanted to join the River Run Animal Hospital team, Dr. McColman really took me under his wing and helped me invest myself wholeheartedly. Since then, I’ve been helping pet owners make healthier choices and living a healthier life with their pets.’
Lorraine was born and raised in Haiti. Lorraine graduated from Miami Dade with a veterinary technology degree and has been working with Dr. McColman for over 10 years. Her menagerie of rescued pets include two dogs, two cats, a snake and a chameleon. Her hobbies include painting, cooking and gardening.
Kennel Technician and Veterinary Assistant
‘I love coming to work everyday! Ever since I started working here at River Run Animal Hospital I have been reading and learning as much as I can about pet health and well being. Now my pets and I are living a healthier life and can pass my knowledge and experience to other families so they too can discover wellness.’
After a year of volunteering at River Run Animal Hospital he decided to join the team. Jadan has two cats and a turtle that he enjoys spending time with
Practice Owner, Veterinarian and Administrator
Dr. McColman graduated in 1996 from the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, with Degrees in Animal and Poultry Science and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.He is of Caribbean origin but has naturalized to become an American Citizen.
After graduating in 1996 he began practicing in West Palm Beach and moved around several area in the Mid and South Florida with a corporate chain of practices.
After completing approximately 8 years with the company he ventured into ownership in January of 2006 of River Run Animal Hospital in Miramar.
Dr. McColman’s early life was surrounded by farm animals, including cows, goats, pigs and small animals, dogs, and cats.
His love for animals now from childhood played an essential part in giving direction to his profession. As a result, this practice of veterinary medicine is committed to deliver the most humane and caring of our family members, while upholding the highest standard of the profession, and delivering quality medicine and care.
He is highly capable and experienced in small animal internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, and radiology, as well as nutritional and preventive care.
Dr. McColman provides a personal touch to both pet and client. As we care for any pet we acknowledge it a member of the family, giving a tender touch and professional care in their treatment.