Regal Animal Hospital of Lake Worth, Florida

Address: 8906 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL 33467

Phone: (561) 766-1380


About Regal Animal Hospital

We strive to provide the most advanced and compassionate pet health care to owners seeking the highest level of service and support.

At Regal Animal Hospital in Lake Worth, Florida we strive to provide exceptional veterinary care. Regal Animal Hospital offers a wide range of preventative services to keep your pet happy & healthy—including immunizations, heartworm, flea & tick prevention, wellness visits, dental care, nutritional counseling, and behavioral training. We also offer boarding, diagnostic services, specialized care, and surgery for your pet. Whatever your needs, our team of professionals will always work closely with you to determine the most compassionate course of treatment for your pet. Contact us today for more information!

~ Dr. John Joyce, DVM.


Our highly-skilled team is experienced in all aspects of veterinary medicine, including general and emergency medicine, soft tissue and also orthopedic surgery. Because veterinary medicine is a constantly progressing field, we make it a priority to stay current with the latest advances in diagnostics and treatment.


We place a premium on communication. Whatever your pet care needs are, we will always work with you to determine the most compassionate course of treatment for your pets. We love to get to know you and your pets and we hope you can become part of our family here at Regal Animal Hospital!



We know that it’s not always easy to schedule your pet’s appointments between 9 AM and 5 PM. Our veterinary hospital is open Monday and Wednesday from 8 AM to 7:30 PM and from 8 AM to 6 PM on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We also offer Saturday hours by appointment for your added convenience.

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Our Experienced Staff


Dr. John Joyce

Dr. John Joyce


Dr. Joyce graduated from University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine in June of 2007. Since graduation, he has split his time between a large, multi-doctor general vet clinic and an emergency/specialty animal hospital. This has provided him with an opportunity to work closely with a board-certified surgeon and internist. Dr. Joyce practices all aspects of veterinary medicine and has significant experience in general medicine, soft tissue, and orthopedic surgery. His pets include a dog named Grizzly (pictured) and a sweet cat Hennessey. His personal interests when not working with pets at the veterinary clinic include fishing, diving, working out and cooking.

Victoria Delaporte

Victoria Delaporte

Associate Veterinarian

Victoria received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Florida and graduated with her doctorate degree in May of 2018. Victoria is now working at Regal as an associate veterinarian, alongside her brother, Dr. John Joyce.  She has a special interest in feline medicine and currently owns four cats of her own – Sasha, Rollo, Peanut and Queenie. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Marc, and loves to go to the beach, go fishing, and play sports (especially golf and tennis).

Support Staff

Ann Delaporte

Ann Delaporte

Manager / Reception

Ann Delaporte graduated from Rowan University in New Jersey with a degree in Mathematics. She then taught middle/high school for eleven great years. She recently relocated from Fort Pierce and is very happy to be part of the staff at Regal Animal Hospital. Her love for animals started with her two cats and parakeets and now gets to enjoy daily interaction with many four-legged friends. In Ann’s free time she enjoys South Florida’s endless boating, fishing, golfing and spectacular beaches.

Sabrina Sohl


Sabrina attended Palm Beach Central High School and graduated in 2012. She attended Palm Beach State College after high school and obtained her AA. Sabrina joined the team at Regal Animal Hospital in 2014. Sabrina has always had an affinity for animals and her love for dogs began with her family dog, Niko, a shih Tzu. Sabrina enjoys cooking, going to the movies, and spending time with her boyfriend, John.

Marina Garber


Marina moved to Florida in 2006 from Anchorage, Alaska. She grew up working on her family’s horse farm in loxahatchee caring for horses, dogs, cats and birds. From a very young age, Marina knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian. She has always had a passion to help animals and their families. She recently traveled to Kenya where she had the privilege of visiting various animal conservancies. Marina plans to go on to veterinary school and join the practice as a veterinarian, as well as work with animal rescues in the U.S and internationally. Marina is the proud owner of a very energetic husky from the pound, named Rokko, that she enjoys taking for runs and to the dog park. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her pets, cleaning, studying veterinary medical text and fishing.

Sarah Davila


As our receptionist, Sarah has the opportunity of combining her love of servicing people and animals alike. A current student at PBSC, she sets her sites on graduating and becoming an engineer in order to invent and create for the benefit of others. Here at Regal, Sarah makes her mark, one owner and furry friend at a time, to ensure each one knows they make up an important part of the Regal family. As a Florida native that has grown up with all types of animals, she enjoys horseback riding, spending time with her Chihuahua (Chiqui), and playing the violin.

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