Animal Wellness Center

137 S. State Road 7
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33414


Steve Simmons DVM - Animal Wellness Center - Royal Palm Beach, FL

Dr. Steve Simmons, Chief of Staff / Co-Owner

Dr. Simmons is originally from San Diego, California & graduated from the University of California at San Diego in 1993 with a B.S in Animal Physiology & Neuroscience.  He received his DVM from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998 & then went on to complete a rotating small animal internship at the University of Illinois, located in Champaign-Urbana.  From 1999 to 2006, Dr. Simmons practiced at a large veterinary practice located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Simmons has a large pet family of his own, which includes several dogs, cats, squirrels, parrots, chickens, ducks, peacocks and goats.  Dr. Simmons is also an avid bowler and is a member of a bowling league.

Dr. Simmons is a member of several professional associations including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the Palm Beach Veterinary Society.  He is currently the President of the Palm Beach Veterinary Society. Dr. Simmons' professional interests include internal medicine, oncology, dermatology & soft tissue surgery. 

Collin Trollinger

 Collin Trollinger, Practice Manager/Co-Owner

Collin is originally from Atlanta, Georgia.  He got his start in the veterinary industry as a veterinary technician and worked his way up to practice manager. He is involved in breeding boxer and English bulldogs, and has a great passion for fostering squirrels and wild birds. Outside of work, Collin enjoys building and home construction projects. He is a very accomplished bowler and likes to compete in several national bowling tournaments.


 Kim, Office Manager

Kim originally is from Wisconsin and moved to Florida several years ago. She got her start in the veterinary field working as a receptionist/ office manager and has been working at Animal Wellness Center for ten years. During her time away from work, Kim is an avid Indy car fan cheering on her favorite Penske racing team. She is the mother to two wonderful dogs, named Shiloh and Gander.


 Gina, Receptionist

Gina is from Long Island NY. She moved to Florida several years ago with her husband and their dog Molly. 


 Giselle, Veterinary Nurse

Giselle was born and raised in Cuba. She immigrated to the United States as a child. She has a large family that loves to get together and she likes to spend time with her very active dog. 

Kelcie, Nurse Assistant 

Kelcie moved to West Palm Beach from Ohio. She has a very sweet loving personality and it shows when she spends time with her 2 adorable cats. She loves photography and exploring the outdoors. 

Yoli, Groomer

Originally from New York, Yoli moved to Florida several years ago. She has been grooming for over 10 years and loves to spend time with her dog Gizmo.