Our Veterinarians


Linda Lord Jaffe ~ Veterinarian/Owner (1998)

Born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Dr. Jaffe moved to Florida in 1988. She has a BS in Agriculture as well as a BS in Arts and Sciences from the University of Kentucky, and a DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988.

She began working in the veterinary field in 1981. She was an associate for two different multi-doctor practices in Miami before purchasing Federal Animal Hospital in 1998 from Dr. James Kitzner who founded the practice in 1985, and moved into the current building in 1990.

Dr. Jaffe is married to Alan, a realtor with Colwell Banker, and has two children, Lauren and Victoria. Lauren is becoming a photographer, a skill that she developed from her mother, and Victoria is following the Medical School path at the University of Florida. Rounding out the family are three cats, Johnny Rocket, Willie, and Romeo. Dr. Jaffe finds little time for hobbies but still finds time to travel with her family every summer. 


Randi P. Cohen ~ Veterinarian (2003)

Dr. Cohen was born in Massaqua, New York. She moved to Florida in 1985. Dr. Cohen is married to Greg Cohen and has two beautiful daughters, Gabby and Samantha, and a son named Lucu. Her hobbies include running, playing soccer and tennis, but most of all spending time with her family (four- legged members included!) She has three dogs, Coby, Lucy, and Charlie. 
Upon receiving her DVM from the University of Florida in 2002, Dr. Cohen joined a large multi doctor hospital in Palm Beach County. There she gained extensive experience in many areas including surgery and emergency medicine. Dr. Cohen has been on staff here at Federal Animal Hospital since 2003, and has done relief work at other practices in Martin and Palm Beach Counties.