Our Staff - Cayman Island Veterinary Clinic & Specialty Boarding

The Veterinary Clinic & Specialty Boarding

PO Box 1240 Grand Cayman
Savannah, GC KY1-1503




The Veterinary Clinic & Specialty Boarding Staff


Our Doctors

Dr. Alfred Benjamin, BSc, DVM, MS

Dr. Benjamin has been a prominent veterinary figure in the Cayman Islands for the past  31 years. A graduate of the University of Guelph, Ont. Canada, OVC '79, he has been the longest serving Chief Agricultural and Veterinary Officer of the Cayman Islands and has practiced both large and small animal medicine and surgery for over 3 plus decades. Following his retirement from Government Service, he returned to small animal private practice by founding The Veterinary Clinic and Specialty Pet Boarding in 2008. He served as Chairman of the Cayman Islands Veterinary Board for 23 yrs and has been instrumental in forging several valuable links between the local community and the schools of medicine at the St Matthews University, Grand Cayman. When he is away from the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, grandchildren and their many pets.

Dr. Olivia Benjamin, BA (Biology) DVM

Dr. Olivia Benjamin has known that she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was a little girl and loves helping animals. She was born and raised in the Cayman Islands and spent lots of time with her dad, Dr. Alfred Benjamin, learning and being exposed to many aspects of the field of veterinary medicine at the family's small animal practice. She has also enjoyed Externships at the Cayman Islands Dept. of Agriculture, Veterinary Services Division, where she gained experience with large animal medicine and surgery; and does voluntary work with the Blue Iguana recovery program. Dr. Olivia graduated from St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her final clinical year at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2016 and joined the family practice as a Clinician in July 2016.   She relishes being a general practitioner, at this time, and looks forward to a long career in this practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her young family and pets.

Our Support Staff

Michelle Blake: Lead Veterinary Assistant

Michelle is originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica, but is proud of her Caymanian Status. She has been employed at The Veterinary Clinic since September 2010 and has worked elsewhere in the medical profession for over 14 years. Although quiet and reserved, she is hard working and extremely motivated to ensure the delivery of high quality health care to our patients. When she is not at the clinic, she enjoys going out and watching movies.