Meet Our Team

Valerie A. Yucius, DVM

Veterinarian / Owner

Hometown: Orlando, Florida
Years of Veterinary Experience: More than 30 years

Dr. Yucius began thinking about a career in veterinary medicine when she was young. She grew up in rural Orange County with many pets and wildlife. While attending Valencia Community College she began working as a vet assistant, then graduated from the University of Florida. After earning her doctorate from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, she came back to her home state. She has been working in the Melbourne area for many years now. To better serve her growing clientele, Affordable Vet Care, LLC was opened in October 2015.


Director for the Departments of Accounting, I.T., Human Resources, Procurement, Logistics

Hometown: Trenton, New Jersey
Years of Accounting & Management Experience: More than 30 years

John effectively manages the practice. From financial issues to inventory and staffing, he makes sure that the needs of the practice are addressed. John received his master’s degree from the University of Georgia.