Melanie, Hospital Director
Melanie is an animal lover and advocate. She moved to Tampa four years ago from New York to be closer to family. She has worked in the veterinary field for over 15 years now. She is a proud fur mom of 3 rescues, 2 dogs (Chibi Fox and Prince Rukus) and 1 cat (‘Dustina’). During her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with family.
MaryMargaret, Practice Manager
This is MaryMargaret, she has been in the Veterinary field for over 5 years now. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida in Biology. She is also currently working on her bachelor's degree in business. In her free time, she loves going to Walt Disney World and spending time on her farm with her chickens and other variety of animals.
Lead Veterinary Technicians
Kristen, Lead Veterinary Technician
Kristen has been working with animals since 2012, but began her journey in the veterinary field in 2015. Her favorite part of the job is being able to have close interactions with animals on a daily basis. She currently lives in Brooksville with her 3 cats and an Australian shepherd. In her spare time, she enjoys playing video games and spending time with friends and family.
Chris, Lead Veterinary Technician
Hello! My name is Chris I am a Florida native from a small town called Arcadia. I’ve been in the veterinary field for 7 years. My biggest passion is understanding animal behavior and doing everything to assure any of their visits are as peaceful as possible, especially during emergencies. I have 3 cats at home and when I’m not working I enjoy streaming on Twitch.
Hannah, Veterinary Technician
This is Hannah, she was born and raised in Dunnellon, Florida. She's loved animals and had a passion for them her whole life. When Hannah is home, she enjoys spending time with her black lab Coco, her huntress Mazie, and Teddy Bear hamster Dumplin.
Eryn, Veterinary Technician
This is Eryn, she is a junior at the University of South Florida majoring in Integrated Animal Biology. Growing up right next to the Everglades instilled a love of nature and animals. She hopes to enroll in a vet school and go on to specialize in wildlife medicine.
Anna, Veterinary Technician
This is Anna, she is currently a junior at USF studying animal biology. She is loving the vet field and plans on pursuing it past university. She currently lives with her roommates and their two cats. When not spoiling her animals, she enjoys drawing and painting. She can't wait to see your cute animals!
Daniela, Veterinary Technician
My name is Daniela Martinez, I started volunteering in the veterinary field when I was 16 years old. I started my career in this field as a technician 3 years ago. I have a 4-year-old son and 2 cats at home. In my free time, I love to go on trail runs and spend time with my son. I love being in the veterinary field because of the satisfaction I get from making a difference in pets' lives.
Caitlyn, Veterinary Technician
Ann, Veterinary Technician
Brittni, Veterinary Assistant
I was born in NY. I have always loved animals. It doesn't matter what it is (insects not so much lol). I graduated with my veterinary assistant certification in Nov 2020 and plan on going back to school for my technician degree as I work my way up. I currently have 3 dogs and 4 cats, and of course, I can't forget my human child. He is 7 1/2. If I'm not at work I love just spending time with him doing just about anything.
Austin, Veterinary Technician
I graduated from USF in 2020 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. I have been a veterinary technician for 2 1/2 years and strive to constantly expand my technical abilities while focusing on client education. In my spare time, I enjoy kayaking and horseback riding.
Client Care Coordinators
Christie, Client Care Coordinator
Christie loves animals and has one kitty named Coonie, a four-year-old spunky Siamese/Bengal mix. She is currently attending USF to finish her bachelor's in biomedical science. Christie enjoys swimming and, being outdoors a lot. She loves the beach and going up north into the mountains and exploring new places.
Jackilyn Pace, Client Care Coordinator Lead
Born and raised in Tampa, Fl. I love spending time with my Chiweenie Cooper, and my two cats Douie & Iris. I will be going to school for business management so I can open my own coffee shop one day.
Maddie, Client Care Coordinator
I am from Brandon, Fl. I attended Riverview Highschool. I love to cuddle my dog Marty and watch movies with my mom. I am a big family girl and love spending time with all of them. I will always be a die-hard weenie dog fan!
Margaret, Client Care Coordinator
I was born in Burtonsville, MD, and attended the University of MD, College Park & also Maryland University Of Integrative Health. I like to go hiking in my free time. I also love to spend time with my 2 toddlers and play video games with my husband. Fun Fact about myself is I am an acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist (DACM) licensed in Marland and I am currently working on getting my license here.
I am from Tampa, Fl. I spend all my free time with my daughter. My goal is to become a vet tech. I have a chow-chow mix & love all animals. If I could adopt all pets I would!
Brianna, Lead Veterinary Assistant
This is Brianna, she was born and raised here in Florida. She loves working with animals of all kinds. She is currently attending a veterinary assistant program to broaden her knowledge in the veterinary field. When Brianna is not caring for your fur babies, she enjoys reading and binge-watching movies.
Allisyn, Veterinary Assistant
This is Allisyn, She is new to the veterinarian world. She is enjoying her time assisting the technicians and hopes to one day become one herself. Allisyn looks forward to expanding her knowledge to be able to help any and every animal.
Victoria, Veterinary Assistant
I love spending time in Florida's nature and going to parks to kayak andhike. I grew up in Broward County, Fl and have always loved animals andscience. In my free time, I also love to spend time with my boyfriend andmy dog Leo.
Katie Burns, Receptionist/Vet Assistant
This is Katie, she has only been in the vet field for a short period oftime but has always loved animals. With a dog, rabbit, squirrel, and twocats at home, she is dedicated to caring for all animals, and helping theirowners keep them safe and healthy.When she is not at the clinic, she is studying as a theatre student at theUniversity of South Florida, and is passionate about her art.You can often see some of her fun and creative artwork on the windowsaround the clinic.
Irene, Vet Assistant
Irene was born and raised in Florida her whole life. She loves to work with all kind of animals. She has shown swine(pigs) for 4 years and a rabbit 1 year in high school in high school FFA (Future Farmers of America) program. That program also helped her earn her certification to be a veterinary assistant to help take care of all your pets. When she isn’t taking care of everyone’s fur babies, she is making cute home decor crafts or axe throwing at Highlanders for some really fun time.
Quentin, Vet Assistant
I am from Miami, Fl. I graduated from Pasco E School. I love to play sports, mostly basketball, soccer, and running. I can spell the longest word in the Oxford dictionary, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
Annick, Vet Assistant
She was born and raised in Miami, FL and moved to Tampa in 2017. Upon moving to Tampa, Annick enrolled in veterinary assisting courses where she was exposed to a variety of animals and grew to have a deep appreciation for veterinary medicine. She is currently a Junior at the University of South Florida majoring in Biology with a concentration in Animal Biology. Annick has loved animals her whole life and plans on pursuing veterinary school upon finishing her studies at USF. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog and two cats at home as well as exploring the outdoors with friends and family!
Victoria Ulloa, Vet Assistant
I recently moved from Dallas, Texas to continue school here in Florida. Iam a junior at USF studying for a bachelors in biomedical science. I havealways love the vet field and I plan to continue my education and go to vetschool. I have a morkie named buddy. On my free time I love to paint andwatch new tv shows.
Bonnie was born and raised in Virginia. She moved to Florida and went to grooming school and has been grooming for 22+ years. She lives in Wesley Chapel with her husband and 2 poodles. Bonnie first discovered that she'd like to become a groomer after owning her first poodle. Having a great love for poodles, Bonnie has owned 6 poodles. She loves making each pet look and feels better.