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Katie Hospital Administrator

Katie

CVT, CCFP, CVPM, Hospital Administrator

Katie is our super-charged bundle of energy! In addition to providing animal care, she wears multiple hats and is an integral component of the practices. Her professional interests include rescue work, human resources, leadership and business processes. She received her certification in Veterinary Practice Management in October of 2012. She earned her certificate as a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional in February 2021. She enjoys walking, reading, gardening, and watching the Red Sox. She loves all of her animals, and believes that “when you enjoy your pets, you live life to the fullest."

Susan Bookkeeper

Susan

Director of Finance

Susan handles all aspects of accounting for our hospitals. She will always welcome a challenge and takes it on with a smile. When Susan was a little girl, she developed a huge passion for animals and wanted to be a veterinarian, but her love of numbers took over so she took the best of both worlds and ended up in accounting for a veterinary hospital. Susan and her husband, David, have four adult children between them. They also have a dog, Caesar, who is a huge part of the family. In her spare time, you can almost always find her out running. She is an avid runner with many marathons under her belt, her goal is to one day qualify for the Boston Marathon. 

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Heidi

Finance Coordinator

Heidi is our Finance Coordinator! She has three sweet dogs, Buddy, Daisy (pictured), and Buster, and five cats. She loves swimming and spending time with her family and friends.

Laura Marketing Consultant

Laura 

Marketing Director

Laura handles our hospital marketing as a member of the leadership team. Keeping pets as the focus, her approach to marketing just involves highlighting the role that pets play in our lives by helping our staff build great partnerships with the owners.  She also encourages consistent community support by helping promote other pet-related business's and non-profits. Laura's pets include Gunnar (chihuahua/min pin mix), a cat named SweatPea, and a cat named Tito, and a farm full of cows. In her spare time, she loves to fuse art glass in a kiln, travel, and spends as much time as possible with her husband, Lance and son, Austin.  Her daughter is on active duty in the U.S. Space Force.

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Olivia

Marketing Manager

Olivia is our energetic and friendly Marketing Manager! Olivia is the one behind all the pet pictures, graphics, and blog posts you see on our social media as well as the events we put on in the community. Her passion for shelter work is undeniable, as she loves sharing the stories of our rescued patients every chance she gets. Olivia even has a Humane Society alum herself - Shark the Chinese Shar-pei Mix! (You can follow his journey on instagram, @mr_barkingshark). As a graduate of the University of Florida, Olivia’s other passion is the Florida Gators. In her free time, you can find her attending every Gators sporting event, visiting the Orlando theme parks, and going on hikes with Shark and her boyfriend, Tyler.

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Sabrina

Technical Training Coordinator, Veterinary Technician at Holistic Location

Sabrina is the Technical Training Coordinator for all of our Newberry Animal Hospital Group locations, as well as a Veterinary Technician at our Holistic location! After graduating with her Bachelor’s in Animal Science with a specialization in biology, she is currently studying at PennFoster to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. Sabrina is passionate about educating clients about their pet’s health and promoting the growth of others in the veterinary field. In her off time, Sabrina enjoys spending time with her pets and family.

Best Animal Hospital in Gainesville Florida

39th Avenue Location

3909 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville

This location is right off I-75 and SR 222.  It is down the street from the the Best Western Gateway Grand, and the Harley Davidson Dealership, and has the best hours of availability of all of our hospital locations.  

Lauren Miller

Lauren

Hospital Manager

Lauren is our senior hospital manager! She manages our 39th location and our Holistic and Wellness Center. Lauren has a Pitbull mix named Arrow and a Catahoula mix named Montana. Lauren has a heart for people and animals and strives to enhance the lives of others through positive leadership. Her life goal is to encourage others to be their very best and to be passionate in achieving all of their dreams and goals. In her spare time, Lauren can be found with friends and family doing outside activities, exploring new places, cooking and spending time with her daughter, Tessa. One of her favorite sayings is  'Dog is God spelled backwards.' 

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Georgelina

Client Service Representative, Team Lead

Georgelina is a kind and caring receptionist at our 39th location! Georgelina’s favorite things about being a CSR are interacting with all the clients and their pets as well as learning new things about the veterinary field. She has a female black lab named Emerson and a female rescue shih tzu named Olive, with whom she loves to spend time with. Georgelina also has a husband which she loves to hike and explore new places in Florida with. When Georgelina is not in the office, you can find her spending time outdoors and reading.

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Nichole

Client Service Representative

Nichole is one of the friendly and bright Customer Service Representatives at our 39th Avenue location! Nichole is motivated every day by her family, and loves getting to greet every client and pet that walks in our hospital. She has 2 pets at home - a cat named Choppa and a dog named Cookie, with whom she loves to spend time with in addition to reading and planning her upcoming wedding.

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Ella

Client Service Representative

Ella is one of the kind and compassionate client service representatives at our 39th Avenue location! Ella believes in helping clients and their pets feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as they walk in the door, and is motivated every day by her rescue cat Dala as well as her friends and family. Ella has a passion for animal rescue, which she gets to assist with everyday through her Animal Sciences degree at Santa Fe College. In the future, she would also like to go to CVT school and become a Certified Veterinary Technician. In her free time, Ella loves to spend time outside, do yoga, and travel to new places.

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Hailey

Client Service Representative

Hailey is one of the sweet and bubbly Customer Service Representatives at our 39th Avenue location! As a student at the University of Florida, Hailey is motivated every day by the opportunities she has ahead. She loves seeing patients get better every day and making sure they have everything they need to do so. Hailey has 2 Redbone Coonhounds named Copper and Ruby. In her free time, Hailey can usually be found spending time outdoors with her dogs, hunting, and traveling.

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Zoey

Client Service Representative

Zoey is one of the welcoming and friendly Client Service Representatives at our 39th Avenue location! Zoey takes pride in providing a welcoming experience for our clients and helping them get seen quickly in their pet’s time of need. She is motivated by her relationship with God and getting another chance to accomplish her goals every day. Zoey has a white German Shepherd named Dio, whom she loves to teach new tricks. In her free time, Zoey can usually be found watching movies, doing yoga, making Photoshop art, and going shopping with her friends.

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Jules

Client Service Representative

Jules is one of the kind and compassionate Client Service Representatives at our 39th Avenue location! Jules’s mantra is that every day is a new page in her book - she strives to make good memories to take with her every day. She enjoys meeting all of our clients and their pets, and welcoming them to our hospital. Jules is currently in school at the University of Florida studying Pre-Law, Philosophy, and Social Justice, and has 2 dogs at home - a Min Pin named Luna and a Golden Retriever named Finnegan. In her free time, Jules can usually be found building Legos, studying, and spending time with her friends.

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Erika

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Technician

Erika is one of the cheerful and bright veterinary technicians at our 39th Avenue location! Erika is motivated every day by working in a hospital setting that encourages her to grow and stay on her path to veterinary school! Erika has 5 pets at home - 2 dogs named Kona and Ekko, 2 hamsters named Theo and Dash, and a fish named Goat! When she is not welcoming clients and their pets into the hospital, Erika can be found going to car shows and rebuilding cars with her fiance in her free time.

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Christine

Veterinary Technician, Team Lead

Christine has a border collie/shepard mix named 'Dean', a Maincoon kitten named 'Rocket', and a dusty torti kitten named 'Merlin'. She is currently working towards her CVT, but has experience as a nutritional coach and supervisor, and is a cosmetologist with mastery skills.  Christine enjoys learning in general, and is interested in animal behavior and surgery.  In her spare time, she plays soccer, video games, and loves to read and swim.

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Maya

Veterinary Technician, Lead Surgical Technician

Maya recently graduated from UF with a BS in Biology.  Her goal is to attend Vet School.  She has 2 dogs, a papillion named 'Scarlet' and a Jack Russell mix named 'Forrest'.  In her spare time, her hobbies include pottery, rock climbing and hiking.  

Mary CVT Gainesville

Mary 

Certified Veterinary Technician

Mary is one of the friendly vet technicians at our 39th location. Her family consists of her husband and all of her wonderful rescue dogs. She has two toy Australian shepherds Max and Alfie, a standard Aussie named Hera, a hound mix named Boomer, a Border collie mix named Rocket, and just a few household cats. In her spare time, Mary enjoys local car shows, rescue work, dog shows, and being a part of the Gainesville Street Rods. Her pet philosophy is that 'pets are family members, and should be treated as such.'

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Sarah

Veterinary Technician

Sarah is one of the hard-working and knowledgeable veterinary technicians at our 39th Avenue location, and a recent graduate of the NAH Tech Program! As a Wildlife Ecology major at Santa Fe Community College, Sarah is motivated by the chance to give pets and animals in general the best quality of life that she can possibly give. She always takes the opportunity to learn something new every day, and enjoys being able to see all the clients come back with their pet’s health being improved. Sarah has a few pets at home - a Beagle mix named Ellie, and two geckos named Irwin and Yo-yo. When she gets a bit of free time, Sarah loves to spend it going on different hiking trails with Ellie and tending to her tiny garden of pumpkins, potatoes, and catnip!

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Sally

Veterinary Technician

Sally is one of our great personalities on our technical team.  Currently an Animal Science major at UF, she aspires to go to Vet School.  Her interests vary from helping raise funds for cancer patients and research through 'Sallybrating With A Cause' to inspiring youth towards community service.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, traveling and beach vacations with her family.  

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Jon

Veterinary Technician

Jon is one of the warm and welcoming vet techs you will meet at our 39th and Holistic locations! Jon has a passion for canine behavior and introductions and uses that passion to educate the public on animal behavior in shelter settings every day! His favorite part of the job is handling all the animals and getting to learn and grow through them. Jon has multiple pets he cares for at home: 2 dogs named Llana and Marcy, 2 cats named Cake and Dax, a cow named Moolissa, and a number of chickens, ducks, and turkey! When Jon isn’t helping with patients in the office, he loves spending his free time with his wife and son.

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Jordyn

Veterinary Technician

Jordyn is one of the passionate and friendly veterinary technicians at our 39th Avenue location! As an Animal Science graduate from the University of Florida, Jordyn has a passion for helping every pet patient under the sun. Her hands-on approach allows her to help our clients learn how to strengthen their bond with their pets and help sick pets improve over time through appropriate veterinary care. She has 2 pets of her own - Mochi the cat and T-bone the dog. When Jordyn is not here in the hospital, she can usually be found hiking, kayaking, thrift shopping, playing video games, and spending time with her family, pets, and boyfriend Jeff.

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Sarah

Veterinary Technician

Sarah is one of the kind and compassionate veterinary technicians at our 39th Avenue location! Sarah has a passion for caring for animals and seeing the progress they make over time after coming to us sick. She has a particular interest in lab work, and enjoys identifying the different conditions we diagnose based on that lab work. Ever since Sarah was little, it has been her dream to become a veterinarian - which she is currently working towards as a student at Santa Fe College. She has 2 pets - a Shih Tzu named Milo and a Russian Blue Cat named Bellamy - and can be found watching movies or painting outside in her free time.

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Megan

Veterinary Technician

Megan is one of the smiling faces that take care of our patients! She has a pitbull, 3 cats, and a bunny!  She is currently studying Animal Science at SFCC, but already become a Certified Vet Assistant through Santa Fe High School. Her pet philosophy is that 'all animals deserve to be loved and well taken care of'  In her spare time, Megan loves to play Volleyball with her family, friends, and boyfriend. 

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Jessie

Veterinary Technician

Jessie is one of the passionate and fun veterinary technicians 7 technicians at our 39th Avenue location! As a graduate of the University of Florida, Jessie has a passion for surgery and advocating for shelter pets. She has aspirations to go to veterinary school in the future, which motivates her every day while providing medical care to all of the pets that come in to see us. Jessie gets great satisfaction from watching a pet become more comfortable with her and seeing their anxiety melt away. Jessie has an English Mastiff Mix named Cooper, who she loves to take to local parks or his favorite restaurant, Boca Fiesta. When not with Cooper, Jessie also loves to binge-read thrillers and spend time with her horse, Cosmo, in Ocala.

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Alydia

Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Assistant

Alydia is one of the caring and friendly veterinary assistants at our 39th Avenue location! As an Animal Science major at Santa Fe College, Alydia loves caring for the pets that board with us and making sure they are happy while in our care. One of her favorite parts of her position is getting to watch our boarders get more and more comfortable during their stay. Alydia has many pets at home, including 3 dogs, 5 lizards, and 4 dairy goats. When she is not here at NAH caring for our pet patients, she can usually be found taking her fur babies on nature walks with her boyfriend.

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Kelcee

Veterinary Assistant

Kelcee is one of the bright and helpful veterinary assistants at our 39th Avenue location! Kelcee is currently studying Biology at the University of Florida with plans to go to veterinary school in the future. Her passion for veterinary medicine is clear in the care she has for our boarders and the pride she feels watching them become more comfortable with her over time. Kelcee has a beagle mix at home named babe, and loves to spend her free time with family, fishing, traveling, and volunteering at the Retirement Home for Horses.

39th Ave Location
Newberry Location
Small Animal Hospital Gainesville Newberry Florida

Newberry Location

280 SW 250th Street, Newberry

This location is in Newberry, about 10 miles from Tioga Town Center.  It is our original location that opened in 1990, and in 2020, we celebrated our 30 year anniversary in business.  

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Zandra

Hospital Manager

Zandra is our energetic and passionate hospital manager at our Newberry location! Zandra has loved animals from a young age and has worked with them since 2007. She is a proud graduate of the University of Florida, receiving her Bachelors Degree in Animal Science in 2015. Her favorite part about working at Newberry Animal Hospital is making the clinic the best possible environment for our clients and patients. When she's not at work, Zandra enjoys hiking state park trails with her husband and two dogs, a Belgian Malinois named Asa and a Cockapoo named Kyanite.

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Jaime

Customer Service Representative, Team Lead

Jaime is one of our smiling faces you will see in our reception area. She has a black mouth cur named "Montana" and a cat named "Lily". Originally she is from Vermont and has spent the last two years traveling the country with her wife, Heather, in their class A Winnebago camper.  This is what caused them to land in Newberry, Fl. In her spare time you can find her reading, crocheting, coaching, and exercising. Jaime also has a degree in psychology from Johnson State College. She loves enjoying every moment in life, and her favorite quote is " help as many people as you can and enjoy life." 

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Anne

Customer Service Representative

Anne is one of the caring and sweet customer service representatives at our Newberry location! Anne has a passion for helping animals and being a part of getting them the care that they need, and seeing clients that are happy with the progress their pets are making is something that brings her joy. Anne has a cat of her own named Pumpkin, as well as a dog named Reggie and five cats at her family home. In her free time, Anne can be found giving love to all her pets and spending time with her family.

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Rene

Veterinary Technician

Rene is staffed at our Newberry location.  She has a cat named Luna, 2 geckos, a frog and a horse named Soldier.  Rene is a graduate of SFCC Zoo Animal Tech program, and enjoys working with exotics, animal conservation and education.  In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, drumming, horseback riding, drawing, cosplaying, and mermaid-ing! Her philosophy is that 'there is no greater gift than the love of a pet. Through them, we learn to respect nature and all the creatures we share our planet with.

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Emma

Veterinary Technician

Emma is one of the amazing veterinary technicians at our Newberry location! Emma loves helping pets and their owners as well as learning from all the DVMs who are so willing to teach. She looks forward to using all this knowledge and more in the future, as she has aspirations of eventually becoming a veterinarian. Emma has 2 pets, Wilbur and Pickle, and enjoys going to school and hanging out with friends when she is not at the clinic!

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Bailey

Veterinary Technician

Bailey is one of the sweet and friendly vet techs we have at our Newberry location! She is currently studying Animal Science at UF and has plans to pursue a veterinary degree when she finishes. Her motivation to wake up and care for her rescue cat, Annie, every morning fuels her desire to learn more about veterinary medicine and help patients when she comes into the clinic. When Bailey is not working as a tech, she can usually be found hiking and horseback riding!

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Caitlyn

Veterinary Technician

Caitlyn is one of the caring and helpful vet techs at our Newberry location! She has a special affinity for radiology and surgery, and aspires to become a CVT in the future. Her motivation to come to work every day stems from her love of caring for animals and learning more about the veterinary industry. Caitlyn has a German Shepherd/Lab mix named Harley and a rat named Remi! When Caitlyn is not hard at work, she can be found spending as much time as she can with her boyfriend and pets! 

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Mary

Veterinary Technician

Mary is one of the passionate and knowledgeable veterinary technicians at our Newberry location! As a CVT student, Mary is passionate about advocating for the pet patients that we see and communicating with their human companions to provide the best fear-free veterinary care possible. Mary has several pets at home, including 2 dogs, 6 cats, 15 chickens, and 2 ducks. In her free time, Mary can be found training her dogs, taking care of her plant collection, gardening, and spending time with her teenagers.

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Lori

Veterinary Assistant

Lori is one of bright and smiling vet assistants you will see at our Newberry location! Lori’s motivation is to make a difference in the lives of the animals she takes care of and is currently finishing her CVT degree to even further her experience in doing so. She has a cat named Peach and two cattle named Holly and Elsie. When Lori is not helping care for the animals here at NAH, you can find her cooking, fishing, or watching college football & softball.

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Michelle

Veterinary Assistant

Michelle is one of the friendly and compassionate Veterinary Assistants at our Newberry location! Michelle has several passions, including animals, helping her community, and her military career. Here at NAH, Michelle takes pride in making sure our boarding areas are clean and welcoming for all of our boarders and making sure their everyday as well as medical needs are met. She has multiple pets at home such as dogs, a cat, a leopard gecko, and fish, and can be found drawing and snowboarding in her free time.

Main Street Location
Best Veterinarian near downtown Gainesville FL

Main Street Location

1609 S. Main Street, Gainesville 

This location is located near University of Florida, Shands Hospital and Downtown Gainesville.  It is also down the street from First Magnitude Brewery, The Cade Museum and Depot Park in an area of town that has been the focus of Alachua County's recent revitalization efforts.  

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Ivy

Hospital Manager

Ivy is our bright, positive Manager at Main Street.  She has an abundance of customer experience in the retail industry and loves animals.  She has one Pit Bull named Sushi, and two cats named Bagel and Eleanor.  She has a strong interest in Anthropology and people development.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her wife, Morgan, and daughter, Juniper.  Her pet philosophy is 'If you have one, you might as well get 3 more!'  

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Megan

Customer Service Representative, Team Lead

Megan is our Team Lead and problem solver in reception. She has one dog named Butch, and three cats named Daisey, Ivy and Hazel.  In her free time she enjoys crafting, and hanging out with her cat.

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Samantha

Customer Service Representative

Samantha is one of the warmhearted and energetic Customer Service Representatives at our Main Street location! Her two passions are animals and art, which she gets to experience every day at our hospital and during her studies as an art major. She loves being able to greet all the sweet pets that visit us. Samantha has 2 black cats at home named Reggy and Belli. When not here at NAH, Samantha can usually be found hanging out with her cats and her friends in her free time.

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Ashley

Customer Service Representative

Ashley is one of the bubbly and kind customer service representatives at our Main Street location! Ashley is eager to welcome you and your pets to our practice every day, and has a special love for helping the hospital function smoothly on a day-to-day basis. While Ashley loves dogs and cats, she also has a specific interest in cows, which she hopes to study in veterinary school in the future. Ashley has a cat named Franklin, and can be found watching movies and cooking with her friends in her free time.

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Kailey

Customer Service Representative

Kailey is one of the friendly and eager customer service representatives at our Main Street location! Kailey is motivated by her desire to achieve her goals every day, which includes becoming a Double Gator at the University of Florida! She has a passion for management and accounting, and uses these skills to anticipate the needs of our clients here at NAH. Kailey has a Golden Retriever named Lilly and lots of pet fish at home, and loves to go swimming, horseback riding, and walking Lilly in her free time.

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Dana

Veterinary Technician, Team Lead

Dana our one-of-a-kind Lead Veterinary Technician here at our Main Street location, and wants to make a difference.  She has a Siamese (Linx Point) cat named 'Shanel' and a dog named 'Sasha' who is a Maltese mix.  Dana graduated from the University of West Florida with her Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences.  Her goal is to become a Veterinarian, and is very interested in wildlife and livestock medicine.  In her spare time, she loves travel, new foods and culture, and has a large family in which she loves to share fun experiences.  When not with family, she is a big fan of 'self-care' days.

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Chloe

Veterinary Technician

Chloe is one of the kind and compassionate veterinary technicians at our Main Street location! As a Biology major at the University of Florida, Chloe’s motivation to learn and develop her skills each day is very evident in the work she does with the NAH team. Some of Chloe’s favorite parts of the job are getting to see all the adorable puppies and kittens, learning more about veterinary medicine, and interacting with her fun coworkers. Chloe has 3 pets - a Foxhound mix named Moe and 2 African clawed frogs named Claire and Hans. When she’s not hard at work in the hospital, Chloe can be found baking, walking Moe, and visiting her friends & boyfriend!

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Chris

Veterinary Technician

Chris is one of the friendly and knowledgeable veterinary technicians at our Main Street location! With passion for animal welfare and shelter work, Chris comes to the clinic every day with the drive to make a difference in every pet’s quality of life. Chris enjoys an environment where he can be constantly learning from everyone around him, and thrives when he can continually work towards his goals. He has 3 pitbull mixes, Chili; Waffle; and Bailey, and a cat named Loops. When he is not in the clinic, Chris can be found listening to podcasts, reading, running/hiking, traveling with his wife, and lazing around with his dogs.

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Morgann

Veterinary Technician

Morgann is one of the thoughtful and sweet Veterinary Technicians at our Main Street location! Morgann has loved animals ever since she was a child, and feels like veterinary medicine is where she is meant to be. After finishing her bachelor’s degree, she plans to become a certified veterinary technician. Morgann finds her motivation from her extremely supportive coworkers as well as all the cute pets she meets. Morgann has a variety of pets at home: 3 dogs, 3 horses, and a cat! In her free time, Morgann loves reading, cooking/baking, and hanging out with her family.

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Olivia

Veterinary Technician

Olivia is one of the friendly and kind veterinary technicians at our Main Street location! As a Zoology student at the University of Florida, Olivia has a passion for animals and seeing their health improve as a result of her work with them. She plans to go to veterinary school in the future, where she can also explore her other passion - wildlife conservation. Olivia has a dog named Amigo with whom she loves to travel and explore new places. In her free time, Olivia can also be found hiking, reading, cooking, and attending spin classes.

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Catherine

Veterinary Technician

Catherine is one of the hard-working and knowledgeable veterinary technicians at our Main Street location! Catherine takes pride in knowing that every day she’s in the hospital is a day that she is able to help our patients grow and watch them get better if they are sick. As a Biology major at the University of Florida, Catherine has aspirations to eventually go to veterinary school and become a wildlife/large animal veterinarian. She has 2 dogs at home - Kenia and Koda - and loves to watch movies & cook with her family, paint with watercolors, go on hikes, and weightlift in her free time.

Holistic Location
Holistic Pet Vet Gainesville FL

Holistic Location

3909 NW 97th Blvd, Suite B, Gainesville

Our holistic location has a single veterinarian that practices both eastern AND western medicine, as well as our only location that affords acupuncture and laser therapy in addition to regular wellness care and prevention for your pets.  Lauren is also the office manager of this location.  The holistic hospital finishes up the hospital group nicely, but also has it's own website at NAHolistic.com.  

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Elizabeth

Client Service Representative, Team Lead

Liz is our kind and caring Lead Client Service Representative at our Holistic location! With a degree from the University of Florida in Psychology, Liz’s pet philosophy is: “Be the person your pet believes you are. Your pet will always love you unconditionally, even when you struggle to love yourself”. She has several pets at home, including 4 dogs, 3 cats, and 2 lizards. In her free time, Liz loves to collect POP figures and DVDs as well as do outdoor activities like camping and swimming with her husband and daughter.

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Sydney

Veterinary Technician, Team Lead

Sydney is a Vet Tech at our Holistic location. Sydney is working towards a biology degree and her goal is to become a Veterinarian!  Sydney's passion is working towards her goals and Shelter medicine. Sydney has a Pyrenees mix named Wren and 2 cats Aurora and Hazel. Sydney enjoys her time trick training her dog, playing disc, going dock diving, and training for agility.

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Jayde

Veterinary Technician

Jayde is one of the cheerful and kind veterinary technicians at our 39th Avenue location! Starting out as a Veterinary Assistant here at NAH, Jayde was recently one of the first graduates of the NAH Veterinary Technician Program! She is always focused on ensuring every pet gets the full care and attention they need while they are at our hospital, and continually expands her knowledge and experience in the veterinary field since she plans to pursue veterinary school in the future! Jayde also has an AA in Zoology. She has a goldendoodle named Macy and a boxer named Ham at home, and when she is not here at NAH, Jayde can be found hanging out and finding new adventures with her family, dogs, and boyfriend.

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Springhill Location

3740 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL. 32606

Our Springhill location is our newest location!  Formerly Timberview Pet Clinic, this location was a longstanding locally owned animal hospital that we added to our group in July 2022.  Dr. Hall deVries stayed for this transition to continue treating pets, and take a position as one of the owners, alongside Dr. Gruntmeir, who was previously at our 39th Ave locations.  We are very excited to make this location an option for our current and future clients, as well as the clients that loved Timberview before Dr. Ice retired.  

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Sarah

Hospital Manager

Sarah is the bright and lively Office Manager at our Springhill location! With a B.S. in Pre-veterinary Biology, she has been in vet med since 2012, but most recently a hospital manager at another veterinary clinic.  Sarah’s professional passion is improving the patient experience through fear-free and low-stress techniques. She strives to make a positive impact every day, and does so through building rapport with her team, clients, and patients. Sarah has 2 dogs: Brandi and  Morgan, and 3 cats: Mr. Beaselton, Maggie, and Baby. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her pets, daughter, and husband, reading, kayaking, and exploring new places!

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Kaitie

Client Service Representative, Team Lead

Kaitie is our welcoming Lead Client Service Representative at our Springhill location! Kaitie has two pets named Tig and Merlin. She loves waking up and coming to work doing what she loves. To Kaitie, the most important parts of her job are being able to multitask and help make the doctor’s jobs easier through helping with the clients. When Kaitie is not in the clinic, she is playing video games and spending time with her loved ones.

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Katie

Veterinary Technician, Team Lead

Katie is our bright and energetic Lead Veterinary Technician at our Springhill location! Katie is motivated every day by her family. Her family is the reason for everything she does, and is why she has such a love for helping the pets we see (and ultimately their families). Katie is a double-Gator, graduating with degrees in Animal Science and Reproduction Physiology from the University of Florida. She has many pets at home - a Welsh Corgi named Paws, an Australian Shepherd named Angus, and a few stock show cattle. In her free time, Katie enjoys going to stock shows and the beach with her family, watching her daughter play softball, and going to Gators sporting events.

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Samantha

Veterinary Technician, Lead Surgical Technician

Samantha is one of the kind and knowledgeable veterinary technicians at our Springhill location! With a Bachelor’s in Biology, Samantha plans to pursue her passion for orthopedic surgery and prosthetics by going to veterinary school in the future. While at the hospital, Samantha believes it is important to educate clients on how to provide the best care for their pets. Samantha has a cat named Zelda, and can usually be found playing video games with her boyfriend or friends in her free time!

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Emily

Veterinary Technician

Emily is one of the sweet and compassionate veterinary technicians at our Springhill location! As a marine biology graduate from the University of Florida, Emily has aspirations to go to veterinary school in the future where she can pursue her passion for aquatic mammals (especially manatees). Emily takes pride in being able to provide the necessary resources to help our clients care for their four-legged loved ones and enjoys watching pets return to health after being sick. In her free time, Emily can usually be found playing tennis, going to the beach, or hanging out with her three brothers in Orlando.

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Mariam

Veterinary Technician

Mariam is one of the eager and kind veterinary technicians at our Springhill location! Mariam is currently working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Florida and has plans to go to veterinary school in the future. She uses this knowledge to communicate with both owners and the veterinarians, and perform technical skills while continually learning more about veterinary medicine. Mariam greatly enjoys interacting with all of the patients and their owners at NAH, as well as caring for her 3 pets at home - Dipper the cat, Mack the Maltese, and Vivienne the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. When Mariam gets free time, she loves to spend it skateboarding, camping, hanging out with friends, and traveling with her mom.

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Camila

Veterinary Technician

Camila is one of the kind and compassionate veterinary technicians at our Springhill location! Camila is motivated every day by the pet patients we see and her desire to see them recover. As a graduate of the University of Florida, she plans to continue using this passion to pursue veterinary school in the future. Camila has 2 Dachshunds at home named Roxie and Minnie with whom she loves to go kayaking and hiking. In her free time, Camila also loves to garden with her family in Tampa.

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Ashley

Veterinary Technician

Ashley is one of the friendly and kind Veterinary Technicians at our Springhill location! Ashley has her Associate of Arts degree in Zoology and has aspirations to become a certified veterinary technician in the future. She enjoys being able to provide comfort for our clients and their pets every day and giving them the care they need. Ashley has a White and Blue Terrier Mix named Minnie Mouse, and loves to explore the woods and fish with her family in her free time.

Springhill Location
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