Meet Our Team

  • Dr. Dawn Daniels
    Veterinarian & Practice Owner

    Dr. Daniels is a Nebraska native. She graduated from University of Nebraska with a BS in Biology. She then attended Iowa State University and graduated in 1997 with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

    After practicing in Nebraska, in 2001, she moved to the Bay Area to enjoy the Florida sun and the beaches! Dr. Daniels then practiced at several clinics in the area as a Relief Veterinarian. She was also an Associate Veterinarian at both Seminole Boulevard Animal Hospital and Largo Veterinary Hospital.

    Largo Veterinary Hospital opened in 1984. Dr. Daniels returned to in 2012 and became the sole practice owner as of 2015.

    In 2007 Dr. Daniels served as President for the Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association and was a Gold Star Recipient from the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. 

    Dr. Daniels shares her home with her pet-children, 2 cats: Sailor and Sammy.

    Dr. Daniels prioritizes showing compassion to all patients, educating her clients, and staying current on information in the veterinary field. It is important to her to maintain the highest standards of care and service. Her special interests lie in dermatology, internal medicine, and senior pet care. She practices from the heart, and sincerely cares about the animals she treats and their people.

    Member of:

    • American Veterinary Medical Association
    • Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association
    • Florida Veterinary Medical Association
  • Crystal -
    Hospital Manager

    Crystal is a native of the Bahamas. In 1988 she came to Florida to attend boarding school. During her summers at home she volunteered at the Bahamas Humane Society, where she discovered her love for animals. This was a love that became her life long passion.

    Crystal join Largo Veterinary Hospital team in November of 2003. She uses her 20+ years of experience in the veterinary field to manage the daily operations of Largo Veterinary Hospital.

    In her spare time Crystal enjoys spending time relaxing with friends and cuddling with her cat, Bimini. To this day she continues to support several animal rescues throughout the Bahamas.

  • Kelly Receptionist
    Receptionist

    Kelly is a native of Florida. She graduated from SPC in 1996 with an Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. 

    Kelly joined the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with over 25 years of experience. We are thankful to have her up front welcoming clients. Kelly has worn many hats in the veterinary field making her a valued addition to the team.

    Kelly enjoys spending her free time reading and relaxing with family. She currently has no pets of her own but has two fur grand babies, Kat & Mouse. Kelly remembers growing up in a home full of pets. This led her to desire a career helping to care for animals.

    'I enjoy the bond I form with clients and their pets. I strive to treat them like family.'

  • Brittany -
    Veterinary Technician

    Brittany is a native of Illinois who moved to Florida in 2018 to be closer to some of her family and escape the Chicago winters. She joins the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with over four years of experience working in a busy emergency animal hospital. She is very passionate about pet nutrition and efficient emergency pet care.

    While growing up with animals in her family home she was drawn to their loyalty and affection. “What a better way to show them the same gratitude than working with them professionally to grow and develop into healthy companions.”

    Brittany and her partner share their home with; a Keeshond named Bob, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Porter, and a cat named Gator. When she’s not at work she loves to explore the outdoors, go to the beach with her pups, and watch movies.

  • Crystal -
    Veterinary Technician

    Crystal is a native of Massachsetts who moved to Florida 20 years ago for the sun and warm weather. We are fortunate to have her on staff as she brings over 26 years of experience in the veterinary field. 

    She was just a young teen when she started working for an animal shelter and knew that she wanted to continue helping animals. From there she worked her way up and earned the title of veterinary technician.  “I love being able to provide the best quality care possible and treat each pet as my own”. 

    Crystal happily shares her home with her life partner; a bird named Pickle; and 4 dogs Hatteras, Kahne, Bodie, & Raleigh. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with the humans she loves, her furbabies and enjoying the Florida beaches.

  • Carrie -
    Receptionist

    Carrie is a Florida native from St. Petersburg who brings over 20 years of experience to our team. She has a bachelors in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Eckerd College. 

    At an early age she rode horses and instinctively cared for any wounds she found on animals. She volunteered to assist the veterinarians that visited. As time progressed she developed a bond with the clients of animals. This was the driving force that led her to work in the veterinary field.

    Carrie shares her home with a mini Schnauzer named Zoot; two clown fish named Creole & Voodoo; a Shrimp named Grits; and a conch named Fritter. In her spare time she volunteers for Bowls for Good, making wood bowls to feed local hungry people. She loves art and pottery. She also enjoys riding horses, swimming, participating in triathlons, traveling, cooking and home decorating.

    'I love to bond with clients and their furry family members. I see the value in making visits as comfortable as possible for both client and pet.'

  • Jamie -
    Veterinary Assistant

    Jamie is a Clearwater, Florida native who brings her lifelong passion for animals to Largo Veterinary Hospital. While growing up she always knew she wanted her life to include working with animals. She earned a degree in Dietetics from Hillsborough Community College.

    Jamie shares a home with her mother, sister and four furbabies. They share two cats: Oreo & Sinjay and two dogs: Teddy & Avril. In her spare time Jamie enjoys the company of “the love of her life” Avril.

  • Phillip -
    Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Tech

    Phillip is a native of Michigan who moved to Florida after being swayed by a Clearwater commercial!  He graduated from Pinellas Technical School and is certified as a Patient Care Technician.

    Working with animals has been a passion of his since he was a young child. Cats and dogs of various breeds have always been a part of his life. He feels a strong pull to ensure that any animal around him has the best life possible at all times.

    He shares his home with four Boxers: Fiona, Zoe, Zeus, & Vincent. In Phillip’s spare time he enjoys running, movies, gaming, taking the pups to the beach, landscaping, karaoke, and reading.

    “I will provide a calm and compassionate experience for your fur baby, so that when they come in next time they’re excited to return.”

  • Arden -
    Veterinary Technician

    Arden is a Maryland native who recently moved to Florida to experience the warm weather and beaches. She is pursuing a Bachelors in Biology and plans to continue her career in animal care.  Arden finds value in giving a voice to animals though out their experience with her. She believes they are amazing creatures who deserve the best possible care.

    Arden shares her home with her partner and two cats: Dahila & Iris. Both fur babies were rescues and Iris is a special one-eyed kitty! In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, spending time with family and of course spoiling her cats. 

    “I view every patient as if they were my own because that is what I would want.”

  • Kim -
    Receptionist

    Kim is a native of upstate New York who just recently moved here to be closer to family. She brings over 14 years of hands on veterinary experience to the Largo Veterinary Hospital team. She chose this field of work because animal always bring her joy. 

    Kim shares her home with her partner, 2 daughters, and her canine fur baby Charlie. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, kayaking, walking/running her pup, and spending time with family.

  • Alexa -
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Alexa is a native of New Jersey who moved to Florida over 15 years ago when her family was looking for a fresh start.  She enjoys working in the veterinary field because she values the well-being of all animals. She takes pride in being a part of routine visits or being a part of assessing unexpected needs. 

    Alexa brings over 5 years of experience to our team at Largo Veterinary Hospital.  She earned an A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology from St. Petersburg College.

    She and her partner and share their home with two cats: Ash & Cole, whom are brothers.  In her spare time she enjoys unwinding at home while doing arts and crafts. She is also known to make time for the occasional nap. 

    “Vet technicians get to be the voice for these amazing animals who cannot speak for themselves. I want nothing more than to treat your fur-babies like my own and ensure a positive pet visit.”

  • Elizabeth -
    Veterinary Technician

    Elizabeth is a Florida native who joined our team in 2021. She has been in the veterinary field for four years and is studying to become a veterinarian. Currently she is a certified veterinary assistant through Career Academics of Seminole. 

    Elizabeth currently lives with her father and many pets! She has 2 pups: Harper & Cooper, a cat named Sabrina, 1 goose, 1 duck and 3 chickens.

    Elizabeth spends her time to studying and volunteers at Pinellas Hope. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, working out, and dinners with friends. 

    “Anyone can talk to an animal but only a few can listen. I want to learn how to listen to what doesn’t speak.”

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7:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

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Wednesday:

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Thursday:

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Saturday:

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