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, Dr. Daniels moved to the Bay Area to enjoy the Florida sun and the beaches! She 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 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, Madison a Chihuahua and 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.
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association
- Florida Veterinary Medical Association
Kim is a native of upstate New York and moved to Florida to be closer to family.
Kim brings over 16 years of hands-on veterinary experience to the Largo Veterinary Hospital team. She chose this field of work because animals always bring her joy.
Kim shares her home with her partner, 2 daughters, and her canine fur baby Charlie.
In her spare time, Kim enjoys swimming, kayaking, walking/running with her pup, and spending time with family.
Kelly is a native of Florida. She joined the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with over 27 years of experience.
Kelly graduated from SPC in 1996 with an Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She has worn many hats in the veterinary field making her a valued addition to the team. She remembers growing up in a home full of pets. This led her to desire a career in helping to care for animals.
Kelly currently has no pets of her own but has two grand kitties, Kat & Mouse.
Kelly enjoys spending her free time reading and relaxing with family.
'I enjoy the bond I form with clients and their pets. I strive to treat them like family.'
Carrie is a Florida native from St. Petersburg who brings over 25 years of experience to the Largo Veterinary Hospital team. She has a bachelor's in environmental studies and Anthropology from Eckerd College.
At an early age Carrie 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 Delta, a Border Collie; two clown fish named Creole & Voodoo; a Shrimp named Grits; and a conch named Fritter.
In her spare time, Carrie 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.'
Crystal -Veterinary Technician
Crystal is a native of Massachusetts who moved to Florida 20 years ago for the sun and warm weather. We are fortunate to have her at Largo Veterinary Hospital as she brings over 31 years of experience in the veterinary field.
Crystal 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.
Crystal happily shares her home with her life partner; a bird named Pickle; and 3 dogs Kahne, Bodie, & Raleigh.
In her spare time, Crystal enjoys spending time with the humans she loves, her furbabies and enjoying the Florida beaches.
“I love being able to provide the best quality care possible and treat each pet as my own”.
Alexa -Certified Veterinary Technician
Alexa is a native of New Jersey who moved to Florida many years ago when her family was looking for a fresh start. She brings over 7 years of experience to our team at Largo Veterinary Hospital.
Alexa earned an A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology from St. Petersburg College. 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 and her partner share their home with three cats: Ash and Cole, whom are brothers, and Jack.
In her spare time, Alexa 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.”
Daniel -Veterinary Technician
Daniel is a native of Georgia who moved to Florida 2yrs ago living first in Pensacola and then in Tampa. He joined the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with over 9yrs experience in the field.
Since Daniel was young, he has always loved helping animals. He has graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Chemistry major. He has also graduated from St. Matthews University School of Veterinary Medicine with his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
Daniel shares his home with Cali, a Lab and Husky mix.
In his spare time, Daniel enjoys golfing, fishing, watching football and baseball.
Victoria -Veterinary Assistant
Victoria was born in Florida although she has lived in England, California, and most of her life in New York. She moved back to Florida 7 years ago after taking care of her father in New York.
Victoria brings 2yrs of experience in the veterinary field to our team at Largo Veterinary Hospital, though she has many years’ experiences with animals. She is a certified dog groomer. She has taught horse back riding as well as dog training.
Victoria has always been drawn to the care of animals. In preschool, she would make her parents allow her to bring home the classroom gerbils. She grew up riding horses and working dog shows as a dog handler.
Victoria shares her home with her baby, an 86lb American Bulldog named Jaxen.
In her spare time, Victoria enjoys taking Jaxen to the beach and riding her electric skateboard.
Natalia -Veterinary Assistant
Natalia is a native of Puerto Rico and moved to Florida 10yrs ago to be closer to family. She joined the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with 4yrs experience in the field.
Ever since she was a little girl, Natalia dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. She has always loved animals but saw that the world didn’t always treat them right and she wants to change that.
Natalia went to a program high school and studied veterinary assisting for 4 years. She has received her CVA which is a Certification in Veterinary Assisting.
Natalia shares her home with her parents, brother, sister, and three dogs Nadia, Liberty, and Hope.
In her spare time, Natalia enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Carson -Veterinary Assistant
Carson is a native of Illinois who moved to Florida 4 years ago to attend Eckerd College. He has obtained his BA in Biology. He joins the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with 6 months’ experience in the veterinary field.
Carson grew up in a rural area and was always surrounded by animals. Consequently, he became very comfortable with animals and creating bonds with them. Through those bonds grew the love that he has for helping animals.
Carson shares his home with his roommate, 2 rabbits, 2 snakes, one cat, and one dog.
In his spare time, Carson enjoys working out, reading, learning new things, and spending time with friends.
Roxanne -Veterinary Assistant
Roxanne is a Florida native who has lived in the St. Petersburg area her whole life. She is enrolled in the Jacobson Technical High School Veterinary Assisting Program and has been working in the veterinary field for 2yrs now.
Roxanne has always known she wanted to work in the veterinary field because helping animals is so rewarding.
Roxanne volunteers for the Rotary Interact Club and Future Farmers of America.
Roxanne shares her home with Fifi a Husky mix, Papi a Shar-Pei/Basset Hound mix, and Bug a neighborhood kitty she feeds and takes care of.
In her spare time, Roxanne she enjoys reading.
“I will love your pets almost as much as you do!”