Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Lake City Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Dr. Pratt is a native Floridian and grew up in Crystal River, Florida. After graduating from Crystal River High School in 2003, he attended the University of Florida and graduated with honors in 2007, achieving a B.S. in Microbiology and Cell Science and a minor in Chemistry. He then attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2011. While in veterinary school, he performed externships at North Florida Animal Hospital and Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialists to gain hands-on experience.
After graduation, Dr. Pratt worked as an associate veterinarian at Bluffs Animal Hospital in Pinellas County FL. Along with working full time in general practice, he gained additional experience in emergency medicine and critical care by working night shifts at St. Petersburg Emergency Veterinary Clinic.
In 2014 Dr. Pratt decided to make North Florida his permanent home and purchased Lake City Animal Hospital from Drs. Kevin and Tracy Hawthorne.
Dr. Pratt's clinic interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and internal medicine. When he's not working he enjoys fishing, hiking and anything else that involves being outdoors. Dr. Pratt shares his home with his beautiful wife Brittany and their daughter Adeline. He also has a labrador retriever named Penny and a cat named Applebottom.
Lisa has been a member of our team since April 2016 and has been in the veterinary industry for 17 years. She is married with 2 adult kids, 2 dogs and 2 cats. She loves spontaneous road trips, outdoor adventures, shopping and spending time with her family.
Gena has been a member of our team since April 2015 and has been in the veterinary industry since 1994. She attended St Petersburg College and has a bachelor's degree in Advanced Technical Skills and Hospital Management.
Gena's charming personality and way with animals makes her one of our clients favorite veterinary technicians. She thrives on educating clients about their pets care and consistently goes above and beyond to make sure all pets are treated like they are her own.
She is married with 4 boys ages 11, 7, 4 & 3. She loves traveling & watching her boys play baseball. She also loves animals and has a large pet family with 5 dogs and 5 cats.
Jesslyn has been with our team since July 2016. She is a Certified Vet Assistant and has been a veterinary technician for 2 years. Jesslyn is our primary dental and surgical nurse and does an excellent job caring for pets during there procedures at our hospital. She has 2 spoiled dogs and a three legged kitty name Lieutenant Dan at home.
Makayla has been part of our team since May 2016. She is a recent graduate of Fort White High School. Makayla started with us with no veterinary experience but her compassion for animals and ability to master even the most complex tasks quickly have made her an asset to our team and one of our best veterinary technicians. She loves pets and has 3 dogs. She loves boating & spending time on the river with family & friends.
Tiffany has been a member of our team since July 2017. She loves animals and has 2 dogs and 2 cats. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Melissa has been part of our team since June 2017. She is an avid animal lover, especially big dogs. She loves caring for pets and treats all of our boarding pets as though they were her own. She loves spending time with her own pets and family.
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Lake City Animal Hospital
170 SW. Professional Glen
Lake City, FL 32025
For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:
Phone: (386) 755-0236
Fax: (386) 755-6921
Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 8:00am - 10:00am