Meet Our Team
Gina | Lead Veterinary Technician
Gina’s passion for veterinary medicine stems from working with her grandfather on his farm in Ecuador. Growing up around farm animals pushed Gina to pursue a career as a Vet Tech. Gina is currently completing courses at
Hillsborough Community College to become a CVT. After acquiring her CVT, Gina plans to earn her VT in ER and critical care. In her free time, Gina enjoys spending time with her orange tabby cat named Cheeto and playing soccer with her Sunday League team. If Gina could eat any food for the rest of her life, it would be chicken parm.
Izek | Veterinary Assistant
Izek, also known as “Izzy,” has always had a passion for animal care since he was a small child and has always taken great interest in healing and biological sciences. He graduated high school as a Summa Cum Laude, was the captain of his varsity swim team, and had strong involvement in FFA, gaining the chance to raise and show a dairy calf during grade 12. He plans to receive his AA degree before transferring to USF to pursue a psychology degree then veterinary school. More than anything, Izek wishes to run a wildlife rehab center in the future.
Samantha | Technician
Maddison | Veterinary Assistant
Maddison has always wanted to be a member of the veterinary field, especially when she was little. One day, she hopes to become a DVM but as of right now, she is currently working to become a Certified Veterinary Technician and is currently a Certified Veterinary Assistant.
She has 3 dogs and 2 cats currently, with her cats being the oldest at 6 years old and her dog the youngest at only a year old. One fun fact about her is that she loves the ocean. She has many sea animals tattooed on her because it is such an important aspect of her life. She has tattoos of a manta ray, sea horse, sand dollar, and jellyfish.
Allison | Veterinary Assistant
Allison is a Veterinary Assistant at North Tampa Pet Hospital. She discovered her interest in veterinary medicine while volunteering at animal shelters in middle school. She is currently a pre-vet student at the University of South Florida studying cell and molecular biology and psychology.
She hopes to pursue a career as a veterinarian in a small animal practice. Allison has previous experience as an intern with ZooTampa as an Animal Ambassador. When she’s not assisting with the care of your pets, she is caring for her own beloved cat, Suki!
Melody | Veterinary Assistant
Melody is originally from Adrian, Michigan, and has lived in Florida for about 13 years. She has always loved animals since she was born and has rescued more animals than she can count. Melody loves all animals and creatures that anyone has to offer no matter what breed or kind of pet they are. She currently owns three fluffy friends, two rescue pit-mix’s, and a hairless Guinea pig. Melody hopes to further her education in veterinary in the future.
Carolann | Veterinary Assistant
Jasmin | Veterinary Assistant
Jasmin love animals! Her goal is to work her way up to become a Vet. She went back to school after 10 years and was awarded 3 different scholarships. She will be finishing school at the end of September earning A’s for every semester. Jasmin owns two pets, Kaos (Jack Russell) and a Chiuaua, who is full of energy! She also has a cat name Loki that thinks he’s a dog. Jasmin is raising one son, who constantly keeps her on her toes. Currently, Jasmin has plans to continue her education at SPC to become a Veterinary Technician.
Sophia | Veterinary Assistant
My name is Sophia, but I go by Sophi! Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to be a Veterinary doctor and have been working towards that goal my whole life. I have two rabbits named Yuki and Bean and they are both about a year old. My biggest goal in this field is to learn as much as I can so I can be the best Veterinary doctor I can be. One fun fact about me is that I can draw any person portrait photo-realistically.
Angela | Pet Groomer
Hello, my name is Angela, and I am a groomer for North Tampa Pet Hospital. I have been grooming for over 15+ years. I started as an animal caretaker, and I always knew from there my passion was to work with animals. On my days off I like to go visit the petting zoo or volunteer my time at the humane society and also go to the beach and enjoy the water. One of my major goals in life is that all animals have a happy home.