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Jacksonville Kernan Square

Jacksonville Kernan Square

12630 Beach Blvd Ste 4
Jacksonville, FL  32246

(904) 807-9253

Hospital Number: 5074

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  • Description
    It doesn’t get much easier to be an active partner in your pet’s overall health and well-being than it is at Banfield Pet Hospital at Kernan Square. We are located within the Kernan Square Shopping Center at the corner of Beach Blvd and Kernan Blvd. Whether you are seeking treatment for your dog, cat or something a bit more exotic, Banfield’s Kernan Square staff is ready to treat your pet and you like family.

    Whether your pet is in need of a routine check-up or surgery, our staff will do everything that they can to keep your pet in the best health possible. Kernan Square's Banfield is a trusted go-to for things pet health related, ensuring that your pet receives the best health care available. 

    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Jacksonville guests.
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
  • Team

    Dr. Ross Griffith


    Dr. Griffith has wanted to be a veterinarian since the first grade. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Georgia Southern University and a doctorate at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Griffith has been with Banfield since April 2013. He has three dogs (Jack, George, Sophie), two cats (Yoda and Hutt), tropical fish, and a love bird with one foot named Peggy. More Details >>

    Dr. Jennifer Giraldin


    Dr. Jennifer Giraldin grew up rescuing cats and dogs and riding horses in Southern California. At a very young age she knew that she wanted to transform her love for animals into a career in veterinary medicine. She attended Kansas State University on an equestrian scholarship and remained there for veterinary school. After a few cold winters, she decided to find somewhere warmer and relocated to Florida. She spends most of her free time riding horses and playing with her dog, Masi. More Details >>

    Chelsea DeWitt

    Practice Manager

    Chelsea, born and raised in Indiana, moved to Jacksonville in 2012. She has 3 dogs named Monaco, Flint and Georgia. Chelsea loves to spend time with her husband, play fetch with her dogs and play piano in her spare time. She has been with Banfield since 2014 and really enjoys her time at work. She started as a client service coordinator, moved up to veterinary assistant, then shift lead and now manages the Kernan location as practice manager. Chelsea loves animals and looks forward to meeting you and your pets! More Details >>

    Leandra Lyniuk

    Veterinary Assistant

    Leandra received her bachelor's degree in biology and psychology from New College of Florida in 2011. She is currently studying for her CVT license. Leandra shares her home with two cats named Chani and Leto, a snake named Ziah, and a freshwater aquarium. More Details >>

    Ashley Anderson

    Veterinary Assistant

    Ashley has always had a passion for veterinary medicine and has been with Banfield since 2015. She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster program to become a certified veterinary technician. She has a dog named Buzz and a Cat named Blanding, both are about 5 years old. Her dedication and compassion for animals shows in the quality and care she gives to the pets she sees every day. Ashley looks forward to meeting you and your pet, and making you a part of the Banfield family. More Details >>

    Stephanie Gorenflo

    Veterinary Assistant

    Stephanie started working for Banfield in August of 2014. She has wanted to work with animals from a young age and as a small child, would go to the hospital with her mom, who was a vet tech. Stephanie would help walk the dogs, feed the animals and even watch surgical procedures through the observation window. She vividly remembers watching the doctor perform a hind leg amputation and was fascinated by it. She knew from those moments that this is what she was going to do in life. Stephanie loves animals deeply and wants nothing more than to be there for them. She wants to make sure they heal and strives to help keep them healthy. She wants to protect pets from preventable diseases, be their voice and advocate for their best health. More Details >>

    Tara Pennington

    Veterinary Assistant

    Tara has 9 years in the veterinary field as a technician and receptionist. She is currently going to school for a B.A.S. in veterinary technology and specializing in critical care. Tara has a boxer named Ranger and 2 children under the age of 10. When not at work, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family. More Details >>

    Kiarra Lewis

    Veterinary Assistant

    Kiarra moved to Jacksonville from New York in 2017. She previously volunteered at a NY animal hospital where she rediscovered her love for working with animals, and was overjoyed to join the Jacksonville Banfield team. Kiarra strives hard to be the best she can be in all aspects in life, is very caring and loving, and enjoys uplifting and encouraging people. She plans on continuing her education in the animal field now that she is more settled in Florida. Kiarra has 2 pets including a cat named Guppy and a dog named Daisy Lu. More Details >>

    Melissa Brust

    Client Service Coordinator

    Melissa moved to Jacksonville in 2013 from South Florida. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology at the University of North Florida and is currently studying for her CVT license. Melissa has been with Banfield since March 2017. She has two dogs, Koda and Lyric, and a tortoise named Titto. On her time off, she enjoys cooking, kayaking, mountain biking, photography, reading music, and hanging out with her husband and pups. More Details >>

    Carson McIntire

    Client Service Coordinator

    Carson, a College of Charleston graduate, joined Banfield in February 2017. Originally from South Carolina, she and her husband have been in Jacksonville for 2 years. She has 3 wonderful pups and just added a baby to her pack. She enjoys taking her dogs on hikes and out on the boat. More Details >>

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