Pet Hospital in Ocala, FL



3500 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL  34474

(352) 861-0300

Hospital Number: 0304

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  • Description
    At Banfield Pet Hospital of Ocala, we know that your pet is your best friend. We also know that your pet relies on you for every aspect of their care. Banfield in Ocala, Florida makes it easier than ever for you to help maintain your pet’s overall good health and well-being.
    Conveniently located off of Hwy 200 on SW College Road, just one light east of the I-75 exit, Ocala’s Banfield Pet Hospital is a trusted go-to resource for things pet health related. For over 50 years we have offered advice and excellent care to pets across the nation. Our business and reputation is built upon our belief that pet owners need an attentive, caring partner in their pet’s health care.
    Whether you find yourself in need of routine health maintenance or nutritional counseling, Banfield Pet Hospital of Ocala is ready to fill your need with our outstanding staff and excellent resources and equipment.
    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 Ocala, Florida 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™
    • CareCredit
    • Veterinary Care for Exotic Pets
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team
    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Jerome Vickers


    Dr. Vickers is from the panhandle of Florida and attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate degree. He received his B.S. degree in animal sciences with a minor in food and resource economics. He also obtained his M.S. degree from the same institution with an emphasis on nutritional immunology and reproduction. Immediately after graduation from veterinary school, he completed a one year mixed animal internship on the east coast of Florida. Dr. Vickers enjoys caring for his long term patients, and meeting new clients and their pets. He loves all aspects of his job and is excited to meet you and your pets. Dr. Vickers enjoys spending time with his horses, running, and spending time with his large family. More Details >>

    Dr. Ari Miller


    Dr. Miller graduated from the University of Florida, has been with Banfield since 2016, and has special interests in dermatology, dentistry, and creating new bonds with clients and pets. Dr. Miller has a husband named Shawn and they have 4 cats (Sable, Willow, Vinny, Riddley). Hobbies include karaoke, and playing tennis and pickle ball. More Details >>

    Dr. Elijah Rooney


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    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Kate Ogawa


    Dr. Ogawa (Oh-gow-ah) joined Banfield in 2012. Following graduation from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008, she completed an internship in Tampa at BluePearl and then worked for the University of Florida as a small animal medicine intern. Through close mentorship with the specialists during her internships, Dr. Ogawa developed a passion for emergency medicine, internal medicine, and pain management. She also has a special interest in geriatric pet wellness. She looks forward to being part of your pet's health care team. Dr. Ogawa grew up in Virginia Beach but has lived in different parts of Florida for the past 20 years. She currently resides in Gainesville with her husband, their 3 young daughters, and 2 dogs, a Chihuahua (Little Dog) and Jack Russell mix (Jack). When not working, she enjoys spending time with family, photography, cooking, marine reef keeping, attending community events, and crafting. More Details >>

    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Dr. Katie Rubin


    Dr. Rubin graduated from UF College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and started working for Banfield in March of 2016. She enjoys soft tissue surgery, dentistry and felines. In her spare time, Dr. Rubin enjoys crafting, sewing, quilting, traveling and crossfit. She has 2 wonderful orange cats named Apollo and Entei. More Details >>

    Patricia Dinardi, CVT

    Practice Manager

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    Banfield Pet Hospital Staff

    Devon Smith, CVT

    Shift Lead

    Devon started with Banfield in 2010 as a client service coordinator and later became a veterinary assistant. She graduated from St. Petersburg College in 2014 with an associate's degree in veterinary technology and became a certified veterinary technician later that year. She enjoys establishing bonds with patients and clients, and the opportunity to help pets in need. In her spare time, Devon enjoys spending time with her husband, Russ, and two children, Kohen and Riley. She also has two Dachshunds, Millie and Chipper, and a German Shepherd named Kyro. More Details >>

    Melanie Ritterhoff, CVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon! More Details >>

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