in Sarasota, FL

Sarasota University Park

Sarasota University Park

5288 University Pkwy
Sarasota, FL  34243

(941) 351-3611

Hospital Number: 5134

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  • Description
    Look to this Banfield Pet Hospital® as your partner in quality pet care. From thorough physical exams and lab work-ups, to dental cleanings, x-rays and surgery, this full service pet hospital is committed to the long-term health and happiness of your pet. Let us show you how an Optimum Wellness Plan® ensures ongoing preventive care for your pet, at every life and health stage.
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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. Kristen Henry

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Kristen Henry graduated from Westmont College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a pre-veterinary emphasis and a minor in chemistry while playing Collegiate NAIA tennis. Dr. Henry attended Ross University Veterinary School and spent her clinical year at University of Louisiana Veterinary School, graduating in 2013. She has enjoyed being a part of the Banfield family for the last four years caring for her patients and educating clients in preventive care medicine. Dr. Henry plans to become a certified veterinary food therapist endorsed by the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in 2018. When she isn't drawing pet portraits, she and her husband enjoy scuba diving, cooking and traveling as much as they can. More Details >>

    Dr. Chelsea Hawkins


    Dr. Chelsea Hawkins earned a Bachelor of Biological Sciences degree with a minor in French from Colorado State University before attending and graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. While at UF, she also obtained her Certificate of Aquatic Animal Medicine. After veterinary school, Dr. Hawkins moved to the Bradenton-Sarasota area and joined the Banfield team in Sarasota. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their pets including Luna (a border collie/Australian shepherd mix), Mojo (an exotic short hair grumpy cat), Captain (a golden retriever/Dachshund mix), and Lucy (a sassy calico kitty). She also enjoys kayaking, fishing, aquarium keeping, and she has a New Caledonian crested gecko named Apollo and a 125 gallon saltwater reef tank. During her vacation time, Dr. Hawkins and her husband love to go SCUBA diving! More Details >>


    Practice Manager

    Julie has been with Banfield for 6 years, and is passionate about working with pets and promoting preventive care. She was born and raised in Bradenton, Florida and has a dog named Remi. Julie loves traveling with her husband, and spending time with family and friends in her free time. More Details >>


    Shift Lead

    Shawna is currently a veterinary technician student and has been with Banfield for 2 years. She was previously an animal keeper for several different zoos, including Disney's Animal Kingdom, but is now trying her hand at smaller animals. She has 2 Boston terriers and 1 Cavachon, and a 5-year-old daughter who just loves animals as much as she does. Shawna aspires to one day work back in the zoo as a veterinary technician but for now she loves working at Banfield with an amazing team. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Brad has been with Banfield for 5 years and loves working with animals. He was born and raised in Bradenton, Florida and he has a blue heeler/Aussie mix named Winter Soldier. Brad enjoys playing video games and cherishes time with family. More Details >>


    Veterinary Assistant

    Alex has been with Banfield since June 2016. She is from Kentucky, and moved to the sunshine state in 2014. Alex has 3 cats, Gohan, Lotus, and Orion, and a little dog, Sidd, who goes with her on adventures all over Florida. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Kayla was born and raised in this area. She was in Future Farmers of America for 3 years in high school where she worked with various farm animals, but her favorite were the Llamas! Kayla and her boyfriend have 2 crazy kitties at home in Bradenton. She is currently attending Penn Foster online pursuing a veterinary technician degree. More Details >>

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