Veterinarians
in Tampa, FL

Tampa Harris

Tampa Harris(Previously Tampa Vetcare Harris)

1510 E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL  33610

(813) 239-1145

Hospital Number: 4006

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  • Description
    Vetcare/Banfield Pet Hospital is an AAHA accredited practice conveniently located in Tampa, just east of I-275 in the historic Seminole Heights area. Well established in the community since 1965, the hospital offers a full range of veterinary services from surgery and dentistry to boarding and grooming. 

    Many of our surgical procedures include the use of laser. We offer diagnostic tests including blood testing, xrays, urinalysis, electrocardiograms, ear and skin cytology, and more! Concern for preventive medicine is the hallmark of a good pet hospital which is why we offer and encourage Optimum Wellness Plans® for our patients. Our high standards apply to every aspect of our organization assuring that your pet will receive the finest medical care.

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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
    • Spanish Language
  • Team

    Dr. Brian Shaw

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Shaw was born in South Africa and grew up on a dairy farm with a succession of pets that included sheep, goats, a parrot, cats and dogs. He has been fortunate in being able to pursue his dream in a career that allows him to interact with people and help their pets. A 1964 graduate of the University of Pretoria Veterinary School, Dr. Shaw began his career in building a general private practice and hospital in South Africa, prior to emigrating to the United States in 1975. Once in Tampa, he joined and then acquired Harris Animal Hospital in East Tampa and soon after, built Village Animal Hospital in North Tampa. We became part of the Banfield family in June 2016. More Details >>

    Dr. Arthur M. Simon

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Simon graduated B.V.Sc. at the University of Pretoria in 1964. He worked and owned a practice in South Africa until 1975. He has been in small animal practice in Tampa since 1976 and is currently enjoying his years of experience with the Banfield Pet Hospital. He has developed a strong interest in general, orthopedic and cancer surgery. Additional training and experience in laser surgery makes this his favorite technique. Dr. Simon has a particular love for the Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, Ragdoll cats and classical music. More Details >>

    Dr. Gary Flicker

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Flicker was born and raised in Chicago and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois. He has lived and practiced for over 35 years in Tampa and has been actively involved in the medical and surgical care of both dogs and cats. He is very concerned about meeting owners' expectations and staying current on veterinary health care. When not at work, his outside interests include spending time with his family, friends and 2 dogs, exercising and traveling. He looks forward to continuing to work with his clients and patients, and hopes to continue to be able to provide quality care in the future. More Details >>

    Dr. Yadira Santos-Brant

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Santos graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999, and then completed an internship in small animal medicine at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners. Dr. Santos has been a part of Vetcare Animal Hospital for 17 years and in her free time, enjoys traveling, camping and spending time with her family and wonderful dogs, Rudy and Nugget. Dr. Santos is also fluent in Spanish! More Details >>

    Candyce Bennett

    Practice Manager

    Candyce graduated from the University of South Florida in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology. She spent 11 years working in the field of human medicine before coming to work for VetCare Harris Animal Hospital in June 1986. She has been the practice manager for 30 of 31 years and has found this to be a most rewarding career. She is particularly proud of the team she has assembled over the years, many of whom have been with her for 20-30 years. She shares her home with Jill, an 18-year-old rescued cat, but hopes to add on to her four legged family in time. Outside of work, Candyce enjoys gardening (but not in the hot Florida summers), reading, leisurely biking/hiking and traveling. More Details >>

    April Magnan, CVT

    Veterinary Technician

    April was born in Miami and is a 1993 C.V.T. graduate of St. Petersburg College. She is an accomplished Certified Veterinary Technician and her love of animals shines thru her care of her patients. April has acquired her skills by working at Northeast, Baymoorings, and Central Animal Hospital and K9 Rehab center in St. Petersburg, Florida, and joined VetCare Harris Animal Hospital in 2006. She has a 7-year-old border collie named Charlie and in her free time, April enjoys baking, cooking and playing Ice Hockey. She has since retired from a competitive women's travel ice hockey team however, she continues to play weekly at a local rink in Brandon in a men's league as well as local tournaments. More Details >>

    Christine Powlette, CVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Christine is a Tampa native. She earned her Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Saint Petersburg College and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 1991. Radiology and laboratory testing are the areas she enjoys the most. Christine is married with 3 sons and a grandson. Pets outnumber the humans in their home as she has 3 dogs, 3 birds, and 3 leopard geckos. In her free time, she likes roller coasters/thrill rides and shopping. More Details >>

    Dana Rodriguez

    Veterinary Assistant

    Dana was born and raised in Tampa. Right out of high school she got a job at her family vet and learned all areas of the hospital. In 1995, Dana started working at VetCare Animal Hospital and to this day, she loves to go to work. She has a daughter and a pets and outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and teaching dance fitness. More Details >>

    Carlos Torres

    Veterinary Assistant

    Originally from Puerto Rico, Carlos moved to Palm Bay, Florida in his senior year of high school. He later relocated to Tampa in the summer of 2013 and became part of the VetCare Animal Hospital family. He and his wife, Joleiny, share their home with a crazy puppy named Max. When he has free time, Carlos likes to go four-wheeling with his friends (Los Paleteros) and work on cars. He is also bilingual, with fluency in Spanish. More Details >>

    Mike Ellison

    Veterinary Assistant

    Mike was born in Tampa and came to work for VetCare Harris Animal Hospital in July 1987. He married his wife, who practiced veterinary medicine for many years in Vietnam, 2 years ago. Now they are living happily with their cats, dogs, and birds. They love helping pets and people. Mike is very proud to be a part of the Banfield Team. More Details >>

    Pauline Kraus

    Veterinary Assistant

    Pauline has been a veterinary assistant for 24 years and has worked at VetCare for 21 of those years. She enjoys dentistry and anesthesia, and educating clients in helping them with the care of their pets. She has 2 beautiful pets, Diego Jose and Winston Edward. Outside of work, Pauline enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends. More Details >>

    Sheila Correa

    Veterinary Assistant

    Sheila received her Associate of Science degree from Sanford Brown College and was hired on the Vetcare/Banfield team on August 1, 2016. She grew up in Bronx, NY and always knew her life would be devoted to saving the lives of our fellow companion animals. When not helping pets, she enjoys dancing, either out with friends, on her own in a studio or at a park. Sheila has 4 dogs and 2 cats, and yes, it is a handful. She aspires to be a veterinarian and who knows? She might just see you and your pet in her future office! More Details >>

    Rhonda Redding

    Veterinary Assistant/Client Service Coordinator

    Rhonda joined the Vet Care/Banfield team in 1999, and worked as a receptionist for 6 years and then cross trained to work all areas of the hospital. Her dream as a child was to be able to work with and help animals. Rhonda was born and raised in Florida. Her hobbies are horseback riding, camping and fishing, and she has 2 children, a daughter named Bobbi and a son named Garrett, who are her pride and joy! She also has a dog named Angie "aka big girl", a horse named Buck and a horse named Beauty. More Details >>

    Crystal Morris

    Client Service Coordinator

    Crystal joined the Vetcare/Banfield team in August 2016 coming from a small vet where she worked for 3 years. She is married with 5 kids and has a cur mix named Kayoe. Crystal is originally from Thonotosassa, Florida and in her free time, she loves spending time with her family. More Details >>

    Loujean Brittain

    Client Service Coordinator

    Loujean is a Florida native, born and raised in Tampa. She is the mother of 3 children, "Granny" to 4 grandchildren, and has 2 pets, Gypsie Rose and Zinnia Anne. She worked for Allstate Insurance Company as a Claims Service Dispatcher for 11 years and was a Certified Nail Technician for 13 years before her current position with Vet Care Harris where she just celebrated her 20th year anniversary. Loujean enjoys being with her family and friends, and her hobbies are collecting Raggedy Ann & Andy, thrifting and entertaining. More Details >>

    Hollie Boortz

    Kennel Manager

    Hollie is a Florida native and joined our team in August 2016. She loves helping and taking care of pets, and working at Banfield has inspired her to go to school and study in the medical field. She grew up with a boxer, Archer, a puggle, Lexi, and a golden retriever, Roxy. She enjoys playing ice hockey, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. More Details >>

    Beverly DiPresso

    Groomer

    Beverly is from Sikeston, Missouri. She has loved working with animals since she was young, working throughout high school for Dr. Morris at Morris Animal Hospital in Missouri. She moved to Florida in 1980 with her daughter who is now 40 years old. She also has a 16-year-old son. Beverly started grooming animals in 1982 and began working for VetCare in 1994. She has 2 Dalmatians, a mixed breed, and a 20-year-old African grey. More Details >>

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