LAKE CITY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Welcome to Lake City Animal Hospital!
We are a full service veterinary medical facility located in Lake City, Florida that offers quality care for both pets and people! We feel strongly that the best medicine is preventive care and well-educated clients. This begins with proper kitten and puppy examinations and vaccinations. This care continues throughout your pet's life, from annual wellness physical examinations, dental care and preventives to geriatric evaluations and diagnostics. This progressive pet care regimen is key in the continued wellcare and health for a very important member of your family.

Veterinary medicine has made enormous strides in recent years and our pets are now enjoying longer and healthier lives with the aid of well-informed, caring owners and conscientious healthcare professionals. We invite you to allow us to become your partner in providing the finest healthcare for your pet. Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Lake City Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • 170 SW. Professional Glen
  • Lake City,FL 32025
  • Phone: (386) 755-0236
  • Fax: (386) 755-6921
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  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:00am- 10:00am
  • Sun: Closed
  • After hours emergency care: (352) 373-4444
  • Brady Pratt, DVM

    Practice Owner, Veterinarian
    Dr. Pratt is a native Floridian and grew up in Crystal River, Florida. After graduating from Crystal River High School in 2003, he attended the University of Florida and graduated with honors in 2007, acheiving a B.S. in Microbiology and Cell Science and a minor in Chemistry. He then attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2011. While in vet school, he performed externships at North Florida Animal Hospital and Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialists to gain hands-on experience.

    After graduation, Dr. Pratt worked at Bluff's Animal Hospital practicing small animal medicine and performing surgery full time. Along with working full time, he gained additional experience in emergency medicine by working weekends at St. Petersburg Emergency Clinic.

    Dr. Pratt's clinic interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and internal medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and anything else outdoors. He has one dog, a Labrador named Penny and one cat.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    University of Florida, Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Devon Smith, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Dr. Smith grew up minutes away from Florida's Gulf of Mexico beaches in Bradenton, and graduated with honors from Manatee High School. After completing her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences at the University of Florida, she attended the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, earning her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2016. While training at UFCVM, Dr. Smith worked with both large and small animals, including dairy cattle and horses in addition to cats and dogs. 

    Dr. Smith's clinical interests include surgery, dentistry, nutrition and emergency and critical care. Outside of her professional duties, she enjoys music and returning home to the beach. Her own animal companions include a cat named Milo and a rabbit named Rosie.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    University of Florida
  • Cortney Wright, DVM

    Relief Veterinarian
  • Diann Wallace

    Practice Manager
  • Michele Starling

    Inventory Manager/Reception
    Michele has been part of our team since 2000. She started with the practice as a technician, then worked as a surgery technician and is now our Inventory Manager. She loves spending time with her son and in her free time, she enjoys barrel racing and likes fishing & hunting as well. She is the proud owner of 3 horses, 3 dogs and one cat. 
  • Tami Chesney

    Client Relations Manager/Reception
    Tami has been part of our team since October 2014 and she has been in the veterinary industry for 13 years. Tami is married with twin daughters and 2 sons. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and watching her children play sports. She has a large canine family and one cat who rules the roost. 
    Education:
    Santa Fe College
  • Lisa McDonald

    Reception/Social Media
    Lisa has been with our team since December 2015 and has worked in the veterinary industry for 8 years. Lisa enjoys boating & camping with her fiance and is an avid reader. She has a large pet family - 3 dogs, 3 cats, 3 cows, 3 goats, 2 chickens and 2 iguanas!
    Education:
    Santa Fe College
  • Lisa Dickson

    Reception
    Lisa has been a member of our team since April 2016 and has been in the veterinary industry for 17 years. She is married with 2 adult kids, 2 dogs and 2 cats. She loves spontaneous road trips, outdoor adventures, shopping and spending time with her family.   
  • Jessica Wangler

    Veterinary Assistant
    Jessica has been a member of our team since November 2015. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science and loves working with animals. She is married with a 5 year old son and loves horseback riding. She has an Australian shepherd and 3 cats. 
    Education:
    University of Florida
  • Gena Williams

    Veterinary Technician
    Gena has been a member of our team since April 2015 and has been in the veterinary industry since 1994. She attended St Petersburg College and has a bachelor's degree in Advanced Technical Skills and Hospital Management. She is married with 4 boys ages 11, 7, 4 & 3. She loves traveling & watching her boys play baseball. She also loves animals and has a large pet family with 5 dogs and 5 cats.


    Education:
    St. Petersburg College
  • Jesslyn Horne

    Certified Veterinary Assistant
    Jesslyn has been with our team since July 2016. She is a Certified Vet Assistant and has been in the industry for 2 years. Her passions include Dentistry & Client Relations. She has 2 spoiled dogs and a three legged kitty at home.
  • Ashlee Marston

    Veterinary Technician
    Ashlee has been part of our team since August 2016. She has worked in the veterinary industry for 17 years and is very passionate about internal medicine. She and her family love working on their cattle farm and enjoy being surrounded by animals. She has 2 cats  and 2 dogs at home.
  • Makayla Land

    Technician Assistant
    Makayla has been part of our team since May 2016. She is a recent graduate of Fort White High School. She loves pets and has 3 dogs. She loves boating & spending time on the river with family & friends. 
  • Brooklynn Crews

    Certified Veterinary Assistant
    Brooklynn has been a valuable part of our team since June 2014 and is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She recently graduated from Florida Gateway College with an Associate's Degree and will be attending the University of Florida in the fall to pursue a career as a veterinarian. She has 2 crazy Australian Shepherds at home.
    Education:
    Florida Gateway Community College
  • Teresa Wiggins

    Certified Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Manager
    Teresa has been part of our team since January 2013. She comes from a military family. She has traveled the country, but has been in Lake City the longest. Teresa is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and has a Certification in Dog Obedience. Teresa is our Kennel Manager, she is the person looking after your loving pet when you are away.
    Education:
    Penn Foster Technical School
  • Zoey Moore

    Kennel Technician
    Zoey has been a member of our team since April 2017. She loves pets and has 2 dogs and a cat. She loves spending time with her husband and baby boy.