VCA Briarcliff Animal Hospital

Susan K. Ridinger, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Florida
DVM, University of Florida

Biography

Dr. Ridinger was born in St. Petersburg, FL. She attended college at St. Pete Junior College, then the University of Florida, where she met and married her husband, Brad. She has worked at VCA Briarcliff Animal Hospital since graduation in 1987. She has enjoyed meeting so many clients over the years and taking care of several generations of pets for these clients. In addition to her love of veterinary medicine, she and Brad are very passionate about Gator football and basketball. Their family consists of her four cats, Smuckers, Haile, Peep and Luna. They also have very fond memories of their whippets, Laci and Paisley.

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Center they are located across the street from us at 3444 Southside Blvd. Suite 101 Jacksonville, FL 32216. Their contact number is 904-642-5911. If you are located closer to Beach Blvd please contact Emergency & Critical Care Pet Hospital located at 14185-7 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32250. Their contact number is 904-223-8000.

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