VCA Lockwood Ridge Animal Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Kacey Stetler
    Veterinary Tech School: Kacey Graduated from Wilson College with a degree in veterinary nursing

    Kacey moved to Sarasota in 2006 to join the staff at Lockwood Ridge as the Hospital Manager. She started her career in veterinary medicine as a licensed veterinary technician in York, Pennsylvania.
    She and her family moved to Ft Lauderdale, Florida in 1999 and she worked as a treatment supervisor for a large veterinary hospital for several years before joining VCA in 2004 as a Hospital Manager in Boca Raton.
    Kacey enjoys spending time outdoors, and all of the time she gets to spend with her family.
    Kacey's household is kept active by her 5 year-old Long-Haired Chihuahua named Lily, and her very handsome, and beloved, 19 year-old Domestic Long- Haired cat named Kole.

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 a local animal hospital emergency clinic.