VCA Tampa Bay Animal Hospital


  • Kennel Assistant

    Elizabeth Ryan

    My friends enjoy calling me "The Cat Lady".  As long as I can remember I have surrounded myself with furry friends of all shapes and sizes.  Sometimes hamsters and turtles, other times mice and rabbits, dogs and snakes, but ALWAYS cats.  If there were stray kittens outside in the bushes, then I was outside in the bushes trying to coax them inside my house.  Helping homeless and sick animals has always been a passion of mine.  When I was in high school, I began fostering and working with feral colonies.  I was a manager at one of the largest doggie daycare and boarding facility in Florida.  My family owns a large ranch with 300 cows, 14 cats, 10 chickens, 3 dogs and 2 baby goats.  I love my furry kids. 

    My household consists of a small grey poodle, Hennessey and my 3 three legged kitties, Emma, Isis and Kawaii.  My life goal is to establish a non profit rescue for disabled animals so I can help more pets in need.  I live a love filled life!


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, please call BluePearl Veterinary Partners at 813-933-8944.