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Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Dawn Daniels
    Veterinarian & Practice Owner

    Dr. Daniels is a Nebraska native. She graduated from University of Nebraska with a BS in Biology. She then attended Iowa State University and graduated in 1997 with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

    After practicing in Nebraska, in 2001, she moved to the Bay Area to enjoy the Florida sun and the beaches! Dr. Daniels then practiced at several clinics in the area as a Relief Veterinarian. She was also an Associate Veterinarian at both Seminole Boulevard Animal Hospital and Largo Veterinary Hospital.

    Largo Veterinary Hospital opened in 1984. Dr. Daniels returned to in 2012 and became the sole practice owner as of 2015.

    In 2007 Dr. Daniels served as President for the Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association and was a Gold Star Recipient from the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. She is currently a veterinarian for the Pug Rescue Organization of Florida.

    Dr. Daniels shares her home with her pet-children, 2 cats: Sailor and Sammy.

    Dr. Daniels prioritizes showing compassion to all patients, educating her clients, and staying current on information in the veterinary field. It is important to her to maintain the highest standards of care and service. Her special interests lie in dermatology, internal medicine, and senior pet care. She practices from the heart, and sincerely cares about the animals she treats and their people.

    Member of:

    • American Veterinary Medical Association
    • Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association
    • Florida Veterinary Medical Association
  • Crystal
    Hospital Manager

    Crystal is a native of the Bahamas. In 1988 she came to Florida to attend boarding school. During her summers at home she volunteered at the Bahamas Humane Society, where she discovered her love for animals. This was a love that became her life long passion.


    Crystal join Largo Veterinary Hospital team in November of 2003. She uses her 20+ years of experience in the veterinary field to manage the daily operations of Largo Veterinary Hospital.


    In her spare time Crystal enjoys spending time relaxing with friends and cuddling with her 2 cats, Bimini and Abaco. To this day she continues to support several animal rescues throughout the Bahamas.

  • Kelly
    Receptionist

    Kelly is a native of Tacoma, Washington but was raised in Ruskin, Florida. She graduated from SPCin 1996 with an Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Kelly joined the Largo Veterinary Hospital team in July 2012. We are thankful to have her up front welcoming clients. Kelly has worn many hats in the veterinary field making her a valued addition to the team.

    Kelly enjoys spending time at the beach with her son and daughter. At home Kelly has 3 cat-kids: Alvin, Captain and Mouse.

  • Michelle
    Vet Tech/Kennel Assistant

    Michelle is a New York native who relocated to Florida in 2004. She joined our team in 2016 bringing over 30 years of veterinary experience. She remembers being a young girl and feeling a calling to help any type of animal. Since moving to Florida Michelle fosters through the Florida Poodle Rescue.

    She shares her home with life partner of 31 years and their fur babies. They have a Chihauhua named Olivia and a cat named Nala. In her spare time Michelle is busy as a dog walker. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two grown sons, and pets.

    “I cannot imagine doing anything else because even though these animals are not my personal pets, I treat them like they are.”

  • Brittany
    Veterinary Technician

    Brittany is a native of Illinois who moved to Florida in 2018 to be closer to some of her family and escape the Chicago winters. She joins the Largo Veterinary Hospital team with over four years of experience working in a busy emergency animal hospital. She is very passionate about pet nutrition and efficient emergency pet care.

    While growing up with animals in her family home she was drawn to their loyalty and affection. “What a better way to show them the same gratitude than working with them professionally to grow and develop into healthy companions.”

    Brittany and her partner share their home with; a Keeshond named Bob, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Porter, and a cat named Gator. When she’s not at work she loves to explore the outdoors, go to the beach with her pups, and watch movies.

  • Crystal
    Veterinary Technician

    Crystal is a native of Massachsetts who moved to Florida 20 years ago for the sun and warm weather. We are fortunate to have her on staff as she brings over 26 years of experience in the veterinary field. 

    She was just a young teen when she started working for an animal shelter and knew that she wanted to continue helping animals. From there she worked her way up and earned the title of veterinary technician.  “I love being able to provide the best quality care possible and treat each pet as my own”. 

    Crystal happily shares her home with her life partner; a bird named Pickle; and 4 dogs Hatteras, Kahne, Bodie, & Raleigh. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with the humans she loves, her furbabies and enjoying the Florida beaches.

  • Lacie
    Veterinary Technician

    Lacie is a native of Maine who brings over 8 years of experience in the veterinary field to the Largo Vet team. At a very young age Lacie knew she had to have a career that involved animals. Lacie has donated her time to the Adopt-a-bull rescue and also works for WAGS walking dogs and pet sitting. 

    She shares her home with 4 furbabies; Stanley, a Yorkshire Terrier; Atlas, a Maine Coon mix; Wally a Balinese mix; and Tuukka a Catahoula mix. In her spare time Lacie tries to spend as much time at the beach as possible.

  • Kelly
    Veterinary Assistant

    We welcome Kelly to the Largo Vet team as she just recently moved from South Carolina to be with her love who is a Coast Guard pilot. Kelly fostered animals even as a child and knew they would always be a part of her life. Caring for animals was a behavior modeled for her by her mother, as she also works in the veterinary field. Kelly studied at the college of Charleston before moving to Florida. 

    She shares her home with her partner and her furbaby Buckley a mixed breed pup. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, reading, running with Buckley and hanging out with friends.

  • Carrie
    Receptionist

    Carrie is a Florida native from St. Petersburg who brings over 20 years of experience to our team. She has a bachelors in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Eckerd College. 

    At an early age she rode horses and instinctively cared for any wounds she found on animals. She volunteered to assist the veterinarians that visited. As time progressed she developed a bond with the clients of animals. This was the driving force that led her to work in the veterinary field.

    Carrie shares her home with a mini Schnauzer named Zoot; two clown fish named Creole & Voodoo; a Shrimp named Grits; and a conch named Fritter. In her spare time she volunteers for Bowls for Good, making wood bowls to feed local hungry people. She loves art and pottery. She also enjoys riding horses, swimming, participating in triathlons, traveling, cooking and home decorating.

    'I love to bond with clients and their furry family members. I see the value in making visits as comfortable as possible for both client and pet.'

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Largo Office

Monday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed