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Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital

Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital

7785 Oakhurst Road | Seminole, FL 33776

Call 727-350-7989
Monday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Wellness Exams & Vaccinations
  • Dental Care
  • General Surgery
  • Boarding Grooming & Doggie Daycare
  • Exotic Pet Care
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Holistic Veterinary Medicine
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital opened its doors in 1977 to serve the pets and pet owners of the Seminole, FL community and surrounding areas. We provide a wide range of veterinary services for dogs, cats, and exotic pets.

When it comes to your pet, nothing but the best will do. At Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital, we provide leading and gentle veterinary services for your furry and feathered family members in a modern facility. Highly experienced and compassionate, there is nothing our team of veterinary professionals wouldn’t do for the special pets in your life.

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Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital opened in 1977 to provide top quality veterinary care for the pets in their community and outstanding support for the people who love them. Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital opened in 1977 to provide top quality veterinary care for the pets in their community and outstanding support for the people who love them.
This cute patient is visiting Oakhurst for a wellness exam! Here, Dr. Buonasera uses a stethoscope to make sure his heart and lungs sound healthy. This cute patient is visiting Oakhurst for a wellness exam! Here, Dr. Buonasera uses a stethoscope to make sure his heart and lungs sound healthy.
This is a multi-purpose exam room used for those important, routine wellness visits, and ultrasound and x-ray consultations. This is a multi-purpose exam room used for those important, routine wellness visits, and ultrasound and x-ray consultations.
The medical team at Oakhurst is highly trained to safely perform a wide-range of surgical procedures with extreme care and precision. The medical team at Oakhurst is highly trained to safely perform a wide-range of surgical procedures with extreme care and precision.
We’re a Cat Friendly Practice! This means we take extra steps to minimize stress by creating a cat-friendly environment and training our medical team in feline behavior and gentle handling techniques. We’re a Cat Friendly Practice! This means we take extra steps to minimize stress by creating a cat-friendly environment and training our medical team in feline behavior and gentle handling techniques.
We support the unique needs of pets at every age and stage of life. We support the unique needs of pets at every age and stage of life.
Every surgery performed at our facility involves rigorous pain management and vital monitoring, and utilizes modern technology and equipment. Every surgery performed at our facility involves rigorous pain management and vital monitoring, and utilizes modern technology and equipment.
The in-house lab at Oakhurst Veterinary Center is capable of analyzing an array of diagnostic tests such as blood work, skin scrapings, fecal samples, and more, with efficiency and accuracy. The in-house lab at Oakhurst Veterinary Center is capable of analyzing an array of diagnostic tests such as blood work, skin scrapings, fecal samples, and more, with efficiency and accuracy.
Dogs that partake in doggie daycare are closely monitored, well cared for, and enjoy a day of play. Just ask this adorable pup! Dogs that partake in doggie daycare are closely monitored, well cared for, and enjoy a day of play. Just ask this adorable pup!
Rest assured your dog will come home happy and tired after a day of fun at doggie daycare! Rest assured your dog will come home happy and tired after a day of fun at doggie daycare!
Our boarding facility is clean and spacious with outdoor runs, and tended to by a trained team of kennel technicians. Our boarding facility is clean and spacious with outdoor runs, and tended to by a trained team of kennel technicians.
No matter if your pet had too much fun in the mud, has matted hair, or needs a nail trim, our professional groomers can help. No matter if your pet had too much fun in the mud, has matted hair, or needs a nail trim, our professional groomers can help.
The groomers at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital are highly trained to gently provide the services your pet needs to look and feel their best. The groomers at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital are highly trained to gently provide the services your pet needs to look and feel their best.
Trained technicians perform laser therapy on this patient to aid in faster healing and provide an added level of comfort. Trained technicians perform laser therapy on this patient to aid in faster healing and provide an added level of comfort.
Veterinary acupuncture is a complementary therapy performed to treat conditions such as arthritis, skin allergies, and respiratory and gastrointestinal issues. Veterinary acupuncture is a complementary therapy performed to treat conditions such as arthritis, skin allergies, and respiratory and gastrointestinal issues.
Dr. Tollon, owner of Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital, makes sure every client who walks through the door has a fantastic client experience and receives the best care possible for their special pet. Dr. Tollon, owner of Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital, makes sure every client who walks through the door has a fantastic client experience and receives the best care possible for their special pet.
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David Tollon, DVM, Owner
David Tollon, DVM, Owner

Dr. David Tollon is a co-owner of Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital. He graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in veterinary medicine and M.S. in Business Administration. Dr. Tollon describes a day at Oakhurst as fun and enjoyable because he truly enjoys interacting with clients and ensuring they have a great client experience. Supportive of students and continuing education, Dr. Tollon is also an instructor in the Veterinary Technology program at St. Petersburg College.

In his free time, he enjoys running, swimming, exercising, and spending time with his family. He's even run in the Boston and New York Marathons! At home, Dr. Tollon has one pet, a Dachshund named Abby.

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Autumn McKenzie, DVM, Owner
Autumn McKenzie, DVM, Owner

Originally from Hong Kong, Dr. Autumn McKenzie always had an interest in science and medicine, and focused her energy on animal medicine after being inspired by an equine veterinarian. Dr. McKenzie earned her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Florida in 2007. She enjoys developing strong doctor, client, patient relationships and uses these bonds to keep pets feeling their best. Dr. McKenzie’s areas of professional interest include preventive medicine, dentistry, and soft-tissue surgery.

When Dr. McKenzie is not practicing high-quality medicine, she savors time horseback riding, reading, playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children. At home, Dr. McKenzie has three pugs, Auggie, Rocco, Pickle, and a yellow-belly turtle, Turbo.

Dr. McKenzie became a partner and owner at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in April of 2017.

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Cheryl Ayscue, DVM
Cheryl Ayscue, DVM

Dr. Cheryl Ayscue graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She followed an unusual path, beginning her career as a teacher, and later obtaining a master’s degree in counseling in order to work with children and their families. Dr. Ayscue finds that being a veterinarian is a perfect blend of her previous careers, as every day involves teaching families how best to care for their pets and helping to counsel them through decisions involving their pets’ health. She currently has a cat named Chico.

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Karen Tyndall, DVM
Karen Tyndall, DVM

Born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Dr. Karen Tyndall wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian College (now St. Andrew’s University), and went on to earn to her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. In 2009, Dr. Tyndall joined the team at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital.

Dr. Tyndall enjoys just about every aspect of veterinary medicine—internal medicine, surgery, behavioral counseling, and the relationships she forms with clients and their pets. She primarily cares for dogs and cats, and will occasionally see pocket pets like guinea pigs, rats, and mice. She has professional interest in feline medicine and is happy to provide care for even the feistiest of kitties.

Dr. Tyndall also has two furry children at home; Riley, a sweet and handsome hunk of a kitty, and Stevie Ray, a silly, adorable, and mischievous little boy kitten. Though she doesn’t have any dogs at this time, she plans to add to her pet family soon.

In her free time, Dr. Tyndall likes to make jewelry, meditate, kayak, listen to music, and sing. In fact, Dr. Tyndall used to have a second job as the female singer of a pop, rock, and blues band but left the group once she became a mother. She shares a home in Madeira Beach with her husband, Peter, and elementary-aged daughter, Sara, and has an adult stepdaughter who lives in Hollywood, California.

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Kim Donovan, DVM
Kim Donovan, DVM

Dr. Kimberly Donovan, Veterinarian and Medical Director, received her degree in veterinary medicine from Ross University in 1997. Her path to becoming a veterinarian began as a child, and she describes her experience growing up with cats and dogs as an important part of her happiness and wellbeing. She learned many valuable lessons caring for her own family pets: forgiveness, unconditional love, patience, responsibility, and determination. These valuable lessons and the bonds she developed with her own pets encouraged her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Donovan feels that helping other pet owners maintain and cherish the irreplaceable bonds they have with their pets is a vital part of her veterinary ideology. In addition, Dr. Donovan volunteers her time to teach pet C.P.R. training to first responder students and anesthesia at S.P.C. to veterinary technology students. Her areas of professional interest include feline medicine and dermatology.

At home, Dr. Donovan has three cats named Smokey, Onyx, and Momma. In her free time, Dr. Donovan enjoys dancing, horseback riding, and indulging in Italian cuisines.

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Lynn Buonasera, DVM
Lynn Buonasera, DVM

Dr. Buonasera graduated from the University of Florida with her veterinary degree in 1987. She joined Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in 1989. Lynn says that when she was three or four, her mom took her to her god-parent’s house. She made the statement that she wanted to be a doggie doctor and has never changed her mind. Lynn currently has three cats: May-Li, Tuxie and Sophie. Her favorite part of the job is seeing her clients and their pets, helping sick pets get better, surgery and dentistry. She also likes seeing her occasional exotic pets.

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Marie Raver, DVM
Marie Raver, DVM

Dr. Marie Raver obtained her degree in veterinary medicine from Ohio State University in May 2014, and joined the medical team at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in January 2017. Driven to become the best veterinarian for clients and their pets, Dr. Raver was a member of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Dental Society, and Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society while earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Most recently, Dr. Raver practiced high-quality animal medicine in the St. Petersburg area. A valued member of the veterinary community, Dr. Raver has been an active member of the Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association. She also teaches anesthesia lab at S.P.C. Dr. Raver’s areas of professional interest include dentistry and surgery.

When Dr. Raver is not caring for pets at Oakhurst, she volunteers with her favorite rescue group that supports dogs with special needs, LoveyLoaves Sanctuary. At home, Dr. Raver has eight rescue dogs of her own, two of which are wheelchair bound. In her free time, she enjoys playing indoor volleyball, running, watching Harry Potter, and spending time with her many dogs and cats.

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Jamie Arredondo, DVM
Jamie Arredondo, DVM

Dr. Jamie Arredondo began her pursuit towards a career in veterinary medicine at Banfield Animal Hospital, where she spent seven years gaining valuable experience. In 2015, Dr. Arredondo graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and Magna Cum Laude Honors from St. George’s University on the beautiful island of Grenada.

An advocate for animals and client education, Dr. Arredondo shares her compassion and knowledge with her clients and their special pets. She was born and raised near Chicago and, while in college, she developed special interests in wildlife and exotic animals during a volunteer program at the Crosley Zoo. Dr. Arredondo spent extensive time during veterinary school at externships in wildlife centers and avian and exotic exclusive veterinary hospitals.

Dr. Arredondo lives in St. Petersburg with her husband and their three cats and three dogs. In her free time, she enjoys adventure travel, heading to the beach with her dogs, and competing with her friends at darts and pool.

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Christy, Hospital Administrator
Christy, Hospital Administrator

Christy graduated from St. Petersburg College with an associate degree in Veterinary Technology. Since, she has completed a rigorous multi-year program to become a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager. She is one of only 153 in the nation! As Hospital Administrator, Christy is a natural leader who provides direct support to all of the veterinarians, certified veterinary technicians, and receptionists at Oakhurst so the highest standards of care are always delivered and clients have a great, welcoming client experience. She has worked in the veterinary field since she graduated high school and finds helping pets and the owners who love them rewarding. Christy especially enjoys working with birds and exotic pets.

Christy is a true Floridian who was born at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. She enjoys reading, traveling, and cooking, and is a huge Queen fan! In addition, Christy loves spending time with her kitty, Hooper, her Goldendoodle, Chum, and her blue and gold Macaw, Skyler.

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