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VCA Lockwood Ridge Animal Hospital

VCA Lockwood Ridge Animal Hospital

3802 N. Lockwood Ridge Road | Sarasota, FL 34234

Call 941-870-9766
Monday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Advanced Dental Care
  • Pet Boarding
  • Pet Grooming
  • Intensive Care
  • Vaccinations
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

We're more than an animal hospital! We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.

Additional Services/Information:
-Cats, Dogs, and Exotics seen
-Appointments appreciated
- Bathing
-Complete radiology
- Ekg
-Full-service veterinary hospital
-Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery
-Preventive medicine
-Se Habla Espanol

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Gordana Alimpic

Medical Director
Dvm, University of Belgrade

Dr Alimpic grew up in Belgrade, Srbia. She lived in Canada and practiced veterinary medicine there for 8 years before moving to Sarasota. She worked as Chief of Staff for 6 years at another veterinary hospital before coming to join our hospital in 2008 as our Medical Director.
Dr Alimpic enjoys spending time with her husband Sam, who is a business analyst, and her daughter Nina. She is also fortunate to have two wonderful step-children, Autumn and Meghan.
As a family, they enjoy boating every chance they get. Dr Alimpic also loves hiking, jogging, and walking her dogs.
Her dogs are: Teddy-an adorable Shiba Inu, Sugar-a beautiful Pit Bull, and Foxy-a lovable German Shepherd. Finally, her household is rounded out with Tiffany-a cuddly feline.

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Tamara Powell

Associate Veterinarian
Dvm, University of Georgia

We are thrilled that Dr. Powell joined our practice in June 2010. She was born in San Diego, CA and grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Powell attended the University of South Carolina for 3 years of her undergraduate study, and then spent her fourth year at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Her undergraduate studies at both scholls were a major in Biology.
She graduated in 2005 and then went to The University of Georgia and graduated in 2010, where she obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She is very interested in many areas of veterinary medicine. Her professional interests are in exotics, neurology, dentistry, and holistic medicine.
Dr. Powell also has many interests outside of veterinary medicine. She keeps very active by traveling, reading, drawing, sewing, and running, just to name a few. When she is not busy with her hobbies, Dr. Powell enjoys spending time at home with her adorable Ragdoll mix kitty, named Sadie.

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