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University Animal Clinic provides excellent medical, surgical, and diagnostic services in a modern, hygienic, and secure hospital environment.
Welcome to University Animal Clinic located in University Park, FL and providing veterinary care for all types of pets in the surrounding communities of Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Manatee, and Sarasota. The motto of our veterinary animal hospital is that "caring only requires love" which we carry out every day by providing compassionate, high quality medical care for our pet patients. Our veterinarians and staff promise to provide your pet with the same concern, tenderness, and attention that we give to our own pet companions. We understand the close relationship you have with your pet and will keep in close communication with you during any surgery, hospitalization, or illness treatment that your pet undergoes.
Our veterinarians and staff have extensive experience and treat pets using the latest advances in veterinary care and techniques. Dr. Robert Rill specializes in small and exotic animal medicine as well as surgery, and Dr. Tyrene Fellman specializes in internal medicine, oncology, and exotic medicine. Together with our veterinary hospital staff, our doctors are able to provide a comprehensive suite of services to care for your pet. We offer medical, dental and surgical services to care for the changing needs of your growing pet. Our veterinary staff is trained to provide urgent care and emergency veterinary treatment during our regular business hours. We are open 6 days a week to accommodate any busy schedule and work to get your pet seen as soon as possible.
Our animal hospital is AAHA-accredited, meaning that our staff and clinic have been evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a voluntary process for animal clinics, however only a small percentage of animal hospitals are able to meet these high standards of veterinary care. In addition to this prestigious industry accreditation, Our animal clinic has received several awards such as Best Veterinary Clinic in 2008 by Sarasota magazine, Best Vet of the Suncoast 2009 by Creative Loafing magazine, and Best Veterinarian 2009 and 2010 by Living Out East and On the Bay magazine.
Our veterinary hospital treats various types of pets including amphibians, birds, cats, dogs, fish, pocket pets, rabbits, reptiles, and most small mammals. Pet owners are encouraged to call us for more information on the types of pets we see or to ask a question about the services we provide for certain types of pets. Our veterinary hospital uses up to date technologies and has a computerized appointment book to help us schedule your vet visits efficiently. Our veterinarians and staff invite pet owners to browse our website to learn more about our services, facilities, staff, and pet health in general. We are located in University Park and see pets in the surrounding areas of Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Manatee, and Sarasota. Call or email us today.