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Meet the Team

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I’ve been working at OSAH for 13 amazing years. I always dreamed of being a veterinarian growing up in Canada. Animals are my life. Dr. V has  taken care of all 6 of our fur babies Scooby Doo, Scrappy, Shadow, Coco Chanel, Roxy & Mobius Canuck. I’ve been with my husband Geno 29 yrs and waterskiing all over the World professionally for 32yrs. ( Cypress Gardens & Sea World) I am the only female to compete on all 6 Team USA teams. I  am a  dedicated, loyal, hardworking and caring person. I  my OSAH family and look forward working at OSAH for many more years. 




Hi my name is Eternity & I have two mix breed dogs. I rescued one of them and just adore them both so much. I like to spend my spare time at the beach and relaxing with family.  




My husband and I moved to Florida from Ohio over 20 years ago but we are still Buckeyes at heart. We have 3 children and on the weekends you can find us boating, watching the Ohio State Buckeyes or hanging by the pool.

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Vet Assistant

Hi, my name is Brenna. You’ll see me occasionally at work because I’m a full time college student with the goal of becoming a veterinarian. When I'm not working or at school I love to spend time relaxing in a hammock with my fur baby Bella. When there’s more free time I like to spend it with friends and family or do some outdoor stuff like mountain biking, camping, or kayaking.



Vet Technician

Hello my name is Courtney, I joined Orchid Springs in July of 2010. My passion has always been to work with animals. I have a Pitbull named Bleu who is the absolute best boy ever. In my spare time I enjoy to read, lay in the sun, and hang out with my daughter.  I am grateful to work with the best Doctors and co-workers around. 



Vet Technician

Hello, I am Jessica! I joined OSAH in 2009. I started in the kennel, moved to reception and I am currently a technician. I am a foster failure to a handicapable Maltese named Forest and a cuddly pibble names Bear.


Caitlin, CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

I joined OSAH at the end of 2021 & have worked in the Veterinary Field since 2015 (with a brief stint as a middle school science teacher.) I am recently married and share a Bernese Mountain Dog/ Aussie mix named Dozer and two cats, Taco and Sprinkles with  my husband




Holly started her grooming career in Pennsylvania in 2009. She has been grooming in the area since moving to Florida in 2010. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their three children, dogs and cats. Holly is very happy to be a part of the Orchid Springs Animal Hospital team.



Pharmacy Technician




Kennel Technician

I’m a mom to a little girl, and 2 fur babies (Husky, and Labrador). I have loved animals since I was a little girl, and dream of being a vet assistant one day. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, and  my 2 fur babies. 


Katie CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

I joined OSAH in 2019. I graduated from SUNY Canton in 2009 as a veterinary technician. Originally from Rochester, NY,  I moved to Florida to get away from the snow! I live with 7 cats, 1 dog and a menagerie of plants!



Behaviorist/ Trainer

Passionate. Patient. Persistent. Pet-lover. These are just a few of the characteristics that describe me. I know each animal is different, and I’ll work with yours to give them the specific guidance they need. Whether you’re thinking about getting an animal, have a new pet, or already own a pet with behavioral problems, I am here to help. Veterinarian Graduated in Brazil, Master Degree in Animal Behavior, living and working in Florida since 2012. Dog trainer since 2002 and a Dog Agility handler since 2005. Competed representing Brazil 2 times and representing the USA National Team in 2015 at the Americas & Caribbean. Author of “CANINE LEGENDS”, bestseller with copies sold in more than 13 countries. 


Melissa CVPM

Hospital Administrator

I started working at OSAH in 1998 as the front desk receptionist. I live with my husband, 4 cats, 3 dogs and a turtle.  In my free time, I like to read and binge watch crime shows.




Hello, my name is Missy. I have 6 dogs at home that are my children and hundreds of pups and animals that I love caring for at OSAH. I have an obsession and a huge place in my heart for those brachycephalic breeds. I can't seem to get enough of their smushed faces and snorts. I'm sure most of you know or have heard of our special needs Frenchie and spokes-pup, Dinky Doodle. I recently adopted this special girl  from OSAH which Dr. Vargas rescued and cared for until she found her forever home. She’s now part of our smushed face pack. I’ve learned so much from Dinky with her resilience with life itself and love for others. She doesn’t let her disability ever get in her way. I must say I am the lucky one....she found and adopted me. 



Kennel Technician

Hi! My name is Michaela and I have a growing passion for animals. I have been working here at OSAH since 2018 as a kennel technician. I have one pup of my onw named Lily, she is a Dalmation Husky mix. Throughout my time, I've picked up some exciting hobbies including tending to my saltwater aquarium & taking my pup to Barn Hunt.

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Nydia, CVT

Head Technician

I joined the OSAH team in December of 2018. I became the Head Technician in 2021. I share my home with 2 amazing Chihuahuas, Rosie and Pinky. I love all the Chihuahuas!!



Head Receptionist

I'm Paige! I started working at Orchid Springs in 2017. I have one 4 legged child named Reba. You may have seen her behind the front desk, she is the Chihuahua Mix that takes her "Security" position very seriously. During my free time I love to be outdoors either hunting or fishing.



Vet Technician

Hello my name is Shelby! I have been with OSAH since 2019. I have 2 doggos which are named Holly and Dora which were both rescues. When I'm not at work loving and caring for your pet I'm usually at home spending time with my Husband and sweetheart of a daughter!

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Practice Manager

I joined the OSAH family back in 2009 as the Kennel Manager. In less than two years I was given the role of Practice Manager which I truly enjoy. My husband and I share our home with many wonderful little beings. We have 2 dogs, 7 cats, a bunch of birds as well as numerous small exotic pets. I have a passion for animals but a special affinity for sloths, turtles and marine life.  

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Pavielle CVT

Certified Veterinary Technician

My name is PaviElle; but most people call me Pavi! I graduated from Hillsborough Community College with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2014 and have been a Certified Vet Tech since. I own two Pomeranians-which is my favorite breed!



Vet Technician

Hi! My name is Paige Shay and I have two dogs, a black lab named Maggie and a Golden Retreiver named Stanley. I also have a fiesty orange kitty named Lola, she runs our house! I have been a Veterinary Technician for 5 years and love to work with exotic animals as well as cats & dogs! I assist in our Veterinarians needs by pulling up vaccines, running lab work, taking xrays, etc. In my free time I enjoy taking time to spend with family and taking the dogs to the lake for a swim on a hot day. 

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