Veterinary Care by People
Who Love Animals

Call Us at (813) 884-7551
(813) 884-7552
4005 West  Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614-5629



Animal Hospital of Tampa in Tampa, Florida

At Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc, we are proud of our excellent staff. Please take a minute to learn more about the friendly faces you see every time you bring your pet in for a visit. Soon all of our employees' profiles will be online, so you can see the same wonderful people online that are in the office.

Dr. Kermit Harvey, Veterinarian & Chief of Staff
Being an animal lover his whole life, Dr. Harvey received his DVM degree from Tuskegee Institute in 1977. He then worked for 2 years in the New Orleans area. A native of Tampa, Dr. Harvey moved back home in 1979 and started the Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc. He is a very well-known, respected, and dedicated veterinarian in our community, and adored by our staff. Dr. Harvey, (aka "Doc") and family were adopted by a cat named Blue Eyes and a Dachshund named Romeo.  

Yoli, Veterinary Technician
Yoli has been with the Animal Hospital of Tampa Inc since 1994 as a Veterinary Technician. Born in Puerto Rico, but raised in Tampa, Yoli is bilingual and is one of our resident translators for our Spanish-speaking clients. She assists in surgery, performs dental cleanings, and assists Dr. Harvey with examinations. She is the owner of 2 cats named Diabla, and Diablo. She also has a Dachshund named Lowrider and a mixed breed dog named Dude.

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Lazaro & Rachel, Kennel Attendant/Veterinary Assistant
Lazaro joined our staff in October, 2004. He cares for our kennel guests and hospitalized patients. He walks them in our fenced in area, keeps their area clean and sterile, distributes medications, assists Dr. Harvey with examinations, and does bathing. He also speaks Spanish and assists in translations for clients. He occasionally assists Dr. Harvey during patient examinations.

Rachel was born in Bridgeport, CT. She moved to Tampa with her family when she was six years old.  She started working at the hospital in April of 2009.  she is the owner of 2 dogs (a chihuahua mix named Ella and a Rotweiler named Lady). She also has a long hair orange tabby cat named Loverboy that she adopted from the hospital. 

Our other kennel attendants also care for the animals by walking them, cleaning their areas, feeding, bathing, and distributing medications. When needed, they also assist Dr. Harvey during patient examinations.

Abi, Lynnette & Maricell, Receptionists
Our trained and educated front-office staff answers the phones, schedules appointments, fills prescriptions and fulfills many other important tasks which successfully aid in the daily function of our practice.

Abi was born in Virginia Beach, VA and relocated to Tampa, FL in October of 2007. Abi started working here at the hospital in Novemver of  2007. She is the owner of two cats named Bubba & Miracle and pug named Missy.

Lynette was born in New Britain, CT.  She is the owner of two amazing pets named Cutote ( a domestic medium hair feline ) and Nacho (a chihuahua. ) She has been an employee at the animal hospital since August of 2011.  Lynnette is also bilingual in Spanish.

Maricell was born in Paterson, NJ.  She has been working at the animal hospital since August of 2011. She is the proud owner of 3 Jack Russel Terriers and a stray dog that was brought into the hospital. Maricell is also bilingual in Spanish.


Contact us today to schedule an appointment or find out more about our experienced and friendly veterinary care staff.