Our Purpose

“To be the best practice possible that creates professional, compassionate bonds with our clients that allow us to deliver the highest quality of care in a high energy, fun, friendly and profitable manner resulting in optimum patient health and longevity, client satisfaction, and increased referrals, with our staff who feel adequately challenged and enriched.”

Our Doctors

Nichole L. Zellner, DVM

Dr. Zellner attended Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
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Maria E. Passarelli, DVM

Dr. Passarelli hails from small-town Pennsylvania, but moved to the sunny South after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
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Our Hospital Manager

Krista Donovan, CVT, BAS-VT

Krista has been with AAH on and off for 5 years. She started as a Vet Tech student intern.
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Our Certified Veterinary Technicians:

Kayla K., CVT, Lead Technician

Kayla is a Certified Veterinary Technician here with us who just received her AS Degree in Veterinary Technology.
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Jason S., CVT

Originally from New York, Jason had been working as a certified veterinary technician in Florida since completing his schooling in Denver, Colorado in 2005.
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Kylie D., CVT

Kylie is one of our Veterinary Technicians, but you can sometimes find her filling in as a Receptionist up front!
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Our amazingly talented Veterinary Technicians:

Taylor D., CVT(to be)

Taylor has been with AAH a little over a year. She has been Assistant, CCS and is now one of our awesome Veterinary Technician.
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Ruby S.

Ruby has been a part of AAH since 2016. She started working here as a Veterinary Assistant, has moved to Vet Technician, and started school in the fall of 2017 to be become a Certified Veterinary Technician.
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Our compassionate Client Care Specialists:

Kasandra H.

Kasandra joined the AAH family back in Summer '16 after a long history of growing up wanting to help all animals.
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Erica L.

You might remember Erica from her time with us from 2014-2016 but she is back with us as of summer 2018!
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Samm S.

Samm is originally from upstate New York. Before attending SPC's Veterinary Technology program she graduated from Marchman Technical College in the Commercial Arts program.
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Lynne L.

Lynne is from a small coastal town in Massachusetts. She moved to FL 7yrs ago and loves the warm sunny weather.
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Our dedicated Veterinary Assistants:

Elisha D.

Elisha is a born and raised Floridian. She has an AA degree from St. Petersburg College and is currently working on her AS in veterinary technology
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Alyssa C.

Alyssa has recently joined the AAH team, as a Veterinary Assistant. She loves all animals, but her favorite animals are rabbits and dogs. ​​​​​​​
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Micaela G.

Micaela joined the AAH team as a veterinary assistant back in 2016; she has always had a love for animals big or small.
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