Affordable Pet Hospital Staff


Dr. Neves

Dr. Carolina Neves is originally from Brazil and moved a lot growing up. She speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. She received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University and did her clinical year at the University of Tennessee Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Neves has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dermatology. She is also a member of AVMA and VIN. She has an American bulldog mix named Khloe and a kitty named Kyle that she adopted in Tennessee. In her free time, she likes to travel, go to concerts and visit Harry Potter world.


Client Care Coordinator

Joey graduated from Saint Leo University with a degree in International Tourism and Hospitality Management, and got started in the world of animals working with Guest Services at ZooTampa at Lowry Park. In his free time he enjoys visiting different theme parks and spending time with his cat, Jay.


Veterinary Technician

Tahlia has worked in the animal industry for almost 25 years. She has worked with a variety of animals including lions and tigers. She has 2 dogs Zelda and Sylus, a cat named Haze, a herd of goats, and some reptiles. In her free time she enjoys outside activities and spending time with her family and friends.


Veterinary Assistant

Kayla has lived in Florida her entire life. She graduated in 2018 with her veterinary assistant license. She has always had a strong passion for working with animals since elementary school. She is currently completing her prerequisite classes prior to enrolling in the veterinary technician program at St. Pete college. She has a dog named Bubby and a gerbil named Randall. She hopes to work with large exotics in her future. In her free time she enjoys writing stories and playing with her dog.


Veterinary Assistant

María was attracted to the animal care field when she adopted her first family dog. He was a beagle named Wishbone and he enjoyed watching Animal Cops. Maria has been in the Veterinary field for about 3 years. She is currently an SPC student studying to become a Certified Veterinary Nurse. María has a 3-year-old bearded dragon named Roger. She is interested in expanding her knowledge about exotics animals. Eventually, she would like to get a Hognose snake, a tarantula, and a cat. In María’s spare time she enjoys exploring different scenery.