Technicians

  • Samantha Kalman

    Samantha is an Animal Science major at the University of Florida. She is definitely a dog person and is always fostering dogs. Her favorite breed would either be Greyhounds or Shiba Inus. She enjoys painting and visual design. What Samantha finds most appealing about the animal hospital is getting to learn something new every day. It is also great interacting with clients and having such loving patients.

  • Demaris Raimundo

    A University of Florida graduate, with a B.S. in Animal Science; Demaris likes working and learning alongside the amazing veterinarians at the hospital.  When asked about a favorite species or breed, Demaris will choose rescue dogs of any kind. Just like her pet friends, Riley and Rambo, Demaris delights in traveling and eating.

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  • Nicole Lukowski

    Nikki loves learning from the doctors and helping them treat the patients. It makes her feel good to provide relief for the pets and the clients. Nikki is studying Biology at the University of Florida, but also enjoys reading, playing video games and hiking. She has a cat named Bagel and a few fish here in Gainesville, but also has a couple of dogs and cats back home. Her favorite breed of dog is a Husky or a German Shepherd 

  • Martin Cruz


    Martin’s time away from the hospital is filled with arts & crafts, volleyball, reading, and gardening.  He loves Pit Bulls, especially his new pup Marble. Martin finds all of the relationships you make with the different patients that come into the clinic interesting and enjoyable.

  • Margaret Fant

    Although she already has a BS in Animal Science from the University of Florida, Margaret is working on her Master’s in Veterinary Forensic Science and hopes to become a veterinarian in the future. Although she does not own one, her favorite animal is an elephant. Her dog Maggie is an Australian Shepherd mix and her cat Cleo is dilute calico. Margret likes scuba diving and hanging out with her family watching reality TV. When it comes to working at the vet clinic, Margaret loves doing X-rays on the pets because she thinks it is so interesting to see a “snapshot” of what is going on with the patient.

  • Jennie Fleming

    Jennie is on the pre-vet track studying biology at the University of Florida. She loves connecting with each of the clients at the hospital and making their pets her top priority. Jennie’s lab/hound mix is named Miley and her Siamese cat whom her family rescued, is named Molokai. She says that Labs are her favorite breed because they are always ready for an adventure and have lots of energy. In her free time. Jennie likes to work-out, along with spending time with family and friends. 

  • Roshelle Twymon

    Roshelle’s favorite pet would of course be a dog since she has 2 Pomeranians and a “Pittie.” She loves going to Disney as well as spending time with her dogs. When asked about what attracts her to working at a vet clinic, she’ll tell you; “Even though it is not my field of study, I love all that I learn at the clinic and also of course getting to meet all the pets!” Roshelle is studying International Business and Political Science at UF.

  • Frangelica O'Connor

    When asked what she finds most interesting or enjoyable about working at a vet clinic, Frangelica says; “I enioy always learning something new.”  Her favorite species are Hedgehogs, most especially her pet hedgehog, Zion. She also has a cat named Chipmunk. In her free time, she enjoys are kayaking and reading. She studied Animal Science at Santa Fe College.

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  • Alanna Allen

    Alanna grew up in Tampa, Florida and moved to Gainesville to go to school. She is planning on getting a degree in animal sciences from UF and going on to become a veterinarian. She has been a technician at Gainesville Animal Hospital since February 2016. She enjoys paddle-boarding, yoga, rock-climbing, and video games. She has her silly old cat named Felix and her even sillier new addition Shakespeare to keep her on her toes. Blan

  • Mike Williams

    Mike has been working for Gainesville Animal Hospital for as long as we can remember! He assists with patient care and helps the hospital complete essential functions. Because of Mike, we are able to offer our Friday Bath Special at Gainesville Animal Hospital East. 

  • Rebekah Fry

    Rebekah was born and raised in Florida.  She is currently a student at the University of Florida pursuing a degree in microbiology.  She has been a member of our team since September 2016, and she is enjoying learning about the various aspects of veterinary medicine every day.  Rebekah has a wide array of animals at home, including dogs, cats, horses, goats, cows, guinea pigs, and bearded dragons.  In her free time, she enjoys going fishing and taking care of her animals. Rebekah is also Gainesville Animal Hospital’s 2017 Employee of the Year! 

  • Sara Neuman

    Sara is from Miami, Florida, where she graduated with a degree in Biological Sciences from Florida International University in 2016. She began working as a receptionist and veterinary technician at both Gainesville Animal Hospital East and West in August 2017. Together, Sara and her family have three hilarious dogs named Prince Wendell (Corgi mix), Petunia (Chihuahua-Rat terrier mix), and Hennessy (Dalmatian-Pit mix), as well as a handsome tuxedo cat named Kitty Cat. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, gardening, practicing archery, playing video games, and all things Game of Thrones.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

East Location Hours:

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 am-6:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 am-6:00 PM

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 PM

Saturday:

7:00 am-11:00 am

Sunday:

Closed

West Location Hours:

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 PM

Friday:

7:00 am-5:00 PM

Saturday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Boarding Pick Up Times:

Saturday          5:00 PM  -   5:30 PM
Sunday 5:00 PM  -   5:30 PM