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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.