Dr.Jack SameckDVMOwner / Senior Veterinarian
After graduating from The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975, Dr. Jack Sameck served as a captain with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps before returning home to Florida. Subsequently, he worked as a veterinary associate in the Gainesville area before purchasing Gainesville Animal Hospital in 1982. In 2005, Dr. Sameck aquired Archer Animal Hospital which was founded by Dr. Michael Harbin in 1986.
Dr. Sameck’s mission has always been to provide optimal veterinary care to his patients while also serving his clients and the community. In 1983, he founded the Interlachen Veterinary Clinic, and in 1989 he established Gainesville Animal Hospital West. Dr. Sameck is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and Business Network International (BNI), Chapter 212.
On a personal note, Dr. Sameck and his wife April have five children; Abby, Amy, Jacob, Karen, and Tommy. The Sameck’s also have two adorable schnauzer puppies, Baby and Dolly. Dr. Sameck enjoys golfing, fishing, and traveling with his family.
Dr.Ray SujdakDVMSenior Veterinarian
Dr. Ray Sujdak was born and raised in New England and relocated to Gainesville to attend Veterinary School. After graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992, he practiced in the Gainesville and Ocala areas. During these years, he developed a special interest in oncology and chemotherapy. In 1995, upon deciding to establish roots in Gainesville, he joined Gainesville Animal Hospital.
During his free time, Dr. Sujdak enjoys spending time with his children and friends, listening to music and going to concerts, playing strategic simulation games, watching sunsets, playing paintball, and walking on the beach. He works primarily at the East location.