M-F 8am to 5pm Sat 8am - 12pm

2807 Gulf to Bay. Clearwater, Fl.


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Meet Staff of Sunshine Animal  Hospital

in Clearwater, Florida

Dr. Griffin, DVM

Dr. Katy Griffin - DVM, FFCP

Dr. Griffin is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. She achieved a bachelor's degree and doctorate in veterinary medicine while attending Auburn University. After graduating, she moved to Clearwater and has spent her entire career in the Pinellas and Pasco County areas.

Since obtaining Sunshine Animal Hospital in 2021, Dr. Griffin has strived to improve the quality of care and service provided. As a fear free certified veterinarian, her mission is to decrease as much fear and anxiety as possible in every single patient that steps through the doors.

Her veterinary interests include dermatology, pain management, and metabolic diseases, such as Diabetes.

Javier Vincente, DVM

Dr. Javier Vicente - DVM, FFCP

Dr. Vicente was born and raised in Puerto Rico and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He graduated from Auburn University and has been practicing medicine since 1992. 

In 1997 he bought an animal hospital in Saint Petersburg Fl and grew a large following of loyal clients with his genuine compassion and caring bedside manner. He joined Sunshine Animal Hospital in 2022.

Dr. Vicente is Fear Free certified and has a special interest in dermatology. He shares his home with 2 French Bulldogs and 2 cats.


Cat, CVT, BASVM, FFCP   Practice Manager

Cat earned her veterinary technician degree and Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Management from Saint Petersburg college.

She has been working in the veterinary field for more than 25 years now. She is Fear Free certified and Cat Friendly Certified. 

Her special interests include pathology and exotic animals. She loves all animals; furry, feathered, or scaly. 


Ashley, CVT, BAS-VT

Brittany - Veterinarian Nurse

Brittany - Veterinary Nurse

Ashli, Lead Assistant

Ashli, Lead Veterinary Nurse

Veterinarian Nurse

Brittany - Technician Assistant

Taylor - Lead Assistant

Taylor - Lead Technician Assistant

Michelle - Technician Assistant

Shelly - Receptionist

Shelly - Client Services Representative