Laurels

Best Veterinarians
in Sarasota
2021

Why These Veterinarians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Sarasota Veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 31 26 19

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Animal Health Center

Dr. David Watkins started the Animal Health Center with the goal of providing the best care for Sarasota's pets while making his clients feel like family. This has been the standard for the past 31 years here at the Animal Health Center. In 2015 Dr. Morgan Watkins Tiefenthal joined the Animal Health Center to form a father daughter team to continue to provide the best care for Sarasota's pets. Our family strives to continue to provide top notch veterinary care and maintain a family atmosphere that makes your pet as well as you feel at home.

2345 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34239

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Ashton Animal Clinic

Ashton Animal Clinic is modern veterinary hospital and boarding facility in Sarasota, Florida. Services include medical, surgical, dental, boarding, grooming, and emergency care. Ashton Animal Clinic has won numerous awards such as the 2011 Natural Awakenings Pet Choice Awards for Favorite Veterinarian and Animal Hospital, 2012 Natural Choice Awards for Favorite Veterinarian and Favorite Boarding Facility, and the 2013 Sarasota Pets' Choice Awards for Favorite Veterinarian, Best Veterinary Practice, and Best Feral Cat Program.

Sarasota, FL 34233

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Beneva Animal Hospital

Beneva Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility located in Sarasota, Florida. Their qualified staff offers services that include dental care, laboratory and diagnostics, microchipping, preventive medicine, surgery, and wellness and sick pet exams. Beneva Animal Hospital is fully accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Sarasota, FL 34231

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Braden River Animal Hospital

Braden River Animal Hospital is a veterinary clinic in Sarasota, Florida. This hospital's seasoned and caring staff specializes in laser surgery, dentistry, internal medicine, digital radiography, behavioral medicine, and dermatology. Braden River Animal Hospital was the winner of the Bradenton Herald Peoples' Choice Awards in 2013.

Bradenton, FL 34208

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Bright Cross Animal Clinic

Bright Cross Animal Clinic is an animal hospital in Venice, Florida, established in 1998. This clinic's experienced team offers pet dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, laser therapy, surgery, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and pharmaceuticals. Bright Cross Animal Clinic boasts a perfect 5-star rating based on customer reviews on Yelp.

Venice, FL 34293

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Cat Hospital of Sarasota

Cat Hospital of Sarasota is the only cat-specific veterinary in the Sarasota, Florida area. This cat specialist provides services that include complete physical examinations, feline vaccine recommendations, heartworm disease treatments, spaying, and neutering. Cat Hospital of Sarasota has earned a perfect 5-star rating based on customer reviews on Facebook.

Sarasota, FL 34233

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Forest Lakes Animal Clinic

Forest Lakes Animal Clinic is a veterinary hospital in Sarasota, Florida that has been caring for local pets since 1973. The services provided at this clinic include general pet wellness care, dentistry, vaccines, an online pharmacy, and emergency services. Forest Lakes Animal Clinic has a 4.8-star rating based on the positive client reviews on their Facebook page.

Sarasota, FL 34232

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Gulf Gate Animal Hospital

Gulf Gate Animal Hospital is a veterinary hospital and clinic in Sarasota, Florida that boasts over 65 years of combined experience. Their seasoned team specializes in services that include veterinary cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, internal medicine, oncology, and surgery. Gulf Gate Animal Hospital is a proud member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the Southwest Veterinary Medical Association.

Sarasota, FL 34231

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Palmer Ranch Animal Clinic

Palmer Ranch Animal Clinic is a clinic established in 1991 that in Sarasota, Florida. This facility is equipped with a well-stocked pharmacy containing medications that treat most conditions, in addition to wellness products such as flea, tick, and heartworm preventatives. Their staff offers preventive medicine, nutritional counseling, acupuncture, holistic medicine, vaccinations, boarding, and grooming. Their facility has a built-in radiologic and medical laboratory along with an ICU to aid in surgical management. This clinic is a proud supporter of non-profit animal shelters.

Sarasota, FL 34238

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Pet First Animal Hospital

Pet First Animal Hospital is a well-established, small animal hospital in Bradenton, Florida that has provided complete veterinary care for over 30 years. This facility offers services that include general wellness care, vaccinations, medical visits, surgeries, pain management and control, microchipping, and boarding options. Pet First Animal Hospital is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Bradenton, FL 34203

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Sarasota Animal Medical Center

Sarasota Animal Medical Center is an animal hospital in Sarasota, Florida that specializes in holistic pet care. Their services are a mix of traditional veterinary medicine with complementary and holistic treatments such as traditional Chinese medicine, homeopathy, cold laser therapy, bioresonance vibration therapy, surgeries, and diagnostic procedures. Sarasota Animal Medical Center was voted as the Best Holistic Veterinarian in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota, FL 34232

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