Animal Care of Ponte Vedra is a team of compassionate and highly trained veterinarians and individuals who care for your pet from puppyhood through their golden years. Offering a full range of veterinary medical and surgical services including alternative therapies, we welcome dogs, cats, pocket pets and small mammals as patients. We hold your pet’s well-being as our highest priority and we aim to provide the highest quality care at reasonable prices.
Offering full-service veterinary care including dentistry plus boarding and grooming, we are here for all your pet’s needs and are proud of our stress-free techniques to make the vet appointment a pleasant experience for you & your pet. Animal Care of Ponte Vedra is here to help you create more memories with your pets! Proudly named “Best Pet Boarding at the Beaches” in Jacksonville Magazine for several years in a row - so if you are traveling out of Ponte Vedra, you know your pets will have a great time when they stay with us!
The staff and veterinarian were friendly and gentle on my cat's first visit! We are going to continue bringing out cats here because of the level of service they provide!
Amazing veterinarians! They saved my dog from canine parvovirus and was very informative and friendly throughout the treatment!
The ONLY vet clinic I trust! These guys are incredible at what they do! They treat my pets like family!
Dr. Steven was born and raised in Atlantic Beach, Florida. After graduating from Stanton College Preparatory School, he attended the University of Florida on a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. After graduating with honors from the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, he took a year off from school and worked as a surgical nurse at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists (Surgery) in Jacksonville. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2015, with a certificate in Veterinary Business Management.
Dr. Blythe was born and raised in Atlantic Beach, Florida. After graduating from Stanton College Preparatory School, she attended the University of Virginia on a Jefferson Scholarship. She taught Advanced Placement Chemistry for a year at her alma mater before attending the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation in 2003, Dr. Waters returned to Jacksonville and spent 5 years in small animal practice before taking a position at Emergency and Critical Care Pet Hospital. She spent two years seeing a wide variety of medical and surgical emergencies before opening her own hospital in 2011.
Dr. Carissa was born and raised here in Jacksonville. She graduated Cum Laude from UNF with a B.S. in Biology and worked as a biologist for several years before attending and graduating from UF's veterinary program in 2005. She has worked with Dr. Waters on a part-time basis since 2012. She has a dog, Tulu and kitty, Meatball and in her spare time enjoys the beach, music events and traveling with her two-legged family.
Regular veterinary exams are important for all pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! Our veterinarians recommend all pets, even indoor cats and pets that appear healthy, have an annual exam each year (twice a year for senior pets) to help us help you identify problems before they become serious.
We realize coming to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you). Here are tips to help make your next visit easier on you and your pet.