Tayler Veterinary Technician   About Tayler grew up as military child, often moving every couple of years to a new home. She graduated High School in Hawaii and started college in pursuit of becoming a Dental Assistant with a goal to become a Dental Hygienist. In 2019 she changed her career choice and followed her

Laurel Veterinary Technician Receptionist About Laurel was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. With no beach and too much cold weather, Laurel decided to move to Florida at the beginning of 2020. Laurel attended the University of Louisville where she graduated in 2017 with a BS in Communications. She started working in the veterinary field

Alex Veterinary Technician IT Technician   About Alex was born and raised in Florida and started working part time at COAH in 2017. He is currently studying microbiology at Saint Petersburg College with plans to further his education by attending grad school studying epidemiology. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Carol Kennel Technician   About Carol has been in the animal care for 27 years in various settings. She enjoys going for pond walks and taking care of your fur family. When Carol is not pampering your pet, she enjoys kayaking, swimming, gardening, and reading. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Ashley Receptionist Certified Veterinary Assistant   About Ashley is certified Veterinary Assistant and is furthering her education to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She dreams to one day become a veterinarian and have her own practice. Ashley has a rabbit named Tonka and two dogs Maxx and Scout. In her spare time Ashley loves to

Eric Paulik – Kennel Technician

Kennel Technician

Eric has had an affinity for animals since the beginning and has worked in animal shelters

Lori Peet - Receptionist


Lori Receptionist About Lori is originally from Michigan. She has been in Florida for 11 years. Lori has been working in animal hospitals since 1984. Lori has two beautiful grandchildren- Jaxon 11 year old and Jillian 8 years old. Lori has two Shi Tzu’s named Ricky and Martha and a cat named Loretta. In her

Denia Argueta “Dee” - Receptionist


Denia Receptionist About Denia is from San Francisco, CA. She started working with animals when she was 15 years old. She graduated from Skyline College in San Bruno, CA receiving her AA degree in small business and later received a certificate in medical billing and coding. Denia moved down to Florida back in 2008. She

Suzanne Ames - Receptionist


Suzanne Ames Receptionist About Suzanne has been with Country Oaks Animal Hospital since before Dr. Baird bought the practice in 2003. She has watched many of our clients and their children grow throughout the years and have always cherished her part in their journey. She is a very active woman since her own kids have

Valerie Curry - Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

Valerie Veterinary Assistant, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Assistant About Valerie started working at COAH in 2012. She received her A.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology at Northern Virginia Community College in 2007 and her B.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology at St. Petersburg Community College in 2011. Her area of interest is Canine Rehabilitation. She completed her internship