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About Us

About Central Animal Hospital

Established in the late 1970s, Central Animal Hospital has been serving the Florida communities of St. Petersburg and greater Tampa Bay for more than 40 years. Our hospital focuses on all aspects of your pet's well-being, from the tip of their nose to the end of their tail. We provide routine wellness care and extensive diagnostic testing capabilities when your pet is not feeling their best. Our doctors take pride in their surgical expertise and integrative approach to medicine. We are committed to promoting and providing the very best possible health care for pets, educating the community on responsible pet care, and enhancing the human-animal bond.

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Our Philosophy

To be an animal hospital leader that provides exemplary animal healthcare with a high degree of integrity, sensitivity, and innovation in an enjoyable, friendly environment; and to meet the needs of the local community while exceeding the expectations of our clients and positively contributing to the wellbeing of all animals under our care.

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Our Professional Affiliations

Central Animal Hospital is an ACCREDITED HOSPITAL MEMBER of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). To achieve this distinction, we voluntarily participated in a comprehensive evaluation by AAHA. The evaluation includes a quality assessment review of a hospital's facility, medical equipment, practice methods, and pet health care management. Only 15 percent of all small animal veterinary facilities in the United States are accredited hospital members of AAHA.

Click Here to visit AAHA's website, HealthyPet.Com. While you're there, be sure to check out their Pet Care Library.