Rabbit Veterinarians

For our list of low-cost vets who perform spay/neuter operations, click here.  Some of them also offer routine rabbit health checkups.

The following vets/clinics are known to have rabbit-knowledgeable veterinarians.  We do not necessarily have a list of all rabbit-savvy vets, so there may also be others who are not on this list.  Locations identified with a syringe offer the RHDV2 vaccine.

Tampa Bay area and along I-75 near Tampa

Hillsborough County


BluePearl Veterinary Partners**
24/7 emergency vet
607 Lumsden Professional Court
Brandon, FL 33511
(813) 571-3303

Dr. Lorraine Ellwood (part-time)
Boyette Animal Hospital
10931 Boyette Rd.
Riverview, FL 33569
(813) 671-3400

Dr. Stephanie Kane, Dr. Stephanie Diaz
Care Animal Hospital
511 E. Bloomingdale Ave.
Brandon, FL 33511
(813) 684-7387

Citrus Park

Dr. David Danielson
Ehrlich Animal Hospital
8009 Gunn Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 920-0566

Pebble Creek

Dr. Pamela Borderieux
Pebble Creek Animal and Bird Hospital
19440 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 973-8566
RHDV2 vaccine available

South Tampa/Interbay

Gandy Animal Hospital
4714 West Gandy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33611
(813) 377-2560

Dr. Amelia Davidson, Dr. Melissa Webster Tampa Veterinary Hospital
103 North Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 254-3031


BluePearl Veterinary Partners**
24/7 emergency vet
3000 Busch Lake Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 933-8944

Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace Animal and Bird Hospital
5023 East Busch Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 988-1189


Dr. David Thomassy
Valrico Animal Clinic
2914 Lithia Pinecrest Road
Valrico, FL 33596
(813) 681-6389

Pinellas County

Dr. James Hughes
Hughes All Creatures Animal Clinic
3436 East Lake Road, Suite 11
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 785-0405

Dr. Nichole Zellner
Avian and Animal Hospital
11405 Starkey Road
Largo, FL 33773
(727) 398-1928

Dr. Robin Moore
East Bay Animal Hospital
3445-A East Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33773
(727) 536-2743

Dr. Doug Metzler
Metzler Veterinary Hospital
2720 Summerdale Drive
Clearwater, FL 33761
(727) 669-7221

Dr. Peter Helmer
BluePearl Veterinary Partners
24/7 emergency vet
4525 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL 33762
(727) 572-0132
RHDV2 vaccine available

Pasco County

Dr. Mary Green*
Animal Emergency of Pasco
After-hours & weekends emergency vet
8740 US Highway 19
Port Richey, FL 34688
(727) 841-6575

Hernando County

Dr. Mary Green*
Westside Animal Clinic
3501 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606
(352) 683-1512

Sarasota County

Bright Cross Animal Clinic
4165 Tamiami Trail South
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 408-9696

Dr. Holly Weber
Best Friends Animal Hospital
5110 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 927-4567

Manatee County

Dr. Alex Teed
Bayshore Animal Hospital
5492 34th Street West, Suite 101
Bradenton, FL 34210
(941) 756-5544

Lee County

Dr. Scott Medlin
Medlin Exotic Animal Medical Services
14361 Metropolis Avenue, Suite 2
Fort Myers, FL 33912
(239) 989-8860
RHDV2 vaccine available

Other parts of Florida

Orange County

Dr. Santiago Díaz
Exotic Animal Hospital of Orlando
1717 East Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806
(407) 286-3484
RHDV2 vaccine available

Winter Park Veterinary Hospital
1601 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 644-2676
RHDV2 vaccine available

Alachua County

Micanopy Animal Hospital
306 Northeast Highway 441
Micanopy, FL 32667
(352) 466-0067
RHDV2 vaccine available

Okaloosa County

Crossroads Animal Clinic
601-B Eglin Parkway Northeast
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 586-7696
RHDV2 vaccine available

* This particular veterinarian may work at more than one clinic/hospital.

** These hospitals have veterinarians who are familiar with exotic animals, many of whom have rabbits of their own, but they do not have their rabbit specialist (Dr. Helmer) on staff at this location.