About Us2018-02-11T19:23:37+00:00

WHO WE ARE

At The Animal Clinic, we strive to provide you with a diagnostic & treatment plan tailored to fit your needs.

Donald Burroughs, DVM
Donald Burroughs, DVMVerterinarian
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Dr Burroughs started The Animal Clinic in 1976. He built a practice on honesty, integrity, and respect for his clients and their pets. People value his opinion, and we know that the clients love him.

He is no longer with us on a regular basis, but is here daily in spirit. He does continue with us as a relief veterinarian as needed, so you may still get a rare visit with the awe-inspiring Dr. B, if you’re lucky! 😉

Mary Kolb, DVM
Mary Kolb, DVMVeterinarian
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Dr Mary Kolb is a 2011 Cornell University graduate who originally started out as a mixed animal veterinarian working on the New Orleans police horses and carriage mules.

After a couple years, she joined her husband who was working internationally and got to travel to a new country every few months. She was able to help out some amazing animal rescue organizations around the world.

Dr. Mary and her husband later settled in Florida after having their daughter and have recently moved to saint Petersburg to be closer to family.

An avid outdoors person even in spite of the Florida heat, Dr. Mary rides horses and plays the cello in her spare time. She is excited to be a new member of the animal clinic team and is already impressed by what a great group of friends they are.

Libby Compton
Libby ComptonCVT / Hospital Manager
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Libby has been a veterinary technician at The Animal Clinic since 1994, working along side Dr.Burroughs, and now Dr. Mary Kolb. She has both her veterinary technology and architectural design degrees from SPC.

In 2014, Dr. Burroughs expressed a desire to retire from veterinary practice, and Libby purchased the practice in order to keep things as smooth as possible for clients and employees.

On a personal note, Libby has a hobby farm with her husband which includes horses, cattle, chickens, goats, and of course dogs. She enjoys very much spending time at home, as it is very relaxing to be outdoors on the farm, getting dirty. It is the best “grown up playground”!

Sarah
SarahAnimal Massage Therapist
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Our newest team member, Sarah, joined us In May 2016. She completed a veterinary assistant certificate in February 2016, and an animal massage certificate through Northwest School of Animal Massage in April 2016.

Prior to following her true passion of working with animals, Sarah received a medical coding and billing certificate which helped her attain medical knowledge.

Now she is taking her passion further by going to school to become a licensed veterinary technician.

When she isn’t working or studying, Sarah loves spending time with her daughter, husband, and fur babies.

Kim
KimReceptionist
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Kim is a true native, born and raised in St. Petersburg. She comes to the Animal Clinic with many years of experience with animals as a kennel assistant.

Kim enjoys spending time with her grandson as well as boating and fishing. She is mom to 6 fur babies and 1 parrot.