Location:

Temple Terrace

Welcome to Temple Terrace Animal Hospital
5023 East Busch Blvd
Tampa, FL 33617 (View map)
813-988-1189 (Se Habla Español)
Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7am – 7pm
Saturday: 8am – 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Our Pebble Creek, North Bay, All Creatures, and Cheval locations are open Sundays from 8am-4pm
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Dedicated Care

When you come to Temple Terrace Animal Hospital, you are entering a space that is dedicated to the best when it comes to pet care. We treat your pets as our own. Ask any of our team — they wouldn’t bring their pets anywhere else.

Part of what makes us so special is our dedication to accommodating clients, providing them with as many opportunities and options for care as possible. We want to say “Yes” to our clients. Yes to availability, accessibility, and yes to excellent care.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to care: we are there to serve our clients, and we will see them in whatever ways make the most sense depending on their needs. If our clinic is full, and your pet needs treatment, we will triage the pet as an emergency or urgent care visit without charging an extra fee.

We are committed to ensuring pets feel comfortable during their visits, which can look like providing treats (when allowed), and even bringing your pets into their rooms early if they are especially anxious around other animals. We are also Cat Friendly certified, which means that we are up-to-date on the best possible cat care practices, to help your feline friends feel at ease in our veterinary facility.

Another service we provide is that instead of taking your pets into a back room for tests and diagnostics, we draw blood samples and administer vaccines in the room with you, the pet parent, so that your pets are more at ease with their pet parents and feel less stressed overall with you.

We Put Patients First

Our team takes pride in our reputation at Temple Terrace Animal Hospital. We take reviews and comments seriously: we know that we are always learning and striving to do even better.

We know that part of the stress when it comes to veterinary care can be the cost, which is why we do our best to offer payment plans like Trupanion and Scratch Pay, as well as a Payment Bank and a Petly Plan that splits up the costs into monthly payments. We also have a Love Fund that we regularly accept donations for that we can use in special circumstances to help low-income families receive care.

We are also pleased to offer $50 off the first wellness visit for all new clients.

We will work with you to ensure your visit leaves you and your pet feeling better than when you came in.

Don’t take our word for it,
here are some of our reviews!
The most amazing vet ever! Dr. Armstrong and all the vet techs are amazing and provide the best care for Molly and Evie. Molly is currently staying overnight after surgery and I know she's in amazing care. Even with COVID they go above and beyond to explain everything and make sure both you and your pets are comfortable and receive the best care.
My pets love coming to see their docs and techs at Temple Terrace Animal Hospital, and REALLY like boarding, too. The team is friendly and helpful. The vets give you options and are understanding and supportive of your choices. They truly love animals. We moved to a new home but I make the slightly longer drive because my pets and I are comfortable with the services, and my pets love the attention. When we had to make a hard choice about our 19-year-old dog last year, they informed us of a hospice service that would come to our home. They don’t get money from the service but give their clients a chance to say goodbye at home in a peaceful, calm setting. It made all the difference. I highly recommend them!
Both my dog and cat go here and there's always a very short wait with appointment (compared to most vets where I wait 45 min just to get into an exam room), they offer refreshments, and they don't leave you waiting long to see the doctor. The techs and vets are extremely kind and friendly, and they will review their recommended procedures with you with costs included so there's complete transparency. You can deny any services you want and they don't judge you, they really seem to understand that money can be tight sometimes and they'll be upfront with what is and isn't critical to your pet's health to help you make decisions. I really love it here, and they always seem to have availability if something comes up and you need to get in quick. I've recommended this practice to all of my friends with furry babies.
Staff Profiles

Our team members strive to meet and exceed the needs of every client and pet that visits us.

Dr. Timothy Lassett and Dr. Link Welborn are American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certified in canine and feline practice.

Timothy Lassett
DVM, DABVP
Link V Welborn
DVM, DABVP, CCRT
Lacie Armstrong
DVM - Medical Director
Rachel DeNitto
DVM
Chris Ludlow
DVM, DACVIM
Madison Bajc
DVM
Necia Godzisz
DVM
Colby Burns
DVM
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Stay connected with us and keep your pet’s medical info at your fingertips using our NEW app. With this app you can:
  • One touch call and email our practice
  • Request appointments
  • Request food and medication
  • Receive notifications about hospital promotions
  • View lost pets in our vicinity
  • Contact Poison Control
  • Research pet symptoms, disorders, diseases and drugs from our trusted resource
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Donate to Temple Terrace Animal Hospital

Our animal hospital is a proud member of the Veterinary Care Foundation that helps fund pro-bono and no-charge cases taken on by veterinary clinics.

With this in mind, consider helping us continue these efforts by donating to our practice at the link found here.

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