Dr. Lassett is a native of Tampa. He attended the University of Florida receiving a bachelors degree in microbiology in 1978 and a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1982.
After completing a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey, Dr. Lassett returned to the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Lassett is Board Certified in Canine and Feline Practice and his areas of special interest include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, oncology, diagnostic ultrasound, endoscopy, dermatology and cardiology.
Dr. Lassett has held board positions with the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and the Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Society. He enjoys fishing, boating, and spending time with his dog, Cheyenne, and cat, Dakota.
Dr. Welborn was the valedictorian of his 1976 graduating class from King High School here in Tampa and as a President’s Scholar, he earned an undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida. Dr. Welborn graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. He is Board Certified in Canine and Feline Practice and is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and Certified PennHIP Veterinarian.
He is past president of the prestigious American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and served as Chairman of the AAHA Standards Enhancement Task Force that developed the most recent revisions and enhancements to the AAHA Standards of Accreditation for primary care small animal practices. He also served as Chairman of the Accredited Referral Practice Task Force that developed AAHA Standards of Accreditation for small animal specialty practices. He currently serves in several national veterinary leadership roles including being the Chairman of the AAHA Canine Vaccination Guidelines Task Force and serving as a member of the AAHA-AVMA Preventative Healthcare Guidelines Task Force.
Dr. Welborn has received the following honors:
- • 2022 AVMA Award
- • Prestigious AVMA President’s Award
- • American Animal Hospital Association Practitioner of the Year Award
- • University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Achievement Award
- • Florida Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of the Year Award
- • Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Society Outstanding Service Award
Underwater photography and attending Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Florida Gator football games are among his favorite activities. Dr. Welborn’s family includes: wife, Laura, daughter, Kaitlin, son, Christopher, furry friends, Jenner and Emma Rose, two birds, Harper and Connie, and a marine aquarium full of aquatic companions.
Dr. Kelleen Madill is originally from Port Orange, FL. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of FL obtaining her degree in animal sciences and a minor in zoology. She went on to complete her veterinary degree at Western University of Health Sciences located in CA. She is currently finishing a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of South FL. She lives with her husband, Rob, her sons, Ethan and Colin, and their 3 pets, Stubbie, Sophie and Nelson, the cat.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, going to the beach, running, and spending time with her family. Her favorite time of the year is football season where she undyingly roots for the Green Bay Packers and the Florida Gators!
Dr. Mora is one of our awesome veterinarians here at North Bay Animal Hospital. He is originally from Miami, Florida.
He attended the University of Florida for his under grad, and The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He is especially interested in animal dentistry and behavior. Dr. Mora speaks Spanish.
When Dr. Mora isn’t caring for his patients, you can find him on the beach, exploring Tampa, and staying active anyway he can.
Both of Dr. Mora’s parents migrated from Cuba in the 80’s and currently live in Miami. Pictured with Dr. Mora is his rescue Corgi, Penny, who is full of spunk and personality. The Florida-Georgia rivalry runs deep in their family, as his brother is a UF grad.
Dr. Mora’s goal is to provide the best care available while continuing to grow as a doctor.
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Dr. Jenny Moreira is one of our wonderful associate Veterinarians here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She was born in New Jersey and moved to Pennsylvania later in life. She received her undergrad at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. She attended Veterinary school at the University of Florida. She chose to work with us because of the dedication and hard work she saw of our awesome team. Dr. Moreira speaks Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Moreira enjoys the beach, drawing, painting, basketball, and fishing. She shares her home with one cat named Ballerina. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese. She has a dog named Remy.
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Dr. Japinder Grewal is on our amazing team of associate Veterinarians. Originally from Southern California, Dr. Grewal, attended UC Irvine for his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2014. For veterinary school, Dr. Grewal, studied at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and did his clinical year at University of Wisconsin Madison.
In his free time, he enjoys Basketball and spending time with his two dogs, Pippa and Henna. His favorite sports teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and the Green Bay Packers. He is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi, and is currently attempting to learn Spanish.
Lovingly known as Dr. G. , he is looking forward to meeting you and your sweet pets.
Dr. Colby Burns, a board-certified surgeon at North Tampa Veterinary Specialists, provides specialized orthopedic, soft tissue, neurologic and emergency surgical services to small animal veterinary practitioners. This service allows our veterinarians the ability to offer advanced surgical services in the comfort of our own hospital while maintaining direct contact with our clients and primary care for patients. Mobile surgical services are available six days a week (Monday through Saturday). Emergency surgical services are available seven days a week, including evenings and weekends.
Raised on a working horse ranch Cassy has always had a strong love for all animals and a desire to improve the human-animal bond. She began working in the veterinary field at the age of 15 as an assistant in a veterinary hospital in Plant City, FL, and from 1993 to 2000 worked as an emergency and day-time veterinary technician. Since 1995, she has served our six hospital group, as our Practice Administrator.
Cassy graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of South Florida in 1998.
Cassy has been a member of the VHMA since 2001 and served on their Board of Directors for 2 years. Cassy earned her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) designation in 2005 and her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Assistant (CCRA) designation in 2008. She was the co-chair of the Bay Area Managers Network Group in Tampa for 10 years and is a past adjunct professor for Webster Veterinary University.
Residing in Valrico, Florida, Cassy shares her home with her husband, her 2 children, her cat, Gordy and her dog, Dolly Brown. Her interests are client advocacy, team building, physical rehabilitation, communication, and compliance. Cassy’s hobbies include reading, outdoor activities and her family.
Kara is originally from Georgia, but has lived in Florida for most of her life. She has been with North Bay Animal Hospital since 1995. As Hospital Manager, Kara’s priority is to ensure upstanding individualized client care. Kara resides in Tampa with her husband, and her cat, Abbie. In her spare time she enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time with her family.
Debbie is our wonderful Hospital Coordinator here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She is originally from Pittsburgh. She has always enjoyed working in the animal field. She worked as a zookeeper for ten years prior to joining our team. She attended school at the University of South Florida where she earned her B.S. in Zoology. When Debbie is not at work, you can find her reading, enjoying the outdoors, traveling, listening to live music, and spending time with her friends and family (She is very close with her family). She currently shares her home with her little pit rescue named Susie. She is currently working on buying a house with a big yard for Susie.
Alyssa is one of our wonderful Client Care team members here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She is a native Tampanian!!
She joined our team as soon as she graduated high school. She always had a dream of working with animals. She attended Hillsborough Community College. When Alyssa is not working you can find her shopping, or taking her handsome pup Anubis out on the town. Alyssa is from a large family of 5 children (three brothers and one sister) and her parents. Alyssa’s immediate goal is to adopt another Great Dane. She is absolutely in love with this breed.
Alex is our awesome Pet Resort Coordinator here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She is originally from St. Petersburg, Florida. She joined our team for the opportunity to give love and gentle care to all of our patients. She attended St. Petersburg college where she earned her A.A. degree. She is currently enrolled at the University of South Florida. When Alex isn’t working, you can find her playing or napping with her dog Ruby or her Tabby cat Rico. She comes from a very large family and is the middle child of 7 siblings. Her goal is to become a CVT and be a versatile practice team member.
Sarah is one of our wonderful Veterinary Technicians here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She was born in Denver, Colorado. She has spent most of her life in Florida. She attended Saint Pete College, where she earned her A.A.
When Sarah isn’t working you can find her reading, scuba diving, and frequenting the many theme parks Florida has to offer. She has a kitty named Goomba (pictured), who is named after the little mushrooms in the Super Mario games.
Sarah’s goal is to spend more time traveling and exploring.
Ally is one of our fabulous Pet Resort team members. She is originally from Toms River, New Jersey. She attended Ohio University where she received her B.S. in Environmental Biology, and she received a certificate in Environmental Sciences. When Ally is not at work, you can find her playing volleyball, horse back riding, or traveling. She has one sister and three brothers. She shares her home with her two cats: Remi and T’Chala. Her goal is to make a positive impact on the environment, and work with endangered species.
Rachel is a part of our wonderful Pet Resort team here at North Bay Animal Hospital. She is originally from Destin, Florida. She joined our practice to learn more about Veterinary Medicine. She earned her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Natural Science from the University of South Florida. Rachel enjoys playing the piano, running, and hiking. She is the middle child with two brothers. She shares her home with a Boxer named Harper Lee and a Catahoula Leopard Dog named Blueberry Boy. Her goal is to become a Veterinary Radiologist specializing in Animal Cruelty cases, and to work with the ASPCA.
Steve is one of our all-star Veterinary Technicians here at North Bay Animal Hospital. He is originally from Denver, Colorado. He joined our practice because of the quality of care that is given to our patients. He attended Plant High School. When Steve is not working, you can find him boating, fishing, and spending time with his family. He shares his home with his wife, four dogs, four cats, three guinea pig, fish, and a tarantula. He has two daughters and two beautiful grand babies. His goal is to uphold our standard of care, and to learn something new every day.