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Melissa Layton, CVT – Practice Manager

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Melissa is our Practice Manager here at Temple Terrace Animal Hospital. She began her career with us in 2012 where she worked as a Veterinary Technician at our sister hospital, North Bay Animal Hospital. In 2018 she transferred to another sister hospital of ours. At All Creatures Animal Hospital, she worked as an Assistant Practice Manager for two years. Melissa graduated from Michigan State University with her Bachelors in Veterinary Technology. Her professional goal was to become a Practice Manager.

Melissa loves Basset Hounds (Pictured here with Clayton Layton). She also shares her home with a Tabby Cat named Douglas Puss. When Melissa is not at work, you can find her wandering around plant nurseries on the weekends, or visiting wineries on her family vacations in Northern Michigan. Melissa is also a big Avengers fan and has always been ‘Team Captain America’.

COVID-19 Service Announcement

May 12, 2020

Tampa Bay Animal Hospitals adjust to providing care during Phase 1 re-opening of Florida during human coronavirus COVID-19 with continued Curbside Service, Telehealth, Mobile Services, Elective Procedures and More.

The health and safety of our clients and staff is of utmost importance as we continue to provide the best care possible to pets.

We remain committed to caring for our patients and meeting their health care needs in the safest and best way possible. Be assured that we continue to follow CDC guidelines and federal, state and local recommendations for practicing social distancing. We have established a phased plan to resume normal services to see our patients for healthy pet exams, all procedures and surgeries and urgent care needs.

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