Cheryl L. Adams, DVM
Cheryl L. Adams, DVM, graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and came to Ocala, Florida, where she completed her Equine Internship at Peterson and Smith. After working on horses for six years, she made the move to small animals as she preferred working with clients and their furry family members. Her main professional interests are heartworm disease prevention and treatment, senior wellness care, and internal medicine for pets.
Dr. Adams volunteers at the Buddy Feral Cat program in Sarasota monthly helping to spay and neuter feral cats in the area. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Louisiana Tech University. When not working, Dr. Adams enjoys spending time with her husband on their farm and riding horses.
Cathi Pinsker, DVM
Dr. Cathi Pinsker graduated from the University Of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.
She enjoys working with many species of animals large and small. In her spare time Dr. Pinsker enjoys many outdoor activites including biking, fishing, hiking and gardening.
Indoor activities include reading and baking.
She shares her life and house with her husband and 1 senior cat named “JJ”
Lisa Bennett, DVM
Dr. Lisa Bennett has a natural love for animals and started her pathway toward becoming a veterinarian in high school working in a clinic assisting the doctors and doing lots of cleaning and feeding of the patients.
She attended Washington State University and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1992. After 2 1/2 good years working in Richland WA, she struck out on her on doing relief and emergency work before founding Beaver Lake Animal Hospital in a suburb of Seattle in 1997. After enjoying 20 years as owner/operator of the hospital in Issaquah, she was ready to find a home with warmer weather and sunnier days. Dr. Bennett joined Englewood Animal Health Center in February of 2017 as a full-time veterinarian.
Dr Bennett’s primary goal is to help people understand their pet’s needs and conditions and to find the best solution for each specific situation. Listening is very important, particularly when guided by an experienced clinician. She feels that it is important to look at a patient’s whole health to make the best recommendations. Dr. Bennett loves complex cases including second or even third opinion cases.
Dr. Bennett also enjoys surgery, particularly most soft tissue surgeries and offers some orthopedic service. There is a special interest in anesthesia and in pain management.
You are welcome to come in for a consultation with Dr. Bennett. Feel free to write down a summary of your pet’s past and present health concerns and write down your questions so we won’t miss any.
The Golden Retriever, Action, is Dr. B’s love and both are looking forward to many good years in the Englewood area.
Tom Carlos, DVM
Thomas Carlos, DVM MS, otherwise known as “Dr. Tom” graduated from the University of the Philippines in 1985, then obtained his Masters Degree in Surgery and Medicine from Auburn University. Dr. Carlos did an internship at the American Animal Hospital in Chicago.
In 1990, he opened his first veterinary practice in the Florida panhandle and has since opened and maintained several veterinary hospitals throughout the state. He is Doggie Dad to Darla and Zoe.
Stacy Boll – Hospital Manager, CVT
My name is Stacy. I am the Hospital Manager and CVT (certified veterinary technician) here at Englewood Animal Health Center. I started here September of 2016, but have been in the veterinary profession for over 15 years. I graduated from St. Petersburg College with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology. Working with animals was a childhood dream of mine and I love what I do! I also am happily married with 3 children; 2 boys and 1 girl! My furry family includes 3 cats, 2 dogs, 5 chickens, and 1 not-so furry leopard gecko.
Dana – Receptionist
I was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. I relocated to Southwest Florida in 2011. My two passions are travel and animals. After working in the travel industry for many years I decided to make a career change in 2004. The veterinary industry was the natural choice. I joined the team at Englewood Animal Health Center in December 2011. My favorite part of my job is the interaction with the patients and educating their owners. I am mom to 2 lab mixes, Sasha and Sadie.
Hannah – Receptionist
Originally from Massachusetts I moved to Florida when I was 14. I attended Lemon Bay High School and graduated in 2012. I have always been a pet owner owning, Labrador retrievers, Dachshunds, Beagles even some Rabbits over the years and currently owning a Miniature Australian Shepherd. I worked in a pet salon and retail store for a year, and because of my love for and experience with animals I started working at Englewood Animal Health Center in September of 2015. Where I look forward to advancing my knowledge and career in the animal care field.
Rene – Veterinary Technician
My name is Rene, I graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program in St. Petersburg, FL. I have over 16 years experience in the field of Veterinary Medicine. I have been a Vet. Tech with Englewood Animal Health Center since February 2014. I especially like educating clients the best preventive care available for their pets. I feel proud to provide compassionate and quality care to our patients. I enjoy camping and boating with my family. I have a 6 year old black Labrador, and three domestic shorthaired cats.
Stephenie – Veterinary Technician
I enjoy my work and caring for all animals. Opportunities to learn new things and pass the knowledge to clients / pet owners for the welfare and care of their furry family members always feels good. I am a parent to a 11 year old lab and a 22 year old Calico kitty named Piggy. I have been with Englewood Animal Health Center since March 2015.
Megan – Receptionist
I started here at Englewood Animal Health Center in September of 2016! I was born and raised in Englewood, FL. Since I was young, I have always loved animals and I have had at least one of many different species over the years. I have also fostered many pets over the years. Currently, I live with my 4 year old son and a 4 year old rescued dog named Boogie!
Jessica B – Groomer and Veterinary Assistant
I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. I have been in the pet industry since I was a teenager. I began my pet career working in an animal shelter. I started working at a pet salon as a bather and from there I decided I wanted to go to grooming school. I went to the Rochester Institute of Dog Grooming and graduated to be a certified groomer in July 2007. After graduating, I moved to Florida and worked for 2 years at Petco as a groomer. I started here at Englewood Animal Health Center September 2016 as a kennel assistant and a groomer!
Jessika T – Veterinary Assistant
Hi, I’m Jessika. I started at Englewood Animal Health Center Nov 2016. I was born and raised in Florida. Ever since I can remember I have always been passionate about animals! I also love to travel. I have a very spoiled 3 year old Chi-weenie named Luna.c
Jordan – Veterinary Assistant
Hello my name is Jordan. I am a Charlotte County Florida native born and raised. I grew up around animals such as hunting dogs, cats, horses, cows, chickens, ducks, and hogs. I’ve always loved animals and I’ve owned everything from a golden retriever to a bearded dragon. Since high school I have volunteered at animal shelters, an animal hospital, and a wildlife reserve. I started at Englewood Animal Health Center in March of 2017. My hope is to be able to learn as much as I can from the doctors and techs to expand my knowledge of animal health and care. My goals for the future are to open my own kennel and start a Siberian husky rescue. I currently own a one year old Siberian husky named Sonya!
Ginny – Veterinary Technician
Ginny has been a licensed veterinary technician in Michigan since 1977. She started her work with animals as a high schooler in the co-op program and never looked back. Her love of animals has never wavered. She worked many years in two small animal medicine clinic. Both were also emergency clinics. She started working with Englewood Animal Health Center in February of 2017. She also has extensive horse experience as she was an Arabian horse breeder for many years. She shares her home with her husband of 33 years and her 21 year old son who is her pride and joy. She is also a mom to 2 dogs, Dora and Little Little, 1 gecko, and 3 amazon parrots. Moving to Florida has fulfilled her lifelong dream of living in warm climate after living her whole life in Michigan.
Sarah – Veterinary Technician
Sarah graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program in 2012 at Baker College in Jackson, Michigan. She worked in veterinary clinics in the Lansing, Michigan area until we decided to move to Florida in September of 2016. She started working with Englewood Animal Health Center in March of 2017. She has always loved everything about animals and after spending years working office jobs I decided to go back to school to get my vet tech degree and have loved it ever since. She has a 12 year old hound mix named Sebastian and a 2 year old kitty named Tyrod.