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”
Ivia Alfonso, DVM
Dr. Ivia Caridad Alfonso graduated in 2006 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny from The Agrarian University of Havana, Cuba. After graduation she worked locally with dogs and cats as a veterinarian. She came to the USA in 2011 and worked as a vet technician in Miami. Later she moved to Cape Coral with her husband and got her license as a DVM in 2015. Since then she has been working as a veterinarian in the Cape Coral area where she currently resides. We welcomed Dr. Alfonso to our team in November 2017. Dr. Alfonso is bilingual. She loves cats and her personal interests are reading and music.
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.
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.
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
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.
Kristin – Veterinary Assistant
My name is Kristin. I am a veterinary assistant here at Englewood Animal Health Center, and started here in July of 2017. Growing up on a farm in Pennsylvania I have always had a passion for animals, and have been active in the pet industry since a very young age. After graduating from Millersville University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Biology I moved to Florida with my boyfriend and our animal family. Our family currently includes two dogs, two cats, a ball python, a bearded dragon, a pair of tree frogs, and various species of freshwater fish. In my spare time I enjoy fishing, gardening, and painting.
Jen – Receptionist
My name is Jen. I recently moved to this area from Ohio and I am enjoying living the Florida life. I started here at Englewood Animal Health Center in July 2017, although I have been in the animal field since 2009. My hobbies include spending time at the beach as well as hanging out with my dog Peach (she is a Mini Walrus which is a sharpei/basset mix) and my cat, Sadie.