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Heather- Office Manager

Heather Puza was born in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She started her career in the Veterinary field after moving to Tennessee in 2005. She moved back to Florida in 2010 with a passion for what she does so she has continued to work in the field ever since. Heather graduated with her Bachelor degree in Business Administration in December 2016. Heather takes every opportunity she can to enjoy living life to the fullest with her family and friends. Heather is currently the mom of 1 dogs and 2 cats. We have been thrilled to have Heather as a part of our team since March of 2016.


Lisa was born and raised in sunny Vero Beach. She grew up riding and showing horses all over the country starting at the young age of 6.  She is also a MMA fighter (Mixed Martial Arts). Animals have always been a huge part of her life & her passion, she has been a veterinary technician since 2013 & is currently pursuing her dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian by furthering her education, and she is also pursuing her dreams of becoming a Professional MMA fighter. In her free time she loves spending time with her daughter, going to the gym to train MMA and hanging out with her friends. We have been happy to have Lisa as a team member since August 2015.



Upon graduating from UCF in Orlando with a B.S. in Business, Jill began working at East Orlando Animal Hospital where she took her own pets. It was there her passion for animal health began. She pursued another degree at SPJC and received her CVT degree. Jill began working with Dr. Kattis Stengard in 2006 doing house calls and has been a great asset to Vero Beach Veterinary Hospital ever since.



  Sarah- Technician

Sarah has been a veterinary technician for over 15 years. She started her career in New England working with both large and small animals. She also worked at Tufts University where she discovered her passion for emergency medicine. Shortly after relocating to Florida, Sarah joined our team and has enjoyed learning about acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. Sarah has been a valued technician with us since December of 2017. 


Tiffany- Technician 

Tiffany Besancon has been an important team member since June of 2017, but she has been a veterinary technician for 20 years. She really loves taking care of 4-legged family members. Her main interests are surgery and radiology. She enjoys finding the root of their problems and seeing them recover well. On a personal note, she has 2 sons and 2 year old German Short Hair named Cedar who enjoys the outdoors as much as the whole family does. They enjoy camping, four-wheeling, and air-boating. 


  Misty- Technician

We have been pleased to have Misty as a part of our team since March of 2018. Misty has been a veterinary technician for 15 years and could not see herself in any other career as she loves every aspect of working with animals. Misty enjoys spending her free time with her two teenage children and their two dogs. 


 Sonia - Technician

Sonia has been working as a veterinary technician for the last 10 years and been a great addition to our team since June 2018. She enjoys working with a wide array of animals. Areas of special interests include dental prophylaxis and surgery. Outside of work she is a full- time mother to her daughter, in which they both share the same love of all animals, big or small!