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One of the most important elements in determining the quality of our practice is the experience and compassion of the people who make up our practice. Animal Health Center treats your pet like one of our family members. Each staff member enhances your visit through compassion and caring treatment of your loved one. We appreciate and are honored to be able to care for your pets.

Dr. Kea Apilado Fisher - Veterinarian

Kea is the founding Veterinarian of the Animal Health Center. She graduated from The Ohio State University Veterinary School in 1986. She has worked in Florida since graduating, the last ten years at the Animal Health Center. Since an early age she always had a love for animals and worked in animal shelters and veterinary clinics before entering veterinary school. Kea has had many interests and hobbies from marathons to tennis. Her love and caring for animals has been her lifelong foundation, which led her to become a veterinarian. She cares for all animals as if they were a member of her own family. Kea is married and has 2 Daughters and a beautiful Whippet named Katie.

Dr. Erick Funcke - Veterinarian

Erick started his career by attending veterinary school in Peru. He came to the United States and became a US citizen. He enjoys all areas of small animal medicine and has been a member of our staff for 6 years. He has a special bond with animals, and a very calming personality. He has bred and raised dogs since a early age. Erick competed in equestrian events and raises racing  pigeons. He shares his love of animals with his wife and two boys.


Gregg - Practice Manager

Gregg brings 30 years experince in the medical and veterinary field to our practice. He enjoys spending time with his family and their Golden Doodle "Scooby Doodle". 

Ashley B. - Technician

Ashley joined our family in 2008 as a Technician/Receptionist and has become a key part of our practice. Ashley splits her time with us, her husband, two children and two pets. Ashley will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you have. Ashley is currently enrolled in the Certified Veterinary Technician program at St. Pete State College.

Hope H. - Veterinary Assistant 

Hope is currently attending Indian River State College  and works closely with our doctors to provide the very best care to our patients. She has a soothing approach to patient care and a unique understanding of the bond between clients and their pets.

Kerri  - Veterinary Assistant 

Kerri has wanted to be involved in veterinary medicine as long as she can remember. Her love for animals is the first thing you notice when you enter the exam room with her. She worked with the Humane Society prior to coming into our practice. She excels at patient care and making sure you get the very best experience when visiting our hospital. 

Melanie - Receptionist 

Melanie has a unique way of juggling the ten things you have to do at the same time to be a great receptionist. She accomplishes them with a caring compassion that you cant teach. Melanie is currently completing her studies at Indian River State College.

Ashley P. - Receptionist

Ashley has been with us since 2015 she is always ready to lend a hand wherever needed and will be happy to help you. Ashley has two children  and two pets plus a husband at home to keep her busy all the time.

Rebecca - Office Coordinator / Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

Rebecca wears many hats throughout the practice and is always helping our patients get the very best care. She has a bouncing toddler boy and three dogs at home to keep her running non-stop all day.

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