Animal Health Care Clinic's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Heather Fripp — Hospital Manager
Heather has worked with many species of animals from dolphins and whales, to dogs and cats for over 17 years. After moving from San Diego to Clearwater, she began working at Animal Health Care Clinic as a receptionist, and later became a technician; now she is the Hospital Manager.
Heather is a proud mother of two children and 3 furry children. She has dedicated her career to make Animal Health Care Clinic the best place for you and your animals.
Amanda Jackson, CVT — Lead Surgical Technician
Amanda is Lead Surgical Technician at Animal Health Care Clinic. She has been a certified veterinary technician for many, many years and more to come. Amanda lives life with her husband, her 3-year-old daughter, and their four-legged friends. If you bring in your pets for any type of surgery, you will see Amanda, who is always here to help!
Victoria Jackson, CVT — Veterinary Technician
Victoria has been a veterinary technician for 5 years and has been certified for almost a year. She has two dogs, Matilda and Astro, and a cat named Bentley. When not working, Victoria enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, and watching football.
Nicole Fick — Veterinary Technician
Nicole has worked at Animal Health Care Clinic for about two years. She started out as a receptionist and worked her way up to veterinary technician. Nicole has a Labrador Retriever named Dean, a Chiweenie named Delilah, and two cats, Seven and Sebastian. Along with her furry friends, she has a bearded dragon name Puff-Daddy!
Leanne Ballering — Veterinary Technician
Leanne is originally from Wisconsin, but moved to Florida in 2010 to attend the University of Tampa and pursue a dream working with a large range of animals. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2012.
Leanne has a Lab-Hound mix puppy named Clay that she adopted from Suncoast Animal League. Her favorite aspect of working at Animal Health Care Clinic is providing affordable surgeries to better service animals in need.
Rachel Dormois — Receptionist
Born and raised in Florida, Rachel has loved animals and working with them for as long as she can remember. She is due to enter the veterinary technology program at St. Petersburg College in the fall of 2017 and couldn't be more excited.
At home, Rachel has a small menagerie of animals that include her "big boy" Dalmatian, Charlie, her rescued black bob-tail cat, Lucille, and her beautiful ball python snake, Matilda. Between her pets and school, Rachel is very busy, but her passion for animals and medicine is thriving. She looks forward to meeting you and your precious pets soon!
Amber Beaugrand — Receptionist
Amber has been at Animal Health Care Clinic since November 2017. She grew up in Connecticut and lived in Florida for a bit after high school before moving to Oregon for several years. Her, her husband, and their Maine Coon mix kitty, Lemon, recently moved back to the Sunshine State.
Amber has been in the veterinary field for almost a decade and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. In her spare time, she enjoys going out to eat, traveling, and hanging out at her husband’s grandparents beach house in Manasota Key.