Dr. Dawn Dateno, VMD with dogDr. Dawn Dateno, our Chief of Staff, is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to her career in veterinary medicine, she was an officer in the US Navy. She is currently a retired CDR from the US Navy reserves, with 12 years active duty and nine years in the reserves. She and her family relocated to the Tampa area from Raleigh, North Carolina, approximately five years ago. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, dermatology, and surgery, including dentistry.

Dr. Dateno lives in the area and enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends, going to the beach, travelling, cycling, and most outdoor activities. She currently shares her home with two dogs, two cats, and recently adopted a special needs kitty from Suncoast Animal League called, Stevie.