Our animal hospital team in Alachua

Our Team

When your pet needs care, we’re here to help. Countryside Animal Hospital is staffed by a team of nurturing professionals, committed to the health and wellness of animals in Alachua. We are dedicated providers of wellness care, preventative medicine, internal medicine, and more.

Kelley, Hospital Manager at Alachua Animal Hospital

Kelley Greene
Hospital Manager

Kelley joined the Countryside team in 2014 after moving to the Gainesville area from the east coast of Florida where she had lived since 1986. Kelley has been in veterinary medicine for over 30 years and rarely misses an opportunity for growth or continuing education as it relates to the field. When she is not at work, her hobbies include vertical caving, biking, hiking, scuba diving, surfing, equestrian pursuits, kayaking, and enjoying our beautiful local springs. She and her husband’s pets include numerous hermit crabs, 5 cats, 2 dogs, 3 horses, a donkey, and a mule.

Client Service Representatives

Karen

Karen at Countryside Animal Hospital

Karen has worked at Countryside Animal Hospital in reception since May of 2013. She has lived in Gainesville since 1981. Karen has two Miniature Schnauzers and a lab mix. She enjoys spending time with her family and pursuing outdoor activities.

Sue

Sue on a horse in AlachuaSue has been at Countryside for nine years. She moved to Florida from Pennsylvania 12 years ago with her husband, Chris. Sue has two St. Bernards - Bert and Marley - and 4 snakes. She enjoys horseback riding, scuba diving, and being outdoors.

Tiffany

Tiffany at Countryside Animal Hospital

Tiffany moved to Florida from South Carolina in 1994 to continue her education and ended up staying. When she joined the Countryside team in 2013, she brought with her over 15 years of experience working in clinics and boarding facilities. She considers herself lucky to have two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and a Yellow Crowned Amazon Parrot. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and photography.

Veterinary Technicians

Briana

Briana at Alachua Animal HospitalBriana moved from Pensacola, Florida to Gainesville in 2012 to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at the University of Florida. After graduating, she began working full time at Countryside Animal and has enjoyed working here ever since. Her special interests include educating pet parents, feline medicine, and geriatric care. Briana and her husband are owned by 3 cats: Silver, Oliver, and Felix. She enjoys couponing, bargain hunting, and leash-walking her cats at Gainesville's parks and trails.

Eva

Eva at Countryside Animal Hospital

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Veterinary Assistants

Denise

Denise at Countryside Animal Hospital

Denise is a Florida native born in central Florida. She began her career in veterinary medicine in 1987 as a kennel manager for her first two years. She continued moving through the ranks of veterinary medicine for the next 17 years before taking a break to work at a Christian Youth conference camp for ten years. After moving to this area, she joined the Countryside team in 2015. She has two kitty boys - "Mr. Man" and "Bogart" - and a Tennessee Walking Horse/Spotted Saddle cross mare named "CoCo" (or sometimes "CoCo-NUT").

Matt

Matt at Countryside Animal Hospital

Matt is originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, but grew up in Texas until 7th grade. He is slowly but surely finishing his undergrad to apply to vet school. He has loved animals ever since he was a kid and loves helping them. He and his fiance share their home with 2 cats, 2 dogs, and a Leopard Gecko in Gainesville. His hobbies include any outdoor activities and sports and also working on cars when he can. His favorite animal is a wolf and his favorite quote is one from Bruce Lee; "Don't pray for an easy life, pray for strength to endure a hard one."

Melissa

Melissa at Alachua Animal HospitalMelissa has been at Countryside Animal Hospital since November of 2015. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2014 and will be applying to vet school this cycle. She is originally from Okeechobee where she grew up hunting and bass fishing. Since moving to Gainesville, Melissa has fostered several litters of kittens and puppies. She also has a love of exotic pets and owns several. She enjoys working with owners and their pets every day.

Veterinary Students

Kaitlin

Kaitlin at Countryside Animal Hospital

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Ross

Ross at Countryside Animal Hospital

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Animal Care Specialists

Savannah

Savannah at Alachua Animal HospitalSavannah started out at Countryside Animal Hospital in June of 2015. Although, she had volunteer opportunities with animals in the past, this is her first job with animals. She takes great pride in her work and truly looks forward to getting to know our clients and their fur babies. She grew up in Pennsylvania but decided to move to Florida in 2011 in order to create a more positive and brighter future for herself. Savannah lives in Alachua with her fiancé Sean, and their cat, “Harry”. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, visiting family and friends, watching movies (especially Harry Potter and Disney!), reading, and enjoying nature.