Animal Hospital of Dunedin

Meet Our Team

Our experienced veterinary team has long been trusted by pet owners in Dunedin, FL, and we are confident we have state-of-the-art tools and resources to help keep your pet feeling their best.

Michael D. Bartholomew

DVM, MSTCVM, Senior Partner and Medical Director

Dr. Michael D. Bartholomew is the Medical Director and Senior Partner at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin. In 1996, he received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biology at Mount Saint Mary's College located in the beautiful Catoctin Mountains of Emmitsburg, MD. Shortly after, he traveled west to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1998 followed by a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. In addition, Dr. Bartholomew went on to receive his Master's Degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine from the Chi University in 2016. He was a member of the faculty at the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine from 2008 until recently when he retired from that position to focus more on his duties at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin. Dr. Bartholomew is proud to call Florida home with his wife, 3 children and 2 loveable canines, Dakota and Sadie. In his spare time, Dr. Bartholomew loves working on classic cars and attending local car cruises. You may have seen his 1959 DeSoto parked in front of the hospital and yes, he is crazy enough to call that car his every day driver (nope, there's no air conditioning). He is also an avid history buff and enjoys researching US History and his family history as well.

Christen Woodley

DVM & Junior Partner

Originally from Auburn, AL, Dr. Christen Woodley always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian and practice high-quality medicine, just like her grandfather. Following her dreams, she received her Bachelor's of Zoology degree at Auburn University College in 2002, and then went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Woodley graduated Summa Cum Laude for both degrees. Her favorite part of working in the veterinary field is the relationships she hasformed overtime with pets and their owners.

Dr. Woodley currently lives in the Tampa/Dunedin area with her dog, Connor, and cat, Figgy. In her spare time, she enjoys attending concerts, meeting friends for dinner, and also dedicates time to learning different instruments such as piano, guitar, and clarinet.

Jacqui Olson

DVM, CCRT, MSTCVM, Assistant Medical Director & Junior Partner

Dr. Jacqui Olson is a veterinarian at Animal Hospital of Dunedin. Dr. Olson earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida in 2011, graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 2015, and finished her Masters in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine from Chi University in 2021.

Dr. Olson is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Veterinary Tui-Na and Canine Rehabilitation Therapy. Her areas of professional interest include Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, rehabilitation, and geriatric medicine.

Inspired to work in the veterinary field by her sister-in-law who is also a veterinarian, she thinks the best part of working in the field is getting to be a part of a pet's extended family and watch them grow throughout the years.

Originally from Indian Rocks Beach, she grew up in Belleair Beach and currently resides in Clearwater with her husband, Nick, son, Caleb, and daughter, Audrey. Dr. Olson also cares for her two dogs, two cats, and a horse. A fun fact about Dr. Olson is that veterinary medicine runs in her family, as she is one of four veterinarians in her immediate family!

Elizabeth Fazio

Associate DVM

Dr. Elizabeth Fazio is the newest Associate Veterinarian with the Animal Hospital of Dunedin. Dr. Fazio attended Virginia Tech where she graduated in 2016 with her Bachelor of Science in Dairy Science and Horticulture. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Public Health from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. Her areas of professional interest include acupuncture and alternative therapies for animals.

Dr. Fazio officially began her veterinary career in 2018. She always knew she had a connection with animals and wanted to work with them day to day, and when she dove into her first job in veterinary medicine, she knew she had made the right decision. Dr. Fazio has gone on to become fear Free Certified as well as Chi University Acupuncture Certified in small animals. Her favorite thing about working in the veterinary field is getting to be a part of her patient's journey to healing, and seeing the positive results she had a hand in.

Originally from a small coastal town in Southern Maryland, Dr. Fazio has just recently settled in Clearwater, Florida just minutes from the beach! She made this move with her two pups; 12-year-old whippet mix, Jenna, and 4-year-old greyhound, Mimosa. Dr. Fazio enjoys wineries, the beach, museums, hiking, and traveling in her free time, exploring any new locations she can to become more culturally aware. She has visited Japan, Spain, Germany, and Costa Rica, and hopes to travel to Canada and Australia next!

Sandra Irurueta


Dr. Sandra Irurueta is an Associate Veterinarian at The Animal Hospital of Dunedin. Dr. Sandra received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. She has a passion for preventative care.

Dr. Sandra has been in the veterinary field since she completed a work study program through her highschool at 17 years old. She was hired at that same clinic prior to the end of the program and continued to learn and grow as part of their team for the next 8 years. She started as kennel help and worked her way up to Lead Veterinary Assistant before she attended veterinary school. Her passion and love of animals has always been a part of her calling and she loves helping owners take care of their pets to watch them thrive.

Dr. Sandra grew up in South Florida and moved to the area after veterinary school to be near family. She shares her household with her husband and toddler and their two guinea pigs, Louie and Huey. When she is not working, she enjoys baking, spending time with her daughter, and watching movies with her husband.

Wade Matthews


Animal Hospital of Dunedin is lucky to have Dr. Wade Matthews’ highly-trained expertise. With over 25 years experience, Dr. Matthews’ favorite part of working in the veterinary field is the rewarding feeling after finding solutions for patients who cannot speak. Growing up, his passion of raising bird dogs and hunting inspired him to become a veterinarian. Dr. Matthews completed his undergraduate degree at University of Florida in 1979, and went on to earn his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from University of Florida Animal Science in 1984. 
Dr. Matthews was born in in Jacksonville, FL and currently resides in Palm Harbor, FL with his wife and four children. He currently doesn’t have any pets but has a soft spot for Yorkies and spends his free time playing guitar and listening to his favorite band, Alice Cooper. When he’s not at the animal hospital, you can find Dr. Matthews volunteering his free time at a non-abortive pregnancy center, mentoring and teaching parenting classes.

Gregory Todd


With over 30 years experience, Animal Hospital of Dunedin is proud to have Dr. Gregory Todd as a Veterinarian. He earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in 1983, and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida in 1988. Dr. Todd’s additional credentials include a CVA at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. His areas of professional interest include Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Nutrition, Internal Medicine, and Dentistry.

Growing up, Dr. Todd’s family moved every year. In each town he lived, he noticed there was a veterinarian that the community liked and trusted. After seeing the bond with veterinarians and their patients, Dr. Todd was inspired to become a part of the community to help and care for animals.

Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Todd moved to Florida and currently resides there with his wife, Laura, and two children, Becky and Ben. In his spare time, he volunteers as President of the American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and the Scholarship Committee Chairman for the World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. In addition to volunteering, he is an assistant professor at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.

Patrick Hafner


Dr. Patrick Hafner is an exceptional veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin. He graduated from Michigan State University with Cum Laude honors in Zoology in 1975, and went on to earn his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Sigma Cum Laude, at Michigan State Univeristy in 1978.

Dr. Hafner’s impressive educational background and 30+ years experience make him one of the area’s best and most trusted veterinarians. He enjoys practicing dentistry on his patients and looks forward to providing a positive experience for both pet and owner.

Dr. Hafner is originally from Michigan and currently lives in Oldsmar, FL with his spouse and two children. In his spare time he enjoys being active with running and swimming, and loves to fly airplanes.

May-Li Cuypers

DVM, DACVIM, Visiting Specialist

Dr. Cuypers received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 1992. After two years in general practice, she completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and has been in private referral practice since 1997.

Her mobile service brings the state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and the specialist to our practice, making it more convenient for our clients and patients. Dr. Cuypers will discuss treatment options directly with you and your doctor thereby reducing the need for later diagnostic testing off site. On-site diagnostics also facilitates the ability to initiate a faster therapeutic plan.

Cheryl Caputo


Dr. Cheryl Caputo graduated from the Ohio State University in 1978 and did further study there in Outpatient Care and Internal Medicine. She and her husband moved to Daleville, Virginia where they built and operated a veterinary clinic for 26 years. Although the practice began as a conventional veterinary practice, Dr. Caputo developed the alternative side, and their practice became the first to offer alternative veterinary medicine in the Roanoke Valley area.

After moving to Florida in 2008, Dr. Caputo set up a house-call practice in the Clearwater area offering alternative therapy for pets in the comfort of their homes. She works closely with Animal Hospital of Dunedin, so her patients have access to all the services they need - including x-rays, ultrasound, diagnostic testing, dental care, surgery, or hospitalization if needed.

She is an active member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) and the AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association). She regularly participates in continuing education in both conventional medicine and alternative veterinary medicine. She is certified in Acupuncture from the Chi Institute and is certified in Ozone Therapy as well. She has had training in nutrition, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, and kinesiology.

Dr. Caputo has three grown sons. She shares her home with two cats that needed homes. In her spare time, she enjoys working out at the gym, ballroom dancing, tai chi, and bicycling. She is active in her church and she volunteers to help run a non-profit organization that helps rehabilitate inmates.


Practice Manager

From a young age, Bayleigh always wanted to work with animals. In the veterinary field since 2018, Bayleigh says the best part about her job is the bond you create with the clients and their pets. She also finds it great seeing pets who have been hospitalized leave happy and healthy.

Bayleigh, a Pinellas County native, lives with her three crazy huskies/husky mix Marvel, Sabrina, and Storm. She also has a potbelly pig named Lilly. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach and walking her dogs on the trails.

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Conveniently located off of Main Street on the corner of Pinehurst Road and San Christopher Dr.

Phone: 727-733-9351

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