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!
Dr. Emma is the newest Associate Veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Dunedin! Dr. Emma received her Bachelor of Science in 2016 from the University of Central Florida and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2020. Dr. Emma began working in the field as a veterinary assistant in 2008 and became a veterinarian in September of 2020. Her areas of professional interest include preventative medicine, soft-tissue surgery, alternative medicine, and dermatology. From an early age, Dr. Emma knew she wanted to become a veterinarian because her family constantly took in abandoned or sick animals, which turned their home into a mini zoo. Dr. Emma's favorite part about working in the veterinary field is building lasting relationships with pets and their owners. Dr. Emma is from Largo, FL and she has two adopted coconut retrievers named Dobby and Potato, an island cat named Monty, and two American cats named Loki and Luna. In her free time, Dr. Emma enjoys running, obstacle course races, spending time with her pets, and watching hockey.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Restrepo is originally from New Jersey and moved to Easton, Pa, where she graduated from Easton Area High School. She attended Moravian College where she obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Restrepo began working in the veterinary field right out of high school as a receptionist, then worked her way up as a veterinary assistant. She always knew that veterinary medicine was her passion when, as a young girl, she visited her grandmother in Colombia and saw all the helpless street dogs and cats. Her goal is to be able to provide veterinary services to pets in underdeveloped countries. Dr. Restrepo is fluent in both English and Spanish. Dr. Restrepo lives with her husband, island "Coconut Retriever" dog, Leila and "Mixed Breed Dog," Kahlua. In her off time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending quality time with her family.
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!
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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