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Dr. Shelley Jensen Veterinarian and Clinic Owner

Dr. Jensen is a 1995 graduate of Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and moved to Florida upon graduation. In 2002, after working for 7 years in Tarpon Springs, she opened Hyde Park Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Jensen has a special interest in canine behavior and training, nutrition, and animal welfare. Dr. Jensen is a trip leader for World Vets, an NGO that provides spay/neuter services and veterinary aid in developing countries. Dr. Jensen lives around the corner from the clinic with her husband, Chris. They have 3 dogs, Antonella, Shorty and Suki. Dr. Jensen also has an African grey parrot that she has had for 25 years, as well as 2 parakeets, 3 large tortoises and a koi pond. In her spare time, Dr. Jensen enjoys scuba diving, paddle-boarding, and adventure travel.

 

Dr. Melissa Mueller

Dr. Melissa Mueller

Veterinarian

Dr. Mueller is a 1999 graduate of Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and practiced for 7 years near Washington D.C before joining Hyde Park Veterinary Clinic in 2006. Dr. Mueller has a special interest in integrative medicine and is a Certified Veterinary Herbalist. Dr. Mueller lives in St. Pete with her husband, Jayme and her dog Luna. Luna was a street dog in the Dominican Republic until Dr. Mueller rescued her in 2013. She also adopted an adorable Scottish Fold Kitten named Haggis this year. In her spare time, Dr. Mueller enjoys traveling, scuba diving, cycling, kayaking, art, and gardening.

Dr. Chrysa Dunser

Dr. Chrysa Dunser

Veterinarian

Dr. Dunser is a 1999 graduate of Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine and has practiced in Florida since then. She is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist and believes in treating the patient, not just the disease. Dr. Dunser has been providing her services part time to HPVC since 2003, and officially joined our team as our third veterinarian in 2012. Dr. Dunser shares her home on Davis Island with her husband, two children, their dogs Rosie and Blue, and their cat Cin Cin. In her free time, Dr. Dunser enjoys snorkeling, yoga, and other outdoor adventures.

Dr. Jillian Arambula

Dr. Jillian Arambula

Veterinarian

Dr. Jillian Arambula is a 2015 graduate of the veterinary school at Michigan State University. Jillian was born and raised in Detroit, MI but relocated to Florida with her husband and Mini Aussie, Bitty; finally realizing her dream of living near the beach and sun. Dr. Arambula feels fortunate to be able to care for the human-animal bond and loves helping people through helping their pets. She has a special interest in dentistry, as well as general surgery and the therapeutic impact of pets on their humans. In addition to clinical practice, Jillian is passionate about family, sports, exercise, cinema, food, and simply enjoying life.

Dr. Natalie Queirolo

Dr. Natalie Queirolo

Veterinarian

Dr. Natalie Queirolo is a recent graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in South Tampa and is very excited to bring her compassionate care back to her hometown. Her professional interest include dentistry, dermatology, and general surgery. When she is not at work, Dr. Queirolo loves traveling, attending concerts and Tampa Bay sporting events, and spending time on the water. She currently lives on Harbour Island with her rescue dog, Scout.

Preston

Preston

Certified Veterinary Practice Manager

Preston is a long time resident of Florida and graduated from the Veterinary Technology Program at St. Petersburg College in 2004. She worked for many years as a Certified Veterinary Technician before joining HPVC in December 2013. In December of 2017 Preston earned her Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology and Practice Management from St. Petersburg College and shortly thereafter earned her certification as a Veterinary Practice Manager. When she isn’t busy managing our team, she enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She shares her home in Tampa with her dog, Dottie, and her cat, Stephen Colbert.

Keleigh

Keleigh

Medical Scribe

Keleigh joined HPVC in 2008, after working in the veterinary field since 1991 including positions in zoos, private practices and emergency clinics. She currently holds the position of medical scribe. Keleigh shares her home with her adorable daughter, Kyndall, and her cat, Kampr.

Amanda

Amanda

Veterinary Technician

After moving to Tampa from Wisconsin in 2004, Amanda completed a degree in Veterinary Technology from St. Petersburg College. She worked as a technician for a number of years before joining our team in August 2012. Amanda is our head surgery and dental technician and is certified in Low Stress Handling. She shares her home with a beautiful cat, Pixie.

Jason

Jason

Veterinary Technician

Jason moved to Tampa from Ireland when he was 8 years old and has been working in the veterinary field for 15 years. Jason joined the HPVC team in 2015 and has excelled in client education as a lead exam room technician. He shares his home with his dog, Rhett, and a mischievous cat, Rupert.

Gina

Gina

Certified Veterinary Technician

Gina earned her degree from USF in 2015 and became certified in Veterinary Technology from St. Petersburg College shortly after. She joined our team in September 2016 and is currently one of our skilled surgery and dental technicians. She lives with a comical and adorable menagerie of dogs and cats.

Marina

Marina

Veterinary Technician

Marina was born in New York and moved with her family to Tampa several years ago. She is currently attending St. Petersburg College and pursuing her veterinary technician certification. Marina works in all areas of the hospital including surgery, dentistry, exam rooms and front desk. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, friends and family. She shares her home with her dog Luna and 2 turtles.

Anya

Anya

Certified Veterinary Technician

Anya was born in Russia and moved to America as a young child. She studied at USF and graduated from Hillsborough Community College earning her certification in Veterinary Technology in August 2017. Anya joined the HPVC team in 2017 and one of our lead exam room technicians. She lives in Tampa with her dog and 3 cats.

Vana

Vana

Veterinary Technician

Vana was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Tampa in 2018. She earned a veterinary assistant certification and has extensive experience working in the veterinary field. She joined Hyde Park Veterinary Clinic in 2019 and works as an exam room technician. Vana lives in the Hyde Park neighborhood with her husband and her French Bulldog named Bane.

Josie

Josie

Veterinary Technician

Originally from Jacksonville, Josie graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Animal Biology and plans to attend veterinary school in the near future. Her dream is to become a small and exotic animal veterinarian. Josie has been an exam room technician at HPVC since January 2019. In her free time, Josie enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time outdoors.

Rachel

Rachel

Veterinary Technician

Rachel graduated from FSU in 2018 with a degree in biology and is currently enrolled in the veterinary technician program at SPC. She worked as a marine biologist at the Clearwater Aquarium and the USF College of Marine Science before joining the HPVC team in 2020. Rachel lives in St. Petersburg with her family, her cat named Penny and her bearded dragon named Bunji.

Maria

Maria

Veterinary Technician

Maria was born in Thailand and raised in Venezuela. She lived in many other parts of the world before her family settled in the United States 8 years ago. Maria moved to the Tampa Bay area to attend the University of Tampa. She grew up around a variety of pets and that has inspired her to pursue a career as a veterinarian. Maria joined the HPVC family in 2019 and has an adorable cat named Bella.

Tessa

Tessa

Receptionist

Tessa is originally from Michigan and moved to Tampa Bay in 2008. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2004 and joined HPVC in 2015. Tessa’s invaluable experience on the front lines of veterinary medicine allows our doctors to successfully accommodate as many of our patients as possible each day. Tessa lives in St. Pete with her husband and 2 cuddly cats, Bella and Daysie.

David

David

Receptionist

David was born in Miami has worked in the veterinary field for more than 15 years. He joined our team in 2017 and he provides awesome client care each and every day at the front desk. He shares his home with 3 fabulous cats.

Kyla

Kyla

Receptionist

Kyla lived in Miami Beach before she moved to Tampa in 2016. She graduated from HCC and is currently attending USF to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Communication. Kyla has worked in the veterinary field for 4 years including veterinary emergency before she joined our team in the summer of 2020. Kyla is a self-proclaimed Disney and Tampa Bay Rays fanatic and enjoys the outdoors. She shares her home with her fiancé and their dog Cooper.

Kristina

Kristina

Receptionist

Kristina is originally from Louisville and lived in Charleston, SC before moving to Tampa in 2015. Kristina has worked in the veterinary medicine field as a technician, a manager, and client services for specialty and emergency practices but is happy to be back in a primary care setting. Kristina joined the HPVC team in 2020. She shares her home with her husband, 3 boys, and her dog Phineas.

Briana

Briana

Receptionist

Briana was born and raised in St. Petersburg. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from high school recently and earned her certification as an EKG technician. Briana is looking forward to earning a psychology degree from USF and working with kids someday. Briana joined our team in 2020. She is an avid dog lover and shares her home with her family and 3 dogs.

Jaime

Jaime

Receptionist

Jaime is originally from Boston and moved to Tampa in 2014. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UMass and worked in Higher Education before transitioning to the field of animal care and welfare. Jaime joined the HPVC team in 2018 and, in her spare time, volunteers with the feral cat program at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. She shares her home with her husband and 2 wonderful cats.