Joy – Practice Manager

Joy joined the EWAH Team in August of 2015. She was born in Tampa, Fl and traveled the United States until returning to Tampa in 2008. She has been in the veterinary field for 8 years. Her passion lies in educating clients in pet health, and is an advocate for rescuing all animals, large and small. She believes in providing love and gentle care for pets, and is a certified Fear Free Professional. In her free time she can be found volunteering with Pibbles to the Rescue, judging fly-ball competitions, and attending local wine tastings. She enjoys cooking, kayaking, and spending time with her husband. Joy has 3 pets, Scooter a 4 lb chihuahua-poodle, Ginger a 14 lb Pomeranian, and a Himalayan-mix, Mr. Mario, all of which are rescues.

scan_001_2015_07_31_10_55_55_940What does being a Fear Free Certified Professional mean? For more information visit www.fearfreepets.com to learn why having a certified professional can benefit your pet!



SavannahSavannah – Client Care Coordinator/ Veterinary Assistant

Savannah is a both a Client Care Coordinator and Veterinary Assistnat at EWAH, and has been part of our team since September of 2016. Savannah is a Florida native and was born in Tampa. She has received her Associates of Science degree from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and is going to receive her Bachelor’s of Science degree from UWF in Zoology with a Business minor. She aspires to continue her education studying animal behaviors and hopes to one day work with elephants. Savannah has worked with animals such as rhinos, primates, camels, zebras, exotic cats, and giraffes. In her free time Savannah loves to read, cook, visit family, travel, and go to the dog park/beach with her Staffordshire terrier, Jade.


tamaraTamara  – Client Care Coordinator

Tamara is a Client Care Coordinator at East-West Animal Hospital. She joined the team in October 2016.  She graduated from the University of Tampa with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010 majoring in Graphic/Web design.  She decided to go back to school in 2016 for a Veterinary Technician Certification and is currently undergoing classes.  She loves to spend her free time drawing, doing crossword puzzles, running and spending time with her two dogs and cat.






Katie is one of the more recent members of the East-West family.  Born in Arizona, raised throughout the state of Michigan, Katie has explored most of all the states in between, but has called Florida home for the last four years.  She is in school and working hard towards becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician.  She has been in the field since 2014.  She loves working in the medical field, especially with animals.  Besides schooling, Katie is working towards becoming the next Fear-Free Certified Professional at EWAH.  She has a passion for taking care of geriatric patients and educating clients on how to care for their furry family.  She and her husband have a family of two dogs (Lucky and Annie) and three cats (Dez, The Bean, and The Peach.)  When she’s not busy with school or work, she enjoys reading, hand embroidery, and exploring.


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