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Meet our Staff


“Our mission is to provide quality care for dogs and cats with
compassion and consideration for the needs of the entire family.”

One of our greatest assets is our experienced and caring staff. The Animal Hospital of Pinellas Point team believes in the humane and loving treatment of your pet. We strive to offer client education and to help enhance your bond with your pet while providing excellent health care services.


Dr. A. Barbara Antz-Hanson

A native of Saint Petersburg, Dr. Antz-Hanson graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, specializing in Microbiology and Cell Science as well as Animal Science. In 1990 she graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Antz-Hanson has owned and operated the Animal Hospital of Pinellas Point since December 2003, but also has special interests in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine having worked at several emergency clinics from Sarasota to Tampa but primarily in St. Petersburg. Currently, and since 1992, she has been practicing at Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Petersburg. Dr. Antz-Hanson has served on the board of The Pinellas Animal Foundation for several years encouraging pet care in local schools and the community. She is also currently a member of FVMA, AVMA and PCVMA.

Dr. Antz-Hanson is married, has five children, twelve grandchildren, three dogs, four cats, one horse, and several fish.


Office Manager

Our office manager Patty grew up in Titusville, Florida and has lived in St. Petersburg since 2013. She has been a Veterinary Technician since 1996 and has worked at Animal Hospital of Pinellas Point since 2013. Her vast knowledge of the veterinary field made her the perfect choice as our office manager. It takes a special someone who understands the needs of pets and their families to fit that role at a clinic. Patty said “I especially enjoy interacting with you and your furry friends on a daily basis.” Patty grew up owning horses and loves horseback riding. When she isn’t fishing you can find her enjoying time with her family, boyfriend, playing with her kitty “Cass-purr,” or painting with Acrylics. She also works as a Licensed Massage Therapist in her spare time.


Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Tech Jennifer was born and raised locally in Seminole with her mother, father and 3 brothers. During her childhood she took up the only hobby a girl in her situation would, softball, which she became very good at. After graduating high school Jennifer studied at St. Petersburg College and also worked at Bonefish Grill in Belleair. In 2008 she began working at a local veterinary clinic and fell in love with helping pets and educating their owners. In 2009 Jennifer moved to Jacksonville Beach. From 2009-2014 she worked at a veterinary clinic where she vastly improved her knowledge and skill set. During her tenure at that clinic she took a particular interest in orthopedic surgery. When not working at the clinic she donated her time to the Wounded Warrior Project. In the spring of 2014 Jennifer decided to move back to St. Petersburg to be closer to family and friends. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys riding her bike, gardening and going to the beach. She and her boyfriend share their household with 4 pets. 2 dogs, a Great Dane named Chaos and a Rat Terrier named Mayhem as well as 2 cats, Bella and Justice. Jennifer said “I absolutely love St. Petersburg, which is where I grew up and am very happy to be back!”


Veterinary Assistant , Bob