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Diane Hollenbeck
Medical Director DVM

Dr. Diane Hollenbeck originally came from Auburn, New York. Her passion for helping animals lead her to pursue a degree in animal science at Cornell University. After achieving her Bachelor of Science degree, she continued her passion of helping animals and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Hollenbeck practiced veterinary medicine in Geneva, New York, for four years before moving down to Tampa, Florida, where she practiced for four years. She found a home at VCA Chiquita Animal Hospital and has been a valued member since 1995. Her passion is feline and canine behavior as well as feline internal medicine.

Dr. Hollenbeck is a member of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and Caloosa Veterinary Medical Association. She is married to Michael and has a daughter, Caitlin, who attends the University of Florida. When not working on animals, Dr. Hollenbeck enjoys her two dogs, and eight cats. In her spare time she also refinishes furniture, reads, and gardens.

"All who work with me know me as the resident cat lady. I am happy to have stepped into the medical director position this year and look forward to the new challenge. I have watched a majority of my clients' children grow up and I am now seeing their fur buddies too!"


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