Our Team Overview

Feel confident about the treatment your precious pet receives at our facility. Our staff of six veterinarians and assistants offers skilled treatment and experienced service. We take excellent care of your cat or dog and offer you courtesy and helpful information. Generations of families have been bringing their pets to VCA Ponte Vedra Animal Hospital for skilled and experienced veterinary care since 1984. That was the year Dr. Darryl Hill opened our veterinary hospital. Over the years, our mission has remained the same. We seek to provide compassionate care with the latest advances in veterinary medicine and technology.

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Anne Darnell
DVM Medical Director

Anne Darnell graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After practicing in Douglasville, Georgia for 7 years, Anne and her family moved to Ponte Vedra Beach. She started practicing at VCA Ponte Vedra Animal Hospital in 2006. Anne and her husband Scott have 2 daughters Lily and Elizabeth. And they will always have at least 1 dog and 1 cat in their household. Her family loves the Ponte Vedra area and hopes to stay in this wonderful beachside town forever.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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