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Traditional Values
Compassionate Care
Contemporary Standards

Your pets deserve the highest standards of care in an environment as warm and as friendly as they are. At Bayshore Animal Hospital & Avian Practice, we welcome your furry, feathered, scaly, and hard-shelled friends with open arms, and we treat them like family.

Bayshore Animal Hospital & Avian Practice has been part of the St. Petersburg community since 1955. Doctors Steven Sanders and Stephen Wehrmann have more than 50 years of combined experience, and we take pride that our practice has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) since 1976.

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We take time to listen closely to your concerns, and your pet is never just a number. He or she will be treated with individualized care tailored to his or her own unique qualities and needs.

We provide comprehensive preventive care, as well as therapeutic and surgical services in clean, organized surroundings using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and equipment.

Whether it’s time for a wellness visit, or your pet is showing signs of an illness, please call us to schedule an appointment. We sincerely look forward to providing your pets with the compassionate, experienced care they deserve.