Welcome

Welcome to Bay Road Animal Hospital

Finding someone you trust with your beloved family member can be a daunting task. You want someone who will have compassion and be gentle, and you need someone who is well educated and experienced in all phases of a pet's life, from birth to old age. Bay Road Animal Hospital, located in Sarasota, FL, has been caring for fur babies since 1961. You can count on us to provide your pet the very best in veterinarian care.

Our Staff

Our three veterinarians, have a combined 100 years of experience. Dr. David Smith, has over 40 years of treating small animals including dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets. His colleagues, Dr. Nan Rosenberry and Dr. Nicole Tisdale, bring extensive experience to the office as well. In addition, all of our vet techs are required to be licensed by the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. Our practice is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association or the AAHA. Being AAHA Accredited means we are rated as 'Champions for Excellent Care' . This is a prestigious award only held by 12-15% of veterinary offices in the United States and Canada.

Each member of our staff is dedicated to keeping up with the latest in technology and information so that we can offer only excellence in both our services and our products. Our veterinarians work with each other and pet owners to collaborate and determine the optimum course of action for your furry friend. With two locations in Sarasota, we can offer you convenience and quality at the same time.

What We Do

Bay Road Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital. We treat all small animals including dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets. Our services include wellness exams, vaccinations, nutrition counseling, surgeries, diagnostics, internal medicine, dentistry, grooming, and more. We are proud to be a one-stop shop for pet care services and you can rest assured that everything we do is done with excellence.

Our offices are clean and we feature the latest veterinary technology. Our website offers resources such as a blog so you can stay informed about pet care, Pet Pages Log In where you can create an account and remain updated on all of your pet's medical history, and a link to order your fur baby's flea/tick/heartworm medications as well as other necessary items.

If you are searching for an AAHA Accredited veterinarian, Bay Road Animal Hospital in Sarasota, FL, is the best choice. Call us today to schedule an appointment: Bay Road & Osprey (941) 366-2275 or Honore & 17th St. (941) 378-1236.

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Bay Road & Osprey Location

1712 Bay Road

Honore & 17th Location

5292 17th Street

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • Thank you Dr. Rosenberry and all the staff for taking such good care of Taco, Sally, and Daisy!

    - Gretchen Rimmer
  • Thank you for taking such compassionate and thorough care of Joey. Your kindness and good humor with this ungrateful patient means everything to me.

    - Emily Sheets
  • Words cannot express how very much thankful we are for all of your love and support. Thank you all so very much for who you are and what you do each and every day. God bless all of you.

    - Damon and Mike
  • My cat is not the most cooperative animal in the world but he gets great care at Crossings.

    - Karen Cheeseman
  • My dogs get the best care ever right here! Thank you!

    - Elisabeth Snyder

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • David J. Smith, VMD
    Owner & Chief Veterinarian

    Dr. Smith has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 40 years and has owned Bay Road Animal Hospital since 1980. He has over 3 decades of veterinary experience, treating small animals such as dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets.

  • Nan Rosenberry, DVM
    Associate Veterinarian - Bay Road

    Dr. Nan Rosenberry earned her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Boston. She also has a BS from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Dr. Rosenberry has lived in Florida and worked at Bay Road Animal Hospital since 1999. She and her husband, Steve, have a son in elementary school and enjoy family trips to Disney. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Rosenberry was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and has travelled extensively in Central and South America. She has also lived in Idaho, California, Connecticut, and the Washington, DC area. Dr. Rosenberry is interested in all aspects of canine and feline medicine and surgery. She is involved in the control of pet overpopulation and volunteers for the Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) spay and neuter program. She received an award in 2009 in recognition of 10 years of volunteer service “For the Animals.” Recently she was appointed to the board of the Humane Society of Sarasota.

  • Nicole Tisdale, DVM
    Associate Veterinarian - Honore & 17th

    Dr. Nicole Tisdale has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2003. A graduate from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, “Dr. T” has a special interest in dentistry and genetics. Before Moving to Florida in 2011, Dr. Tisdale practiced medicine in both Indiana and North Carolina.

    Dr. Tisdale originally started a career in hotel management after undergraduate school, but decided to go back to school to pursue her true passion of veterinary medicine. She enjoys exploring the sunny beaches on the southwest coast of Florida with her family and social activities with her friends.

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Office Hours

Doctors On-Call 24 Hours a Day

Bay Road Animal Hospital

Monday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Honore and 17th Street

Monday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Bay Road Animal Hospital

Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Honore and 17th Street

Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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