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We are entering our fourth decade of caring for beloved animal companions, big and small, fur, feathered and scaled!   We are located in historic downtown Starke, just across from  Veteran's Park on Call Street. We are a full service integrated hospital featuring surgical, dental, wellness, internal medicine, behavioral and nutritional consults,  sick animal diagnostics and care,  as well as traditional Chinese veterinary acupuncture and herbal therapies. 







Dr. Linda Ricker

Office Manager and Receptionist.

Trained extensively in animal care in her hometown of Long Island, Eileen has a big heart for furry friends big and small, old and young.  She will assist you in getting your visit started.

Kennel Care

Rashay started as Dr. Linda Ricker's student at Bradford High School.  He volunteered at Bradford Animal Hospital on Saturday mornings, and upon his graduation began working as kennel assistant.  Rashay takes care of all our hospitalpets.

Dr. Linda Ricker graduated from the University of Florida with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and her Masters in Biology Education.  She completed her advanced training in Acupuncture at the Chi Institute. She enjoys practicing integrated  medicine which draws on both her conventional training and acupuncture.  


Dr. Mike Ricker

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Veterinary Assistant

Dr. Mike Ricker graduated from the University of Florida and enjoys avian, exotics, farm calls for large animals, as well as dogs and cats, and is our stellar surgeon!

Pre-Vet Student and Assistant

Taylor is completing her requirements for Veterinary School while she assists in all areas of animal welfare.  Taylor has had a lifelong passion to care for all creatures.

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