James A. Kanzler, DVM
Dr. Kanzler founded the practice in 1980. He received his D.V.M. from Auburn University in 1978. He has been active in organized veterinary medicine, recently ending his term as president of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. He served in the U.S. Navy 1968-1972. He has two adult children and four grandchildren. He and his wife live in Bradenton with their dog Ditto and cat Theo.
Denise Vondrasek, DVM
Dr. Vondrasek is from Lakeland in Polk County but also has roots in Manatee County. She graduated from Penn State in 1984 and from the University of Florida in 1988. She sees patients on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and occasionally on Saturdays. She and her husband share their home with one dog and one cat.
Alex Kanzler, DVM
Dr. Alex Kanzler (the young Dr. Kanzler) earned his B.S. in Microbiology and his D.V.M. at Auburn University, graduating with honors. His wife Ashley is also a veterinarian. They have a three year-old son and a brand new daughter (November 2017!). They also share their home with two Boston Terriers, Reese and Penny.
Vikki Parker, DVM
Dr. Parker earned her degree at Cornell University. While a student, she worked some summers and holidays at DeSoto Animal Clinic. After graduation, Dr. Parker was on staff at a large practice in Illinois for several years before returning to Florida. She has a large extended family in Bradenton, including her dogs Lynah and Jarrah.
Ali Thompson, DVM
Dr. Thompson graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and spent her final clinical and surgical year at The University of Florida. She grew up in Bradenton and is excited to serve her community. She enjoys Gator football, spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and on the water. She has two rescue dogs, Cooper and Tibbs, and rescue kitty, Leo.
Warren Harper, DVM
Dr. Harper grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and attended Florida State University where he was a member of the track and field team. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and earned a Certificate in Shelter Animal Medicine in addition to his DVM. He moved to the Bradenton/Sarasota area to be closer to his wife’s family. They do not currently have any pets, other than their two sons.