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913 1st Ave N.,
St. Petersburg, FL 33705


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm


7:30 am - 6:00 pm





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★★★★★ Edge animal Hospital is one of the most caring veterinarian hospitals I have been to. The staff love animals and give each one such personalized attention. Dr. Schimmel is not only intelligent but she takes the time and effort to understand all of your pets needs. I highly recommend edge animal Hospital and I wouldn’t take my pets anywhere else.Leslie H.Leslie H. ★★★★★ They are very kind to my dog and they’re doing everything to make her feel better ! Dr.Volkers is a Godsend.Kevin A.Kevin A. ★★★★★ I highly recommend Edge Animal Hospital for anyone in search of a trustworthy, caring and loving veterinarian clinic. I bring my 2 Siberian huskies here, and we are all treated like family… the way family ought to be treated. Thank you so much!Elysium E.Elysium E. ★★★★★ Dr. Buso and Dr. Volkers are GREAT!Solar S.Solar S. ★★★★★ I would like to thank everybody at the Edge Animal Hospital, from the people at the front door to the people at the back door for saving my dogs life! My sweet Storm age 13 was brought in with a fever, infection, pneumonia, and a descended esophagus. I could tell the doctors did not think she was going to make it. By the grace of God, lots of prayers and amazing staff… my sweetheart Storm has not only recovered, but is back to being an awesome sweet girl. I love all of you there so much for saving my dogs life!Love DavidDavid A.David A. ★★★★★ Wow! This was such different vet experience. As others have said, I was able to get my kitty seen the day I called in. That was a huge relief as he was having a severe allergic reaction. My cat has had terrible allergies for 3 years but this was extra bad. I had taken him to two other area vets who shrugged us off and offered steroids as the only treatment. Dr. Schimmel took the time to educate me about allergies and started us on an actual treatment path to recovery. One month after the visit my cat was in better health than he has ever been. His hives were gone, his fur was growing back, no more itching and barely any mucous.It is honestly like a MIRACLE, but all it really took was a COMPETENT vet!! Not only is Dr. Schimmel able to offer competent and thorough care, she and the entire staff were incredibly kind to me and my animal, from start to finish. In addition, the follow up from Dr. Schimmel and her team is unlike any other care I have experienced. They call, email and are super responsive to make sure that you and your pet are doing okay. Do yourself and your animal a favor and go to Edge Animal Hospital. It is worth every penny.Sarah G.Sarah G. ★★★★★ I had the luxury of touring the facility today and was blown away. The staff is amazing, it’s much larger inside than it appears, the staff was beyond knowledgeable and helpful. I just can’t believe how clean the place was. They really do care about you and your loved ones. I highly recommend to anyone with a fury friend they truly care about.Harry C.Harry C. ★★★★★ Really great service! I’ve been taking my dog since she was a pup!Nabil R.Nabil R. ★★★★★ Wonderful friendly staff. My dog had a great experience. Convenient location if you live downtownWhitney W.Whitney W. ★★★★★ I highly recommend Edge Animal Hospital, the veterinarians, vet techs and staff are all extremely knowledgeable and very caring. We always get excellent service and the vet does follow up calls if your pet is sick!Susan D.Susan D. ★★★★★ My cat loved it and was comfortable getting his nails trimmedJeanne B.Jeanne B. ★★★★★ We had a wonderful first visit to Edge! All staff from reception, vet techs (shout out to Chris!), and Dr. Volkers were so kind and truly care about the animals in their care. Dr. Volkers asked if we had questions for her several times during our visit which not many doctors do at all. Our golden retriever puppy had the most wonderful time there and everyone made him feel so special and welcomed. He loves going to the vet!Javed M.Javed M. ★★★★★ I had recently adopted my kitty Jasper, and he seemed to have some urinary issues. Dr. Volkers, the nurses, and the receptionists did everything in their power to love Jasper and give him the highest quality care possible. He unfortunately passed away shortly after surgery, but edge animal hospital sent me flowers and a beautiful card signed by all the staff. This thoughtful touch brought my roommate and I to tears and we realized how much edge animal hospital truly cares about the pets in their care. It took me a while to write this review , but I wanted to share my appreciation for the quality of care we received here. I’m absolutely bringing my new kitty here as I fully trust edge with my pets. Highly recommend them to any pet owners looking for a new vet.Sara S.Sara S. ★★★★★ I’ve never had such a caring veterinary experience with my cat before. They do everything to make sure he’s as comfortable as possible during his visit.Haley H.Haley H. ★★★★★ We just moved to St Pete and took our Bernese Mountain Dog to Edge Animal Hospital for a cyst on his back. They were able to book us same day and it was by far the best experience we’ve had at a vet! Dr. Johnson was so sweet and helpful. And her assistant was also great! They helped address the issue and then also provided a lot of good advice since our dog is getting older. Overall it was just a very pleasant experience and very affordable in comparison to other vets in Tampa / St Pete area.Alexandra F.Alexandra F. ★★★★★ I took my dog to Edge Animal Hospital for the first time today and had a very positive experience. The staff was so friendly and seemed to really care about what they do. I was in and out in less than an hour and was provided the antibiotics I needed for my pup on site. The staff seemed to really enjoy working with animals and addressed any questions or concerns I had in a friendly and professional manor. They were easy to locate and have their own parking lot which is convenient since they are basically located downtown. I will definitely be back.Amber J.Amber J. ★★★★★ Great service. Great employees. Unique solutions to unique problems. Great locations and good scheduling.Tim N.Tim N. ★★★★★ 1st visit. Really nice facility within walking distance of my home!Victoria W.Victoria W. ★★★★★ Best vet we've ever gone to! They go above and beyond with my skittish dog son to make sure he is as comfortable as possible. We recommend this Vet to everyone in DTSP!Katelyn C.Katelyn C. ★★★★★ Super friendly and helpfulRuni R.Runi R. ★★★★★ Dr. Volkers is amazing! I've been trying to find a compassionate, knowledgeable vet for several years, since move to St. Pete and so glad I found the Edge! One visit and I had a diagnosis for my collie vs. multiple other docs that just said old age and drugs. Dr. Volkers provided details of her disease and options to aid my sweet baby. Plus the Edges's online pharmacy provides a great rate on her meds (almost half other vets). Also, the staff I've had interactions with--Jessica and Chris--were kind and professional as well. Plan to bring any new fur babies into this fantastic vet care family!Jill B.Jill B. ★★★★★ New to the office and know we made the right decision. Every one was polite, knowledgeable, professional. Every thing was explained and questions were encouraged. Techs and vet spent unhurried time with us. We feel our fur baby is in the best of care. Even our cat was more relaxed than we ever imaged he would be. Thanks to the staff! We feel fortunate to live nearby.Barbara M.Barbara M. ★★★★★ Wonderful humans taking care of our beloved furry family.They spend time with you and the patient as they get a good understanding of what might be going on. All the while, building trust with the human and ye almighty furry one.Great place, great folks, and tasty treats!lu Z. ★★★★★ They helped my pup when he needed itChris L.Chris L. ★★★★★ Love my vet!Sheri M.Sheri M. ★★★★★ So so great. They are incredible kind and patient with my dog, cant recommend them enough.Mike L.Mike L. ★★★★★ We love Edge Animal Hospital! If you’re looking for a local vet with a family feel atmosphere, look no further! Dr. Busso, Dr. Wolfe and the technician Chris all went above and beyond to make our German Shepherd comfortable. They are all “fear free” trained and very patient with nervous and anxious animals. For the first time— a vet was able to perform routine exam protocols without needing any sedation for our dog. Couldn’t recommend this spot enough!Cassidy S.Cassidy S. ★★★★★ Our family loves Edge Animal Hospital. We are always blown away by their technicians and vets on staff— Especially Chris, Jessica, Dr. Wolfe and Dr. Busso. Incredibly impressed by their professionalism, patience and free of fear demeanor for nervous dogs and making everyone feel comfortable.Kaye F.Kaye F. ★★★★★ Staff and EDGE Animal Hospital were incredibly thoughtful during Winston's annual check up. They ensured Winston was comfortable and worked to reduce his stress during blood work and annual shots. Winston especially was a huge fan of the treats and peanut butter!!Hannah S.Hannah S. ★★★★★ Just moved to the area and took my pups here. Due to the move, my one older dog has been super stressed. The Doctors and their team has tried to help my dog's anxiety by giving him peanut butter during the visit to help calm his nerves and has taken multiple calls to help try different medications to find the ones that help him. I defiantly recommend those looking for a vet to go to Edge Animal Hospital!LoLo ★★★★★ Best vet in Saint Pete!! Great doctors, who genuinely care for animals! It is the only place I trust someone with my kitties!! 100% recommendedArturo R.Arturo R. ★★★★★ Fabulous vet clinic close enough to walk to, very convenient location.Staff was welcoming and warm. Both the tech and the vet were super patient with my nervous old girl.They offer online prescriptions, shipped home!Couldn't be happier after our first visit, we found our new vet.joan F.joan F. ★★★★★ All of the staff members are great to work with! They are friendly and great with your pets! I would highly recommend them to any pet owner!Jamie CJamie C ★★★★★ The veterinary office was incredibly professional and compassionate with my senior dog Mighty in his final days. They took great care to make sure he was comfortable and treated him with the utmost respect. They were also very understanding and supportive of our loss, and went above and beyond to make sure we were doing okay during this difficult time. I was extremely impressed with their level of care and service, and I know that as long as I'm living in St. Pete, I will be using their services for my other two dogs. They truly are a top-notch team, and I can't recommend them enough.Also, thank You so much for the sympathy card and the flowers. It means so much.Kenan VKenan V ★★★★★ I can’t recommend this place enough! Dr. Volkers is kind, knowledgeable, and so patient! The techs who work the front desk are very responsive and so sweet to my dog! It’s super easy to schedule an appointment online, through text, or through our patient portal. If you’re looking for a new vet, look no further! This is the place!!Jessica V.Jessica V. ★★★★★ Love this place. Forrest and I were in and out with no delays. Highly recommendedJose Lopez, J.Jose Lopez, J. ★★★★★ The staff was great and the hospital was very clean. I had a very short wait and the visit was efficient. The tech was very sweet to my fur baby and gave him extra lovin' and treats to make him comfortable. 🙂Chuck RChuck R ★★★★★ The staff at Edge Animal Hospital are outstanding. They are professional, caring and very experienced. They have been very accommodating as we had to evacuate our home due to Hurricane Ian. Our dog experienced stresses and strains during the course of our travels. The treatment has brought great relief to our dog and us. We are so very thankful for the great service in our time of need. We could not be more please. Sincere, Denise, Mike and Moo Moo 🙂Mike DMike D ★★★★★ Petey loves Edge Animal Hospital! she comes in tail wagging every time. she's excited to get her final round of vaccines so she can play with all the big dogs at the dog park! they are very quick, efficient, and friendly.Alexandria W.Alexandria W. ★★★★★ Just recently started taking my cats here since moving to FL this year. Nikki and Dr. Volkers are amazing. I feel heard, and I feel like they care about helping us find solutions for our pets without doing unnecessary things that cost a lot of money. Even though we've had some challenges lately, I have confidence that they will help us manage our pets' health longterm. Grateful to have found Edge Animal Hospital.Rebecca W.Rebecca W. ★★★★★ Edge animal hospital is literally the best vet I’ve ever taken a pup to. They have a fear free approach so my dog actually wants to go to the vet. They listen to and answer all of my questions. They’re patient and flexible. 10/10 recommendAbi B.Abi B. ★★★★★ I took my Cockapoo to Edge ever since I moved to St. Pete and they were absolutely wonderful vets to my 14 year old. Sadly, I had to put him down due to health issues recently. You learn a lot about a vet by the way they handle you in difficult times like this and I have to say that they have the most loving staff imaginable. So kind, so caring, so respectful. They even sent flowers and a card that included a personal hand written note from every member of the staff. The way they love the animals they care for is evident and I learned that the way the care for their owners is equally loving. I highly recommend both Dr. Volkers, Dr. Buso, and the entire team at Edge Animal Hospital.Joseph T.Joseph T. ★★★★★ You can trust them with your pet!Mike B.Mike B. ★★★★★ They've been very skilled, caring, and really saved my dog after a serious accident.Eva P.Eva P. ★★★★★ This was my first time to EDGE and I came to euthanize my dog and they were free and able to do it the same day I asked so he didn't have to suffer longer. The staff was very kind to us and our dog throughout the process and they even sent us a handwritten card from all the staff to wish us well once the procedure was complete.Evan W.Evan W. ★★★★★ Very professional and welcoming hospital. I really enjoyed the way they treat and take their time with my fur baby. Great experience. Definitely will come here again.Ruth G.Ruth G. ★★★★★ My puppy and I love Edge Animal Hospital. They take such good care of my Olivia! Total package and very professional!Payson3Payson3 ★★★★★ Love the care I get for my kitties here ❤️Justin A.Justin A. ★★★★★ Staff is awesomemarcus K.marcus K. ★★★★★ I can't speak personally to the level of care butI DID OBSERVE SEVERAL HAPPY DOGS AND DOG OWNERSAND THE ART WORK ON PUBLIC DISPLAY5STARSStewart T.Stewart T. ★★★★★ I love the attention and care my dogs get at Edge Animal Hospital. All the staff are certified Fear Free, which means they take extra care to make their patients feel comfortable and safe. This includes examining large animals on a blanket on the floor instead of lifted them up onto slippery metal exam tables. Giving lots of treats while giving shots or doing other uncomfortable procedures. If you have a dog that hates going to the vets, I suggest you try a clinic that does things differently and more humanely. On top of all that, the doctors are really good and helped to resolve a chronic issue my older lab was suffering from. I've got four dogs, all with different medical issues and personalities. They have accommodated and cared for all of them really well. They are thorough and take their time, and you can tell they really care about the animals they treat. I cannot recommend this vet's office more!Keri P.Keri P. ★★★★★ Very happy with everyone there didn't feel pressured or guilted into anything talk with the vet he seemed very knowledgeable very friendly happy with the visitChris L.Chris L. ★★★★★ Ever since I adopted Satan's cat, I have struggled with finding a good vet. These people were amazing!!! They were able to pick the cat up to put him on a scale, look at his teeth and paws... He was pretty chill, and only hissed once! I highly recommend them, and not to mention I spent less than I anticipated, and they are located in a prime, easy access location!Eric S.Eric S. ★★★★★ Similar issue here as another reviewer. Staff and veterinarians are absolutely terrific and helpful, and this clinic is small, personable and very comforting for my nervous dog. Unfortunately, since they to have done away with Saturday appointments as has Haines Road animal hospital, it has become quite a challenge for me to try to arrange scheduled veterinary visits. My hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00 and my job is in tampa. It is literally physically impossible for me to bring my pet even for a drop off visit. Saturday was really the only day I had available for this. My husband was sometimes able to accommodate this, but not always, so outside of that I don't know what I will do.Linda O.Linda O. ★★★★★ I give five stars because this was my first visit to Edge and everyone was so nice and very efficient, My cat had a uti and it has been resolved now. However, I came to Edge after finding that Haines Road Animal Hospital was not going to be open on Saturdays anymore, Due to my work schedule Saturdays are the easiest day for me to book appointments. Now I find Edge will be closed on Saturdays as well!! Sadly I am not sure what I am going to do now,Tanya C.Tanya C. ★★★★★ EDGE Animal Hospital is by far the best veterinary clinic I have ever been to. I have two highly anxious rescues (a dog and a cat) that normally freak out at the vet, but the vets at EDGE took their time to make things as stress-free as possible for us and our animals. Thank you!Madison H.Madison H. ★★★★★ I live in downtown St. Pete & it’s so nice to have a local vet clinic that is dedicated to compassionate, evidence-informed care. I especially appreciate their fear-free approach to handling my German Shepherd puppy. It’s a relief to trust that my veterinarian and all the staff will treat my puppy with patience & care. Edge Animal Hospital-Welcome to DTSP!! 🙏🙏💖Tonya O.Tonya O. ★★★★★ I've gone there for over 20 years now, and wouldn't dream of going elsewhere.In my opinion, they are simply the best! All of the doctors there are wonderful and it's so obvious that they all care so much about their clients' fur babies... And the staff is wonderful and very caring, ask well!Thank you, Haines Road Animal Hospital for taking such excellent care of our babies, all through the years.🐈🐕🐾❤️Kathy R.Kathy R. ★★★★★ Edge Animal Hospital and all of its staff have always been so welcoming to us and our pets since our first appointment. We feel safe with our dogs in their care and we appreciate that they offer curbside check-in and follow COVID-19 safety measures.Maureen K.Maureen K. ★★★★★ UPDATE: Again, cannot say enough wonderful things about Edge Veterinary Clinic. They really care about your furry family member and keeping them healthy. My little rescue dog had a weird “old dog” issue and they took the time to explain and help me take care of my old little guy so he stays healthy.What a great experience for my dog and myself 🐾🐶😃 Everyone at the clinic was compassionate and friendly and super organized. My dog was a Haines Road patient (which is also a superior clinic) but now that we have these fine folks in the neighborhood, will be coming here for all of my furry 4 legged child healthcare needs. This place is awesome!Jennifer Ann J.Jennifer Ann J. ★★★★★ Soooo great! Every single staff member i had interaction with was top notch, helpful, friendly, empathetic. It was the best vet experience Buddha and I have had!!!Freddy N.Freddy N. ★★★★★ The staff and Dr were great. Highly recommendBill S.Bill S. ★★★★★ A1 Docs!Geoff D.Geoff D. ★★★★★ Cannot say enough positive things about the Doctors & staff! Having just moved to St. Pete we basically showed up on their doorstep with a very sick cat. THANK YOU!!!Donald Y.Donald Y. ★★★★★ I can’t say enough good things about EDGE Animal Hospital! I’m a new customer but have had several experiences with both doctors and staff.Dr. Buso, Dr Volkers, Christina, etc. are knowledgeable and very caring for both the pets and humans! I have a special case pet and they went out of their way and met us where we were without judgement.I consider my pets and I lucky for their care!Casey N.Casey N. ★★★★☆ Good care, however very expensiveGeorge D.George D.js_loader

Welcome To Our Practice!

Edge Animal Hospital is a progressive veterinary clinic that believes advances in medicine and best practices do not mean that love gets left behind. We truly care about your furry family members, because we know they are just that – family. Located in the heart of St. Pete’s EDGE District, we exist to provide high-quality care through safe, fear-free, and environmentally-friendly practices.

Upon entering Edge Animal Hospital, you’ll realize pretty quickly that we treat every animal as if they were our own, which means your little buddy will feel safe in our hands, and you’ll feel at ease entrusting them to our care.

We are here to service the cities of St. Petersburg, FL, Gulfport, FL, Seminole, FL, Tampa, FL, Pinellas Park, FL, Clearwater, FL, Redington Beach, FL, Largo, FL, Kenneth City, FL, Green Cove Springs, FL and more!


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Our Veterinary Services

Osteoarthritis Care

Urgent Care

Wellness Exams


Heartworm Prevention, Testing, and Treatment

Spay and Neuter Services*


Laser Therapy


Dermatology and Allergy Testing

Kitten Care

Puppy Care

Preventative/Wellness Care for Cats

Preventative/Wellness Care for Dogs

* Requires an initial exam