Our Approach to Veterinary Care in Lakeland, FL

Welcome to Pet Care on Highland, your trusted destination for veterinary care in Lakeland, FL, and surrounding areas. Our clinic offers a range of services, including general medicine, dental care, surgery, and reproductive services, all delivered with a hometown touch. We prioritize not just the health but the comfort of your pets, aiming to make them feel safe and at home during their visits. At Pet Care on Highland, we embody the sentiment that "Pet's call it Home," ensuring your furry companions receive top-notch medical care in a welcoming and comforting environment.

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Dr. Timothy Lockhart

Dr. Lockhart has been providing veterinary services to Lakeland and the surrounding areas since 2003. He was born in Lakeland and attended Lakeland Senior High School before completing his education at the University of Florida. Dr. Lockhart graduated from UF vet school in 2003 and worked in the area until starting Pet Care on Highland in 2021. He enjoys working with most animals but focuses on small animals. Dr. Lockhart has a special interest in veterinary ultrasound and cardiology. In his spare time, he enjoys most sports and can usually be found near the water. He has two children, Noah and Darby. His wife, Abby, is a certified veterinary technician who shares his passion for treating all kinds of animals, as well as his love for the beach. They have two dogs and six cats that complete the family.

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Monday - Tuesday 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday 8AM - 12PM
Thursday - Friday 8AM - 5PM
Every other Saturday  8AM - 12PM

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