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The Team at Metzler Veterinary Hospital is excellently trained and the focus is on high quality medicine. The full service hospital provides affordable compassionate medical care tailored specifically to your pet.

Veterinary Facility Clearwater FloridaOur Brand New

Our facility is conveniently located at 2720 Summerdale Drive (just off of SR 580 in the Countryside area), behind Steak and Shake and across the street from Kohls. We look forward to seeing everyone at the new location.

Boarding and BathingBoarding and Bathing
is also On-Site

Dr. Metzler’s brand new facility was designed to keep patients separate from vacationing pets. There are even separate entrances and outdoor spaces for the boarding and bathing areas of the facility.

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What Clients Say

I can state with without a doubt that you can trust your best friend’s medical care to Dr. Metzler and all the wonderful people that assist him!
Ric Bosley
We are so thrilled to have discovered Dr. Metzler! I love my dogs and cat just as I do my children, so I look for the same quality of care.
Elm Neighbor
I highly recommend bringing your babies here, they will be in the best hands possible and loved and cared for.
Sharron Schnoll
Dr. Metzler is a caring and compassionate veterinarian and one of the kindest individuals that we know.
Robert Redpath

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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the bond between pet owners and pets by providing quality veterinary medicine to our patients in Clearwater, FL, while offering exceptional service to our clients. We strive to higher standards in all we do by improving our knowledge, our hospital, and our team. Visit our hospital today and see where compassion and quality care combine to ensure a lifetime of good health for your pet.

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Serving Clearwater, Safety Harbor, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Oldsmar

2720 Summerdale Drive
Clearwater, FL 33761
Phone: 1.727.669.7221
Fax: 1.727.669.2221
Web: www.metzlerveterinaryhospital.com

Veterinary Medical and Surgical Services | Boarding and Bathing

  • General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Digital Radiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Ultrasound/Endoscopy
  • Boarding and Bathing
  • Cutting Edge Laser
  • Digital Dental
Metzler Veterinary Hospital operates an open hospital. This means that our team welcomes owners to be with their animals during medical procedures that allow for visitation.

Metzler Veterinary Hospital treats the following pets:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Pocket Pets

Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.


We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 5 and 1/2 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet’s life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

Estimates and Payments


We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges. Metzler Veterinary Hospital accepts payment via cash, check, and ALL major credit cards. So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.

Ask us about our product rebate programs! We are always working with our vendors and reps to save you money! Bravecto, Hill’s Science Diet…. etc. All of our products are purchased directly from the company and have their guarantee.