Medicine and Surgery
Clearwater, FL 727.669.7221

Full service medical care for your pets.

Office Hours

Mon-Fri 7:30am to 5:30pm
Sat: 8:00am to 12:00pm
Sun: Closed



Appointments are available, call us today to book an appointment 727.669.7221.



Fear Free Professionals

Fear Free is a certification to make every visit to the vet as worry-free as possible. 

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We Specialize In

Improving the bond between pet owners and pets

Veterinary Surgery

Our Doctors are experienced surgeons with the expertise and equipment to meet your pets’ surgical needs.

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Canine and Feline Dentistry

Our hospital has a dedicated dentistry area and a highly trained staff to handle any dental procedures from routine cleanings to oral surgery.

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Digital Radiography

Digital Radiography systems allow for better x-rays and therefore a speedier and more accurate diagnosis.

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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 veterinarians. Visit our hospital today and see where compassion and quality care combine to ensure a lifetime of good health for your pet.

Meet The Team
Dr Metzler, DVM

Doug Metzler


More About Us

Our Beautiful Hospital

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 encourage everyone to visit us.  We would love to give you a tour of our animal hospital and pet boarding facility.

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Boarding and Bathing Services

Our hospital is 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. Read about our Metzler Veterinary Hospital reviews.

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What Clients Say

Dr. Metzler is a caring and compassionate veterinarian and one of the kindest individuals that we know.

Robert Redpath

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 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!

Rick Bosley

I highly recommend bringing your babies here, they will be in the best hands possible and loved and cared for.

Sharon Schnoll

Boarding and Bathing is also On-Site

We look forward to seeing you and your pets soon.