Our Doctors

Dr. Michael Amsberry

Dr. Amsberry was born the seventh of eight boys, raised in the midst of the farms in the Willamette Valley of western Oregon.  He attended Franciscan University in Steubenville Ohio earning a BA in Biology/Chemistry in 1986 and Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine for his DVM in 1990.

He loves his family and enjoys church life, long-distance running, being on the water or at the beach, mountain biking, warm bread, garlic and a good red wine.  Dr. Amsberry and his wife Jenny moved with their two teenage children to Tarpon Springs to be close to Jenny’s family in January of 2009. They love it here and enjoy the East Lake area.  Currently, their pet family members include a Yorkie, Fudge; a golden doodle, Maple; and two cats, Suri and Belle.

Dr. Jaclyn Bruce

Dr. Jaclyn Bruce grew up in South Carolina before moving to Georgia to attend the University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at BluePearl Veterinary Specialists, in Tampa, FL.  After a few years as an associate veterinarian in the Florida Keys, she moved back to the Tampa area and has continued caring for dog, cat, and exotic patients.  Her main interests are internal medicine and exotic pet medicine. Dr. Jaclyn lives in Wesley Chapel with her husband, rambunctious geriatric pit bull, two snakes, a gecko and a tortoise.

Dr. Alexander Cole

Dr. Alexander Cole received his Doctor of  Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 1997. During his 20 + year career he has enjoyed working in zoos, SPCA Florida and private practice, both small animal and exotics only. He shares his home with his soulmate Missy, numerous children and animals including dogs, chickens, guinea pigs, and tortoises.

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Dr. Alison Adler

Dr. Alison Adler is a graduate of Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine and University of Florida undergraduate with a degree in Animal Science. She has a special interest in difficult medicine cases and breed-related conditions. She has been practicing in the Tampa area for more than 10 years. Her experience in high quality practices with surgery, medicine, and working with board-certified doctors have given her excellent skills to bring to the clients and patients of St Francis Pet Care.

Dr. Adler is a second-generation native of Tampa. She loves the warm beautiful weather here and the outdoors. She lives with her husband, Hunter, and daughter, Abbey. She likes to spend free time playing games and playing the pool. Her family travels frequently and they have been to many interesting locations like Bora Bora, China, Iceland, Dubai, Costa Rica, and many amazing places around the U.S. She has a houseful of fuzzy babies too, including Luke – an 8yr old Lab/Pyrenees mix (who is our protector), Po – a 7yo Chow/Shepherd mix (who looks nothing like his DNA suggests!), and Kiki – a 12yo smart kitty (who rules the house).  She is so happy to be here at St. Francis because of the amazing culture and unity of the staff. She can’t wait to meet all of you!

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