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Meet Our Technicians


  • Cynthia Austin

    Veterinary Technician

    Cyndi graduated from The University of Central Florida with a double major in Biology and Chemistry. During her studies, Cyndi was also a member of the Pre-veterinary medical Society, the Pre-Professional Medical Society, the Golden Key International Honor Society, World Vets International Aid for Animals, Delta Epsilon Iota National honor Society, Sigma Alpha Pi National Society of Leadership and Success, Phi Theta Kapa Honor Society and the Pre-Medical American Medical Student Association. Before coming to Boggy Creek Animal Hospital, Cyndi worked in the education and species conservation department at Sea World Orlando. She was also a treatment technician for intensive/critical care patients. Her special interests include parasitology, gastroenterology and infection disease. In her spare time, Cyndi can be found spending time with her family and pets.

  • Rhiann Houchins

    Surgical Technician

  • Leona Sanchez

    Veterinary Technician

    Leona and her husband came to Florida in early 2015 from Armarillo Texas... It was there where she began her career in small animal medicine in 2010. She loves learning new things every day as well as meeting new people and especially their furry friends. When she is not working, you can usually find her and her husband at one of the Disney Parks, at the beach or tinkering on one of their muscle cars. Their home consists of 3 dogs: Cory, Jack, and Rigel; 2 cats: Dora and Stealth; and Millie the cockatiel.

  • Lauren Kennedy

    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Has been a veterinary technician since 2001 and has been employed with Boggy Creek Animal Hospital since 2006. She attended St. Petersburg College and graduated with honors in 2012 with an A.S. degree in veterinary technology and became a CVT (certified veterinary technician) in 2013. Lauren also has received a B.A. degree from UCF in Fine Arts in 2002. Lauren has worked with many species of animals such as exotics, wildlife, large and small animals. She also volunteers her time with Back To Nature Wildlife Refuge, a rehabilitation center for injured and orphaned wildlife. Lauren also takes on another job of pet sitting. She has been a pet sitter since her start as a veterinary technician in 2001. She would tell you that her work is very fulfilling, and that she never thinks of it as a job. Her husband and her have 4 dogs, Gunner, JuJuBee, PupPup, and Donut; an Amazon parrot named BlueBonnet, a snake named Sasha, a tortoise named Master Fuquay,a turtle named Turk, a rabbit named Po and some fish. On her free time, she spends it creating art work from pottery, painting and jewelry making.

  • Phillip Sanders

    Veterinary Technician

    Has worked in the veterinary field for over 20 years and the last 14 years at Boggy Creek Animal Hospital. His goals are to improve customer service, client education, and inventory supplies while striving to provide the highest quality of patient care. Phillip and his wife have two children and three dogs of various sizes.

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Hospital Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed