Meet Our Veterinarian
Our veterinarian is exceptionally skilled in veterinary medicine and compassionate towards pets and their people. Learn about Lake City Animal Hospital’s veterinarian and practice owner, Dr. Brady Pratt.
Dr. Brady Pratt
Dr. Pratt is a native Floridian who grew up in Crystal River, Florida. After graduating from Crystal River High School in 2003, he attended the University of Florida and graduated with honors in 2007, achieving a B.S. in microbiology and cell science and a minor in chemistry. He then attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2011. While in veterinary school, he performed externships at North Florida Animal Hospital and Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialists to gain hands-on experience.
After graduation, Dr. Pratt worked as an associate veterinarian at Bluffs Animal Hospital in Pinellas County, FL. Along with working full-time in general practice, he gained additional experience in emergency medicine and critical care by working night shifts at St. Petersburg Emergency Veterinary Clinic.
In 2014, Dr. Pratt decided to make North Florida his permanent home and purchased Lake City Animal Hospital from Drs. Kevin and Tracy Hawthorne.
Dr. Pratt's clinic interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and internal medicine. When he's not working, he enjoys fishing, hiking, and anything else that involves being outdoors. Dr. Pratt shares his home with his beautiful wife, Brittany, and their daughters, Adeline and Maggie. He also has a Labrador Retriever named Penny and a cat named Applebottom.