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Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

6877 Old Highway 441 S, Mount Dora, FL 32757

Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital Building

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About Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Mount Dora, FL

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Dr. Beau Delaporte and the staff of Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital are always working to keep you and your pets very happy. This has been the goal of the hospital since it was originally founded by Dr. Bill Delaporte in 1985. Our mission is to provide you and your pets with service of the highest quality, keeping your companions healthy and giving you piece of mind. We are a family run, full-service veterinary hospital. We pride ourselves in really getting to know our clients and their needs.

We offer all services for cats and dogs at our hospital. Included are annual vaccinations, wellness exams, dental care, outpatient care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, all laboratory exams, etc... We benefit because we are located close to several referral hospitals to greatly increase the level of care given in our area. Also, we are currently the only veterinary hospital in Lake County to offer Laser surgery for our patients. A new painless, bloodless option for our surgical patients. Laser declawing is standard for cats now. Call us if you have any questions!

We believe that it is through communicating with you, the pet owner, that we can both work together to give your pet a happy and healthy home environment. Pets are an impo rtant part of all our lives, and we want nothing more than to ensure that your friends remain with you for a long, long time.

You're always welcome at Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital; we hope that you will join us sometime.

Meet Our Team
Dr. Beau Delaporte - Veterinarian - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Beau Delaporte, DVM - Dr. Beau became interested in veterinary medicine while working for his father at his veterinary hospital in Altamonte Springs, FL, growing up. After high school, he attended Auburn University for undergraduate and post-graduate study. He graduated in 1994 with a Bachelors in Animal Sciences and in 1998 from veterinary school. He then purchased Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital from his father in 1999 and has run it ever since. Dr. Beau and his family have dedicated their lives to animals and hopes to one day pass the practice to one of his six beautiful children. His furry family includes a Mastiff lab rescue named Dakota, a poodle mix named Gipetto, a Golden Retriever named Finn and three cats named Mon Cheri, Kit Kat and Twilight. Dr.Beau may be our boss and the doctor but he is also our friend and a huge reason why most of us stick it out when times get tough. A father, a husband, veterinarian/owner to many, and a friend to the rest. We love his company every single day!

Dr. Martinez - Associate Veterinarian - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Maria Martinez, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Dr. Martinez, a small animal-focused vet was born and raised in Mexico. She has always held a great interest in caring for many species of animals. She has a Bachelor's in Animal Science and a Master's in Ruminant Nutrition from New Mexico State University where she met her wonderful husband Justin. While obtaining her Master's degree, Dr Martinez gained a great understanding and respect for the research and work involved in making nutritionally balanced diets that will maintain a pet's overall health lifelong. Her strong passion and love for animals led her to obtain her DVM at Kansas State University. Dr. Martinez is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish, helping clients and pets during these last 5 years as a practicing veterinarian.She enjoys working with dogs, cats, and has some experience with exotic pets as well.

When Dr. Martinez isn’t busy helping pets, she enjoys spending time spending time with her family, and enjoying the sun and theme parks in our Sunshine State!

Anthony Sena, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Anthony Sena, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Dr. Anthony Sena, or better known as “Dr. Tony” is a born Jersey boy but grew up in Naples, Florida. He attended the University of Florida for his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science before returning to Naples to work as a veterinary technician. He then moved to Alabama to attend veterinary school at Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His current interests include cardiology, soft-tissue surgery, and endocrinology. Dr. Tony’s love for Greyhounds has made him an avid greyhound enthusiast. His compassion, care, and courtesy will stick with you as well as your pets! On his time off, you may see him fishing, getting some sun by the pool/beach, and watching college football. GO GATORS!

Kristine Bentkowski, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Kristine Bentkowski, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Dr. Kristine grew up in the Mid-Hudson valley in NY. She obtained her bachelors of science in 2017 from King’s college PA, master’s of science in 2019 with a focus on tick-borne diseases from East Stroudsburg in PA in 2019, and graduated from Ross university school of veterinary medicine, St. Kitts, in Jan 2023. Dr. Kristine did her clinical year of vet school through Lincoln memorial university. She moved to Florida to be closer to her parents and sister. In her free time I like to go hiking, running, scuba diving or going to the movies. She has three cats that she brought back from St. Kitts with me Blakely, Bean, and Pumpkin.

Kristine Bentkowski, DVM - Associate Veterinarian - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Ariana Periera, DVM - Associate Veterinarian

Jessica Fuentes - Office Manager - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Jessica Fuentes - Office Manager - Jess joined our team October 2018 after moving to Central Florida in 2017 with her 2 dogs (Sasha and Khaleesi) and 2 cats (Christian and Michi). Jess was a veterinary technician for 8 years and has a special interest in client education. Now, as our Office Manager she's always going the extra mile for our clients and patients! She can often be spotted assisting the receptionists or technicians throughout their day. Jess enjoys spending her days off on the beach or at Disney!

Kayla  - Lead Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Kayla - Lead Receptionist - Kayla is a dedicated healthcare professional with a versatile background in both human and animal health. With 10 years of experience in human healthcare and an additional 7 years in animal health, she brings a unique perspective and skill set to her work. Outside of her career, Kayla is a loving wife and mother to two girls, as well as the proud owner of three dogs. She believes in providing compassionate and personalized care and support, to all patients and owners ensuring that they feel supported and valued. Her empathy and expertise have earned her a reputation as a trusted and respected professional in both the human and animal healthcare fields.

Jessica - Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Jessica - Receptionist - Jessica has been in the animal field for over 10 years. She started out in a Veterinary Technician Assistant program in high school. She has also been a dog trainer as well as a receptionist. She loves all animals, but cats are her favorite. She has a son she spends time with on her weekends. She joined the Mount Dora Family September 2023.

Samantha - Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Samantha - Receptionist - Samantha started her career at Mount Dora Vet Hospital in January of 2024. She has over 15 years experience in customer service management. She also has a previous history in human medicine as she graduated from Southern Technical College with an Associates Degree as a Certified Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, and EKG technician. Samantha has always had such a love for animals and is very excited that she is able to start a new career in Vet Medicine. Samantha is a mother of 3 boys and one daughter. In her free time you can find her at the gym, on the beach, or with spending time with her husband and family.

Gabriella - Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Gabriella - Receptionist - Gabriella joined Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital in February 2024. She was born and raised in South Florida. She has always loved animals of all kinds and knew very early on that she wanted to end up working in Veterinary Medicine. She started that journey in 2022 working at a 24/7 veterinary emergency hospital. She is currently a student at Penn Foster pursuing her CVT and has been Fear Free Certified. Gabriella has one fur-baby, a long-haired Chihuahua named Cholo. She enjoys spending time with her family, paddle-boarding, and painting in her free time.

Lester - Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Lester - Receptionist - Lester joined Mount Dora Vet Hospital in April 2024. He has 9 years of experience in the Veterinary industry working customer service and management. Lester is a father and grandfather. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. In his free time he likes to spend as much time at Disney, especially visiting EPCOT. He also likes to go walking on all the trails in Florida with his Fiancee.

Kim F - Receptionist - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Kim F - Receptionist - Kim has been in the veterinary field since 1990. She has worked at several clinics in the area and was originally with us for 10 years, left us for 5 and is now back full time. Kim’s love of animals or craziness is evident by the 4 dogs and 3 cats she has

Ava - Veterinary Assistant - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Ava - Veterinary Assistant - Ava started at Mount Dora Vet almost a year ago. Ava is currently a student at UCF and aspires to be a veterinarian. She has 2 dogs named Jack and Bear and a cat named Frito! She really enjoys what she does because it helps her prepare for her future. She is able to learn under her best friend's step-dad, Dr. Beau.

Christian - Lead Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Christian - Lead Veterinary Technician - Christian, dedicated to the Animal Health field since 2008, embarked on his journey at a veterinary referral hospital in South Florida as a veterinary assistant. Over the years, he has diversified his expertise, collaborating with various specialty practices ranging from managing an oncology practice in Illinois to internal medicine, where he thrived as a veterinary technician. Christian's passion lies in critical care and emergency medicine. Outside the realm of veterinary care, he cherishes moments with his wife, kids, and friends, exploring the wonders of the world together.

Tiffany - Lead Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Tiffany - Lead Veterinary Technician - Tiffany joined our team in 2020 and quickly fell in love with our hospital! She began her career as a kennel technician at boarding facilities that lead her to the path she desired to care for animals. She enjoys the complexity of emergency and critical care and is currently focusing on anesthesia and laboratory skills. Tiffany is always lending her team a helping hand and loves to teach others the skills she has acquired. She enjoys making a positive difference in the lives of not only the animals but also the owners. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching movies, and cooking.

Tayler - Certified Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Tayler - Certified Veterinary Technician - Hi my name is Tayler and I am a certified veterinary technician. I have been working in the field for over a year now. I graduated from an AVMA accredited program at Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2023 and passed the VTNE shortly after. My area of interest is surgery. I previously worked at a small animal general practice in Pennsylvania and then moved to Florida. I quickly fell in love working at Mount Dora veterinary hospital and thankful for the connections I have made! I have two fur babies at home Mr. Oz and Casper ❤️

Christie - Certified Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Christie - Certified Veterinary Technician - Christie started her career in 1999 as a kennel tech. Graduated with a degree in veterinary technology from Fairmont State University in 2002. Have worked in dentistry, surgery and my most favorite exotics. Moved to Florida December 2010. She has always been an animal lover. Says this is something that she got from her grandmother. Shares her life with her beloved husband Adam. Christie has 4 dogs, 3 rabbits and 2 chinchillas.

Allie - Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Allie - Veterinary Technician - Allie has been working in the veterinary field since early 2019 and is pursuing her CVT at Penn Foster currently and has been Fear Free certified. Allie has worked both general practice and in a shelter environment. She has a passion for helping animals and the people who love them. In her down time she is an avid crocheter and loves spending time with her three kitties Luna, Stripey, and Bo.

Kim - Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Kim - Veterinary Technician - Kim is one of our Veterinary Nurses and has been at Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital since October 2020. She is not new to the veterinary field, however. Coming from a 9-year tenure with a large animal shelter in New Jersey, she has experience helping a variety of different animals. She lives happily in Eustis with her Pomeranian Eevee. She spends her free time reading, hiking and exploring everything that Florida has to offer. Her passion is to rescue geriatric dogs in need.

Jess - Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Jess - Veterinary Technician - Jessica is an ambitious technician here at Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital. She received her certification in Veterinary Assisting from Southern Technical College, and officially graduated in 2022. Thus, giving her about 1.5 years of experience in the field. Growing up her parents used to rescue horses and many other farm animals. This sparked Jessica’s interest in Veterinary Medicine. She aspires one day soon to go for her official Technician certification, and dip her hands into large animal and exotic medicine. She is passionate about client education. Jessica currently has 5 dogs and 2 cats at home.

Jakkie - Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Jakkie - Veterinary Technician - Jakkie joined Mount Dora vet in April 2024 when she moved to Florida. Before this she worked at an emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in Massachusetts for 2 years. She has always been involved in veterinary medicine, as a kid she helped out at her local animal hospital that her aunt worked at. She shadowed techs in surgery and learned small animal restraint. Outside of work she likes to spend time with her own animals. She has a 2 dogs, a Chihuahua mix named Simon and a pitbull named Miroku. She also has a cat named Kilala, and a snake named Alaskah. Aside from animals she enjoys reading and gardening.

Tammy - Surgical Assistant - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Tammy - Surgical Assistant - MyHello, I’m Tammy. After 30 years of being a hairstylist, I decided to pursue my passion of working with animals. I went to work at the county animal shelter and enrolled in the vet tech program with St. Petersburg College. I worked at the shelter for four years followed by four more years at a local private veterinary hospital. I’m very excited to pursue this next chapter in my life. I have a 17 year old son and we love to spend our free time four wheeling in the forest with fellow Jeep owners. My personal animals include a tripod cat and an Italian greyhound that lost his eyes to glaucoma.

Amber - Veterinary Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Amber - Veterinary Technician - Amber has been in the Veterinary field for 5 years. She joined Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital in March of 2024. She has always loved animals since she was little. She has 4 cats and 1 dog. In her free time she enjoys bowling in leagues with her family.

Breanna - Surgery Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Breanna - Surgery Technician - My name is Bree and I have been a vet nurse for about 4 years now. I grew up with horses, dogs and all kinds of pets and have had a love for them always. I have a beautiful daughter named Emelia, a black lab named Nelli and a cat named Sasha. When I started vet med I instantly found my calling, my favorite part about this job is getting to be a voice for something that can’t speak for itself. I enjoy emergency / critical care, surgeries and dentals.

Holly - Surgery Technician - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Holly - Surgery Technician - Holly has been in the veterinary field since 2018 and loves her job. She has a special interest in surgery and enjoys learning to techniques and procedures. She completed her associates degree in Virginia and moved to Florida in 2020. She loves taking care of not only pets, but also helping the owners understand everything as well. In her free time she likes to spend time with her two cats, Andre and Sylvie, and go hiking on as many new trails as she can find

Keelin - Veterinary Assistant - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Keelin - Veterinary Assistant - Keelin is a dual enrollment student whose plan is to attend veterinary school after high-school and college and become a vet! Keelin is very excited to be learning more about animals everyday, and being able to learn and prepare herself for the future! She has always loved animals, as she has 7 dogs and cats of her own. She enjoys working at the vet clinic and it has always been a passion of hers to work in the veterinary field since she has been watching her mom be a technician her whole life!

Emma - Veterinary Assistant - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Ever - Veterinary Assistant - Ever has been a kennel technician for almost a year now. She grew up with all kinds of animals... dogs, cats, ducks, chickens and a couple others. She loves being around animals! Ever has also been riding horses since she was 4 and has one named Falcon. Ever loves this career because she is able to learn under her step-dad, Dr. Beau!

Emma - Veterinary Assistant - Mount Dora Veterinary Hospital

Emma - Veterinary Assistant - Emma has grown up with animals her whole life, all the way from dogs, birds, to horses. She finds peace within animals. As a way to say thank you back to them, she plans to continue working in the Animal Welfare field. Forever grateful for the light they bring into her life.