Dr. Jo Ann Daniels & Associates
17945 State Road 54, Lutz, FL 33558 


                             Dr. Jo Ann Daniels & Associates
17945 State Road 54, Lutz, FL 33558  813-926-1126

Our Veterinary Health Care Team:

        Jessica is a Veterinary Nurse at Central Pasco Veterinary Care, helping Dr. Daniels with wellness exams, sick pets, and surgical patients. She is a native Floridian and has been living in Pasco County her entire life. She and her dogs love curling up on the couch with a good book together.  Jessica has rescued and rehabilitated an abandoned mixed breed dogs named Daphne and Athena. She enjoys working as a veterinary nurse and would stop traffic to help any animal.

    Jennifer is our practice consultant.  She has years of experience as a veterinary nurse, adminstrative veterinary nurse, and practice manager.  Jennifer helps to keep our practice running smoothly and works with outside agencies to coordinate continuing education.  Continuing education is arranged for all of our staff on a regular basis to ensure that training is current with the science and medicine that keeps your pets healthy.

      Eric is part of our Reception Team.  He was born and raised in Tampa and attended Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. Eric graduated with a Bachelors in Environmental Sciences and is looks forward to continuing his education.  Eric's family includes two chihuahua mix dogs which he loves dearly, named Angelo and Bella. He also loves spending time with his family dog, Mocha. An avid lover of nature and wildlife, he loves to take long walks and bike rides in nature parks.
     Tara is our Veterinary Nurse. She has been in the veterinary field for many years and enjoys spending her Saturday's helping Dr. Daniels with our wonderful patients. She has a Min Pin named Sam and a Calico named Callie. Tara spends her weekdays educating her son and daughter. Tara also enjoys gardening, making jewelry, and reading/watching science fiction.
      Meredith is our Veterinary Assistant. Meredith was born and raised in Northwest Florida. She moved to Tampa to complete her Bachelors degree in Biology at USF. Now that her Bachelors is completed, Meredith is starting her Masters degree in Integrative Biology. She hopes to attend Veterinary School afterwards. When Meredith is not working or studying she enjoys riding horses and curling up with a good book. She loves her 2 rescue cats named Maverick and Binx.

Please call our veterinary health care team at 


if there are any questions or concerns that you have about your pets. Our professional team can schedule an appointment.
      Tony is our Veterinary Technician. He is a graduate of Pasco Hernando State College. He enjoys being able to learn how to care for animals in order to offer them a long healthy life. He currently has two dogs, Ellie and BoJack. He also has a cat named Kato. Tony considers his pets to be the most important parts of his life. He also loves to comfort pets while they are here for their care.
​         Brianna is our Veterinary Technician.  Brianna has lived in Florida her whole life. She currently is attending St. Petersburg College for Veterinary Technology and plans to continue her education in the Veterinary field. Her special interests include Hematology and Parasitology, as well as anesthesia and nursing care. She currently has one long haired cat named Princeton and a rescue dog named Jessie.

      Rachael S. is our Lead Veterinary Nurse. She is a graduate from Florida State University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Rachael is expanding her knowledge of the veterinary nursing care field. She has cats named Fred, Rambo, and Stormy - who love to cuddle up and watch movies with her. Her rescue dog Finn loves rides on the kayak and long walks. 
         Alexis is the lead of our Veterinary Receptionist Team. She attended the College of Southern Idaho to pursue her dream of becoming a Veterinarian. She plans on continuing her schooling at UF. She loves animals and hopes to be able to help in any way possible.

             Morgan is a Veterinary Technician. Morgan has lived in Tampa for over 20 years. She is currently a pre-vet student at Pasco Hernando State College. Morgan intends to transfer to USF after completing her AA. She has 3 fur babies at home including 2 dogs, Cooper and Baby Ruth. Her cats name Dumbledore and she is the light of Morgans life.
        Nicole is our Medical Records Clerk. She has a Bachelors from Stetson University and a Masters from Nova Southeastern University. She looks forward to beginning classes at the University of Tampa to work towards her Veterinary degree. In her free time she enjoys video games, reading, and spending time with friends & family. Her family includes has 3 dogs: Ginger, Cleo, and Eevee. They also have a small community tank, so scaly children are welcome too!