Veterinarians in Estero, FL

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Pets First Animal Hospital – Estero, FL


9220 Estero Park Commons Blvd
Suite 5
Estero, Florida, 33928
Phone: 239-221-8356
Fax: 239-676-1935

Hours of Operation:

Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday Closed

Surrounded by all that Florida has to offer, the Pets First Animal Hospital in Estero, FL makes it easy to be an active partner in your pet’s overall health and well-being no matter what you and your pet are doing on a warm, sunny Florida afternoon.

From routine health maintenance to surgery, our location works hard to ensure that your pet is in the best health possible. A huge part of outstanding and long lasting health for your pet is keeping up with your pet’s vaccinations. At Pets First, we are pros at this along with other pet health services in which you may find yourself in need.

Conveniently located just off Tamiami Trail and Corkscrew Road, Estero’s Pets First Animal Hospital is ready to partner with you in your pet’s health care.

Pets First Animal Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the LongLife Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Estero guests.

Services Offered at this Location

  • Vaccinations
  • Comprehensive Exams
  • Parasite Control
  • General Dentistry
  • General Surgery
  • Skin Care
  • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
  • Spays & Neuters
  • Drop Off Services
  • Microchipping
  • Digital Radiography
  • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
  • In-House & Online Pharmacy
  • Nutrition Consultation
  • Behavior Consultation
  • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
  • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
  • LongLife Wellness Plans®
  • Care Credit

Dr. Flinn, Veterinarian

Daniel Flinn, DVM, grew up in Northwestern Indiana and graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He then completed an internship and surgical residency at ASPCA Henry Bergh Memorial Hospital in Manhattan, New York.

Dr. Flinn practiced veterinary medicine in his hospital, Jericho Animal Hospital, Syosset N.Y. for 44 years until he moved to Florida with his wife.Dr. Flinn has been active for over 25 years in the United States Power Squadrons (America’s Boating Club) teaching boating safety and education.

Dr. Flinn lives in Bonita Springs with his wife, Karen, and 2 Maltese dogs and 2 cats (a Maine Coon and a domestic short hair)

Dr. Kirsten Isaacson, Veterinarian

Dr. Kirsten Isaacson graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She was inspired to become a veterinarian in grade school after reading James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small. She has a special interest in preventative care for dogs and cats. Her hobbies include reading, horseback riding, and walking on the beach.

Dr. Laura Laxton, Veterinarian

Dr. Laura Laxton earned her doctorate from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She has had a passion for helping animals since childhood, and has worked with animal rescues, zoos, and CROW’s wildlife rehabilitation center. As a small animal veterinarian, she has a focused interest in animal behavior, dermatology, and communication. She is Fear Free℠ certified and cares about your pet’s emotional well-being. She enjoys spending her free time with photography, swing dancing, and watching movies with her husband, Matthew, and four dogs, Lindy, Cara, Maggie, and Wilfred. She currently resides in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Dr. Llanes, Veterinarian

Dr. Llanes graduated Cum Laude from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her doctorate degree in 2017. The year she graduated, she became the sole recipient of the Excellence in Small Animal Surgery award given by the clinicians in Purdue University. As a small animal veterinarian, she has a primary passion for surgery and also has a specialized interest in internal medicine and dermatology. Dr. Llanes is very particular about making sure your companion has a fear and stress-free visit and employs numerous techniques to make sure they feel comfortable while in the hospital.

She enjoys spending her free time traveling, cooking, listening to live jazz, and watching Julio (her boyfriend) create fine art masterpieces. She currently lives in Fort Myers with her two thirteen year old dogs (Coupi and Sihci) and her sun conure (Pelangi).

Amy D, Technician

Amy has been working in the veterinary field for over 12 years. She lives in Bokeelia with her Great Dane, Cane Corso Italian Mastiff, Johnson Bulldog and one tabby cat. She has studied Canine Rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee and has a B.S. in Kinesiology from Wheaten College,Il.  She has been blessed to find a new home here at Pets First Animal Hospital and looks forward to many years serving you and your pets.

Erika, Technician

Erika Kuester graduated from Minnesota School of Business with her Associates of Applied Science degree in 2009. She has been a veterinary technician since 2006, and became a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2010. She has a passion for anesthesia, dentistry, and critical medicine. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 children, reading, and being outdoors. She currently resides in Fort Myers.

Tracy, Technician

Tracy LeBrun attended Columbia College where she earned a BFA in photography and a minor in computer graphics.  After 20 years in the photography industry she changed careers to veterinary medicine.  She has earned various certifications in veterinary medicine and joined the Pets First Animal Hospitals in May 2017.  In her spare time she enjoys kayaking with her dogs, movies, photography and relaxing with friends.

Diandra, Technician

Diandra Massey is currently a student working on her degree in veterinary technology. She was born in New Jersey and is now enjoying the sunny beaches of Southwest Florida. Her passions are her daughter, puppy, and love for helping animals. She hopes to have a long-lasting career as a veterinary technician and to find time to volunteer as a marine technician.

Franki, Technician

Franki has been living in Naples for the past 20 years. She has been a technician for the past 10 years. Franki has an extreme passion for emergency/critical care and surgery. While not caring for our patients at Pets First she enjoys spending time with her pitbull and three cats, continuing education, and spending time with family and friends!

Robin Anderson, Dog Groomer

Robin Anderson has been grooming for over 25 years now. She is originally from New Jersey where she learned to groom by another well experienced Groomer . She was taught step by step over the course of two years while she worked for her as a bather.  She came to Pets First in 2016 and admires the staffs passion for animals.

Stacy, Dog Groomer

Stacy was born and raised in Naples. She is happily married, and has 3 amazing children and 2 dog. She went through a grooming academy and has been grooming for over 3 years, and can’t imagine doing anything else. Stacy is passionate about helping everyone’s fur babies look and feel their best. She finds her job to be the most therapeutic job, even though she comes home smelling like a wet dog with hair everywhere.