Welcome to Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center
Your Veterinarian in Gainesville,FL
Call us at 352-373-8055


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Quality and Value Pet Care

Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center, Vets Florida Founded in 1977, is a full service, state-of-the-art veterinary medical diagnostic, surgical and wellness-care center and pet boarding kennel facility.

Our mission is to provide the highest possible quality of companion animal care in a caring and ethical fashion for our friends and neighbors throughout North Central Florida at affordable prices. Here you'll find more than just an animal clinic. As a multi-faceted care and diagnostic facility, we offer comprehensive services and can fulfill all of your veterinary needs. Services range from basic flea control & bathing, complete climate controled pet boarding, to advanced medical and surgical procedures including laser pain management, dentistry, routine spays, neuters and kitten declaws. 

We are a full service pharmacy for heartworm medication, flea and tick control, arthritis pain medication and perscription diet food as well as all other medications needed for your pets medical condition.

Our professional and technical staff will assist you with any veterinary service or supplies that you or your pets may require

At Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Drs. Harris, Devlin, Menard, Eib, Wilkening
Gainesville Veterinarian | Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center | 352-373-8055

4209 NW 37th Pl
Gainesville, FL 32606

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    David Menard

    Dr. David Menard DVM is the current Chief of Staff at MVMC. He is a graduate of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine class of 1989. In addition to Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center in Gainesville, Dr. Menard is senior partner at Paddock Park Animal Care Center in Ocala, Florida.His special interest is his family, hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, horses, dogs, cats or anything else his son Dylan likes to do.

  • Dr.
    Esther Devlin

    Dr. Esther Devlin moved to Gainesville in 1995 to attend the University of Florida. She graduated from UF with her bachelors degree in Animal Sciences in 1999.  She worked as a veterinary technician for several years before continuing her studies at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated with her DVM degree in 2006 and entered private practice. Dr. Devlin joined the Millhopper team in September of 2013. She has special interests in dentistry, dermatology and supporting the human-animal bond. Dr. Devlin and her husband, Nathan, have one son, William, who was born March of 2013. Additionally they share their home with 3 dogs and 3 cats.

  • Dr.
    Brian Harris

    Dr. Brian Harris joined the MVMC practice in 2008 as a graduate of the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine. His interests include internal medicine, cardiology, and neurology. A long-term goal of his is to become board certified in canine and feline practice from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Dr. Harris's hobbies include playing the guitar, mountain biking, and spending time with his 3 cats and wife Diane.

  • Dr.
    Deborah Eib

    Dr. Deborah Eib joined our team of veterinarians in June of 2015. She is a Jacksonville, FL native and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of North Florida while working as a veterinary technician. She graduated with honors from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2014. Her medical interests include Dermatology and Behavioral medicine. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and exploring Florida’s natural wonders with her husband and their three dogs.


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  • ""I will continue to visit Dr. Harris and send new patients to see him. He is caring and a joy to be around.He is amazing with the pets and knows how to work with them as an individual rather than just another dog or cat.""
    Lisa M, Gainesville