Meet Our Team
Our after hours emergency clinic is staffed by a caring, compassionate team to provide the best medical care for your critically ill or injured family pet.
Meet Our Veterinarians
Pets: Zoey – 2 year old, Great Pyrenees Mix and Quinn – 1.5 year old, Calico
Dr. Lura joined the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Petersburg in August of 2016. While he loves critical care and emergency medicine, he also has a strong interest in surgery and dentistry. Dr. Lura completed his Undergrad studies at University of South Florida – GO BULLS! After that, he completed Veterinary School at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Hobbies: scuba diving, biking and pretty much anything that involves him being outdoors. In his free time he spends the majority of it exploring local underwater scuba diving sites and remodeling his new home.
Hobbies: running, volleyball, basketball, hiking, camping, and TRAVELING! I love experiencing different cultures and exploring different areas of the world.
In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as running, kayaking, hiking, and traveling. He has a goal to visit at least two National Parks per year. He spends his downtime with his fiancé and three large mixed-breed dogs. He enjoys visiting all the local restaurants and bars Saint Pete has to offer, and is a supporter of locally owned small business.
Additional DVMs on staff
Dr. Lucille Kohut
Meet Our Staff
Education: St. Petersburg College
Hobbies: When not managing the Emergency Clinic, she enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking, biking or just hanging out with her girls
Pets: Mango and Squirmy
Sarah was born and raised in Michigan. As a young child she knew working with animals was her passion. She started the Veterinary Technician program in Detroit, MI and transferred to Louisville, KY where this became her home for 6 years. In 2014, Sarah moved to Florida and obtained her Veterinary Technician License.
In Sarah’s free time, she loves spending time with her pets, boyfriend, family and friends. She also enjoys swimming, walking, sports, nature and traveling!
Roxy, Cyclone and Reni