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Dr. Mike Haworth


Dr. Haworth received his bachelor’s degree from FSU in 1991 majoring in biology and minored in math and chemistry. He graduated from University of Florida in 1995 with his doctorate in veterinary medicine.

Dr. Haworth worked in emergency and general practice for 6 years before transitioning exclusively to general practice. He enjoys seeing dogs, cats, pocket pets (gerbils, rabbits, etc) as well as reptiles and even the occasional fish. He practiced zoo medicine part time and started an animal care program at the John Young Science Center and working/volunteering at Discovery Island where he worked with primates, birds and other exotic animals.

Dr. Haworth is very involved with animal welfare issues and has spent 8 years on the Animal Advisory Committee for Hillsborough County. He served as chairman of the committee 3 times.

Dr. Haworth has been an active board member of the Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Association for 9 years. He currently serves as the president of the board.

He moved from Orlando to Tampa in 2006. In Orlando he was secretary/treasurer of the central Florida Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Haworth is also a member of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

When he is not working or involved with animal welfare issues, Dr. Haworth likes to fish and spend time with his family

Voted Best of the Bay Runner Up - 2013