Harbor Springs Vet
Dr. Billy Kowalski strives to create long lasting relationships with his patients and their families. He moved to Tampa in 2016 to be closer to his family after practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He studied Animal Science and completed his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at University of Missouri.
He credits his mentors Dr. James Nave and Dr. Randy Ezell for teaching him how to provide platinum level care and excellent bedside manner. Dr. James Evans is credited for teaching Dr. Kowalski precise surgical technique, case management, and for mentoring him in opening his own practice.
In 2019, Dr. Billy realized a lifelong dream when he opened the doors to his new veterinary hospital. Harbor Springs Vet, located in Palm Harbor, is a beautiful, state of the art practice with cutting-edge technology and techniques to provide the best care for every patient. His goal is to keep his patients happy and healthy throughout all of life’s stages.
The hospital has continued to grow from a team of 3 in 2019, to a team of 10 now in 2022. Dr. Rob Blanchard joined the practice as its second full-time veterinarian this year. He is an amazing veterinarian with tons of experience and knowledge who offers platinum level care to our patients.
Harbor Springs Vet offers a full array of services including exams & consultations, allergy treatments, dermatology treatments including chronic skin & ear issues, dental care, nutritional counseling, senior pet health, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, x-rays, and vaccinations.
Therapeutic laser is a modern treatment offered at Harbor Springs Vet that helps promote healing and reduces inflammation for a variety of ailments pets face including arthritis, back pain, skin irritation, ear infections, wounds, and surgical sites.
Dr. Billy provides customized care individually tailored for each pet based on their needs and lifestyle. He believes in treating every patient as if it were his own pet, giving them the same loving attention, compassion, and care.
Outside of the office, Dr. Billy, his wife Suzie, and their son Henry enjoy an active lifestyle with their Labrador Retriever Sam. They can be found participating in community events and exploring all that the Tampa Bay area has to offer.