Braden River Animal Hospital

Welcome to the Braden River Animal Hospital, a newer, larger, state-of-the-art- facility with 5 exam rooms and digital radiology!  They are an important IBE member.   Also included in their expansion is an in-house lab, a dentistry suite and a surgical procedure room with a CO2 surgical laser capability.  Of course, and more than ever, they offer compassionate care, excellent customer service, and a staff that loves your pets as much as you do.

Dr. Terry Clekis, DVM, purchased the Braden River Animal Hospital five years ago and has had big dreams of expanding the facility ever since.  In order to meet the needs of the ever-growing community, Terry not only had to expand his space but install the latest equipment and make all high-tech veterinary services available to his valued patients.

Veterinary Hospital Sarasota, Bradenton, FloridaThe new facility is a 5,200 square foot office and employs 20 workers of many talents to man the desk, perform basic vitals and check-ups on your pets, perform laser surgery, digital x-ray imaging, dentistry, acupuncture and holistic medicine. Overnight boarding will soon be available in the old building on the same property.  So many plans and so much excitement.

A necessary addition to their hospital is a new on-line pharmacy where you can find your pet’s medicine and get it right from the manufacturer!

Terry Clekis, DVM, whose philosophy is preventative animal health care, is a board member of the Humane Society of Manatee County as well as a member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association, Florida Veterinary Medicine, the American Heartworm Society, and President of the Manatee County Veterinary Society.  A graduate of the University of Georgia in 1983, Dr. Clekis is a resident of Bradenton since 1996.

Dog and Cat Hospital, Sarasota, Bradenton FloridaTo compliment his great staff, Terry hired Laura Eslinger, DVM, a native of Delaware who dreamt of being a Veterinary Physician since she was young.  Laura attended the University of South Florida where she received her B.S. in biology with emphasis on pre-veterinary studies.

Log onto  for information about hours and directions.  Braden River Animal Hospital is located at 5012 State Rd. 64 East, Bradenton, Fl.  Phone them at 941-745-1513.  In case of an emergency, remain calm and call the number above.  If the office is closed, the nearest veterinary ER is on 8237 Cooper Creek Blvd and their number is 941-355-2884.