Hours of Operation

MONDAY 8AM - 6PM
TUESDAY 8AM - 6PM
WEDNESDAY CLOSED
THURSDAY 8AM - 6PM
FRIDAY 8AM - 6PM
SATURDAY 8AM - 1PM
SUNDAY CLOSED


The BVC Pledge

Place your pet's health and wellness above all considerations. 
Communicate openly with you about the individual preventative needs of your pet. 
Help protect your pet from common infections and contagious diseases while using the latest available methods. 
Focus on the overall health and nutritional status of your pet and recommend the appropriate medical procedures and screening tests when necessary. 
Continue to learn and advance through continuing education in the recognition and treatment of conditions that affect the pet population. 
Educate you on the most effective preventative and maintenance home care for your pet.
Finally we pledge to do our very best for your friend.

Promotions

10 % Discount on Professional Dental Cleanings when scheduled within 30 days of Dental recommendation.

10% Discount on New puppy/ kitten spay or neuters if procedure is scheduled at the time of their final vaccine visit.

10% Senior Discount for pet owners over 70 years young.

15% Multi-Pet Discount on services for pet owners with 3 or more animals who are all updated on vaccines.

Only 1 office-call charge for up to 3 pets for annual exams w/ vaccines.

***All discounts are applied to services only and does not pertain to products.
  • Corey Shively- Kennel Technician (In loving memory)

    CoreysportraitphotoCorey joined our team in 2006. He was born on September 2, 1977 in a small town in southern Virginia, called Danville. He moved to Fort Myers, Florida in October of 1977. He loved music, and was a trumpet player throughout middle and high school. He was in the marching bands and was the first chair in each school.

    He also loved dogs and got his first pet in the summer of 1991. Shadow was her name and she was a black Lab mix. His favorite music was Country, and his all time favorite musician was Hank Williams Jr.

    He loved to dance, and did line dancing whenever he could.

    His favorite sayings were: “just peachy”, and “okeedokee.”

    Corey was with us a short time before he lost his battle with cancer in 2010. He is loved and truly missed by our clients and staff.
  • Victor Cornell Brown, DVM- Owner/Veterinarian

    victorbrownDr. Brown incorporated the BVC in May of 1986. Prior to starting his own practice, he was employed by the Collier County Humane Society (Humane Animal Clinic).

    Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, he graduated from William Raines High School where he earned the Harvard Book Award and was a finalist in the National Junior Scientist and Humanities Symposium.

    He earned his BS degree in Biology from Florida State University and in 1983 was granted his DVM degree from the University of Florida. He has attained additional certifications in Animal Communications, Esoteric and Reconnective Healing modalities, and Animal Hospice Care. Dr. Brown and Tonya share the same pets. He enjoys listening to Jazz, Old-School, and R & B music. In his spare time he is an avid marine aquarist, gardener, and a fanatical sports enthusiast. His favorite getaway is the Suwannee River Rendezvous. His favorite saying is: “oh well…”
  • Tonya Brown, BA – Owner/Manager

    TonyaBrownTonya joined the BVC in 2003 and has managed the clinic since 2004. She is a SWFL native who grew up in Fort Myers. She graduated from Cypress Lake High School and later earned her AA degree at Edison Community College and her BA degree from Florida Gulf Coast University.

    She has a dog named Moke (Swahili for “little one”), two cats named Garfield and Sphinx, an African Gray named Baby, a rabbit named Daisy, and a 92 gallon salt water aquarium.

    In her spare time, Tonya loves to read, travel and belly dance. She enjoys Classical, R & B, and Easy Listening music. Her favorite getaway is The Suwannee River Rendezvous and her favorite saying is: “It is What it is.”
  • Dr Linda Kitchen - Associate Veterinarian

    lindakitchenDr. Linda Kitchen was born in Dayton, Ohio into an Air Force family that was stationed throughout the US.

    She graduated from Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism in 1995 and began writing for magazine and book publishers for several years, but then found her passion for animal medicine. She graduated from Ross University with her clinical year at Louisiana State University, where she took extended classes in Ultrasound and exotic medicine.

    She joins us from Daytona Beach with her husband, 2 cats and 2 turtles. She enjoys travel, cooking, fishing around 10,000 Islands and has been training to run a marathon for many, many years.
  • Sara DeSimone – Receptionist/ Veterinary Technician

    SaraDeSimoneSara joined the BVC team in February 2013. She was born in Massachusetts and moved Naples in 2000 with her family. She currently owns 2 dogs; Sasha, a Siberian husky, and Gabi, a boxer. She also has two cats, Kitty and Mittens. She enjoys listening to country music. Sara enjoys fitness, fishing, dancing, horseback riding, boating; and will find any excuse to go to the beach.
  • Kathy Heck – Kennel Supervisor/Receptionist

    kathyheckKathy joined the BVC as a Kennel Technician in January of 2007.

    Prior to joining our team, Kathy was one of Dr. Brown’s first client’s at the Humane Animal Clinic. She was born in Buffalo, New York, but moved to Naples as a little girl. Kathy graduated from Barron Collier High School. Kathy aspires to study animal communications and to help owners reunite with their lost pets.

    Kathy currently has 2 dogs, Toby and Bailey; 2 rabbits named Burton and Bugs; a clowder of cats, and a 75 gallon fresh water aquarium.

    She enjoys listening to Oldies and Country music. Her favorite getaway is in the mountains and in her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs. Kathy’s favorite saying is: “be careful what you wish for.”
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