Our Doctors & Support Team at Lakeland Animal Clinic
Dr. Rachel Pratt Regional Medical Director
Dr. Rachel Pratt received her undergraduate degree in animal biology and first master’s degree in animal nutrition at the University of Florida. She received an additional master’s degree and advanced to candidacy for her doctorate degree in genetics/proteomics at the University of California-Davis. Dr. Pratt went to veterinary school at Ross University and did her clinical year at North Carolina State University. She then received an MBA in international business summa cum laude from Louisiana State University- Shreveport and started her own nonprofit merging human and animal medicine while helping those less fortunate to receive proper medical care. Her clinical interests include both feline and canine internal medicine and surgery as well as “pocket pet” exotic species such as rodents, rabbits, reptiles, and birds. The only animals she will not see are primates.
Dr Pratt lives with her husband and two children. When she isn’t busy practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Pratt enjoys spending time with her family, participating in triathlons, and traveling around the world.
Dr. Patricia Kyle Veterinarian
Dr. Kyle joined the LAC family in January of 2020. She attended California State University San Bernardino, where she earned her bachelor of science in biology, then later graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. Kyle was born in New Hampshire, but spent most of her time in Southern California. In 2017, Dr. Kyle and her family moved to Florida to be closer to her extended family. She enjoys traveling, making crafts, baking, reading, and spending time with family. Dr. Kyle has one silver Bengal cat named Gabby and an Island Mix named Roxy. She enjoys the human-animal bond and being able to make a difference in the lives of her patients.