Dr. Julie Moodoyan

Dr. Julie Moodoyan graduated from the University Of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Her family is originally from Live Oak, Florida, although she grew up abroad, as her parents were in the U.S. Air Force. She received her BA at Florida State University before attending veterinary school at UF. She and her husband Mike have one daughter, Olivia, and 3 sons: Ryan, Judah, and Julian. They also share their home with 7 Ball Pythons and 3 beautiful cats named Bunny, Pi and Squishy. Dr. Moodoyan has a particular interest in feline medicine, dentistry, and client education.


Dr. Sondra Brown

Dr. Sondra Brown, comes from a small town in Kansas where her family raised and showed English Setters. Dr. Brown graduated from Kansas State University College of veterinary medicine in 1993. She then returned to KSU to earn a Masters Degree in Veterinary Pathology. She worked as a veterinarian in Manhattan, KS then lived in Montreal, Canada before settling in Tallahassee. Dr. Brown is married and has three children. She shares her home with three dogs (Golden Retriever, Miniature Schnauzer and Shetland sheepdog) and three cats (1 Domestic Short hair, 1 Bengal and 1 Burmese). She is a member of the Northside Rotary Club, and 2007 President of the Bid Bend Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Brown’s primary interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine and behavioral medicine.


Dr. Kevin Brumfield

Dr. Kevin Brumfield, a 1997 Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, is originally from Ocean Springs, MS. In addition to his dog and cat patients, Dr. Brumfield has a special interest in exotic animal medicine. He also has a strong interest in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, as well as dentistry. After finishing two externships in exotic animal medicine at Care Animal Hospital in Brandon and Long Beach Animal Hospital in Long Beach, CA, Dr. Brumfield joined Northwood Animal hospital in July, 1997. He and his wife, Lauren own three dogs (two Labrador Retrievers and one Miniature Pinscher). The Brumfields’ welcomed a daughter, Avery, in January 2006.


Dr. Sherri Kasper

Dr. Sherri Kasper, a 1998 graduate from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, is originally from Warren, NJ. She has a strong interest in ultrasound and has pursued this through numerous ultrasound and echocardiogram conferences. Dr. Kasper completed several externships in both small and large animal medicine, include emergency medicine before arriving in Tallahassee. She has been a part of the Northwood Animal Hospital team since February 1999. Dr. Kasper is married and has a son. As for pets, she has 1 DSH cat and 3 dogs (Lab mix, Catahoula mix, and a cocker mix).


Emily Hooker

Emily Hooker, is from Livonia, MI and has been a technician and The Animal Hospital at Southwood, since 2003. She graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a degree in Biology and a specialty certificate in Marine Biology. She has three cats and a man at home (Bono – tuxedo, Nibbler – brown tabby, Inara – orange tabby munchkin, and Jerris – electrical engineer). In her free time, she plays ultimate Frisbee, and enjoys reading, camping, and watching hockey (go Red Wings!).


Jessica Burke

Jessica Burke, was born and raised in Tallahassee. She has been working at The Animal Hospital at Southwood since 2001. She graduated from Rickards High School in 2002. Her specialty here at the clinic is dental health and dental health awareness. She has five “kids” Prof R. J. Lupin (black DSH), Moaning Myrtle (black and white DSH), Draco Malfoy (ferret), Sally Mae (white with black ears DSH), and the newest member to the Burke Family; Kreacher an adorable Miniature Pincher. While not at work, she enjoys reading (especially Harry Potter), watching movies, and spoiling her kids!


Kim Simon

Kim Simon, originally from New York, moved to Tallahassee in 1987. She has been with us for over 2 years and works both in the Pet Resort and on the hospital side training to be a veterinary technician. She has one son and four dogs. In her spare time she enjoys going to the movies.


Susan Rodgers

Susan Rodgers worked twenty years as a certified Veterinary Technician before becoming a practice manager. We were lucky enough to snatch her up in 2010 and she has been managing our practice since. She loves animals, and currently resides in Georgia by her numerous cats, dogs, horses, and rabbits.


Lauren Zaremba

Lauren Zaremba moved from her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to the Sunshine State for exactly that – the sunshine! When she isn’t taking care of her four-legged friends at the Pet Resort, she enjoys arts and crafts, reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her partner, Erin. Together they have a Miniature Pinscher/ Pug Mix (Samurai) and three cats (Binx, Damien, and Donegal).