TAMPA, Fla., March 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre in Tampa, FL was voted "Best Veterinarian" in the New Tampa Neighborhood News' first-ever "Best of" contest. Community members nominated and voted for their favorite local businesses and services. Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre was the overwhelming choice of community members. Supporters cite the hospital's extensive services, advanced technology, client communication, and compassionate veterinary care team as reasons for their support. Veterinarian Dr. Timothy D. Hodge says that the animal hospital is honored to be selected by the community and that they will continue striving to provide the highest quality patient care.
Local pet owners have spoken and Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre is the winner of the first-ever "Best Veterinarian" award. Dr. Timothy D. Hodge and the entire pet care team at the Tampa veterinary hospital are excited to be recognized by the community for their hard work and compassionate care.
"We are passionate about providing the highest quality veterinary care," said Dr. Hodge. "It is an honor to be recognized by the Tampa community for our hard work, and an important reminder that we must continue striving for excellence in all that we do."
The New Tampa Neighborhood News organized the "Best of" awards. Residents nominated and then voted online for their favorite local businesses. Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre was the clear winner in the "Best Veterinarian" category.
Community members and pet owners say the decision to vote for the animal hospital was easy. The vet hospital is well known for its comprehensive pet wellness care services, attention to detail and cutting-edge technology.
"Customer service is the foundation for our practice," said Dr. Hodge. "From greeting each pet owner with a smile to consistently following up to confirm appointments and remind pet owners about needed vaccinations, our veterinary team strives to provide the high quality customer care. We are honored to be recognized in part for our excellence in customer service."
The practice's diverse services have earned the veterinary hospital a loyal following. Standard pet wellness care includes annual exams, vaccinations, spay/neuter, and pet dental care. The vet hospital also provides senior pet care, acupuncture, laser surgery, cold laser therapy, ultrasound, behavioral counseling, advanced surgical care, nutrition counseling and prescription diets.
"Our veterinary care team strives to provide a wide range of critical care procedures," said Dr. Hodge. "We are proud to integrate cutting-edge care into all of our services. Thanks to continuing education programs, our vet team is at the forefront of veterinary care."
Dr. Hodge stressed that the hospital's commitment to a pet's well-being goes beyond an appointment, and includes empowering pet owners to provide the best possible care at home.
Pet owners may learn more about these different services by visiting the vet hospital's website, http://www.crosscreekvet.com.
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CONTACT: Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre 888-667-5235
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