Our caring staff works together to give your pet the best care possible.

Veterinarians


Frances Ramirez, DVM, MSBAfrances
Dr. Ramirez graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Then she completed a one year small animal medicine and surgery internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Orlando, Florida. She became an associate veterinarian at COVC in 2002 and fell in love with the practice. In 2005 she obtained a Masters in Science of Business Administration at the University of Florida, while she continued to practice veterinary medicine. In June of 2007 Dr. Ramirez purchased Country Oaks. She has 2 beautiful children and 4 dogs that keep her busy when not in the clinic. Dr. Ramirez has a special interest in internal medicine, veterinary dermatology, and veterinary dentistry. She is originally from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico.


Vienna Slava, DVM, CVAvienna
Dr. Slava graduated from The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She is originally from Russia. She has been an associate veterinarian at Country Oaks Veterinary Clinic since January 2008 and is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. She limits her practice to Veterinary Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Eastern medicine). She has two beautiful daughters.


Diane Cummins, DVMdiane
She joined us originally in 2008, and after missing COVC for 1 year, she has returned. Dr. Cummins is a compassionate veterinarian with an interest in soft tissue surgery. She is an experienced graduate from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. When not in the clinic, she trains her dog for agility trials and spends time with her family and all her pets.


Roger Augestein, DVMAugenstein
Dr. Augenstein is an Ohio State University graduate. After practicing in Kentucky for many years he and his lovely wife Betty moved to Florida. Dr. Augenstein has been blessed with 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He is very involved with his church and enjoys flying and golf.


Clara M. Lopez, DVM11140078_10152756038010894_8906701833463816508_n
Bio and picture coming soon!


Greg Bishop, DVMGreg Bishop
Dr. Bishop has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1986 and is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

He practiced veterinary medicine for the last 30 years and retired in Florida. After a year of retirement, he decided he missed small animal medicine and we are lucky enough to have him join our team.

He is extremely knowledgeable and is passionate about his love of veterinary medicine. Welcome!


Ali Fritz, DVM11140078_10152756038010894_8906701833463816508_n
Dr. Fritz graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 and she joined our practice in October of 2017/ She is originally from Ocala, Florida and returned to this area after graduation. She loves dogs and cats and has a few horses too. She likes to show her horses on her time off. Dr. Fritz and her husband have a son and we are very happy to have them as part of our COVC family.


Support Staff


Management

Valerie
Valerie


Receptionists

Mary
Mary
Kim
kim
Laryn
justin
Chrissy
justin


Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Jessica
Jessica
Lisa
Lisa
Stephanie
Stephanie
Gary
Gary
Shay
Shay
Peri
Shay
Kevin
justin
Alexis
justin
Holly
Holly


Kennel

Tracy
Holly
Mike
Mike