Welcome to Our Practice

The caring and compassionate staff at Companion Animal Hospital have been proudly serving the people and pets of the Jacksonville, FL area for over 60 years.

Companion Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for your pets. We genuinely care about your pets and all animals! Our staff is passionate about veterinary medicine and are extremely well trained. We strive to provide professional, affordable and advanced veterinary care to our patients, as well as superior customer service to our valued clients. At Companion Animal Hospital, you will walk into a calm, welcoming and friendly environment every visit, so that the experience is as comfortable as possible for you and your pet.

Dr. Kristen Zalud is a licensed veterinarian who believes that your pet's health and well-being is of most important. She will take every step to give your pet the best possible care and work with you to ensure a long, happy and healthy life for your furry companion.

Our Jacksonville veterinary office is easily accessible and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading the free informative articles on our Links & Resources page. Click on the "email us" link below to ask us a question or to submit feedback.

At Companion Animal Hospital of North Florida, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are!


Companion Animal Hospital of North Florida provides friendly, full-service veterinary care, pet grooming, & pet boarding. Veterinary services include physical exams & vaccinations, dentistry, surgeries, pharmacy services, and more. 

Serving South Jacksonville, FL, including Southside & the Deerwood area.