The Cat Doctor

6470 US Highway 1
Rockledge, FL 32955


Veterinarian & Staff


Dr. Beth A. Buchanan

Dr. Buchanan is a native Floridian who has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1984.  She received her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from The University of Florida (Go Gators!).  She worked as an associate veterinarian in several practices before co-owning a cat hospital in Tampa.  She eventually moved back over to the east coast.  Dr. Buchanan worked here in Brevard county as a relief veterinarian while planning The Cat Doctor.  "Dr. B.", as some call her, owns 13 cats! Four of the lucky cats live at our clinic.  She loves all animals, but has a special passion for cats! The Cat Doctor opened in March of 2004.  Dr. Buchanan felt that a hospital just for cats would be her dream job.  She thinks that cats are such unique creatures, which makes them interesting to work with.  Needless to say, her dream job became a reality.


Shannon, Veterinary Tech/ Receptionist

Shannon has been working at The Cat Doctor since 2006 and has been in the veterinary field for 14 years. Cats are her first love so she has been a perfect fit here. She has become Dr. Buchanan's right hand "man" since she knows most of the clients and cats by name. Shannon and her husband have 4 cats, one who used to live at the clinic. 

Joyce, Veterinary Technician

Joyce has been with us since the fall of 2016. She has worked at multiple animal hospitals over the past 15 years. She has 2 grown sons, 1 dog and 2 cats. She loves living in Florida because her favorite past time is lying on the beach reading a book.

Samantha,  Veterinary Technician

Samantha, or Sam as she likes to be called, has been working at animal hospitals for 9 years. Before starting here, she worked at Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital as an internal medicine tech and ICU tech. Sam has been with us since the fall of 2018. She prefers working with cats so she has fit in well here! She has one cat and a dog.

Veterinarian in Rockledge Florida
Veterinarian in Rockledge Florida
Veterinarian in Rockledge Florida

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Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am- 6:00pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 8:00am- 6:00pm

Friday: 8:00am- 6:00pm

Weekends: Closed