Dr. Bruce grew up in South Carolina and moved to Georgia to attend the University of Georgia, where she earned her bachelor’s degree and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialists in Tampa. She then moved to the Florida Keys to work for a few years before returning to the Tampa area. She has enjoyed working as a general practitioner for years, caring for dogs, cats, and many exotic patients. Her main interests are internal medicine and exotic pet medicine. She is also Fear Free Certified.
Dr. Bruce has recently changed to providing urgent care and is excited about working with companion animals in the community during their times of need. She shares her home with her husband, a rambunctious pit bull, two snakes, three tortoises, and a fluffy rabbit.