Our Doctors

Dr. Jeff Woods


Dr. Woods is a University of Florida graduate and founded Merrill Animal Clinic in January of 1988. The clinic was originally Merrill-Townsend Animal Clinic but after moving the clinic to its current location it was renamed in 1998. 

Dr. Cathy Rogaski


Dr. Rogaski is a 2008 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been a member of the Merrill Animal Clinic family since June of 2008.

Dr. Beth VanCleve


Dr. VanCleve started working at Merrill Animal Clinic in September of 2008. Prior to that, she worked at Southside Animal Clinic, Northside Animal Hopsital, Briar Patch Animal Clinic in Ithaca, NY, and Parkway Animal Hospital

Leyra Troche Padilla


Dr. Troche has returned the MAC family! She started with Merrill Animal Clinic in 2012 as a nurse. She left MAC in 2014 to pursue her doctorate in veterinary medicine at Tuskegee University. The MAC family welcomed her back in spring of 2019 as a full-time veterinarian!