Dr. Carver-Raffa, our in-house theriogeologist (animal reproduction specialist), is a Board Certified Diplomat of the American College of Theriogenologists. Her expertise includes ovulation timing, semen collection, insemination, pregnancy management, C-section and vaginal delivery, nutritional counseling, neonatal and postpartum care for dogs throughout South Florida.
Our animal hospital is recognized by the Zoetis Corporation as an approved animal semen freezing center.
Dr. Chetkowski and Dr. Carver are committed to medical excellence, knowledgeable and empathetic client communication and compassionate care for your four-legged companions . We take the time to help our clients understand and cope with issues affecting the health and well-being of their beloved pets throughout all stages of life.Dr. Jane Chetkowski
Dr. Jane Chetkowski
Naples FL Veterinarians Dr. Jane, as she is known by most, obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2003. Prior to pursuing her veterinary education, she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Psychology (1999) and a Bachelor of Arts in History (1996). Dr. Jane grew up in Bermuda and has lived in Naples since 2003. She enjoys reading, pursuing her professional development through continuing education, working out, and gardening. She also spends appreciable time caring for her lab, Huckleberry Finn and adopted stray cat, Tiger Lilly. Dr. Jane has proudly served on the board of Voluntary Services for Animals, Inc. (www.volunteerservicesforanimals.com) since 2010.
Dr. Deirdre Carver-Raffa
Deirdre Carver-Raffa, DVM, MS, ACT Dr. Carver-Raffa became a Board Certified Diplomat of the American College of Theriogenologists (REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE) in 2007. She completed a residency in Equine Reproduction at the University of California in 2001 after obtaining her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1993. Prior to pursuing her veterinary education, she received a Master of Science in Reproductive Physiology (1989) and a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (1986). Dr. Carver grew up in this area and resides in Naples with her husband, their son and the family’s Portuguese water dog. She enjoys baking, biking, horseback riding and reading, as well as pursuing her professional development through continuing education, teaching support staff, professional publication, and public speaking.