Meet Our Team

Dr. Christa Young, Chief Veterinarian                   

Dr. Christa Young graduated from Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and worked in emergency and general practice in Indiana until moving to the Kissimmee area in 2010. She has been caring for dogs, cats, small reptiles, and pocket pets in Lakeland and Kissimmee since moving to Florida. She is excited to offer her surgical and medical skills in serving the pets and pet parents of her community.

Jim, Clinic Director

Mr. Jim Young is co-founder and director of Bellalago Veterinary Hospital. He completed his Bachelor's from Wabash College and his Master's at Purdue University in Indiana before moving to Kissimmee with his wife, Dr. Young. He is passionate about turtles, tortoises, and trains. Mr. Young looks forward to serving the pets and people of our community.

Melissa, Assistant - Manager     

Melissa is an Louisiana State University graduate who has worked in the veterinary field in Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland.  She and her family recently moved back to Florida from P.R. and we are glad to have her on the team.  She is the proud mom of a Beagle puppy - ask her about him and you may even get to see some pictures!

Sandi, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Sandi joins our team May 2016 hailing from a veterinary specialty center in Texas before moving with her family to the Kissimmee area.  We are very thankful for her service to our country while in the military!  She most recently nursed pets back to health at an Orlando small animal clinic.

AshleyVeterinary Technician                                                                                       

Ashley is attending St. Petersburg College in pursuit of a degree in veterinary technology when not assisting Dr. Young in pet medical and surgical procedures.  She is excited to help people and their beloved pets - always with a smile!  


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New, expanded hours including Thursdays and Saturdays!


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "We have been going to Bellalago Veterinary Hospital for 2 years now. They simply are the best! Dr. Young and staff, are all very caring and knowledgeable. I love the wellness packages that they offer, too."
    Jennifer B.
  • "This Veterinary hospital treated my dog Sofia great. Love the customer service from when we walked in until we walked out, we were treated very well. You can tell that everyone from the receptionist to the nurses love their jobs. The doctors were also great explained everything to us and even called us after my dog had surgery to let us know how she did. I will keep taking my dogs here."
    Yamaris R.