Meet the wonderful doctors of Lakeland Veterinary Hospital:

Dr. Dawn Morgan -Winter
Dr. Dawn Morgan-Winter remembers always wanting to be a veterinarian and if you ask her family, they will tell you same. They recall funny stories of her “adopting” other families’ outside cats and rescuing injured wildlife like turtles, baby squirrels, and owls to nurse back to health or hoping to make them make pets. Lucky for animal lovers, Dr. Dawn Winter pursued her childhood dreams and made them her life’s passion when she decided to become a veterinarian. 
Dr. Dawn Winter earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine and Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduation, she returned home to practice veterinary medicine in Lakeland. Dr. Dawn Winter continues to seek out opportunities to better practice medicine and has earned Certificates in Veterinary Rehabilitation and Acupuncture.
Outside of owning Lakeland Veterinary Hospital and Wellness Center and dedicating herself to practicing the highest quality veterinary care, Dr. Dawn Winter enjoys spending time her husband of more than 20 years and her teenage son. She enjoys traveling to new places to experience the food and culture offered around the globe.
Dr. Summer Jenks

Dr. Summer Jenks is a practicing veterinarian in Lakeland, Florida.  Dr. Jenks received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The University of Miami in 1997, her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Florida in 2003, and completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Hollywood Animal Hospital in 2004.  While predominantly a small animal veterinarian, Dr. Jenks has had limited experience with farm animals while in school, during mission trips to Bolivia and Haiti, and occasional farm calls for friends.  Dr. Jenks is also an adjunct instructor at Florida Southern College where she teaches Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Animal Nutrition.  Dr. Jenks is active in many community organizations including KidsPack Polk County and Blessings and Hope Food Pantry.  Aside from cuddling up with a good book, her favorite thing to do is travel the country and the world with her husband and their three children.