Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Christa Young
    D.V.M.
    Founder of Bellalago Veterinary Hospital

    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 cared for dogs, cats, small reptiles, and pocket pets. She established a high quality of care and set an excellent example of what it means to truly care for animals and serve the community.  Dr. Young passed unexpectedly in 2022.  Her legacy lives on in Bellalago Veterinary Hospital today, and we all strive to ensure all patients know her love.

  • Dr.
    Rebecca Wong
    D.V.M.
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Wong was born in Southern California. She graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 2012 where she majored in Animal Sciences while working part time as a veterinary nurse and assistant. In 2018, Dr. Wong graduated from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include rodent and small companion mammal care, soft tissue surgery, and wildlife rehabilitation. While in school she spent a summer volunteering at Bifenxia Panda Base in Sichuan, China, and another summer traveling to Ecuador to provide free veterinary care to dogs, cats, cows, and sheep in underserved communities. Outside of work, Dr. Wong enjoys warm climates, experiencing interesting foods, and ensuring her rodents and cats get along peacefully. She loves all things video games, nerdy pop culture, and being a couch potato.

  • Dr.
    Juan Manuel Neria Lopez
    D.V.M.
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Juan Manuel Neria Lopez is originally from Mexico and graduated from The National Autonomous University of Mexico, College of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics.  Since graduating, he has dedicated his practice to small animal medicine with areas of interest in soft tissue surgery, radiology, and internal medicine.  Besides taking care of pets, Dr. Neria Lopez enjoys spending time with his family; his dog, Rufo; and his cat, Hilda; as well as, playing guitar and listening to music.

  • Jim ,
    Office Manager

    Jim 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. Jim focuses on the office tasks of running the hospital including human resources, ordering, and maintaining the books.  He still sneaks out of his office to see puppies and kittens!

  • Melissa ,
    Practice Manager

    Melissa is an Louisiana State University graduate who has worked in the veterinary field in Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland.  She is the proud mom of a Beagle and a Shih Tzu puppy - ask her about them and you may even get to see some pictures!  She handles the medical side of managing things which allows her lots of hands-on time with our patients!

  • Ashley ,
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley has been with Bellalago Veterinary Hospital since we opened!  She started in the kennels and has worked her way up to technician.  She completed her degree at St. Petersburg College in veterinary technology.  Ashley is excited to help people and their beloved pets - always with a smile!  

  • Kim ,
    Veterinary Nurse/Receptionist

    Medical Team & Front Office Team Member

  • Saniya ,
    Veterinary Nurse

    Medical Team Member

  • Paola ,
    Veterinary Nurse

    Medical Team Member

  • Abimarie ,
    Veterinary Nurse

    Medical Team Member

  • Joshua ,
    Veterinary Nurse

    Medical Team Member

  • Alexis ,
    Veterinary Receptionist

    Front Office Team Member

  • Marta ,
    Veterinary Receptionist

    Front Office Team Member

  • Thais ,
    Veterinary Receptionist

    Front Office Team Member

Location

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Office Hours

Special Hours to Keep Serving your Pets Safely!

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • ""I absolutely love Bellalago Vet. I have taken all three of my cats there and have not had any problem. They are very accommodating with their appointments and get back to me within 24 hours if I have any concerns or questions. Excellent Vet and Hospital.""
    Amanda N.
  • ""Caring and affordable healthcare. Great with dogs and my cats. Fair prices and knowledgeable vet and staff. Goes the extra mile when they are sick.""
    Dawnita B.
  • ""Absolute gems at this hospital. They love your pet just like it's their own. A little on the pricey side but definitely worth it.""
    Natalie L.
  • ""I have to say that this team is absolutely outstanding! Honestly, please know that you all do an amazing job at what you do and your care, compassion and help towards the animal community is truly inspiring. I happen to know Jim has been amazing to me on multiple occasions. Please know that all the work that you do is truly meaningful and appreciated by very many people. You guys are ROCKSTARS!!!""
    Maria P.
  • ""Their the best veterinarian in this area ,and their like a family ,they treat your fur babies like if they are theirs and they have great prices""
    Evelyn C.
  • ""Whatever animal you bring to this Veterinary I'll tell you this they are in safe hands these people are wonderful the staff the doctor very respectful and very understanding explain everything to you in detail I cannot imagine bringing my dog and a place house well worth the trip wherever you're coming from.""
    Luis P.
  • ""Thank you so much for everything you do. We love and trust you with both of our fur babies. Lilo is especially familiar and enjoys going on rides to visit you guys which is a testament to how well you treat her. Thank you guys!!""
    Ronnie H.
  • ""Your veterinary hospital is, hands down, the very BEST animal hospital I’ve ever encountered.
    In all of these years, in all of these places of residence, I have never found and used the services of a veterinary clinic or hospital quite like Bellalago Veterinary Hospital.""
    Linda R.
  • "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.