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Dr. Nita Vasudevan Patel, DVM, MS

Dr. Nita Vasudevan Patel, DVM, MS, is a Florida-based veterinarian with a decade of experience in both hands-on clinical work and telemedicine. She’s also received her Fear Free veterinary certificate. Dr. Patel lives in Orlando, Florida. 


Beginning with a solid grounding in clinical veterinary work, Dr. Patel has developed a diverse skill set that includes both traditional veterinary roles and telemedicine. After several years in clinical practice, including leadership positions, Dr. Patel transitioned into the telehealth sector, applying their medical expertise in a virtual setting.

This progression from hands-on clinical work to digital veterinary services illustrates their ability to adapt and thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of veterinary medicine. Today, Dr. Patel continues work in telehealth while supporting the editorial standards of NotABully.org.

Education & Certifications

University of Florida, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology, 2007 – 2011

University of Florida, Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal Sciences, 2011 – 2013

University of Florida, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, 2013 – 2017

University of Florida, Professional Certificate in Veterinary Business Management, Veterinary Medicine, Business, 2013 – 2017 

Articles Reviewed By Dr. Nita Patel

Check out the latest articles fact checked and reviewed by veterinarian Nita Patel. 

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We Asked A Veterinarian: Why Do Dogs Hump After Eating?

If you’re an experienced dog owner, it’ll be no surprise to you when your dog does something that other people might call strange. Humping is one of those things! After your dog eats, you might find them humping something like a toy, a blanket, or their bed, or sometimes, even yourself! I’ve had more than

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