Janelle Priestas, DVM

Janelle Priestas, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2012

Dr. Janelle Priestas

Dr. Priestas is a native Floridian who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida State University in 2007 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2012. Her interests include Small Animal Surgery, Pathology, Dentistry, Dermatology, and Preventative Medicine.

In her spare time, Dr. Priestas loves spending time outdoors, yoga, dancing, arts & crafts, live music, and cheering for Tampa Bay sports. She resides with her husband, two girls, a kitty cat, and a corn snake.

Recent Articles

Anal Gland Cancer in Cats
Anal Gland Cancer in Cats
What Is Anal Gland Cancer in Cats?All cats have two anal sacs located between the muscles on each side of the anal sphincter, just past the anal opening/anus. These anal sacs are lined with glands that produce debris, which normally comes out from a small opening on either side of the anus when the cat has a bowel movement. Anal gland cancer in cats, referred to as anal sac adenocarcinoma, occurs...
Are Cats Afraid of Thunderstorms?
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. What Is Thunderstorm Phobia in Cats?Thunderstorm phobia in cats is an exaggerated fear response to storm conditions such as thunder, lightning, heavy rain, and strong winds. Because thunderstorms are loud, bright, and sudden, they can alarm anyone, including an already nervous cat. Cats with thunderstorm phobia immediately...
English Bulldog
English Bulldog
The English Bulldog is well known for its wide stance, muscular low profile, and short, wrinkled-faced with an underbite. As early as the 13th century, the dogs were bred for the now-illegal sport of bull-baiting. The English Bulldog is a short-haired, medium-sized dog (40 to 50 pounds) with a low, sturdy stance, a large, short-faced head with an underbite, wide shoulders, and short tail. They...
Why Is My Dog Peeing in the House?
Your best friend is well past the potty-training stage—maybe several months or even years past—and suddenly starts peeing inside the house. There can be many different scenarios when it comes to peeing accidents. You may have a young adult dog that’s acting like her usual, playful self with no obvious concerns, but she starts leaving puddles of pee in different areas of the house. Or you...