Teresa Manucy, DVM

Teresa Manucy, DVM


Educations & Trainings

  • UF CVM graduate 1997
  • VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital internship in small animal medicine and surgery 1998
  • Trained under ABVP-avian specialist Dr. Michelle Curtis 1999-2004 at Fleming Island Pet and Bird Clinic

Activity & Honors

Former adjunct professor Sanford-Brown College Veterinary Technician Program, Jacksonville, Florida

Professional Memberships

  • AVMA member since 1997
  • Former member FVMA, CVMA, AAV


Manucy TK, Bennett RA, Greenacre C, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Mandibular Beak in a Buffon’s Macaw (Ara ambigua), J Avian Med Surg 12[3]:158-166 Sep’98

Dr. Teresa Manucy

Dr. Teresa Manucy is a 1997 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in 1998.

Her practice experience has been working with small animal and exotic animal species on the west coast, east coast, and in the midwest. She currently resides in Florida with her husband, their two children, and their beloved dog, cat, and leopard gecko.

Recent Articles

Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts on Dogs
The overall health of a dog is often reflected in their skin. Dogs can get lumps, bumps, and cysts from normal aging, or they can be signs of a problem. There are two major types of lumps and bumps on dogs: malignant (cancerous) and benign (not cancerous). However, you can’t tell the type or severity of a growth just by looking at it. A veterinarian can take a sample of cells to give you a...
Tumors and Cancers in Hamsters
What Are Tumors and Cancers in Hamsters?A tumor is defined as a swelling in any part of the body caused by the abnormal growth of tissues or cells. In hamsters, tumors that are limited to a single organ or area of the body are usually described as benign. These tumors do not spread to other locations and may even be surgically removed. Malignant tumors develop in one location and spread into...
Are Hamster Exercise Balls Dangerous?
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Hamsters are popular pets because of their small size and quiet demeanor. Within their captive environment, space is limited, so toys that allow safe movement while being confined are ideal. Plastic hamster balls are often used as exercise toys but they can be dangerous to hamsters if used improperly. How to Use Hamster...
Hamster Cages
Hamster Cages
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Caring for a pet hamster includes providing a cage with bedding, food, and water. You want to provide a big enough cage so your hamster can get enough exercise every day and has access to plenty of mentally stimulating toys. Hamster Cage SizesFor Syrian hamsters, the minimum amount of floor space needed per hamster is 900...
Where Do Hamsters Come From?
Hamsters are common household pets that originated in the wild terrain of southeast Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Some are bred for life in captivity, and some are adapted for use in scientific research. Today, there are still populations of wild hamsters around the world, but they are relatively rare.  There are over 24 recognized species of hamsters, but only 5 of these are sold as pets.  ...
Do Hamsters Hibernate?
Do Hamsters Hibernate?
New hamster parents are often surprised to find their hamsters barely moving, sometimes even appearing dead. But it many cases, this behavior—known as torpor—isn’t a sign that your hamster is truly sick or dying. Instead, it’s a natural adaptation to most hamster’s native desert environments. Depending on the situation, your hamster may even go into true hibernation. What triggers this...