Paws Animal Hospital

1950 Laurel Manor Dr. #230
The Villages, FL 32162


Dr. Amy Y. Barnett


Dr. Barnett is the proud owner of Paws Animal Hospital.  She was born and raised in St. Augustine, Florida and has been involved in Veterinary Medicine since 1991.  Dr. Barnett received  her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at the University of Florida in 1999 and graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Go Gators!!    

Dr. Barnett is committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care in a  compassionate and considerate manner.  

Dr. Barnett moved to the area in 1998 with her husband Dr. David Barnett a local dentist (Buena  Vista Dental). They have 2 beautiful children, a Labrador-"Shyla", 3 domestic short hair cats, and 2  miniature cows. The newest addition to the family is "Boo," a French Bulldog.

Dr. Barnett opened Paws Animal Hospital in October 2005. 



Dr. Danielle DiBoot

Dr. DiBoot is originally from Massachusetts where she attended Veterinary Medical School at Tufts University. Prior to Veterinary School, she graduated with her Bachelor degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts. Dr. DiBoot has been working in animal hospitals since the age of 14 when she got her first job cleaning cages in the kennel and worked her way up from there. She lives in Clermont with her husband, Matt, and their large animal family. That family includes a few rescue dogs and cats, various exotic animals, and fish. Her special interests include veterinary dentistry, exotic animal medicine, and dermatology but she loves every aspect of veterinary medicine and surgery! Her hobbies outside of medicine include: painting, gardening, cooking, fishing, kayaking, hiking, and spending time with her pets!

 Dr. Jessica DeAcetis  

Dr. Jessica DeAcetis was born and raised on Long Island, New York. From an early age, she knew that becoming a veterinarian was the only occupation that would do. She completed her undergraduate degree at Boston University prior to moving out to California to pursue her veterinary education at Western University of Health Sciences. After graduating, Dr. DeAcetis completed an intensive one-year general rotating internship followed by a one-year surgical internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in Plainview, New York. Since then, she has worked in emergency as well as general practice. In July 2014, Dr. DeAcetis joined the team at Paws Animal Hospital. Her main veterinary interest is in soft-tissue surgery. Outside of work, she enjoys running, yoga, and horseback riding.
Dr. Rick Munsell      
We are so excited and lucky to announce that Dr. Rick Munsell is joining our family at Paws! We talked him out of retirement and convinced him to help us out during our busiest winter months.