Our staff at both our Ormond Beach/Volusia and DeLand locations work extremely hard to provide 24/7 emergency and critical care to pets in need. We couldn’t do it without them, which is why we are excited when our staff grows in size and grows in knowledge. Our commitment to care, willingness to jump in wherever needed, and hunger to learn are key reasons why we are more than just an animal emergency hospital. We appreciate the opportunity to help you and your patients.

Staff Achievements

Join us in congratulating our team members, Stephanie (Ormond Beach/Volusia) and Lynn (DeLand), who both recently passed their VTNEs (Veterinary Technician National Exams) to become Certified Veterinary Technicians! We are so proud of their hard work and can’t wait to watch them continue to grow alongside our incredible staff.

Stephanie, CVT

Lynn, CVT

Welcome Dr. Kuzimski

Please welcome Lauren Kuzimski, DVM, MS to the Animal Emergency Hospital DeLand team. Dr. Kuzimski received her MS in veterinary biomedical sciences and her DVM at Oklahoma State University. Upon graduating in 2018, she spent the last few years working with a large percentage of exotics and in urgent care with dogs and cats. She is excited to transition more into an emergency setting to help provide 24/7 care for all animals – from scales to furry friends. We are thrilled to have Dr. Kuzimski on our team!


Welcome Dr. Arias

Join us in welcoming Dr. Arias to our Animal Emergency Hospital DeLand team. Dr. Sebastian Arias Laguillo was born and raised in Puerto Rico. His love for the field originated from taking care of farm animals with his grandfather. Dr. Arias graduated from St. George’s University in January of 2021, after completing his clinical year at the University of Minnesota. He has specific interests in ultrasonography and internal medicine. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys theme parks, tennis, trying various cuisines in the Orlando area, and spending time with his Airedale pup named Walt.


For more information or to make a referral, please contact us at one of our hospitals, Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia, or Animal Emergency Hospital DeLandBoth hospitals are open 24/7.

Diane Johnson, DVM and the Animal Emergency Teams

If you need additional brochures or magnets, please reach out to us at info@animalervolusia.com.

Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia

696 S. Yonge St, Ormond Beach, FL 32174

OPEN 24/7 



Animal Emergency Hospital DeLand

2100 E. New York Ave., DeLand, FL 32724

OPEN 24/7