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Polk Equine has been serving the large animal veterinary medical needs of Polk County horses for over 10 years. Committed to our clients and their horses, we aim to provide the highest quality of equine and large animal veterinary care and excellent service to ensure the health and performance of every animal we serve.
Polk Equine is experienced in all types of medical and surgical conditions. We offer first rate equine and large animal care to Lake Wales and the surrounding areas.
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Dr. Katie Hennessy
Polk County Florida Veterinarian | Polk Equine | 863-287-8413
PO Box 3844
Lake Wales, FL 33859
We have been using Dr. Hennessy for about 5 years and like that she is very knowledgeable about our horses. And that she is always looking for new information to help us with our horses. Plus she is always available to help you with question or concerns about your horses. I also like that she owns horses too so that she understands your concerns about your horses. We would highly recommend Dr. Hennessy to anybody wanting a knowledgeable and caring veterinarian.
Polk City, FL
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