Meet Our Team
East Coast Animal Hospital is Flagler County’s newest veterinary hospital. Our focus is simple, allowing our family to care for yours. Benjamin Franklin said it best, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Here at East Coast Animal Hospital, our focus on preventive medicine can help derail acute situations. We are also equipped to handle medical and surgical (non-orthopedic) cases with an in-house laboratory and diagnostic imaging. This allows us to give you answers and provide relevant and timely treatment options. We also laser therapy.
As a Flagler County native, Dr. Tajmir will partner with you to provide the highest quality of care to your animals. Our experience and compassion, combined with the love of your animals, will allow us to work together to better your pet’s health care needs.
Michael Tajmir, DVM
Dr. Michael Tajmir is a Flagler County native, moving to Palm Coast in 1988. He could not walk by an animal without having to pet them. Although he didn’t immediately realize his passion for the veterinary field, he always knew he wanted to be a doctor. But after his first dog and his first veterinary job, he knew what his passion was from there on out.
He attended high school at Flagler Palm Coast High School and went on to get his bachelor’s degree. He attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the beautiful island of St. Kitts and completed his clinical year at the University of Florida (GO GATORS). Dr. Tajmir then worked emergency medicine his first year out and moved to general practice for the following 8 years, working all over the state. Dr. Tajmir’s interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, dermatology and ophthalmology. He has an overall appreciation and passion for all facets of veterinary medicine.
Along with his, wife, Carly and their with two amazing kids, Emersyn and Pierce, he now has three dogs (Sophie, Messi & Heidi) and a cat (Puck). During his time off, Dr. Tajmir enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and traveling.
Jennifer Garrett, DVM
Dr. Jennifer Garrett is originally from Oklahoma where she developed her passion for animals and science. She graduated with her B.S. in Biology at Oklahoma State University and then her M.S. in Biology at West Chester University with a focus on aquatic mammals shortly after. Wanting to have a more direct way of helping animals and people while still being a scientist, she pursued her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University and graduated in 2017. She moved to Palm Coast, Florida for warmer weather and an ocean view shortly after graduating and has been practicing small animal medicine ever since. While she enjoys all aspects of being a veterinarian, she is most passionate about animal behavior and feline medicine.
Outside of spending time with her husband, Terry, and her two stepsons, Adyn and Bradyn, her hobbies include anything outdoors, running, and traveling. Dr. Garrett currently has 2 cats, Rick and Walter, and 2 dogs, Rocky and Marley. She has dedicated her career to caring for her patients as if they were her own pets and looks forward to meeting yours!
Carly Tajmir is a Louisiana native, who moved to Palm Coast in 2017. She has been in the veterinary industry for over 11 years, working the majority of it in the talent and leadership development side. Her passion is developing others to provide the highest level of customer service.
She and Dr. Tajmir have two amazing kiddos, Emersyn and Pierce and three fur babies, Sophie, Messi and Puck.
Jeannie is from a small town in Tennessee. She grew up around animals she had horses, turkeys and geese and always had a dog. She started working in this field in 2013 at a large animal practice. She learned there that she could never do anything else. Working with animals is her passion. She moved to palm coast with her fiance Coty and their two wonderful children Gage and Adison in 2016. They have two dogs (Tilly and Sadie) a cat (Lucy) and a tortoise ( Lou). Jeannie is currently working on her Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.
Lindsey is a transplant from Butler, Pennsylvania and has been here since 2012. She has always had a passion for animals. She attended Sanford Brown College and obtained her AS in Veterinary Technology in 2016. That same year, she took the Veterinary Technician National Exam and passed, earning her the title of Certified Veterinary Technician. She has been in the field for almost 6 years, with the last 4 working as a CVT. She has 2 cats (Felix and Taz) and 1 dog (Toby). She is trying hard to add a second dog to her family. She is married to a wonderful husband and does not yet have any children. Her interest in veterinary medicine include feline veterinary care, behavior and the education of clients on their pet's health.
Front Desk Sergeant
Her love of people and that of helping others shows in how she always has a positive attitude seeing the bright side of everything.
She raised her family in the Volusia County area and has one child that lives in the St. Augustine area and one that lives in Alabama. One of her greatest accomplishments is her grandchild, Alexis who she loves going and doing things with.
In her spare time she likes to read, visit nature and just live life to the fullest.
Courtney's passion for animals, and we mean all animals is second to none. She is currently working towards an undergraduate degree with hopes to go to vet school next year.