Our Team

When your pet needs care, we’re here to help. Beach Veterinary Clinic is staffed by a team of nurturing professionals, committed to the health and wellness of animals in Cortez in the Bradenton, FL area. We are dedicated providers of wellness care, preventative medicine, internal medicine, and more.

Joey Knudstrup at Cortez animal hospital

Joey Knudstrup
Practice Manager

“What I like best about my job is helping the animals and helping pet owners get the highest quality of care for their pet.”

Joey was originally hired in 2001 as a Kennel Technician. With hard work and dedication he moved on to become tech manager and is now our hospital manager. When he is not busy helping out pets and their owners in the clinic, Joey enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Tiffany, two children, and their two dogs, Caddy and Eva. He also likes to swim, fish, and go for walks in the park. 


Vet Techs

Kennel Technicians

Lisa Richless at animal hospital in Cortez

Lisa Richless

Vet Assistants