Veterinarian & author Matt Toia to speak at NSB library on March 16

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Meet veterinarian and author Matt Toia at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Toia will discuss his book, “You Want Me to Declaw What?! Adventures of an Animal Doctor,” in which he describes some of the encounters he has had with his wild and eclectic patients. With respect for the animals he treats, the doctor will share funny, touching and downright outrageous tales from his years on the front line.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call 386-424-2910, option 4.


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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.