S.T. Skinner, DVM, PA

S.T. Skinner, DVM, PA Dr. Sarah Skinner - Mobile Veterinarian Dr. Skinner is a native of Jacksonville, Florida.

She graduated from Hollins University with a degree in Biology and from the University of Georgia with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She has been in private practice since that time and mobile practice for 15 years. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, VIN – Veterinary Inf

ormation Network, and the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Association. She has three children, Betsy, Walker and Billy and two horses, four dogs, three cats and eight chickens. She is on the board and volunteers her time with a local non-profit mobile spay/neuter hospital – River City Community Animal Hospital.

Important! People do not recover from rabies...
02/11/2024

Important! People do not recover from rabies...

Surveys of pet owners have found that, while small, the number who express hesitance about rabies and other vaccines is growing, which increases risks for preventable diseases in both pet and people. The fact that very few people in the US die of rabies each year is a testament to the success of rab...

01/24/2024

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I love watching the zoomies...
01/06/2024

I love watching the zoomies...

Aging dogs, like aging people, are prone to cancer, cognitive decline and other health conditions, which is why research like the Dog Aging Project and the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study directly benefit both. For example, the golden retriever study recently revealed that hemangiosarcoma is the lea...

Merry Christmas to all!
12/25/2023

Merry Christmas to all!

Oh boy!
12/23/2023

Oh boy!

A recent veterinary inspection found all of Santa's reindeer are

ok..this is good news!!!!
12/20/2023

ok..this is good news!!!!

Two veterinarians with the AVMA visited Santa's workshop and examined his team of reindeer, declaring the animals healthy and ready for flight and issuing a certificate of animal export.

AND another issue!
12/20/2023

AND another issue!

Pulmonic stenosis is increasingly common in French bulldogs, and a procedure being performed at Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers hope for them and other dogs with the congenital heart defect. Two dogs have received a pulmonary valve stent implant at WSU since veterin...

No surprise here! Oh..what we have done with overbreeding!
12/20/2023

No surprise here! Oh..what we have done with overbreeding!

Pugs, French bulldogs and other breeds with relatively short snouts and wide skulls experience longer phases of rapid-eye movement sleep and spend more daytime hours sleeping than dogs with longer muzzles, and they are more likely to experience sleep apnea, researchers reported in Brain Structure &....

Just so important to really give the diets a try..they are our best medicine BUT don't work if mixed in with other foods
12/20/2023

Just so important to really give the diets a try..they are our best medicine BUT don't work if mixed in with other foods

Dogs with chronic enteropathy responded equally to a limited-ingredient diet and two so-called hypoallergenic diets containing hydrolyzed fish. Dogs with protein-losing enteropathy gained weight and saw gastrointestinal problems recede after starting one of the hydrolyzed diets. Previous dietary tri...

Just a blurb on this..since it seems to be on everyone's minds.
12/01/2023

Just a blurb on this..since it seems to be on everyone's minds.

Canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), more familiarly known as

For all the Rag Doll kitties out there!
08/08/2023

For all the Rag Doll kitties out there!

Ragdoll cats are among the most popular on Instagram, as are British shorthair cats, Persians, Bengals and Siamese cats.

This little guy needs a new forever home. I don't know the whole story but if anyone is interested please call Darlene a...
07/06/2023

This little guy needs a new forever home. I don't know the whole story but if anyone is interested please call Darlene at:

(626) 389-7450

He is a boy named Rocky and he is 1 year old.

We have a new family member! Meet Kaibab the miniature donkey. Born 5/16/23.
05/17/2023

We have a new family member! Meet Kaibab the miniature donkey. Born 5/16/23.

Good advise! Though I leave my dog in the car..with the AC full strength!
04/25/2023

Good advise! Though I leave my dog in the car..with the AC full strength!

Veterinarian and pet owner Brett Levitzke says people should never give drugs meant for humans to pets without the authorization of a veterinarian, leave pets unattended in cars even for a short time, ignore their pet's dental health or feed pets table scraps. Dr. Levitzke also recommends against us...

good to know!
04/14/2023

good to know!

Preventing dog bites starts with learning to read dogs' body language and understanding how dogs may interpret human body language, such as leaning over a dog, write animal behavior experts Steve Dale and Marc Bekoff. Regardless of what the dog's handler says, it's not wise to touch a dog that is st...

Some how..they get to be forgotten sometimes. That is their plan!
03/25/2023

Some how..they get to be forgotten sometimes. That is their plan!

Cats need protection against disease-causing viruses and bacteria regardless of whether they stay indoors or go outside, and all cats should be vaccinated starting when they are kittens to protect their health and prevent costly bills for treatment, says AVMA President Dr. Lori Teller. All cats shou...

JUST interesting!
02/14/2023

JUST interesting!

Wolves howl to guard territory and communicate with other members of their pack, and researchers at Eotvos Lorand University found that most young dogs howl in response when they hear the sound of a wolf howling. However, among dogs older than 5 years, breeds that are more genetically distant from w...

SO true..ALL the time!
02/14/2023

SO true..ALL the time!

To give a pet a meaningful gift on Valentine's Day, think like the pet does, says veterinarian Amy Attas. Flowers, chocolates and special meals can harm pets, but a dog might love an extra-long walk with plenty of opportunities to sniff, cats might enjoy a new cat condo, and both dogs and cats would...

We can't get lazy on vaccinating! This diseases are real!
08/25/2022

We can't get lazy on vaccinating! This diseases are real!

The Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory confirmed that canine parvovirus caused a recent spate of illness and death among dozens of dogs in Michigan, despite some having tested negative for the virus at the point of care, says veterinarian and VDL Director Kim Dodd. Some dogs....

Oh dear...not sure I want to know this!!
08/23/2022

Oh dear...not sure I want to know this!!

Some dogs in an experiment in Japan got watery eyes when reunited with their owners after more than five hours apart, and the response appeared to be driven by production of oxytocin, or the

Read Labels!
08/23/2022

Read Labels!

Dog owners may be aware that peanut butter and other foods sweetened with xylitol can be deadly to dogs that ingest them, but owners may be unaware that some food labels list xylitol as

I think they just have nine lives!
06/14/2022

I think they just have nine lives!

The myth that cats have nine lives -- or as few as six in some cultures -- may arise from cats' ability to land on their feet when they fall, thanks to a highly advanced vestibular system and muscular, angular legs.

Info for us Floridians!
06/14/2022

Info for us Floridians!

Animals release heat by panting and can quickly develop heat-related illness in hot, humid conditions, says veterinarian Roberta Westbrook. Pets need unrestricted access to shade and cool, clean water when outdoors, and they should be brought into an air-conditioned space if possible, but pets shoul...

Try not to worry just be informed!
06/14/2022

Try not to worry just be informed!

A veterinarian in Thailand who had COVID-19 last year likely caught it from a sneezing cat infected with SARS-CoV-2 whose owner also had COVID-19, according to a study in the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases, and all three were infected with genetically identical viruses. The case reinforces recom...

More good info!
05/08/2022

More good info!

Many popular landscaping plants, mulches and chemicals can cause diarrhea, vomiting and even heart failure in dogs, and dog owners should do some research before planting and landscaping, say veterinarian Tina Wismer, senior director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, and Robert Poppenga, a....

https://i.redd.it/53b2q5wa1jv81.jpgI hope this shows up. It explains some of why we do what we do..it is important. Some...
04/30/2022

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I hope this shows up. It explains some of why we do what we do..it is important. Some people will say..they are just animals. Maybe so..but the joy I see that they bring to so many drives us. Thanks to all of you who care for these wonderful souls.

This little female wants a good home. If interested contact :Contact..Patti 904-600-2909The Forgotten Ones Of NE Florida
04/28/2022

This little female wants a good home. If interested contact :

Contact..
Patti 904-600-2909
The Forgotten Ones Of NE Florida

Be careful!
04/23/2022

Be careful!

The legalization of cannabis in Canada and parts of the US is behind the growing number of dogs, cats and other pets ingesting the drug, most likely in the form of THC-dense edibles that look and smell like normal food, according to a study in PLOS ONE. Veterinarians surveyed for a study reported 16...

Very important! Unless you are planning anyway to get chicks..then best to check with the Florida Extension Service on t...
04/11/2022

Very important! Unless you are planning anyway to get chicks..then best to check with the Florida Extension Service on the permitting etc.

Animal sanctuaries are begging parents not to buy baby ducks, chicks or bunnies for Easter, warning them that the animals will grow up and require more care and attention than many families realize or can provide. Howard Berkowitz, who runs a home-based duck sanctuary in southern California, said fa...

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