Dr. Sandra Mitchell is a 1995 graduate of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University. She is a board certified diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners for both Feline Practice and Exotic Companion Mammal Practice. She owns and works full time at Animal Medical Associates, in Saco, ME, and serves as a veterinary consultant and continuing education instructor for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). In her "spare time" she loves to canoe and study everything nature related. As a licensed wildlife rehabilitator, life is never dull at Animal Medical Associates. Currently, she is "owned" by 7 cats, 3 ferrets, 2 chinchillas, a bearded dragon and a dog -- plus whatever wildlife has taken up temporary residence.
Veterinarians, on average, are pretty busy people. We often mistakenly focus on our sickest patients, and sometimes forget that owners of healthy pets ..