Sarah Sheafor, Medical Director

DVM, DACVIM/Oncology

Oncology

Medical Director, Chief of Oncology
BS, Michigan State University
DVM, Michigan State University
Internship: North Carolina State University
Residency: Ohio State University, Medical Oncology & Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine '" Oncology

Special Interests/Expertise: Diagnostic and therapeutic medical oncology, pain management, maximizing quality of life for cancer patients, transfusion medicine, infectious diseases, hematology.

Research/Lectures/Publications: Founding member of the Animal Cancer Institute/Animal Clinical Investigations performing clinical research in novel therapeutic agents. Lecturer for many local and regional veterinary societies, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students. Published in many veterinary journals.

Pets: Maude, a Jack Russell Terrier who was brought to SouthPaws by a rescue group due to multiple pelvic fractures when she was about a year old back in 2006. She's all fixed, and one day, she will be a pretty good dog. We're still hopeful on that last point.

Neville and Harriet, sibling tabby cats adopted as dumpster-diving stray kittens in the summer of 2008. Both were volunteer blood donors at SouthPaws until they grew too old! Now that they're full grown hellions -- they €œboss€ Maude around all day!

Personal Facts: Sarah grew up spending her school months in Baltimore, MD, and the summers in Northern Michigan. She still loves to travel (especially internationally), and enjoys reading, history, cooking, ethnic foods, and gardening.

Member of the VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center team since July 1997.

Sarah Sheafor

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