Sarah Sheafor
Co-Medical Director DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

  • Co-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

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. 

  • Gwen and Percy, Russell terriers who are into everything, and whose only superpower is being really cute. 
  • Neville, a senior domestic shorthair cat who rules the roost – or who believes he does.  

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, ethnic foods, and gardening.

Member of the VCA SouthPaws Team Since: July 1997

Papers Authored


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