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Kattis Stengard, DVM, CVA

DR. KATTIS STENGARD was born in Sweden and grew up mostly in Florida. After graduating from the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine, she enjoyed working with horses, dogs and cats here in Vero Beach.
Dr. Stengard then moved to Boston to join a larger small animal medicine and surgery Hospital. During this time she completed training in Acupuncture through the rigorous International Acupuncture Society and has been Certified since 1999. Dr. Stengard incorporates Acupuncture for many different types of ailments as it speeds healing and comfort. After 10 years in Massachusetts, Dr. Stengard and family returned to warm and sunny Vero Beach to open a housecall practice benefitting pets happiest in the comfort of their homes. When the need came to expand in 2008, Dr. Stengard bought Pinewoods Animal Hospital and renamed it Vero Beach Veterinary Hospital. Here she enjoys seeing all types of pets from dogs and cats to birds and marmosets. "Our practice is warm and friendly and we welcome our clients and their pets here. We offer everything from routine care to highly sophisticated medical and surgical treatments. Our excellent, well-educated team treat our patients with the highest degree of respect always ensuring their comfort and care come first. We hope you come visit us and enjoy the experience!"

Florida since 1995
Massachusetts since 1996

Florida since 1995
Massachusetts since 1996

Acupuncture Certification
IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) since 1998
AAVA ( American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture ) since 1998

Marine Mammal Rescue Volunteer Veterinarian
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University

Michelle Stengard, DVM, DACVO

Dr. Michelle Stengard received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with honors
from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She
went on to complete an internship in 1997 at VCA South Shore Animal
Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts. At the University of Georgia College
of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Michelle Stengard finished a residency in Ophthalmology
in 2000. During her residency, she published research in the area of
medical treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Michelle Stengard practiced ophthalmology
at Animal Eye Specialty Clinics of South Florida in West Palm Beach before
relocating to the Tampa area in 2003. Dr. Michelle Stengard is a member of the
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Seth Mitchell, DVM

Dr. Seth grew up in the Adirondacks with two older brothers. His family was
very active and loved to ski, snowboard, waterski, windsurf and anything
else that got them outside.
He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the
University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He attended veterinary school at
Ross University in St Kitts, where he met his wife, Bonnie. They were
married in 2006, graduated in 2007 and were practicing in upstate New York
before moving to south Florida in 2012. He has a strong interest in
surgery and diagnostic imaging. Outside of work, Seth is an avid runner,
road biker and kite surfer. He and Bonnie have three young daughters and
are often at the beach jumping the waves and building sandcastles.