Melissa Parsons, DVM

Medical Director

Dr. Parsons is originally from Canada, having moved here in 2015 to enjoy everything Florida has to offer and hasn’t looked back! Dr. Parsons completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors before completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College. She prides herself in providing individualized care tailored to the needs of the client and the pet. Dr. Parsons has a strong interest in dentistry, surgery, internal medicine, and pain management. At a very young age, Dr. Parsons became involved in animal rescue and continues her work today, helping homeless animals receive the care they need and find homes. She has three rescue dogs and two rescue cats of her own.


Jocelyn Sausner, DVM

Dr. Sausner grew up in Massapequa, New York. After completing her Bachelor of Arts with Honors at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Sausner earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with her clinical year at North Carolina State University. After veterinary school, Dr. Sausner worked as a small animal veterinarian at a hospital outside of Raleigh for over 3 years. Dr. Sausner’s special interests include preventative health care, internal medicine, and dermatology. She strives to provide a “Fear Free” experience to her patients. Dr. Sausner’s life would not be complete without her veteran fiancé and her 2 rescue dogs, a hound mix named Zulu and a Labrador Retriever named Camellia.