Dr. Michael Sheffield is a native of Long Beach, MS. He attended Univeristy of Southern Mississippi where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science with a minor in chemistry. In 2009, he received his Doctorate from the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Since graduating, Dr. Sheffield has worked as an emergency/critical care veterinarian for Rehm Animal Clinic in Mobile, AL – providing him with invaluable experience with handling critical patients. He has a special interest in animal behavior, veterinary soft tissue, orthopedic surgery, and abdominal ultrasound. While working in Mobile, Dr. Sheffield remained an active volunteer in the community working closely with the Josh Project and USA’s Children’s and Women’s Hospital raising over $2500 that provided books and plush dogs to the hospitalized children. He also worked very closely with Animal Rescue Foundation caring for many of their homeless pets. He is an active member of the MVMA and AVMA. He enjoys spending his free time with outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and fishing; and is a long time New Orleans Saints fan. WHO DAT! Dr. Michael Sheffield and Kristy were married August 2nd of 2014. Together they share their home with 3 rescue cats: Cleo, Gary, and Jack; and 4 rescue dogs: Solie (Pit Mix), Ripley (Great Dane Mix), Nova (German Shepherd/Lab Mix), and Sherlock Bones (Foxhound/Boxer Mix). Dr Sheffield and Kristy also share their passion for aquatic life and to date have three planted fish tanks and two saltwater reef tanks. Dr. Sheffield and Kristy are expecting their first child December 2nd 2018.
As of May 2016 – Doctor Sheffield was the first veterinarian in the MS Gulf Coast area to be Fear Free Certified! For more information on the Fear Free initiative, visit FearFreePets.com