Dr. Jennifer Vencil


Dr. Jennifer is originally from Ocala, Florida. She attended the University of Florida in Gainesville for her undergraduate degree in Biology and also for veterinary school. After graduation, she and her husband (Dr. Jacob) moved back to the area.

Dr. Jennifer is drawn to veterinary medicine by a love of science and the human/animal bond. She has a special interest in emergency and critical care, dermatology, behavior and end of life/hospice care. She enjoys educating clients on preventative health care for their pets, and is also intent on compassionately helping them through times when their pets are struggling with illnesses.

Dr. Jennifer is married to Dr. Jacob, and they have 2 human children and 3 fur children: Harper (daughter, aged 3), Jack (son, aged 1), Stitch (Boston Terrier Mix), Maggie Mae (Florida Brown Dog), and a cat named Reesie (tortoise shell medium hair).

When not taking care of animals, she watches Gator football and basketball, volunteers in her community and church, and spends time with family. Dr. Jennifer is also a member of the Junior Service League of St. Augustine and a Past Mentor for Take Stock in Children.

Dr. Michele MacKay


Dr. Michele attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and was the president of the Interdisciplinary Honors Program. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr. Michele and her husband are native Floridians who grew up in Ocala. They moved to Jacksonville after she graduated from veterinary school, and she has been practicing in the area for 23 years. At Southside Animal Hospital for 17 years, then relief and ER work for a couple of months before beginning at Shoreline.

Her passion for veterinary medicine began at a very young age. She has always loved working with cats and dogs and the pet lovers who care for them. She enjoys the daily challenges that veterinary medicine offers, knowing that every day and every case will be unique. She finds it especially fulfilling to make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Dr. Michele’s favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are internal medicine, dermatology and general surgery. She has been a member of the AVMA, FVMA and JVMA since 1995.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and pets. Her husband has been teaching history at Stanton College Prep since 1996. Their children both attended Stanton and the University of Florida. Their fur children are two super sweet cats named Rondo and Owen.

Dr. Christi Taylor


Dr. Christi Taylor grew up in Wallingford, Connecticut. She started volunteering and working as a veterinary technician during college, and earned her bachelor’s in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut. She attended Ross University in St. Kitts for veterinary school and spent her final year at North Carolina State University. Upon completion of her DVM, she moved back to CT where she worked as a small animal veterinarian
for three years before making the move to sunny Jacksonville.

During veterinary school, Dr. Taylor completed an externship through the ASPCA Humane Alliance spay-neuter program. She also spent two weeks in South Africa as an intern with Wildlife Vets. Dr. Taylor was an active member of the scuba club while living in St. Kitts.

Dr. Taylor’s special interests include soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine, and ultrasound. She is compassionate and eager to form strong relationships with her clients and their beloved pets.

In her spare time, she loves spending as much time as possible outdoors and by the water. She enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants, strength training, and relaxing with family and friends. Dr. Taylor’s life would not be complete without her dog (and side-kick) Murphy.

Dr. Courtney Wagner


Dr. Courtney Wagner grew up in Aiken, SC riding horses competitively in 3 Day Eventing, which spawned her interest in veterinary medicine. She received her Bachelors degree from Clemson University and went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia. Dr. Wagner loves spending time with her husband, David, as well as their three dogs (Lily, Watson, and Grady), four chickens, and bearded dragon. She and her husband are also expecting their first child this fall! In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and pickleball, as well as visiting new breweries.

Dr. Wagner loves helping both animals and people every day. Her special interests include preventative medicine, oncology, and ultrasonography.

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Client Service Coordinator

Courtney B.

Client Service Coordinator

Keersten K.

Client Service Coordinator

Klarissa H.

Client Service Coordinator

Nicholas Brass

Operations Director

Mary J.

Lead Veterinary Technician

David M.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician

Macaylyn O’.

Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician