VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Internal Medicine - Feline

Associate Editor

Sandra Mitchell

Sandra Mitchell

Board Certification

  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Exotic Companion Mammal, 2009
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Feline Practice, 2001


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University, 1991

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner: All Creatures Veterinary Services

Past Professional Activities

  • NAVLE(R) Item Writer, NBVME 2011–2015
  • Member of the Cornell Feline Health Center, 1995–2015
  • Member of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, 2002–2015
  • Member of the Morris Animal Foundation, 1998–2015
  • Health Director, Ferret Educational Foundation, 11/2008–2014
  • Member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, 1995–2011
  • Member of the AAFP Guidelines Committee, 2000–2011.
  • Member of the AAFP Research Committee, 1998–2011.
  • Co-chair of the AEMV ABVP Committee (founder) 2003–2010.

Current Clinical Interest

  • Companion Small Mammal Practice
  • Feline Geriatric Care


  • 2 cats
  • 1 red-eared slider
  • 5 ferrets
  • 4 ducks
  • 2 turkeys
  • and a bunch of whatever wildlife is camping temporarily. (shhhh, I have 2 legal non-releasable skunks with me forever.....)

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