Being a veterinarian can be a demanding job. This past week at Sugar Mill Veterinary Center (, was no exception. By Friday night, all I craved was rest, meditation, and some good yoga. As fate would have it, the universe (or maybe just WhatsApp) had other plans. Invitation to Paradise Just as I settled in […]


One of the things that’s unique about practicing veterinary medicine on an island is the fact that often, there is no one to refer to except yourself! For instance, this weekend, I spent my Saturday afternoon, gelding (castrating) stallions for a local horse rescue organization on St. Croix. As a small animal veterinarian, I do […]