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Hi, I’m Dr. Stacia Jung (AKA Stacia Island Vet), and this is my blog! Here you’ll find posts about my island veterinary practice, my island lifestyle and adventures, and health and wellness tips for both you and your pets. Enjoy! And be sure to join my online community and subscribe to my YouTube channel for weekly videos.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding on St. Croix’s Sea

I’ve always loved being in and on the water and find paddleboarding to be one of the most relaxing activities I’ve ever enjoyed. SUP, or Stand Up Paddle Boarding, is also a great all-over fitness activity and can be modified to suit your level of comfort and ability.  My first experience with SUP was right […]


Harvesting and Using Aloe Vera on St Croix

One of the things I love most about living on an island is the close proximity to nature and her abundance of tropical flora. One of my favorites is aloe vera. Though St. Croix is relatively small (at 218 kilometers squared) there is a marked diversity of plant life on either end of the island. […]