Practice Excellence

Diverse in talents, united in our mission.

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In everything we do, we believe in raising the standard of veterinary care to new heights. We believe in caring for every pet like our own. Now, meet the team who will care for yours.

Veterinarians

Jennifer Teitelbaum

Jennifer Teitelbaum

Practice Owner & DVM

Dr. Jennifer Teitelbaum, the owner of Mulberry Grove Animal Hospital, began practicing veterinary medicine in 1996. A native Floridian, Dr. Teitelbaum graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine with high honors. With the goal of creating a veterinary team committed to the highest quality veterinary care and education, she founded Mulberry Grove Animal Hospital in 2005.

Her background in both general private practice and shelter medicine provides her with the skills and experience necessary to offer comprehensive and specialized care to all of her clients. Dr. Teitelbaum lives with her husband Bill, Golden Retriever “Hazel”, and cat “Olive” in Ocala, and their two children attend the University of Florida in Gainesville. She enjoys spending time with her family, training Hazel for Rally competitions, and traveling.

Ashley Sutton

Ashley Sutton

Veterinarian

Dr. Sutton graduated with her Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in May 2019 from Iowa State University. Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Sutton loved Florida visits with her parents in their retirement home in The Villages, and after graduation she was thrilled to join the team at Mulberry Grove Animal Hospital.

Dr. Sutton’s professional interests include oncology and dentistry. One of her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine is the variety of cases that can be seen in a given day, and the opportunity to continue furthering her education. Dr. Sutton enjoys getting to know each and every pet and their family to find the best veterinary care for each individual.

Candice Vance

Candice Vance

Veterinarian

Dr. Candice Vance began working for Mulberry Grove Animal hospital in 2007 after graduating from the University of Florida Cum Laude. Her interests in the field of Veterinary Medicine include internal medicine and radiology with a special focus in ultrasound imaging.

Dr. Vance is currently an active member of the AVMA, and enjoys participating in many conference courses to continue to provide information on the latest veterinary medicine and technology. Dr. Vance lives with her husband, daughter and three dogs in Summerfield. Outside of work, she enjoys running, boating, gardening and spending time with family.

Kathy McLaughlin

Kathy McLaughlin

Veterinarian

Dr. Kathy McLaughlin obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Massachusetts in 1991 and then went on to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated Cum Laude in 1995. Following graduation, she moved to Ocala, and after working for one year in equine practice, she began working in small animal practice. She began working part time for Mulberry Grove Animal Hospital in the spring of 2011.

She is an active member of the AVMA and the Marion County Veterinary Medical Association. Her interest include internal medicine and critical care. Dr. McLaughlin lives in Ocala with her husband, two children, two cats, and one dog. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family at the beach and hiking.

“Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though…. That’s the problem.”
-Benjamin Hoff

Staff

Stacey

Stacey

Customer Service Representative

Stacey Orlando has been at Mulberry Grove since 2013. She has two adult children who she loves spending time with. She has loved animals from a young age and has seen herself working with animals as an adult. She is very passionate about customer service and client communication. During her personal time, She loves to hang out with friends and family, read, and go to concerts!

Amber

Amber

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!

Molly

Molly

Veterinary Technician

Molly Jenkins is one of our great veterinary technicians. She has known from a very young age that she wanted to work with animals and is very happy she gets to every day. She feels strongly about client education and helping guide owners to healthy pet care. She has been with Mulberry Grove Animal Hospital since 2012 & calls herself a ‘lifer. “This is home to her”, as she would say. She lives in Ocala with her beautiful family and probably one too many cats!

Brooke

Brooke

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!

Brecca

Brecca

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon!

Taylor

Taylor

Veterinary Technician

Taylor shippee is one of our very talented veterinary technicians. She has a sweet Pitbull named holly. Taylor was sparked to become part of the Mulberry Grove team after she brought Holly to see one of our veterinarians. Holly suffered from veterinary-related anxiety, and our team was able to incorporate fear-free tactics to ensure Holly had a safe, and successful veterinary visit. Her professional interest is making a difference in fearful pets’ life, as well as their owners. She went on to become certified in fear-free tactics. She enjoys riding horses and doing dressage in her free time.

Jessica

Jessica

Veterinary Technician

Jessica Boone has been with Mulberry Grove Animal hospital since 2013. She is one of our very talented technicians here at Mulberry Grove. She was born and raised in this beautiful sunshine state. She is blessed with a beautiful daughter who she loves spending time with, a cat and a dog that she adores, and two guinea pigs to complete her family!

Melissa

Melissa

Veterinary Technician

Melissa Skinner Is one of our very talented Veterinary Technicians. She has a beautiful little girl who she adores and loves spending quality time with. She enjoys spending free time with her friends and family. One of her favorite things about veterinary medicine is client education, and being able to help owners and their pets during difficult times. She is passionate about what she does here at the Grove.

Mallory

Mallory

Veterinary Technician

Bio Coming Soon!

Jennifer

Jennifer

Groomer

Bio coming soon!

Emily

Emily

Customer Service Representative

Emily Kissner is one of our fabulous Customer Service Representatives. She has 2 adorable cats at home. She joined the practice out of the love she has for her cats. She hopes to one day become a veterinarian, so she can make a difference by going above and beyond in veterinary care.

Jalyn

Jalyn

Customer Service Representative

Bio Coming soon!