VETERINARY ACUPUNCTURE

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Rachel Beckett, DVM, CVA with Golden Retriever DogDr. Rachel Beckett is Chief of Staff at Jackson Veterinary Hospital. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1984, with high honors. Dr. Beckett holds certifications in both PennHIP radiographs and veterinary acupuncture. Her interests are in reproduction, dermatology, internal medicine and alternative veterinary medicine.

Dr. Beckett has two Golden Retrievers: Misty, who spends her days at the practice and is a universal blood donor; and Mattie, a rescue animal. Her other pets are Napoleon, a Yorkie; and Athena and Apollo, both cats.

Stephanie Crabb, DVM with CatDr. Stephanie Crabb graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2001. After graduation, she decided to move to St. Augustine to be close to family and further pursue her veterinary career. Dr. Crabb is Assistant Chief of Staff at Jackson Veterinary Hospital. Her special veterinary interests include internal medicine, oncology, dentistry and cold laser therapy.

She has two dogs, Zoey (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) and Kahlua (Old English Mastiff), as well as one cat, Sage.

Anna Thompson, DVM with Small DogDr. Anna Thompson attended college and veterinary school at the University of Florida, graduating in 2008. She is a native of St. Augustine and has been with Jackson Veterinary Hospital since shortly after graduation. Her special interests include internal medicine and dermatology.

Outside of work, Dr. Thompson enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, going to the beach, and practicing yoga. She also has two dogs (a Chihuahua and a Jack Russell Terrier) as well as one cat (Maine Coon).

John Glidewell, DVMDr. John Glidewell graduated from the University of Georgia with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, with honors. Between degrees, he spent several years working in immunology and vaccine research at Emory University. Prior to joining Jackson Veterinary Hospital in 2013, Dr. Glidewell primarily worked at the St. Augustine Regional Veterinary Emergency Center. His interests are emergency medicine and critical care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and internal medicine.

Dr. Glidewell enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, daughter, and son at Walt Disney World. He has a Beagle mix, Emma, and one cat, Scotch.

Goodwin Seymour, DVMDr. Goodwin Seymour is a graduate of the University of Florida and Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he earned a DVM degree in 1973. He has practiced at Jackson Veterinary Hospital since his graduation.

The technique developed by Dr. Jackson to extract adult heartworms associated with Caval Syndrome is a unique surgical procedure still performed by Dr. Seymour. Now semi-retired, he is available on a limited basis. His interests include preventive veterinary medicine, surgery, and orthopedics. He also has extensive experience with CCL repair surgeries.

Dr. Seymour shares his house with Ace (German Shepherd), as well Pouncy, his resident cat.