Chesapeake Veterinary Mobile Services INC - Bear,DE - Our Doctors

Chesapeake Veterinary Mobile Services INC

82 Dasher Avenue
Bear, DE 19701


Dr. Dawn McKenzie

Dr. McKenzie graduated from Auburn University Veterinary School in 1996 with a doctorate degree with special interests in internal medicine and oncology in dogs and cats, prior to completing her undergraduate degree at Morehead State University in Kentucky. Prior to graduating from veterinary school, she worked as a technician for over 6 years in Kentucky. Completing her internship for veterinary school at a mixed animal practice in western Pennsylvania,she moved to northern New Jersey for a couple years.   Dr. McKenzie spent time learning as an associate veterinarian, until she accepted a position as a lead doctor/medical director in 1998.  After 2000, Dr. Mckenzie moved to Delaware to be closer to her family.  In 2005, Dr. McKenzie started her mobile practice in effort to spend more time quality time with her patients and clients and avoid the rush of every day clinic practice. Spending time with her rescued household of dogs and cats is something she enjoys, because everyone arrived at her doorstep with their own stories and issues!!! When time permits, Dr. McKenzie also enjoys spending time with her 2 retired show horses, although they both receive excellent care at the stable where they are boarded in Middletown.  Thanks Lisa and Savannah!!  In her free time, Dr. McKenzie enjoys gardening, reading, and antique hunting. As a certified grief counselors, Dr McKenzie and Sarah provide information to families to get thru the difficulties of end of life care. Dr.McKenzie was a second place winner in the News Journal Readers Choice Awards as best veterinarian in the area in 2003, and in 2014 was voted BEST veterinarian thru the News Journal Readers' Choice.  THANKS for your votes!!  In 2008, Dr. McKenzie was nominated as the best veterinarian in America by her clients.  Also, DR. McKenzie has also published several informative articles in local publications. She has been a guest lecturer at many events in the area including CFA cat show, Paws for Life, and career days for schools and colleges. Supporting local organizations and her clients in their endeavors including AIDS Delaware, Reedy Point Players, Forgotten Cats, etc. has allowed Dr. Mckenzie to give back to the community that she enjoys.  McKenzie is also a member of numerous veterinary organizations and is licensed in several states.   Client education is one of the most important parts of her visit to your home, and Dr McKenzie strives to make certain that her clients understand their pets' issues.

Sarah Mecke

Sarah is a Delaware native and a 2000 Newark High School graduate.  Currently, Sarah is studying to become a certified veterinary technician. Working with Dr. McKenzie for over 10 years, Sarah has become certified grief counselor for pet owners as well as an valuable assistant wearing many hats.  Being well-versed in most common cat and dog disease processes and treatments, she is capable of answering many client concerns. Organizing, managing, stocking, scheduling, as well as accounting are a few of her duties, in additional to cat herding (this is a lost art!)  When not working, Sarah enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son. Sarah also enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats, and rabbit, Elmer. The Mecke family has an open door policy stating, "There is always room for one more, and no one should ever go hungry!" This applies to both 4-footed and 2-footed individuals!!  Don't be fooled by that calm exterior, underneath beats the heart of a true hockey MOM!!