Our Veterinary Team

Our team is here to help. At Mobile Pet Doc, we treat you and your pets like our family.

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Meet Our Veterinary Team

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Dr. Melissa McKendry

Veterinarian

Melissa McKendry began her undergraduate degree in the UK and later graduated from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She started her career in private practice then transitioned to emergency and referral medicine while becoming board certified for the Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and feline). Throughout her career she focused on advanced diagnostics, ultrasonography, traveling to veterinary practices to perform services for them. After practicing in the North East and Southern California, Dr. McKendry settled down in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her family.

Dr. McKendry decided to start a mobile service in 2015, after years of caring for animals in the shelter environment, providing comprehensive medical care to the police K-9s, and handling the forensic aspect of cruelty cases that occurred in the City of Virginia Beach. She enjoys going out into the community and providing services such as medical care and ultrasonography in the convenience of the pet owner’s home.

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Kady Hanson

Practice Manager

Kady was born in Pennsylvania and moved to the Hampton Roads area when she was 5 years old. Her passion has always been animals and she was lucky enough growing up to have everything from horses, dogs, cats, and all kinds of small animals. She met her husband Eric when they were both seniors in high school and got married in 2012. Kady has four dogs, Piper, Sako, Barrett & Kimber. She also has a Ragdoll cat named Brody who thinks he’s one of the dogs. Kady has been in the veterinary medicine field since 2013 and has worked in canine rehab, hospice & end-of-life care, and general medicine. When she’s not working, Kady shows her dogs in AKC conformation shows and also has a knack for pet photography. 

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Sue Davis

Veterinary Technician

Sue has over two decades of experience in the veterinary field. She started out as a certified vet assistant at the local SPCA where she worked for several years, she went on to earn her Associates degree in Applied Science from Tidewater Community College in 2006 and from there got her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Blue Ridge Community college in 2009 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She switched over from shelter medicine and went into Emergency Medicine at Affiliated Animal Care for 6 years. After that, she became the first full-time Veterinary Technician when Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center opened its doors as the City Animal Care facility on Birdneck Road (returning to her true passion). She remained there for several years until an unfortunate medical issue forced her to take a couple of years off. She joined Mobile Pet Doc/Mobile Pet Doc in 2021. She has been busy taking courses and becoming Certified through AAHA to be a Diabetic Pet Consultant and also trained to become a therapist in Animal Companion Laser Therapy. Although Sue enjoys developing relationships with all her four-legged clients and friends she has a strong desire to help orphaned neonate babies ranging from rats, kittens, puppies, and birds and fosters for a few different shelters and rescue organizations in the area. Over the years she has fostered hundreds of babies and special needs animals giving them the chance to have healthy happy futures. Sue lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, two canaries, two dogs, and two horses. In her spare time, she spends most of her time with her family including her 13 grandchildren that enjoy all the orphans she cares for.

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Liza Baines

Lead Assistant

Liza has been caring for animals for over 30 years. She is very excited to be a part of Mobile Pet Doc and very proud to be assisting Dr. McKendry. She especially enjoys keeping the animals healthy in their own home. Liza has been living in theHampton roads for 26 years and has have 4 fur babies, 2 cats, and 2 dogs. When she’s not working she enjoys being outside with her dogs and bike riding.